COVID-19: DANA AIRLINES SUSPENDS FLIGHTS OPERATIONS

Dana Airlines has announced the suspension of all its scheduled flight operations for 14 days, effective from midnight of March 25. Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, Media and Communications Manager of the airlines, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. Ezenwa said that the suspension was in response to the recent developments on COVID-19,…

Redeemer’s University students get business grants

Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State has given three of its students seed funds to implement their business proposals. The students were presented their cheques on Thursday during one of the events marking the Bursary Week of the institution. According to the bursar of the university, Mrs Olutayo David, the gesture is meant to encourage entrepreneurship…

Tailor Jailed For Buying Stolen Motorcycle In Benue

Bartholomew, on or about October 15, 2019 in Makurdi, the state capital, without lawful authority, engaged in acquisition of a motorcycle knowing that the said item was proceed of criminal activity and he thereby committed an offence. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Makurdi Zonal Office, on Monday secured the conviction of one Orhena Sesugh…

First Bank bags Nigeria’s Best Private Bank

In a press release sent to the Herald which was signed by Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, First Bank, while recognising the bank’s commitment and leading role at providing bespoke financial services to its customers and the public in general, through its numerous state of the art and innovative financial products and services, First…

Confusion Over Sale Of Nigerian Coal Corporation

No doubt coal was discovered in Nigeria about 1909 at Udi Ridge by a British citizen known as Albert Kiston, during which the coal made its way to United Kingdom via Port Harcourt port in large quantities.  It was established under the law in 1950 and same law now known as laws of the federation…

FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler asked to vacate office

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano State has ordered the appearance of the Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Babatunde Fowler before it on October 7, 2019 to show cause why he should not be sacked for overstaying his tenure which expired on August 18, 2019. The presiding judge of the High Court,…

Xenophobia: Two top MTN’s executives resign

Barely weeks after the latest wave of xenophobic attacks against African migrants rocked some parts of South Africa, two top executives of telecom giant, MTN, has resigned from their positions. A press statement issued, yesterday, by the telecoms company disclosed that Philip van Dalsen and Freddy Tchala (the current CEOs of MTN Zambia and MTN…