Articles by Abel Orukpe

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NDLEA Discovers First Heroin Letter In Lagos In 2016

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered a letter laden with heroin in Lagos. According to the anti narcotic agency the letter which was sent from Bengaluru, India, on Express Mail Service (EMS) was addressed to Mr Yunusa Amusan, 33, in Mushin, Lagos. Upon interception by the NDLEA, about 480 grammes of powdery […]


ICAO Audit: Nigeria’s Daft Result Ready In 90 Days

…Excels As Audit Ends The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has said that the draft result of the just concluded Nigeria’s Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP), will be ready in 90 days. This is just as the international civil aviation body once again authenticated the progress and development of aviation in Nigeria. The Team […]


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Army Colonel Abducted

Gunmen at the weekend abducted a top army officer Col. Samaila Inusa on the highway in a commando style in Kaduna. The gunmen suspected to be kidnappers whisked away the officer who was riding in his Mercedes-Benz car around Kamazo, along Kaduna Refinery Road, in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State. He was with […]


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State Of Nigerian Airports Infrastructure

The deluge of doubts that trailed the remodeling of airports across Nigeria, is giving way to rays of hope as great expectations have replaced the eager anticipation within the country’s aviation circles following the arrival of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) team to conduct an audit. According to Jean Claude Waffo, who is leading […]


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FG Needs N25b To Fix Perimeter, Operational Fences In 22 Airports

The Federal Government (FG) requires at least N25 billion to construct perimeter and operational fences in all the 22 airports managed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the central government. The General Manager, Corporate Communications, FAAN, Mr. Yakubu Dati said this in an interview at the agency’s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed […]


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Le Meridien Ibom Hotel Celebrates Women In March

Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort is celebrating women in March with lots of sponsored activities to give back and empower women for all that they embody. These activities according to the hotel includes: free golf clinics, free health and fitness activities, free skin and hair therapy/ tips to give back and empower women […]


Starwood Hotels In Nigeria Offers Special Packages For Easter

The Management of Starwood Hotels in Nigeria has announced its exceptional offers to commemorate the Easter season nationwide. A line-up of various fun and engaging activities is on offer to thrill family and friends as they come together to mark the long awaited celebration. Starwood Hotels in Nigeria which consist of Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Sheraton […]


Anti Social Media Bill: Court Directs NGOs To Put NASS ‘On Notice

‘ A Federal High Court in Lagos has directed that the National Assembly be “put on notice” before the court would consider an application seeking to restrain both the Senate and House of Representatives from passing the Frivolous Petitions (Prohibition, Etc) Bill, otherwise known as the Anti-Social Media Bill. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun-Ishola gave the directive […]


Police To Begin Recruitment Of 10,000 Personnel April 1

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has warned that there would be no short-cut into the Nigeria Police Force in the recruitment of 10,000 personnel. President Muhammadu Buhari had in 2015 approved the recruitment of 10,000 policemen at the National Security Summit in Abuja. In a statement Wednesday, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, […]


ISIS Attack On Brussels Airport: FAAN Tightens Security At Airports

Aftermath of the bombing Brussels Airport by ISIS, which killed about 30 people and many injured, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has beefed up security in and around airports in the country. The General Manager Public Affairs of FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, made this known while speaking with aviation correspondents in office at […]