Articles by Abel Orukpe

MainOne Wins 2016 Microsoft Country Manager’s Partner Award

Premier connectivity and data centre solutions company, MainOne, has won the Microsoft Country Manager’s Partner of the Year (POY) Award for Nigeria at the Microsoft Partner Network Awards held in Lagos. The company beat other nominees to clinch the award at a Gala Dinner organised to celebrate Microsoft partners that have demonstrated excellence leveraging Microsoft […]


FG Has Liberalised Air Fares, Tariffs —— NCAA

…Debunks Authorising Airlines To Increase Fares …Asks Airline Operators, Stakeholders To Disregard Insinuations, Reports The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that all airlines’ tariffs for their services including fares, rates, add-on charges or terms and condition of service are fully liberalised contrary to claims in some quarters. The regulatory body also informed that […]


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Accidental Discharge: Policeman, Woman Injured At Lagos Airport

There was a wild accident at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA) Lagos, when a police orderly attached to an unnamed Senator was trying to remove the magazine from his gun accidentally discharge injuring the policeman holding the gun and another women suspected to be a passenger of one of the airlines. […]


55 Years After: Delta To Operate Flights To Havana From New York, Other Cities

…Airline Granted Authority To Resume Daily Nonstop Service To Cuban Capital Delta Air Lines is to begin flight operations to Havana, Cuba from New York-JFK, Atlanta and Miami as a result of today’s 55 years after following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Delta commended the DOT for awarding the airline the […]


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Spectranet 4GLTE Signs MoU With Aero Contractors For Free Wifi Service

As part of its brand evolution journey and commitment to provide world class internet service experience, Spectranet 4G LTE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU)with Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s leading innovative airline to provide free internet service to the passengers of the airline at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2) Lagos. Speaking during the agreement signing […]


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NDLEA Arrests 63 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Six Months At Lagos Airport

…Vows To Dismantle Criminal Network The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.) has disclosed that the agency arrested 63 suspected drug traffickers with 484.11kgs of drugs between January and June, 2016. He also disclosed that suspected drug barons also abandoned 336.090kgs of the seized drugs between […]


EU’s Plan Endangers Nigerians, Other Foreigners In Libya

…As Migrants, Asylum Seekers Faces Killings, Rape, Torture Human Rights Watch has said that European Union efforts to stem migration from Libya further expose migrants and asylum seekers to violent abuse in the hands of government officials, militias and criminal groups in Libya. The body listed the newly documented abuses to include torture, rape and […]


Ogah’s Victory Not A Legal Ambush————Ex-NBA Chairman

Former Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, Mr Onyekachi Ubani, has said the victory of Uche Ogah as the governor of Abia State was valid and not a hurriedly executed legal ambush for the acquisition of political power as been speculated in some quarters. Ubani stated this while speaking with journalists in Lagos. He […]


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Only Good Policies Can Address Travel Industry Challenges——–Bankole, NANTA Boss

…Begins Talks With IATA, UFTAA, Others …Promises To Re-position Association, Uphold Professionalism The National President of the National Association Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Bankole Bernard has said that with good policies the present economic situation facing the travel industry in the country can be addressed This is just as he said that the leadership at […]


Etihad Airways Celebrates Four Years In Nigeria

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates has celebrated its fourth anniversary of the launch of its non-stop services between Lagos and Abu Dhabi in July 2012. As part of the celebration, the airline will offer free Wi-Fi access for guests travelling on its flight between Lagos and the airline’s hub in […]