Articles by Abel Orukpe

Air Peace Commends FG For Enugu Airport Closure

    Air Peace Limited has commended the Federal Government for its decision to close the Enugu International Airport to allow a proper repair and maintenance of the airports runway which has given the airline serious safety concerns. The commendation was contained in an online statement personally signed by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer […]

FAAN To Close Enugu Airport Runway For Repairs,Other Safety Issues

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that it would close the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu for major repairs and works on the airfield effective 00:00 on 24th August, 2019. FAAN made this known in an online statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu […]

FIFA Bans Siasia For Alleged Match Fixing

  …To Also Pay A Fine Of $50,000 Euros 46,000     The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) today said it has banned former Nigerian Coach Samson Siasia for life on “all football-related activities” for alleged match fixing. The probe that indicted Siasia began in February This is just as the football governing body […]

El-Zakzaky, Wife Arrive Abuja Airport

    Leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, have returned to Nigeria from India. The Ethiopian Airline aircraft carrying the couple arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) today at exactly 12 noon. El-Zakzaky and the wife returned to Nigeria barely four days after they travelled to […]

African Diaspora Tourism Association To Be Launched At 15th Akwaaba

..As Winners Emerge African Travel Quarterly, (, has unveiled a shortlist of Diaspora winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The award recognises personalities of African origin, living in Africa or outside the continent, irrespective of their current citizenship or nationality that has been contributing to the development of the continent and its […]

Stanbic IBTC Promotes Healthy Living, Wellness, Among Employees

  As part of its contribution towards promoting wellness and healthy living amongst its employees, Stanbic IBTC, a member of the Standard Bank Group, has organised the 2019 edition of the Stanbic IBTC Employee Health and Wellness week. According to Stanbic IBTC, The Health and Wellness Week marked the culmination of activities of Stanbic IBTC’s […]

Indecent Exposure Of Women: Kenya Based NGO Supports FG To Stop Trend

    A pan African Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) on female gender protection and advancement has commended the Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture( NCAC), Mr Otunba Segun Runsewe for standing up in defence of Nigerian Culture and the respect to the dignity of the women and girl child. The Kenya based […]

(Opinion)Nigeria Airline: When Will We Ever Learn? By Olumide Ohunayo

  The recent visit of Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, to the capital city Abuja and the subsequent press interview granted by him has generated a lot of negative comments from stakeholders and industry players who found some of his comments and mission to Nigeria, offensive. What was offensive to players was his description of […]

Finchglow Travels Trains Trade Partners In Abuja

    …Advises Travel Agencies To Diversify …Opens New Branch In Garki As part of efforts to upgrade  the  operations  of  travel agencies  in  the  country,  Finchglow  Travels,  Nigeria’s  leading  Travel  Management Company  (TMC),  has  trained  its  trade  partners  in  Abuja . The training with the theme, “Collaboration to Achieving Results” is coming up at […]

Money Laundering: Court Remands Atiku’s Son-In-Law, Lawyer, One Other In EFCC Custody

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, today, remanded Atiku’s son-in-law so Abdullahi Babalele, a lawyer, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, who is said to be Atiku’s lawyer and the brother to the lawyer, Erhunse Giwa-Osagie, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) till tomorrow, Thursday, when their bail applications […]