AMCON boss pledges support for AMPs recovery of N740b

Photo Caption: Mr. Aliyu Kalgo, the Group Head of Enforcements at Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and representative of AMCON MD, Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru (sitting middle) with a cross-session of participants and some staff of AMCON at the just concluded AMCON/AMP Feedback Session in Ikoyi….Lagos The managing director/chief executive officer of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru, has again pledged the full support of AMCON to its Asset Management Partners (AMPs) in the pursuit to recover the 20percent or N740billion of the total Eligible…

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AMCON boss calls for more attention on human capital development

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Ahmed Lawan Kuru has reiterated the need for the government and institutions at all levels to pay more attention to human capital development, which he described as the key to the paradigm shift the country is clamoring for.   Kuru who was special guest of honour at the 2018 edition of the annual Presidential Dinner for the graduating Senior Executive Course 40 Participants of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, organized by the Alumni Association of the National…

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NTM stirs Aviation stakeholders on need for corporate governance

Photo Caption: L – R Capt. Dapo Olumide, CEO, Ropeways Transport Ltd; Lawrence Fubara Anga, Partner, Aelex; Simon Tumba, CEO/Publisher, NTM; Chris Amenechi, VP, Pricing and Revenue Management, COPA Airlines, Panama; Kolawole Ayeye, CEO, GDL at the 2018 NigeriaTravelsMart (NTM) Colloquium, Lagos. As part of its contributions to deepening conversations on the challenges and development of the aviation sector, NigeriaTravelsMart, an online aviation and travel publication held yet another edition of her annual colloquium at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. A collection of stakeholders and experts gathered to examine the…

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Stiffer regulations needed to manage  Nigerian airlines – Kuru

The need to properly regulate the aviation industry in the country has again been identified as panache for growth and stability of airline business in Nigeria. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru who made the declaration in Lagos also attributed the short lifespan of airlines in the country to corporate governance in the management of the airline business in the country.   Kuru, who was Guest Speaker at the 3rd edition of the Nigeria TravelsMart Colloquium organised by the Nigeria a Travel…

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AMCON, CBN win NSITF compliance award  

Photo Caption: Executive Director, Asset management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Mr. Aminu Ismail (2nd left) presenting the NSITF compliance awards to AMCON Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ahmed Kuru (2nd right); with them are AMCON Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Mr. Saidu Jallo (right) and AMCON Group Head, Resolution, Mr. Jushua Ikioda (left) when the AMCON boss received the award in Abuja on Friday.    The managing director/chief executive officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK) at the weekend officially received the award plaque, presented to the…

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CBN withdraws Skye Bank license

.. Establishes Polaris Bank to assume its assets, liabilities Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has withdraw the banking license of Skye Bank Plc and established a new bank, Polaris Bank to take over its assets and liabilities. Speaking during a press briefing to announce the withdrawal of Skye Bank licence on Friday September 21, the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele stated that the result of its examinations and forensic audit of the bank has revealed that Skye bank requires urgent recapitalisation as it can no longer continue to live on…

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Justice Kafarati reiterates need for judges to support N5.4trillion debt recovery efforts of AMCON

Photo Caption R-L: Executive Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Eberechukwu Uneze; The Administrator, National Judicial Institute (NJI), Hon. Justice Roseline Patricia Bozimo, OFR; Chief Judge Federal High Court, Hon. Justice Adamu Abdu Kafarati; Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, AMCON, Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru and the Presiding Judge of Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Abdul Aboki at the end of the one day interactive session between the NJI, AMCON and federal high court judges in Abuja…at the weekend. The Chief Judge of Federal High Court, Abuja Division, Justice Adamu…

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AMCON boss, Kuru to deliver Nigeria Travelsmart colloquium lecture

Managing director/chief executive officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK) will on Tuesday October 9, 2018 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos, address aviation stakeholders as guest speaker at the annual aviation colloquium. The forum is organised annually by NigeriaTravelsMart (NTM) to seek ways of improving professionalism in the aviation sector of the Nigerian economy. The theme for this year’s edition is “Corporate Governance and Airline Industry Development in Nigeria.” Kuru who has been consistent in calling for the strengthening of good corporate governance…

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ATSSSAN issues 2 weeks ultimatum to Bi-Courtney to recall sacked staff

.. Warns FG to pay ex Nigeria Airways workers entitlements or there would be no guarantee for Nigerian Air .. Frowns at SAHCOL management for refusal to enlist in Stock Market The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, ATSSSAN has issued two weeks ultimatum to the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, BASL to recall the 26 sacked staff whose appointments were inglorious terminated for joining the union or face disruption of its operations at Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, MMA2 in Lagos.…

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Senate backs AMCON’s plan to publish debtors List

Photo caption L-R: Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions; Chairman of the Senate Committee, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Kuru discussing during the Senate Committee retreat on the Amendment of the AMCON Act at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos on….Thursday The Chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has said that Nigeria can be made great again, if the legislature as a matter…

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