Articles by Abel Orukpe

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No Foreign Airline Has Invested A ‘Cement Block’ In Nigeria——-AON Boss

As the global oil price continues to fall and the naira nose diving against the dollar and other major currencies, the Chairman of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt. Noggie Meggison has said that this is the time for Nigeria to look inward, as these challenges are affecting not only the aviation sector but also […]


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12th Akwaaba To Host Africa Travel, Tourism Conference 2016

The 12th Akwaaba Africa Travel Market (AfTM) will be hosting the maiden edition of Africa Travel and Tourism Conference with the objective of transferring knowledge covering travel, hospitality and aviation sectors from globally rated experts during the annual travel and tourism exhibition which holds on Lagos annually. The organisers of the event believes this new […]


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Why We Chose Calabar For Our AGM—-NATOP Boss

The President of Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) and Chairman of Remlords Tours and Car ‎Hire Services, Mr Nkereuweng Onung, has stated that the association chose Calabar for its Annual General Meeting(AGM)because it was in that same city that it secured the support of stakeholders to promote Calabar as a tourism destination. This is […]


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Nigeria -US Chamber Facilitates $5B Investment In Nigeria

The Nigeria USA Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) is facilitating over $5billion oil refineries, energy and other projects in Nigeria. The Chamber said in a statement to “The Immigrant” that “officers of NUSACC would meet first week of February in Chicago, United States with the two China and Russia firms, KDC and Triada, that are representing […]


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American Airlines Makes $1.7B Record Profit In 2015

  American Airlines (AAL) nearly doubled its net profit for the third quarter with $1.7 billion, or $2.49 per diluted share, based on largely on lower fuel costs. The results compared to $942 million the airline had earned in July, August and September 2014, or $1.28 per diluted share When not counting special net charges, […]


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NDLEA Arrests 18 Suspects In Lagos Drug Raid

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 18 suspected drug peddlers during a comprehensive raid in Lagos. Suspected dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis with a total weight of 216.8kgs were also seized during the raid. Some of the places covered during the operation include: Obalende, Alaba Rago, Lagos Island, Isheri Idimu […]


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Things Remembered To Build Multi Million $ Catering Facility In Nigeria

The Chief Executive Officer of Things Remembered Mrs Adeola Omikunle has said that the catering giant will construct catering facility worth millions of Dollars to take care of foreign airlines operating into the country. Omikunle disclosed this at the launch of Hennessey bar at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. She stated that 60 to […]


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Airline Operators Demand Review Of BASAs

…Links Flight Delays, Cancellations To Obsolete Navigational Aids At Airports The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) Chairman, Capt Noggie Meggison has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency review all the existing Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) signed between Nigeria and other countries. This just as he hinted that the body […]


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Supreme Court Affirms Wike,Amosun’s Elections

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Nyesom Wike as governor of Rivers State. This just as the Apex Court dismissed the appeal filed by Adegboyega Isiaka of the PDP for lack of Merit against the election of Senator Ibikunle Amosun, as Ogun State Governor. Wike, who was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate […]


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Arik Air Returns To Lagos –Freetown Route 18 Months After

Arik Air said that it will resume flight operations from Lagos to Freetown, Sierra Leone on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Flights from Lagos to Freetown were suspended in July 2014 at the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)in some West African nations. Recalled that Sierra Leone was declared free of Ebola by the World […]