Articles by Abel Orukpe

Overland Airways Fixes Resumption Of Scheduled Flight Operations For July 15

   …Implements Health, Safety Measures  …Extends Validity Of Tickets Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic   Overland Airways has stated that it would resume flight services with effect from July 15, 2020, following the lifting of flight of suspension imposed  by the Federal Government as part of efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. According […]


Airport Reopening: NAMA Procures Search And Rescue Facilities To Boost Capability

    Ahead of the planned resumption of flights in the country, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has procured sophisticated Search and Rescue (SAR) equipment to boost its aeronautical search and rescue capability across the Nigerian airspace. The equipment which are being distributed among the nation’s Rescue Coordination Centres (Lagos and Kano) and Rescue […]


Arik Air Resumes Domestic Flights July 8 On Lagos — Abuja

    Arik Air has stated that it would resume domestic flights from Wednesday, July 8, 2020, following the Federal Government’s decision to re-open Lagos and Abuja airports for flight operations. According to an online statement issued by the Public Relations and Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola, the airline will be operating three daily flights from […]


Ikorodu Boat Mishap Update: NIWA Releases Preliminary Report, Indicts Operator

  …Attributes Incident To Overloading, Violation On Regulation Regime …To Shut Down Operations Of Boat Owner   The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has stated that the ill fated Lalek Marine boat which capsized Friday night with 14 passengers rescued, six dead and one missing failed to adhere strictly to 6pm sailing regime guiding water […]


Police Service Commission Promotes 6,618 Senior Officers

    The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior officers. According to PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, the promotions were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission  that spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. According to Ani, “One Assistant […]


NIS, Army Collaborate On Security Networking  On The Plateau

    The Comptroller of Immigration Service Plateau State Command, Nana Kemi Nandap said that the agency and the Nigerian Army are collaborating for security networking between the two agencies on the Plateau. The collaboration was deliberated on  when the Commander of the Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven in Plateau, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo […]


Post COVID-19: FAAN Unfolds New Guidelines For Air Travels

    As the Nigeria prepares to open its airspace on July 8, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has released new procedural guidelines for air travelers and other airport users The development is coming on the heels of the approval by the Federal Government for flight operations to recommence on that date. According […]


Ecobank Group Spearheads New Private Sector Initiative To End Malaria In Africa

  … Campaign To Start With Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal …Advocates Stronger Political Will, Increased   Funding Ecobank Group has confirmed its commitment to support ending malaria by launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership with Dakar-based not-for-profit strategic communications and advocacy organization; Speak Up Africa, and the UN-hosted RBM Partnership to End […]


Dubai Police Extradites ‘Hushpuppi’ To United States

  Raymond Igbalode Abbas, also known as ‘Hushpuppi’,  the alleged  cyber crime mastermind, who according to Dubai Police defrauded 1,926,400 victims  has been extradited from the United Arab Emirates (Dubai) to the United States. This is was made known  according to statement by the Dubai Police in which the US Federal Bureau of Investigations extended […]


Ecobank Board: Shareholders Elect Okonedo To Replace Arunma Oteh  

  …Showers Encomium On Ikazoboh   Shareholders of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) have elected Prof. Enase Okonedo and Mr Simon Dornoo respectively as board members of the bank. A statement issued by the bank’s Group Head Communication, Adenike Laoye, stated that the election took place at the Bank’s 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in […]