We Are Ready For International Flights–NAHCO, SAHCO PLCs

NAHCO

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Aviance PLC, Mrs. Olatokunbo Fagbemi and the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO)PLC, the leading handlers in the country, have stated that they were ready for international flights anytime the Federal Government lift suspension on the operation. Recalled that the Federal Government issued a ban on all international flights effective from March 23, 2020, except for emergency and essential flights for an initial period of time. This is just as they revealed that the debt owed…

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Stakeholders Task Ground Handling Companies On Right Pricing For Services Rendered

the Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (AGHAN).

…Say AGHAN Came At The Right Time Nigeria’s leading aviation ground handling companies; Aviation Handling Services (AHS), Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) Aviance) and the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc have been urged to consider price adjustment, instead of price increase, to survive the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. A former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr. Harold Demuren, made the call recently during a webinar organized by the Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (AGHAN). The webinar titled, ‘The Impact of COVID -19 on the Nigerian…

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Stanbic IBTC Outlines Strategies For Safeguarding Financial Future

IBTC

As the world continues to adapt to the ‘new normal’ inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s leading financial services provider, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has outlined strategies for businesses and individuals to safeguard their financial future in these uncertain times. Obinna Lewis-Asonye, Zonal Head, Micro Pension & Agency, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, stated this during the session tagged: “Safeguarding Your Financial Future in Uncertain Times” at the ongoing Higher Institution Football League (HiFL) Masterclass series, sponsored by Stanbic IBTC. Lewis-Asonye said that the effect…

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Telecoms Operators Want 30% Of CBN N15tr Infrastructure Funding

telecom

. NITDA claims ICT key to post-COVID-19 recovery Telecommunications operators have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to channel 30 percent of the N15 trillion consortium it announced recently to boost infrastructure development in Nigeria, especially telecoms. The Chief Executive Officer, Medallion Communications Limited, Ikechukwu Nnamani, made this call at the Sectoral Virtual Forum 2020, organized by the Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). He argued that it would be unfair for the apex bank to devote the N15 trillion into building transportation infrastructure alone, leaving the…

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Twitter, TikTok Consider Merger

twitter and tiktok

Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday after US President Donald Trump said he would ban the app, calling it a threat to national security. Trump declared Thursday that the popular Chinese video app TikTok and social network WeChat “threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.” In an executive order, Trump gave Americans 45 days to stop doing business with the platforms, effectively setting a deadline for a sale of TikTok by its Chinese parent…

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WHO To Review Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine

President Putin

The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review after Russia announced Tuesday it had approved a vaccine. President Vladimir Putin said Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the new coronavirus.                   “We are in close contact with the Russian health authorities and discussions are ongoing with respect to possible WHO pre-qualification of the vaccine,” the United Nations health agency’s spokesman…

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BBNaija 2020: Housemates Win Their First-Rver Thursday Wager Task

BBnaija 2020

The latest win comes with an instant doubling of the BB coins which now stands at 2180. Thursday evenings are fast becoming a day of reckoning for the housemates as their weekly wager challenge not only depends on the execution of their task but their all-round behavior through the week. On week 3, the housemates impressed Big Brother on both grounds leading to their first-ever win. For their task, the housemates produced a musical set in the 80s. The love story was directed by Trikytee with Vee on his side as music director. In…

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Unions Accuse Sirika Of Breaching 2004 FAAN Establishment Act, 2005 Civil Aviation Act

Hadi sirika

Aviation unions have accused the Aviation Minister, Senator HADI Sirika of breaching the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) Establishment Act 2004 and the Civil Aviation Act, 2005 to serve his personal purposes. The unions comprising the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and Association of Nigeria Aviation Professional (ANAP) made this accusation in a statement signed by the General Secretary NUATE, Comrade Ocheme Aba, Deputy General Secretary, ATSSSAN, Comrade Frances Akinjole, and Secretary-General ANAP, Comrade Abdul Rasaq Saidu in reaction…

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‘Yahoo’ Boys Have Become Role Models – Diezani Laments

Diezani Allison Madueke

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ have become role models in Nigerian society. Diezani said this while delivering a lecture at a virtual event which was also attended by her former boss, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday. Speaking at the event organized by the Ijaw National Development Group on Friday, Diezani stressed the need for mentorship of Ijaw youths. The videos were posted on Twitter by blogger, Jackson Ude, who is also…

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Uzodinma Angry With ‘Supreme Court Governor’ Tag By PDP, Petitions NJC, AGF

Go. Uzodinma

The Supreme Court government, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has expressed dissatisfaction over the label of ‘Supreme Court Governor’ continuously allegedly used by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyalists in the state. To this end, the governor has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF), Mr. Abubakar Malami; the leadership of the National Assembly among others to prosecute those behind the alleged act. In a document circulating in the local tabloid in the state tagged: ‘Petition against Mr. Ogubundu Nwadike, the Imo…

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