Articles by Abel Orukpe

Immigration Graduates 462 Officers In Kano, Urges Them Not To Tarnish NIS Image

    The Comptroller General of NIS Muhammad Babandede, has advised 462 Officers that were graduated at the second Conversion /Upgrading Course, Immigration Training School, Kano not do anything that would tarnishthe image of NIS A statement issued by the Service Public Relations Officer (PRO), Deputy Comptroller Immigration (DCI) Sunday James, for Comptroller, explained that […]


Nka-Dioka Festival: Heritage Through Knowledge And Modernity By Frank Meke

    The National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), is a festival  of unity  that has kept our dying fire of culture, heavily lit up, refocusing our heritage value chain and strengthening call for skill acquisition and its driving advantage to reverberate the call for home grown solutions to our many socio economic challenges. […]


Court Sentences Fidelity Bank Staff 1Yr For Stealing Customer’s Money

      Justice Farouk Lawan of the Kano State High Court has sentenced a banker with Fidelity Bank Plc, Anochima Chidozie Christopher, to one year imprisonment for stealing from the bank customer’s account. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Zonal Office, had yesterday arraigned the convict Anochima on two-count charges, bordering on […]


Chairman, House Committee On Aviation To Speak At NigeriaTravelsmart 2019 Colloquium Oct. 24

    Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, National Assembly, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji will be addressing aviation stakeholders as guest speaker at the Nigeriatravelsmart annual colloquium on Thursday,October 24, 2019 at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The theme for this year’s fourth edition is: “Airport Concession and Options for Airports Development in […]


Qatar Airways Begins Flight Operations To Langkawi, Malaysia

  …Adds 8 New Destination To Airline’s Growing Network 2019   Qatar Airways has operated its first flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia and it landed at Langkawi International Airport on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. To celebrate the launch of the popular new destination, an extra special flight was operated from Doha to Langkawi on […]


E- Visa Will Facilitate Travel, Promote Tourism, Trade ,Investment –Tewolde, Ethiopian Airlines Boss

  …Records 200,000 Visitors From 217 Countries In 2 years …Visitors Can Secure E-Visa In Less Than 6 Hours The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, has stated that the over 200,000 people from 217 countries that visited Ethiopia since June 2017, when the E-Visa Service was introduced would facilitate travel, promote tourism, trade and investment […]


Rider’s Permit Not An Alternative To National Driver’s License–FRSC

  The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that Riders Permit issued in the different states of the Federation is not the same thing as the National Driver’s License (NDL), either is the Rider’s Permit an alternative To NDL. This is just as FRSC also said that are two different documents and that permit can […]


Buhari Approves N10B For Rehabilitation of Enugu Airport

    President Muhammadu Buhari said he has approved N10 billion as intervention fund for the rehabilitation of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The President, who made this known through his Twitter account, today , stated that he optimistic that the work would be done and completed in time. He stated that the present administration […]


Buhari Directs Ministers To Submit Int’l Travel Arrangements To SGF For Approval

  … Restricts Business Class To Ministers, Perm. Secretaries, SAs, SSAs, Others President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to submit their Yearly Travel Plans to the OSGF and/or the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation for clearance. The new policy, he stated would be implemented immediately. […]


FG Deports 7 Koreans

  The Federal Government said that it has deported seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) nationals to their country. This was disclosed in a statement issued in Abuja today by the Public Relations’ Officer (PRO), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Sunday James, According to him, “The Comptroller General, NIS Mr Muhammad Babandede, has carried […]