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Heritage Bank MD tasks FG to champion policies advocating private sector mediation for infrastructure growth

MANAGING Director/CEO of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has called on governments at all levels to provide enabling policies that would support private sector interventions to achieve the vision of infrastructural development. He made this submission at the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria’s (FICAN) 30th-anniversary conference and awards with the theme: “Financing Infrastructure & SMEs for inclusive growth in the …

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FG redeploys Abel Olumuyiwa Enitan to Aviation Ministry as Permanent Secretary

FEDERAL Government of Nigeria has redeployed Mr. Abel Olumiyiwa Enitan as the new Permanent Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Aviation switching with Engr. Hassan Musa who is now moved to Environment Ministry in the same stead. President Muhammadu Buhari approved the redeployment and it take effect immediately. The approval was communicated on Friday in a statement issued by the …

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Sekibo calls for prioritization of SMEs, youth entrepreneurship by govt., stakeholders

MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has explained that for sustainable solutions to economic recovery government and stakeholders need to create opportunities and consciously include Small and Medium Enterprises and youth entrepreneurship. Sekibo made this submission on the sidelines of the 14th Annual Banking and Finance Conference of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of …

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UBA GMD attributes operational, financial gains to top-notch customer service

GROUP Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, has said that the bank recorded significant improvement in its operational and financial performance as a result of its unending commitment towards delivering products and services aimed at meeting customers’ demands. Uzoka said this during the Investors/Analysts Conference Call at the bank’s head office in Lagos, Nigeria, …

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Dana Air CEO preaches economic growth at 14th Annual Banking & Finance conference

CHIEF Executive Officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani has restated Dana Air’s commitment to Nigeria’s Economic growth. The Dana Air boss made this known at the 14th  Annual Banking and Finance Conference with the theme “Economic Recovery, Inclusion and Transformation: The Role of Banking and Finance” held recently at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja. Jacky Hathiramani who was represented by the …

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35 years after, ground handlers commend Sirika, NCAA for effecting approval of new charges

NCAA, according to information received, has now approved between $1,500 and $5,000 (passenger and cargo flights) for handlers for a narrow and wide body aircraft, respectively, while for domestic operators will now pay between N20,000 and N70,000, depending on the aircraft type. Narrow body aircraft include Boeing B737, Airbus A320, ER 135 and ATR, while wide body aircraft are B767, A330, B777, B747 and B787.

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Ethiopian Airlines Group signs strategic MoU with Boeing to make it Africa’s Aviation Hub

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES Group and the Boeing company have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on positioning Ethiopia as an aviation hub for Africa. Building on the two parties’ seventy years of shared history in aviation, the MoU aims at positioning Ethiopia as Africa’s aviation hub – “Ethiopia for Africa”. Boeing has recognized Ethiopian as a global aviation leader in …

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Rare Gem, Apostle Ajigbotosho to be laid to rest Sept. 10

MANAGEMENT of Med-View Airline PLC, has announced the passing away and burial rites of Apostle (Dr.) Mr. Michael Oladehinde Ajigbotosho, its late Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager who will be laid to rest September 10. Until his demise earlier in the month, Ajigbotosho had served the airline meritoriously in various capacities. He was born in March 1953. Chief Executive Officer, Med-View …

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