Ihedioha Warned Banks To Stop New Transactions With Out-Going Governor Rochas Okorocha…

Emeka Ihedioha, Imo Governor-elect has warned banks and other financial institutions against illegal dealings with out-going governor Rochas Okorocha. He warned financial institutions to stop new transactions with the state government or do so at their own peril.  Ihedioha said this at a media interaction at his residence in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The governor-elect warned that Okorocha could be plotting dirty deals with the financial institution to siphon state funds before the May 29 handover. He said new transactions would increase chances of illegal activities and jeopardize the financial…

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SAHCO PARTNERS ABX WORLD TO PROMOTE Farmers Hitch-Free Export Opportunity In Nigeria

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring farmers have a hitch-free export opportunity in Nigeria through the provision of world-class storage facilities and logistics support for farmers and exporters. The Managing Director/CEO of SAHCO PLC Mr. Basil Agboarumi stated this during a Forum with ABX World and Agro Allied solutions team at the company’s Corporate Headquarters in Lagos. According to him, ‘SAHCO PLC has one of the best warehouses in Africa and the best in West Africa. SAHCO has invested so much on equipment. In…

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NOVA Merchant Bank Limited declares N1.15bn in profit after tax.

NOVA Merchant Bank Limited declared a profit after tax of N1.15bn for the year ended 31st of December 2018, an increase from N510.6m in 2017, as it begins to reap the benefits of its investments in its operations, technology and people. This impressive result demonstrates the Bank’s growth trajectory which is expected to accelerate as it scales its business and grows its client base. It achieved strong growth across all parameters. The Bank recorded a 54.10% growth in gross earnings from N1.22bn in 2017 to N1.88bn, grew profit after tax…

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A Nigerian And Delta Air Line Passenger Dies On Board Flight DL54

A Nigerian and Delta Air Line passenger, Micheal Ijadunmi, age 65 died on board the airline’s Flight DL54 en route Atlanta to Lagos.  A Nigerian passenger who flew from Atlanta, United States died few hours to landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, aboard Delta Air Lines. Sources said the passenger whose identity is not known had a terminal disease and was only coming home to spend the rest of his life before he died. His death caused some delays as the passengers had to wait for about two…

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Qatar Airways To Increase Weekly Flights To South Africa

Qatar Airways has stated that it would increase the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. Additional two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies to 21 by the end of October 2019. In addition, passengers hoping to soak up some sun on some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenic beaches will…

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About 35 Countries Were Aboard On The Ethiopian Airlines That Crashed.

Here are the nationalities of the passengers of an Ethiopian Airlines Flight that Crashed on Sunday 10th March, 2019 at Addis Ababa, According to the airline, one passenger from Nigeria was traveling on a UN passport. Thou it has not yet reported the crew members’ home countries: Slovakian lawmaker Anton Hrnko said on Facebook that his wife, Blanka, son Martin and daughter Michala were among the victims. The Russian Embassy in Ethiopia tweeted the names of three Russian citizens who were on the plane: Ekaterina Polyakova, Aleksandr Polyakov and Sergey…

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All 157 People Aboard An Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashed Soon After Taking Off…

The Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No survivors’ on crashed Boeing 737, plane, en route to Nairobi, Kenya, lost contact at 8:44 a.m. local time, six minutes after taking off from Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital. Flight ET302 went down near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa. The Airline crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya. A preliminary report indicated that pilots struggled to maintain control following…

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UBA Group Launches Full Banking Operations in the UK

Three weeks after the UBA group launched its operations in Mali, the global financial city of London hosted a high-level gathering of business and public sector leaders on Thursday, February 28, 2019, as the new UBA franchise, UBA UK was formally birthed in the United Kingdom amidst high expectations. At the upscale ceremony which held at The Prestigious Shard in the city of London, UBA UK was formally introduced to business leaders across Europe and Africa with a commitment from the UBA Group of its readiness to galvanize trade and commerce between…

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How Leo won a million hearts in 12 months…More than one million Africans now bank on Leo

With ever-increasing customer expectations of quick service and near real-time transactional support, United Bank for Africa (UBA) committed resources to Artificial Intelligence (AI) a year ago, birthing Leo, a Banking Chatbot that helps customers carry out key banking transactions anywhere, using mobile devices and personal computers. Leo can be accessed via Facebook or WhatsApp.  “Our customers are increasingly asking for mobile services that make their lives easier, and Leo is becoming a growing choice for his convenience and personal solutions,” says Austin Abolusoro, who heads Online Banking at UBA.  Leo combines…

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Osinbajo Accident Helicopter Encountered Heavy Brownout During Landing—AIB

According to AIB report on the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recent Helicopter accident, that occurred at Kabba, Kogi State. The Commissioner said the Operator Failed To Carry Out Safety, Risk Assessment Of Landing Area Prior To Dispatch Of Flight Says Caverton did Conduct Site Survey Of Landing Field Prior To Flight. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has stated that it initial findings into the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Helicopter Agusta AW139 Helicopter with registration number 5N- -CML and serial number: 31389, which crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, encounter a heavy brownout at…

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