Articles by Abel Orukpe

N650M Fraud: Jumoke Akinjide Statement To EFCC Was Voluntarily Given – Witness

    An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Usman Zakari today, informed A Federal High Court, Lagos, that the former Minister Federal Capital Authority (FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, who is standing trial before the court on alleged N650 million fraud, freely gave statement to his commission during after her interrogation. Zakari […]

Dana Air Unveils ”Cash Back” Reward For Passengers

   One of Nigeria’s leading airlines Dana Air, has unveiled another customer-centric initiative designed to give its passengers with some ‘cash back’’ on every booking. The launch of the ‘Cash Back’ was disclosed to journalists by the Communications Manager of Dana Air, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa He explained that the initiative requires the airline’s passengers to […]

Boeing Details More Than $54M In Grants, Philanthropic Investments

  Boeing has announced details for $54 million in grants and philanthropic sponsorships to nonprofits in the U.S. and around the globe. As part of the company’s pledge to invest in local communities following the enactment of the tax reform legislation, the investments include new or accelerated partnerships with organizations that improve STEM education, enhance […]

Company Sues Lagos DPP Over Failure To Issue Legal Advice

    A limited liability company, Dangroup Investment and Finance Limited has dragged the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, Lagos State before an Ikeja High Court, urging the court to compel the DPP to issue Legal Advice in a case which file has been sent to it since December 14, 2016. Joined as co -respondent […]

Etihad Airways Introduces Al Robot Sophia To Abu Dhabi

  Etihad Airways has introduced Sophia, the world’s most advanced Artificially Intelligent robot to Abu Dhabi. Sophia is officially the first robot to race Yas Marina Circuit, ride the world’s fastest rollercoaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and experience the beauty of Louvre Abu Dhabi in this new video released by Etihad Airways. She is accompanied throughout by […]

NATOP President Commends Plateau State Over Efforts At Reviving Tourism

    The President of the Tour Operators in Nigeria (NATOP) Mr. Nkereuwem Onung has stated that Plateau State has demonstrated that it was ready to revive the tourism industry in the state. Onung stated this when he paid a thank you visit to State last Friday. The visit coincided with the beginning of the […]

Ebola Outbreak: Let Vigilance Be Your Watchword NCAA Tells Airlines

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has called on airlines especially those operating international and regional flights into the country to exhibit a very high level of vigilance in view of the resurgence of Ebola Virus in Congo. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye said that the […]

Alleged Gratification: AGF, Presidential Panel On Asset Recovery Fights Over Prosecution Of Suspects

    There was a hot exchange of words today, as the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and the Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPPRPP) fight in the open court over who has the right of  prosecution in the case of five directors of National Art Theatre, Iganmu Lagos, alleged of […]

Suspending Our Operations Does Not Serve National Interest,First Nation Tells NCAA

  …Accuses NCAA Of Regulating Through Media Sensationalism …Says Suspension Not On Safety Related Issues But Commercial Embattled one aircraft commercial airline; First Nation Airways has stated the suspension of its operations by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has not served national interest. The suspended carrier’s reaction is coming following the suspension of the […]

LAAC 22nd Annual Seminar: Fadugba Confirms Attendance

  …To Present A Paper, “Financing Aviation Development Through Private Sector Partnerships” The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aviation Services Limited, Mr. Nick Fadugba has confirmed participation at the forthcoming 22nd Annual Seminar of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). According to LAAC, the organiser of the event, Fadugba will present a paper […]