Articles by Abel Orukpe

Fadeyi Residents Seek Justice As Police Arrest 4 Suspected Cultists

Fa The residents of Fadeyi in Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State, have called on the Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to ensure that justice is done in the case of four suspected armed cultists and armed robbers now cooling their heels with men of the Lagos State Anti-Robbery Squad […]


Safety At Enugu Airport: Sirika Acknowledges Steps By State Government

  Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has acknowledged steps taken by the Enugu State government in a bid to improve safety at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu He added that the Ministry is appreciative that in the name of safety, the Enugu State Executive Council approved the immediate closure of Orie Emene […]


Sirika Commissions FAAN Built, ICAO Approved Training School, Aviation Clinic, Others

  The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has commissioned the multi-million naira International Civil Aviation Organisation approved and Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) built Training School, Aviation Clinic and other projects at Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. This is just as he said that training and retraining is very paramount to […]


Court Freezes Oil Marketing Firms, Al Kahf Limited Accounts Over N4.2B Debt

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the freezing of the bank accounts of a limited liability company, Al Kahf Limited, over alleged indebtedness of N4. 282, 918, 018,43 billion to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The court also ordered the company, its servants, agents, officers, […]


Illegal Arms Importation: Court Dismisses Accused’s Motion Seeking To Witness Mother’s Burial

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed a motion filed by Oscar Okafor, one of the defendants facing trial over alleged illegal importation of 661 pump action rifles into the country, seeking the court’s permission to attend his late mother’s burial. The court presided over by Justice Ayotunde […]


Ooni Of Ife To Host NATOP AGM

  …Confirms Otunba Runsewe As Special Guest   The stage is now set for the much anticipated and talked about 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM), of the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), in Osun State, Nigeria. The AGM which will be hosted by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at the Ife […]


EU Countries Agree To Repatriate Benin Artifacts

    European Union(EU) have agreed to repatriate Benin artifacts back to Nigeria but for a period of three years before it will be loaned back to the EU countries for years. Acting Director General National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) Abdulkerim Kadiri, who made the revelation, said that Nigeria’s antiques are really treasured […]


Senate Endorses June 12 As Democracy Day

    The Senate today endorsed June 12 as Democracy Day in the country. The upper chamber unanimously concurred with the House of Representatives on the passage of a bill seeking to legalise June 12 of every year as Democracy Day in Nigeria. If the bill is assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari, May 29 […]


Runsewe Storms China, Invites Chinese Investors, Tourists

  Africa Region President of world Crafts Council and Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has thrown more light to help arrest global perception of Nigeria as destination for drugs and internet fraud Speaking at a global people to people and cultural tourism panel gathering in China yesterday, […]


Illegal Enrichment: EFCC Re-Arraign Justice Ajumogobia, Top Lawyer

        By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today re-arraigned a former judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, at a Federal High Court sitting  in Lagos South West Nigeria on alleged   money laundering offence among others. Also arraigned alongside the former judge is a legal […]