Airlines Reroute Flights amid Mideast Risks

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
Some commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran. Australian carrier Qantas said it was altering its London to Perth, Australia, routes to avoid Iran and Iraq airspace until further notice. Malaysia Airlines said that “due to recent events,” its planes would […]

Oliver Alawuba Becomes CEO, UBA Employs 4,000

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
United Bank for Africa Plc on Monday appointed Oliver Alawuba as the chief executive officer of UBA Africa to oversee the bank’s 20 African country operations, except Nigeria. A statement said he succeeded Victor Osadolor, who retired from the group’s board, after nine years of working with UBA. In a similar vein, the bank said […]

“Our state is ready and open for business”, Ihedioha woos Disapora

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 4, 2020
Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has assured indigenes in the diaspora that the state was ready and open for business to thrive in the state. The governor gave the assurance during the Imo Diaspora Summit 2020 held at the Imo Concorde Hotel, Owerri on Friday. Ihedioha described Imo as `Nigeria’s intellectual capital’, adding that […]