- Dana Air Named Official Airline of NSS
Dana Air says it has been announced as the official airline of the National Security Summit on kidnapping, farmers and pastoralists clashes, violent crimes and criminality in the country.
According to the airline, the summit, scheduled for May 11 and 12 in Abuja, is being organised by the office of the Inspector General of Police in conjunction with Leadership Group, and the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, to create a relevant platform for all stakeholders to come together and engage in an open discourse to deliberate on the appropriate, implementable and enduring solutions to the security threats in the polity.
The Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, said in a statement that the airline was committed to the safety of its guests, adding, “We feel there is no better time than now for us to come together and seek way to solve these security challenges, and we believe the Inspector General of Police and our royal fathers have taken the right step. We will as always, offer delegates to this summit the best of on-time performance and in-flight service.”
The consultant to the IGP, Mr. Henry Daniel-Elebiga, was also quoted to have said the airline had a track record of good customer service, in-flight service and on-time performance.
He said, “This is an airline that has raised the bar on all fronts and is a member of IATA registry, which is a confirmation of the airline’s adherence to global operational safety standards.”
The Dana Air’s Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr. Kingsley Ezenwa, said that as the official airline for the summit, Dana Air would offer seamless flight services to delegates attending the summit from Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Port Harcourt, Kaduna, and Owerri.
Ellah Lakes Partner Ondo State Government to Develop Oil Palm, Cassava in the State
The management of Ellah Lakes Plc said it has partnered with Ondo State Government to develop and manage 5000 hectares of land for the purpose of cultivating oil palm and cassava in Ondo State, Nigeria.
The company stated in a statement signed by Kenechi Ezezika, Company Secretary, Ellah Lakes Plc.
Speaking on the development, the Chief Executive Officer, Chuka Mordi said: “This is a significant landmark for the Company in the development of our landbank, & we are very excited to be working with ODSG.
“I am delighted that we are fulfilling our strategic objective of progressively expanding our land bank & diversifying our portfolio and production base. I am also glad to say that the intercropping programme in Edo State is progressing steadily & we have achieved our first milestone of 100Hectares of Cassava with the participation of personnel of the Agricultural Development Program (ADP), in Edo State”.
The Special Adviser on Development & Investment to the Ondo State Governor/ Chief Executive Officer of Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA), Mr. Akinboye Oyewumi, who also spoke on the development said: “We are pleased with this collaboration with Ellah Lakes Plc., and we look forward to a mutually beneficial, valuable and fruitful venture.”
Unilever Nigeria Appoints Mr Jaime Aguilera as a Non-Executive Director
Unilever Nigeria Plc announced it has appointed Mr. Jaime Aguilera as a Non-Executive Director of the company effective from January 2021.
The company stated in a statement filed with the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Mr Jaime Aguilera worked with Coca-cola, Nestle and Procter & Gamble before joining Unilever as Executive Vice President Unilever Eastern Europe in September 2016.
Therefore, his experience spans from Europe, Americas and Asia.
His key expertise areas are “in Sales & Marketing and he has lead teams in Spain, Brazil, South Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico and Global teams.
“In 2009, he joined Unilever Spain as EVP & Chairman and then moved to his current role as Unilever Executive Vice President Africa, leading the Unilever business in Africa. Jaime is of Spanish origin and is an alumnus of the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas- ICADE. Jaime majored in Economic Sciences, Management & Business Administration.”
MTN Nigeria, Gameloft Partner to Increase Access to Variety of Exciting Games
MTN Nigeria announced it has partnered with Gameloft, a leader in the development and publishing of games, to increase access to a variety of fun and exciting games online.
The telecommunications giant in collaboration with its new partner, Gameloft announced the launch of MTN Gameworld, a new gaming platform for its subscribers.
According to MTN, the new platform will allow the Nigerian growing gaming community access to a lot of unique games online through an extensive premium catalogue from Gameloft and other renowned publishers.
Commenting on the partnership, Srinivas Rao, the Chief Digital Officer, MTN Nigeria, said, “We are constantly seeking to deliver innovative products that support the aspirations of our customers, whilst delivering superior user experience. This partnership allows us to provide our customers with access to a variety of exhilarating games from Gameloft and other leading publishers at an affordable rate.”
MTN Gameworld will allow subscribed customers access to a variety of games, which they can play at subsidised data rates through the MTN Gameworld app. Android, iOS and Windows phone users can subscribe via SMS, app, web, USSD menu (*447#), 131 USSD menu and any other MTN customer channel.
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