Ride-Sharing App, Uber Banned In Italy

The limo service of ride-sharing app, Uber Technologies, Uber Black, has met with a stiff opposition as the Italian government has pronounced a ban on it. The ban comes after a judge upheld the complaint filed against the company by taxi associations alleging that the service was an “unfair competition” to them. Uber, a San……

Court in Italy bans Uber, gives it 10-days to pack and leave

Ride-hailing company, Uber is being unceremoniously thrown out of Italy. On Friday, a court in the European country decided to officially ban the ride-sharing app, noting that it results in unfair competition with traditional transportation offerings (like taxis). Although the ruling is subject to appeal, the immediate result is a 10-day timeframe for Uber to…

Italy deports another set of Nigerians

The Italian Government on Tuesday deported 40 Nigerians. They arrived on an Air Meridiana flight with registration number E1_FNU at around 8 p.m. The deportees were received by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) who profiled them along with other security agencies at the airport. Officials also gave the returnees stipend to facilitate their…

40 Nigerians Deported By Italian Authorities

The Italian government has deported 40 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. Reports says that the deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos on Tuesday night. The deportees,who are all male, were brought back in a chartered aircraft with registration number EL-SMU/3737. DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos…

More Nigerians deported as Italy sends 40 home

At least 40 Nigerians were on Tuesday deported from Italy over alleged immigration and criminal offences. The deportees, males and females, landed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos Tuesday night aboard an Air Meridiana aircraft with registration number E1-FNU. While there was no official reason given for their deportation, it was however learnt that…