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War Of The Bitters

War Of The Bitters

There seems to be no respite yet for Nigerian manufacturers, especially brewers of herbal drinks whose trade has come under attack by imitators. That is why, when recently, Paul Orhii, director-general, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, alerted the nation that the agency would soon clamp down on unregistered herbal drinks, many genuine producers of the products heaved a sigh of relief. But that appears to be taking too long and

Travelstart presents GTpay

Travelstart has introduced the GTpay payment option on the website to provide their clients with an easy and secure way to pay for their flights online. Travelstart, Africa’s leading online travel agency, announced its partnership with Guarantee Trust Bank for GTPay integration on August 25. Lilian Obinna-Igwe, the Country Manager explains that, “The completion of GTPay integration on Travelstart website would enhance self-service payment transaction for customers/cardholders.” Olufemi Nwaosa, Internet Solution, E-Payment Group of GTBank

Fayrouz Searches For Best Style Team With L’ORIGINAL Expression Show

Following the launch of the Fayrouz L’Original platform in December 2013, Nigeria’s premium soft drink, Fayrouz has announced the search for the best fashion & lifestyle team in Nigeria. Inaugurated to discover and promote young and talented fashion-forward undergraduates in universities across Nigeria, the show, which will see teams of four young creative Nigerians comprising a fashion designer, make-up artiste, photographer and a model, will provide them with an opportunity to battle for the prize

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Honours for a Veteran PR Man

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, Rivers State chapter, honours Jossy Nkwocha, head, corporate communications, Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited, IEPL, Port Harcourt, with its award of professional excellence in public relations practice. Samuel Toby, chairman of the chapter, explained that the award was in recognition of Nkwocha’s immense contributions to the chapter, which has continued to enrich younger members with thorough knowledge of what public relations is all about through regular professional practice. Elated

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FAAN Expands Lagos Airport Terminal

Passengers flying through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to other parts of the world were giving a pleasant Xmas surprise with the opening of the new departure/screening points of the terminal at about 6.00 am on Saturday, December 21, 2013.   The extended Departure Hall features five state-of-the-art screening machines and two Body Scanner at each of the wings in addition 30 new immigration counters. According to Yakubu Dati, coordinating spokesman, aviation parastatal, the

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Arik Air Repositions For Greater Efficiency At Seven

Arik Air, celebrated its seventh anniversary recently, unveiling in the process, a Canadian Regional Jet, CRJ, 1000 model, its latest brand new aircraft. The aircraft, manufactured by Bombardier, is 39.1 metres in length, which is 2.9 metres longer than the CRJ900; it has a 7.5 per cent trailing-edge extension over the CRJ900, with a 100 seat capacity; a 0.66 metre wing-tip extension, reinforced landing gear and carbon, instead of steel, brakes.   Michael Arumemi-Ikhide, group

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