Articles by Abel Orukpe

IATA Lauds Air Peace For Upholding Safety Standards

        The Head of Account Management, West and Central Africa, International Air Transport Association(IATA), Dr Samson Fatokun, has commended West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace, for upholding high standards of safety in its flight operations. Fatokun, who gave the commendation while presenting the third IATA Operational Safety Audit(IOSA), Certificate to the Chairman […]


Five Confirmed Dead In Abule-Egba Pipeline Explosion

  No fewer than five people have been confirmed dead in the Abule-Egba pipeline fire explosion which happened on Sunday night. This was confirmed by the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, when he visited the scene of the explosion today. According to him, “It’s unfortunate we […]


APC Chieftain To Release 3 Hours Documentary On Oshiomhole January 30

  The immediate past speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, stated that he was set to release a three-hour documentary, “exposing the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Adams Oshiomhole’s dark waters.’’ But the Oshiomhole camp said the former Edo governor has done no wrong. Speaking in an […]


Delta Boosts Miami Network To Support Industry-Leading Partnership With LATAM

    Delta Air Lines will add 13 new daily nonstop flights to Miami International Airport (MIA) from hubs and top corporate travel destinations around the U.S., including new service from Orlando, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City and Tampa. With this expanded network, Delta will offer 41 daily non-stop options between 10 U.S. airports and Miami, […]


Uzodinma Approves Appointment Of Chief Of Staff, CPS, 2 Others

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has approved the appointment of Barrister Nnamdi Anyaehie as Chief of Staff, Chief Oguike Nwachukwu as Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser, Chief Cosmas Iwu as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Barr. C.O.C Akaolisa as Attorney General. The appointments take immediate effect. Recalled that Uzodinma was sworn in on […]


South West Governors Will Pursue Operation Amotekun To Logical Conclusion—Akeredolu

    The Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has stated that the six governors in the South West geo-political zone would pursue operation Amotekun to a logical conclusion. His reaction is coming on the heels of the pronouncement of the Federal Government through the Minister of Justice and Attorney General […]


(Opinion)The Path To Grow Nigeria’s Aviation By Simon Tumba

      For long time aviation stakeholders have been expressing concern over the stagnant or retarding predicament of this massive sector, considering our natural, human and economic potentials. Perhaps based on these factors, including the $1.3 billion annually repatriated by foreign airlines, Senator Hadi Sirika put out a plan over four years ago to […]


Aero Begins Flight Operations On Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Asaba, 2 Other routes January 20

       Nigeria’s foremost carrier, Aero Contractors will on January 20,2020 expand its  network on Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Asaba, Abuja-Asaba and Warri-Port Harcourt routes. The essence of the expansion according to the airline, which has the highest record of air safety in Nigeria, operating for over 60 years, is  to meet the demand of its customers. […]


(Up Dated)Supreme Court Sacks Ihedioha, Declares Uzodinma Imo State Governor

      …Orders Withdrawal Of Ihedioha’s Certificate Of Return The Supreme Court today sacked Governor Ihedioha of Imo State, declaring that he was not duly elected the governor of the state, thereby declaring Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the duly elected governor of the state in the governorship election […]


Dana Targets 7.2M Passengers In Q1 Of 2020

  …Wins Most Stable Airline In Nigeria Award Dana Air, one of the leading airlines in Nigeria has said that its target is to carry a total of 7.2million passengers in the first quarter of 2020. As at last year; 2019, Dana Air has carried 5.4 million passengers The airline’s Media and Communications Manager, Kingsley […]