Articles by Abel Orukpe

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Cocaine: NDLEA Quizzes Staff, Ojukwu’s Niece, Three Others

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is currently interrogating one of its operatives over alleged conspiracy to import cocaine from Brazil. The investigation which commenced after an abandoned luggage from Brazil was found to contain 2.24kg of cocaine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos had already led to the arrest of […]


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Arsene Wenger Confirms £5m Elneny Is Close

… Predicts Busiest January Transfer Window Ever Arsene Wenger is predicting one of the busiest January transfer windows on record as clubs scramble to enhance their status in the top flight. The Barclays Premier League is wide open at the top and the bottom and Wenger expects this will encourage greater levels of spending. Arsenal […]


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Fashola Unveils 13-Point Road Map To Resuscitate Power Sector

Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has unveiled a 13-point road map to resuscitate the almost dead power sector in the country. The Minister made this known during his inaugural meeting with power generation, distribution and transmission companies and other relevant stakeholders in Abuja yesterday. He told the gathering of stakeholders that […]


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Amaechi Sets The Ball In Transport

Pix Courtesy:www.politicoscope.com “ … leadership courage, within or outside governance , transfers back to and animates follower, so that when a familiar voice is heard saying “Let us march,” it finds the followers not merely ready, but miles ahead.” Wole Soyinka Since assuming office as Minister of Transport, Rt Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has left […]


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Again, Turkish Airline Arrives Abuja Without Passengers Luggage

…As FAAN MD Expresses Displeasure At Incident  Re-occurrence Barely two weeks after Turkish Airlines flight TK624 failed to airlift luggage of its passengers from Istanbul, which led to security breach at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport (NAA), Abuja, the airline again failed to bring along with its passengers their luggage to the […]


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Mexican Drug Kingpin Re-arrested

Mexican kingpin has been re-arrested. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has written in his Twitter account that fugitive drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been recaptured seven months after he escaped from a maximum security prison. Pena Nieto wrote in his Twitter account on Friday: “mission accomplished: we have him.” Culled From:usnews.com/news/world/articles/2016-01-08/mexican-president-drug-lord-chapo-guzman-re-arrested


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Ganduje Accuses NAFDAC, Police Of Shielding Criminals In Kano

Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has accused Police and officials of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in the state of conniving with and protecting criminals engaged in selling unwholesome products to the public. He spoke at the destruction of cartoons of chewing gum and wholesome drugs worth N100 million, […]


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Corporate Council On Africa Acquires Africa Travel Association

The nation’s oldest travel organisation dedicated to US-Africa tourism since 1975 and long considered the top global organisation promoting tourism to Africa will very soon become an operating element under the Corporate Council on Africa. The formal announcement will be made at the New York Times Travel Show today, January 8, 2016. The President and […]


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Katsina Airport Will Add Substantial Value To Revenue Generation ——Dunoma

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr Saleh Dunoma, has stated that Katsina Airport terminal, which would be commissioned any moment from now, would add substantial value to the revenue generation drive of the agency. He said this while inspecting the facilities at the airport. Dunoma noted that the authority […]