Emirates announces additional flights for Nigerian pilgrims

Emirates has announced plans to operate additional flights to help facilitate travel for Nigerian pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. The airline will be operating additional flights between July 27th and August 27th in order to support the Hajj journey of Nigerian pilgrims to the Holy city of Mecca.

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Honeywell Group partners LSETF to enhance digital talent development in Lagos

In furtherance of its commitment to programmes aimed at ensuring that Nigeria keeps pace in the technologies and competencies that will define the 21st century and beyond, through people empowerment, capacity and institutions building, Honeywell Group Limited has partnered with theLagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) to help youths in Lagos State acquire relevant skills required to compete in today’s global marketplace.

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CBN advised to conduct stress tests on Nigerian banks more regularly

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has been advised to conduct stress tests on the Nigerian banks more regularly to determine the true health status and capital adequacy of these banks to withstand potential adverse effects and challenges in a dynamic and vulnerable economy like Nigeria aimed at protecting depositors’ funds and other investors’ interests.

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Nigeria: CCB denies FoI request by SERAP for asset declarations by successive presidents, state governors since 1999

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has denied a Freedom of Information request demanding specific details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999, arguing that: “producing such information would amount to an invasion of privacy of presidents and state governors. Asset declaration form is private information.”

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