Articles by Abel Orukpe

ICAO Certified AVSEC Specialist, Obilana To Speak At LAAC 22Nd Seminar

    The Chief Executive Officer, Selective Security International Limited, Mr. Ayo Obilana has confirmed that he would speak at the League of Airports & Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) 22nd Annual Seminar schedule to hold on July 19, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos. At the August event, Obilana will be presenting a paper on Security […]


NCAA, Lagos State Government Confront Unauthorised High Rise Structures

    In the face of real and obvious threat to safe flight operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Lagos State Government (LASG) have decided to work together to curb the danger posed by unauthorised high rise structures scattered around Lagos metropolis. This collaboration was a resolution from a bilateral meeting between […]


ICAO Certified AVSEC Specialist, Obilana To Speak At LAAC 22Nd Seminar

     The Chief Executive Officer, Selective Security International Limited, Mr. Ayo Obilana has confirmed that he would speak at the League of Airports & Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) 22nd Annual Seminar schedule to hold on July 19, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos. At the August event, Obilana will be presenting a paper on Security […]


Med-View Airline Apologises To Passengers Over Flight Disruption

    Medview Airline today apologised to passengers over inconveniences suffered following the disruption of its flight schedule on Thursday and early Friday. An online statement issued by the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Michael Ajigbotosho, the airline explained that the disruption was as a result of a snag in the operating aircraft. “We sincerely wish […]


Air Peace Ostracises Unruly, Violent Passenger

  As part of efforts to check the growing trend of attacks and violence by air travellers in the country, Air Peace, on Wednesday blacklisted a passenger, who flew into a rage and destroyed its check-in system at the General Aviation Terminal(GAT), also known as Terminal 1, Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Tuesday. The […]


Etihad Unveils Giant Charity Suitcase, Encourages “Over-Packers” To Donate During Holy Month Of Ramadan

  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has unveiled its “Giant Suitcase” initiative for the Holy Month of Ramadan. With more than 75 per cent of travellers admitting to over-packing clothes for their holidays, this programme will provide them with the opportunity to do-good through a simple donation programme. Etihad has placed a […]


Ghana’s Minister To Host Tourism Day At Accra Weizo

    The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts for Ghana Honourable Catherine Afeku is to host the Tourism day of Accra Weizo on the June 23, 2018. As Accra reinforces its position as the MICE capital of West Africa hosting Accra Weizo for the 4th time amongst other international events attracted to Ghana […]


N3.3B Money Laundering Suit: Court Dismisses Bola Shagaya’s Fundamental Right Application

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo declared that an interim order attaching N1.9 billion domiciled in the Unity Bank’s account of a businesswoman, Hajiya Bola Shagaya, was validly secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Consequently, the court dismissed the suit filed by Bola Shagaya […]


Lalong Flags Off Sale, Distribution Of Fertiliser, Appeals For Transparency

    Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has stated that he would like to see an improvement in the level of transparency in the distribution and sale of fertiliser for the 2018 farming season in the state. He said this while flagging- off the sale of fertiliser for the 2018 cropping season in Dengi , […]


NAHCo, Unions Parley Over Planned Sack Of 20 Workers With Health Challenges

    Feelers reaching AbelNews desk says the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Aviance is planning to lay off about 20 workers over health challenges. The online platform further gathered they are to be laid off in an exercise called, ‘Staff Optimisation in NAHCo and that the ground handler decided to carry out the exercise […]