Bi-Courtney Chairman, Babalakin, Air Peace boss, Onyema, aviation heads , others to lead discussions at 26th annual LAAC conference

The Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in the Nigerian aviation industry, Dr. Wale Babalakin, the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), Barr. Allen Onyema and other aviation heads would constitute a panel of discussants at the forthcoming 26th annual conference of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). The conference, which is scheduled to hold on July 28, 2022 at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, have received the approvals of Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation and other critical stakeholders, which cut across the airline and ground handling…

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ENISH, Biggest Nigerian Restaurant Chain in the world to Open $3m 2nd branch at the Palms Jumeirah Dubai

Enish Nigerian Restaurant, the biggest Nigerian Restaurant Chain in the world with 10 United Kingdom branches is about to Open its best Restaurant So Far in the Upper Class Dubai Neighbourhood of the Palms at Jumeirah. It is worth $3m and continues to define the Concept of Local Food in Sophisticated Environs that is the Enish Standard. Slated for a July Opening the Enish at the Palms will have a wholesome African Feel as the First African Product in the Area. Overlooking the Largest Water Fountain in the World at…

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Interswitch recommends deeper collaboration to fight e-payment fraud

Photo Caption From L-R: Tomi Ogunlesi, Group Head Brands, Communications and Corporate Responsibility; Oluwayemisi Owonubi, Brand and Communications Manager; Olufemi Davies, Group Head Product & Innovation (Purepay); and Ejike Ngene, Head, Banking Technologies, (Interswitch Systegra) at the 2022 BusinessDay ‘Future of Payments and Fraud’ conference in Lagos Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, Interswitch, has highlighted the need for deeper collaboration among players in the digital payment ecosystem to boost the security of data and funds of Nigerians. This was one of the solutions proffered for improved detection…

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Unions appeal to Sirika, National Assembly, other on intervention that could save Aero, Arik

The aviation Workers Unions have appealed to the National Assembly, the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, and Minister of Labour & Employment, Senator Chris Ngige to use their good offices to cause an intervention that could save Aero and Arik, the workers and their families, as well as Nigeria’s aviation industry from imminent disaster. The unions who stated this on Monday during a press briefing at the secretariat of the National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, in Lagos with the title ‘who wants Aero Gone and why kill…

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FTAN inaugurates TRIAC Mandate to reposition tourism in Nigeria

In its vision to grow domestic tourism market to position Nigeria as a leading business tourist destination in Africa, the Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) has launched a TRIAC Mandate (Tourism Marketing, Research and Development, Insurance policy, Advocacy and Capacity Building) to strategically position the federation for a sustainable goal. The National President of the federation, Mr Nkereuwem Onung who disclosed this at the sideline of the 5th edition of the National Tourism Transortation Summit and Expo held at the Abuja International Convention Centre said it is time…

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NCAC partners FRSC to promote culture of safety on Nigeria roads

Photo Caption: ‎The management team of FRSC and NCAC in a group photograph during the courtesy visit to FRSC headquarters in Abuja The National Council for Arts and Culture and the Federal Road Safety Corps have cemented plans to kickstart a massive campaign of Culture of Safety on Nigerian roads for all road users. This decision was the outcome of a meeting between the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe and the Corp Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corp, Boboye Oyeyemi at the Corp…

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SIM diactivation: Court fixes Apr. 28 gor hearing of N200m duit against MTN, Airtel, others

A Lagos Federal High Court, has fixed April 28, 2022, for the hearing of N200 million suit filed by a lawyer, against two telecommunication firms, MTN Nigeria Communication Limited and Airtel Network Nigeria Limited, and two others, over alleged illegal SIMs diactivation. The plaintiff, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, a lawyer cum activist, had dragged the four respondents before the court over alleged illegal diactivation of his and about 72 million Nigerians’ SIM cards. Others joined as respondents alongside MTN Nigeria Limited and Airtel Network Nigeria Limited, in the suit numbered FHC/L/CS/677/2022…

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UNWTO Awards 100 Tourism Scholarships to Nigeria

Photo Caption UN World Tourism Organization Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili presenting offer of 100 Tourism Scholarships for Nigeria to the Minister of Information and Culture of Nigeria, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday night‎ The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has awarded 100 Tourism Online Academy Scholarships to Nigerians willing to undertake basic training in the field of tourism. The UNWTO Secretary-General, Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, formally presented the offer to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at a dinner hosted by the UNWTO in…

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PHED calls for justice over staff assault

More than nine months after some staff of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution (PHED) Plc were assaulted, battered, and held hostage by a certain Mr Richard Akinaka in his house, the power distribution company is still calling for justice over the harassment, assault, manhandling, hostage taking and threat to the lives of the PHED staff. Mr Akinaka, a customer of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution (PHED) Plc, with account number 851192190101 at Road 6, Ibom Close, Ibom Layout, Calabar, Cross River State had on July 13, 2021, committed the alleged…

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Lagos demonstrates readiness to promote tourism with three days fam trip of state’s tourism assets

Lagos State has demonstrated it commitment to take the lead as the number tourism destination in the country and West Africa. One of such initiatives aimed at promoting tourism in the state is the recently organised fam trip tagged “bestoflagosfamtour22” which exposed the tour operators and the travel media to the tourism assets of the state. Franklin Ihejirika who was on the trip writes It was a deliberately planned and executed project by the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Art and Culture, under the leadership of Pharmacist Uzamat Akinbile Yusuf,…

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