Articles by Abel Orukpe

$242M Fake Airport Scam: I’m Unaware Of Source Of Funds, Nwude Tells Court

    A businessman Mr Emmanuel Nwude, who was convicted for defrauding a Brazilian bank of $242 million has denied knowing the source of the funds while testifying on Thursday before an Ikeja Special Offences Court. It would be recalled that Nwude was convicted by an Ikeja High Court in 2005 for impersonating Paul Ogwuma, […]


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Court Remands Alleged Smuggler Of N30B Cocaine

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The Federal High Court, Lagos today, remanded one Onyejegbu Ifesinachi Jennifer, for unlawfully imported 28.850 kilograms of cocaine with a market value of N30 billion, from Brazil to Nigeria. Justice Muhammad Liman ordered the remand of the woman after she pleaded not guilty to one count charge […]


(Opinion) Gov. Sanwo-Olu: Time To Rejig The Lagos Tourism Team

  One of the best fallouts of the just concluded Ehingbeti Investment Summit, is the promise of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to double critical efforts on youth empowerment. Indeed, the summit examined six thematic areas which would be the fulcrum of entrepreneurial rediscovery and empowerment. These are Destination Lagos, the shaping up of Lagos as world […]


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Aero Assures LAAC Of Continued Support To Move Sector Forward

  …Tasks Aviation Journalists On Using Report To Enlighten Public   The Chief Executive Officer of Aero Contractors, Capt. Mahmood Abdullahi has assured the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents(LAAC) that the airline would continue to support the association’s activities in the process of trying to contribute its quota to the development of the aviation […]


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Ogheghe Clash: Obaseki Reinforces Ban On Night Grazing

                …Orders Closure Of Illegal Cattle Markets In Edo The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the ban on night-grazing of cattles across the state between 6pm and 6am daily. The governor also ordered the immediate closure of all illegal cattle markets across the state, urging […]


MMA2 Upgrade: BASL Receives More X-ray Machines, AC Equipment

  As part of efforts to upgrade  and equip its terminal, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) has received more X-ray machines and air conditioner equipment to ensure passengers safety, security and comfort. This was made known by the  BASL, Acting Head of Business, Mr Raphael Uchegbu, when the […]


Ghana AMS 2021 : JIFORM Advises Participants To Adorn African Attires To Promote Cultural Heritage

  Participants at the forthcoming 2021 African Migration Summit (AMS) holding in Ghana between February 25-26 have been advised to adorn African attires to promote the cultural heritage of the continent. The President of the Journalists International Forum For Migration,(JIFORM), Ajibola Abayomi gave the advice in a statement he signed today and made available to […]


Ethiopian Airlines Appoints Senait Ataklet As Abuja Manager

  Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Mrs. Senait Ataklet as the new Traffic and Sales Manager for Abuja, Nigeria. Senait joined the airline in 2002 and has served the airline in different departments and positions, where she acquired extensive experience in the aviation industry. She specialized in customer services and sales. She holds a BSc degree […]


Runsewe Tasks Ambassador Designates On Promoting Nigerian Culture Economy

Photo caption : L – R: Amb. Oluwadare Awoniyi, Nigerian Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with Concurrent Accreditation to the Republic of Columbia & the Republic of Ecuador receiving some publications from Otunba Olusegun Runsewe OON, DG NCAC at the Cultural Headquarters in Abuja.     Nigeria’s Cultural icon and Director General, National […]


Omni-Blu Aviation, DPR Partner On Search And Rescue For Oil Firms

In a bid to further promote Search, Rescue and Surveillance (SeRAS) in the oil and gas sector, Omni-Blu Aviation Limited, an indigenous aviation company, has partnered with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to provide service to oil firms across the country. Omni-Blu Aviation said it was partnering with DPR in the areas of licencing […]