Articles by Abel Orukpe

Achievements In Aviation Sector Under Buhari-Led Govt. Unprecedented—Sirika

    The Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi Sirika Minister has said categorically that the achievements made in the aviation sector under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration are unprecedented. Sirika, who stated this in an interview, explained that the aviation industry in Nigeria under the present administration headed by Buhari, had recorded much improvements, adding […]


Lagos APC Lawmaker Sues Party, INEC Over Return Ticket

     Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Lagos lawmaker, Honourable Famakinwa Adedayo Olufemi, representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has instituted a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, asking for an order of mandatory injunction directing INEC to accept and treat him as the lawful candidate of the […]


Offset Outstanding Payments To Avoid Sanction, NCAA Tells GSM Operators

      Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has asked all telecom operators under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), who are yet to remit their outstanding payments to pay without further delay to avoid sanction. An online statement signed by the General Manger Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, […]


DSS Did Not Invite INEC National Commissioner—Yakubu

    The National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the Department of State Security (DSS) did not invite any of the commission’s National Commissioner for questioning as been speculated. He said this while giving updates on INEC preparation for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections to stakeholders […]


Police Arraign Trader For Destroying N2M Property, Breach Of Peace

      A trader at Alaba International Market, Ojo, Lagos, Chidi Chimezie, was today arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy, willfully damage and conduct likely to breach public peace. The 28 years old trader, was charged before Chief Magistrate K. K. Awoyinka by Men of the Force […]


Oil Marketer Sues Zenith Bank, Alleges N6.4B Illegal Charges

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi An independent oil marketer, Mr. Olusola Anthony Adejugbe and his company, Tonique Oil Services Limited, have instituted a N6, 441, 369, 617.73 billion suit against Zenith Bank Plc, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over what they described as excessive and illegal charges. Meanwhile, the matter has been fixed for […]


Labour Ministry Yet To Obey Court Order To Issue Certificate Of Registration To AAUN

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     Despite the landmark consent judgment of the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos compelling the Federal Ministry Labour and Employment through the office of the Registrar of Trade Unions to issue certificate of Registration to Agricultural and Allied Union of Nigeria (AAUN) as agreed by parties, the ministry […]


2019 Elections: Arik Air Introduces N16, 000 Fly To Vote Promo Fare

    …Says Customers Must Present Valid PVC At Point Of Purchase, Check-In   Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline has introduced a N16, 000 Fly to Vote promotion fare to encourage Nigerians travel to their respective wards to cast their votes in the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly(NASS) Elections, as well as the Gubernatorial and […]


Election 2019: Aero Introduces Promo Fare To Assist Nigerians To Travel

    Nigeria’s foremost commercial airline, Aero Contractors has introduced promo fares to help Nigerians, who wish to travel and vote where they register during the elections. The airline explained that the promo fare is its own contribution to support the conduct of not only successful election but also to encourage the citizens to travel […]


Ahead Int’l Flight: NDLEA Commences Training Programme For Air Peace Crew

    National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has commenced a training programme for Air Peace crew in preparation for the airline’s international flight operations, which will be launched soon. According to NDLEA, the training is part of efforts to sensitise the airline’s crew. This is just as the anti drug agency urged Air Peace […]