Articles by Abel Orukpe

Runsewe Expresses Satisfaction Over China’s Display At INAC

    The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has expressed great admiration and satisfaction at the impressive display of the People’s Republic of China at the ongoing International Arts and Crafts Expo(INAC) holding in Abuja. He gave the commendation during his opening remarks yesterday, which was the day […]


Cyber Crime:Three Men Arraigned For Impersonating Aisha Buhari

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, Uche Julius (aka Musa Mohammed ), who was recently arrested by the police has been remanded in prison custody by Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court Lagos. The 48 years old , Julius was arraigned alongside […]


Ethiopian Airlines Signs Agreement With Only Merit To Promote Medical Tourism In Africa, India

    Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African airline group has made public the appointment of Only Merit (Merit Healthcare & Hospitality Solutions) India as its “Promoter” for Medical Travel Packages from African Territories to India, Malaysia & UAE. Speaking on the appointment, the Vice President Marketing, Ethiopian Airlines, Ms. Rahel Assefa said, […]


Court Issues Bench Warrant Against Nigerian Railway Corporation’s MD

   Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria for the alleged disobedience of court order. Justice Muslim Hassan issued the bench warrant for the arrest of the corporation’s Managing Director […]


Build A United Country, Eschew Ethnicity, Air Peace Boss Tells Nigerians

  …Bags Anambra University Doctorate   Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has appealed to Nigerians to eschew ethnic sentiments instead build a united and peaceful country. Onyema made the appeal shortly after he was conferred with an honourary Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at the 9th Convocation Ceremony of the Chukwuemeka […]


Qatar Airways Adds Ultra-Modern A380 To Frankfurt Route

  Qatar Airways said it has added the state-of-the-art Airbus A380 to one of its two daily services from Doha (DOH) to Frankfurt (FRA) from March 31, 2019. According to the airline, the move will increase the airline’s current daily capacity on the Doha to Frankfurt route by 23 per cent, as well as offer […]


Looters’ List: Court Dismisses Contempt Suit Against Lai Mohammed

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos presided over by Justice Rilwan Aikawa, today dismisses a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Esther Nenadi Usman, seeking to commit the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to prison for the inclusion of her name in the […]


Illegal Arms: Witness Tells Court How 661 Pump Action Rifles Were Shipped To Nigeria

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A prosecution witness in the trial of two former Customs officers and four others businessmen today narrated to the Federal High Court, Lagos how the defendants illegally shipped  661 pump action rifles  into the country. Mrs. Blessing Ebri a staff of Merks Line Nigeria Limited, who is the eight prosecution […]


N1.6B Fraud: Dudafa, Other Pleaded Not Guilty To Amended Charge

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Former Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan, on Domestic Affairs, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Emmanuel Dudafa, today, pleaded not guilty to the 22 counts amended charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N1.6billion fraud. Also, Dudafa’s co-defendant, Iwejuo Joseph Nna, equally pleaded not […]


Staff Rationalisation Has Boost Revenue Profile, Reduce Overhead –Med-View Airline

  …Says Reports About Its Operations Are Misleading, Untrue   The Management of Medview Airline has stated that the staff rationalisation recently carried out in the airline has boost its revenue  base and reduced overhead cost, which has made it healthy. This is just as the airline said that most of the issues raised about its […]