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MMA2 unveils NCAA certified AVSEC instructors, assures of seamless operations as year winds down

OPERATORS of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) unveiled some of its AVSEC staff who were recently certified as Aviation Security (AVSEC) Instructors by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). BASL has also assured travellers and other airport users of hitch-free flight and business …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation opens applications for TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, January 1, 2020

TONY Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on January 1, 2020. The Programme is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 young African entrepreneurs.  The goal is to create millions of jobs and the revenue …

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Heritage Bank partners Dukia Gold, identifies prospects in Nigeria’s £4bn Gold market

HERITAGE Bank Plc has said there is enormous potential in Nigeria’s £4 billion Pounds Gold market with high prospects of profitability for all players in the subsector. The MD/CEO, Ifie Sekibo, who stated this at the Nigeria-Canada Investment Summit, held in Abuja, yesterday said the industry had the prospect of …

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Heritage Bank, Sumitomo Corporation convene strategic Agribusiness meeting

FOLLOWING the nation’s plans to be a catalyst for an agricultural revolution, Heritage Bank Plc is forming alliance to further create formidable partnership arrangements with Sumitomo Corporation that will lead to impactful agribusiness within the segments of the agricultural value chain. As it stands, food production remains a significant challenge …

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Elumelu stresses great investment prospects in emerging markets at Ambition Africa Conference

FOUNDER of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu, has said that emerging markets present huge opportunities investors who need to do much better and be much smarter in channelling funds to them. Elumelu made this known when he …

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@5 Air Peace counts achievements, emphasizes safety; job creation

AIR PEACE today clocked five years in operations, revealing some of its major milestones in its few years of existence including its acquisition of brand new Boeing and Embraer aircraft as well as its route expansion drive, taking the airline global with flights into Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The leading …

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Elumelu advises Cape Verdean entrepreneurs to imbibe hard work, discipline, sacrifice

AFRICAN investor and philanthropist, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu has charged entrepreneurs to embrace hard work, discipline and sacrifice on their entrepreneurial journey to success. Addressing young Cape Verdean entrepreneurs  at the Youth Konnekt yesterday  in a Forum …

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Air Antwerp successfully go-live with AeroCRS

AIR ANTWERP, a new scheduled joint-venture carrier between CityJet and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines that started commercial flights on the 9th of September has joined the AeroCRS network. Air Antwerp operates currently 16 regular flights weekly using a turboprop Fokker F-50 from its Antwerp base to London City, right in …

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UBA, LCCI to create value for SMEs at 2019 Lagos Int’l Trade Fair

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry(LCCI), have assured small medium enterprises (SMEs) that the 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair will bring far reaching benefits that will help transform their businesses and take it to the next level. UBA’s Head Group Consumer Retail …

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ICRC partners TEF to create economic opportunities in conflict prone regions 

AT the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), key speakers Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) proffered entrepreneurship as the most sustainable solution to accelerating Africa’s transformation. …

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