Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tag "Wale Babalakin"

    We are not indebted to FAAN, says Bi-Courtney

We are not indebted to FAAN, says Bi-Courtney

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport two (MMA2), says it is not indebted to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).The company said this in reaction to the claim that it is owing the agency N2 billion.The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSAN) and the National [...]

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    Like Obasanjo, document your lives, Babalakin tells African leaders

Like Obasanjo, document your lives, Babalakin tells African leaders

Wale Babalakin, chairman of The Resort Group, has called on African leaders to document their lives for posterity and for the benefit of future generations.Speaking to reporters at the inauguration of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library and Museum at the weekend in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Babalakin noted that the facility is the first of its kind in Africa.He urged other [...]

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    Non-academic unions ready to dialogue with Babalakin’s committee

Non-academic unions ready to dialogue with Babalakin’s committee

The Non-Academic unions of Nigerian universities says they are ready to dialogue with the federal government’s team led by Wale Babalakin, chairman of the Bi-Courtney Group.The unions made this known in a letter addressed to Babalakin.It was jointly signed by Sani Suleiman (president, NAAT), Peters Adeyemi (general-secretary, NASU) and Samson C. Ugwoke (president, SSANU).“We write to commend and congratulate you [...]

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    Buhari picks Babalakin to lead FG’s negotiation with ASUU

Buhari picks Babalakin to lead FG’s negotiation with ASUU

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 14-member team led by Wale Babalakin, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), to renegotiate the 2009 agreement with Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).Adamu Adamu, minister of education, disclosed this in a statement, saying the team would also dialogue with the, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) [...]

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    Babalakin blasts aviation minister, brands FAAN a ‘primitive regulator’

Babalakin blasts aviation minister, brands FAAN a ‘primitive regulator’

Wale Babalakin, chairman of Bi- Courtney Group and senior advocate of Nigeria, says the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is a primitive regulator that also acts as an operator.Babalakin, who spoke at to the federal house of representatives committee on Aviation in Abuja, on 'The Need to Rescue the Airline Industry From Imminent Collapse', said FAAN had violated and desecrated [...]

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    Babalakin: There’s need for critical review in the judiciary

Babalakin: There’s need for critical review in the judiciary

Wale Babalakin, chairman of the Bi-Courtney Group of Companies, has called for a critical and urgent review of the nation’s judiciary.Speaking on Thursday at the ongoing 2016 law week of the Lagos branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the senior lawyer said: “Where we are now is a melancholic decadence of a great institution.”He recalled that the chief Justice [...]

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    Babalakin: We lost N80bn to government’s dishonesty

Babalakin: We lost N80bn to government’s dishonesty

Wale Babalakin, chief executive officer of Resort International Ltd, the company that won the concessional rights to the federal secretariat project conversion, says his company lost N80bn to government’s inability to keep its word.Speaking at the infrastructure policy commission of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) moderated by Philips Oduoza, the managing director of UBA, Babalakin lamented what he called [...]

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    Babalakin’s firms ask court to quash charge in Ibori case

Babalakin’s firms ask court to quash charge in Ibori case

Two companies owned by Wale Babalakin – Stabilini Visioni Ltd and Bi-Courtney Limited – have asked a high court in Ikeja to quash the N4.7 billion fraud charge preferred against them.This is contained in separate preliminary notices of objection filed by the counsel to the companies before Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo.They argued that the charge was defective, unconstitutional and an abuse [...]

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