Articles by Abel Orukpe

Gambia Tourism Board To Participate In 14th AKWAABA African Travel Market In Lagos

    As part of latest efforts to increase awareness for The Gambia as an all year tourism destination for discerning Nigerian visitors and prospective investors, the Gambia Tourism Board has announced its participation at the 14th Akwaaba – African Travel Market holding in Lagos between Sunday, September 9 to Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Earlier […]


Qatar Duty Free Shortlisted For Three Awards by Frontier

  ‎Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been shortlisted for three prestigious awards by the 2018 Frontier Awards. The awards includes: ‘Airport Retailer of the Year,’ ‘In-flight Retailer of the Year’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year by a Retailer.’ Now in its 34th year, the Frontier Awards are one of the most prestigious set of […]


NASS: ‘DSS Boss, Lawal Daura, Fired For Actions Beyond His Powers’

  …How Sacked Daura Plotted NASS Takeover With Hooded Strike Force …NASS Leadership Meeting Called Off Indefinitely …Whereabouts Of Daura Unknown, As Operatives Withdraw From NASS …Saraki, Dogara Storm NASS Amid Jubilation By Lawmakers, Supporters …UK Govt, Atiku, Tambuwal, Dankwambo, Falana, Ohanaeze, Afenifere React …APC Exonerates Oshiomhole; Why Osinbajo Spared IGP Idris The face-off between […]


NAAPE Honours Dana Air Boss,Hathiramani

NAAPE Honours Dana Air Boss,Hathiramani …As Passenger Commends Airline’s Pilot   The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has honoured the Chief Executive Officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, for contributing positively to the growth of Nigeria’s aviation industry, The Dana Air boss was awarded at the Dinner and Unveiling of NAAPE’s compendium […]


Air Peace Gives Reasons For Championing Seamless Connectivity In Africa

  Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has explained that one of the reasons for championing seamless air connectivity in Africa is to ensure the economic growth of the continent and ease the travel challenges of the people. Onyema said this during the launch of Air Peace’s flights from Abuja, Lagos and […]


NCAA Begins Probe Into Security Breach At Sokoto Airport

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said that it has commenced a full scale investigation into the wanton security breach that occurred on Friday, August 3, 2018, at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq 111 Airport, Sokoto. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye stated that the regulatory body […]


N179.8M Fraud: Court Grants Bail To PDP Deputy Chairman, 2 INEC Officials

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today granted bail to People’s Democratic Party,(PDP), Deputy National Chairman, (South) Yemi Akinwonmi and two senior officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N179.8 million fraud. Justice Chuka Obiozor of the […]


Twin Brothers, 6 Others Docked For Diversion Of N31.7M

    Police on Tuesday, arraigned a twin brothers, Taiwo and Kehinde Akintade, 34, and six others, before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos, for allegedly diverted the sum of N31.788. 040, belonging to one Jamiu Oke. The six other persons arraigned alongside the twins are:Jelili Elo, 35, Adeshina Sikiru, 32, Sadiq Morufu, Femi Adegboyega, […]


N322M Fraud: Senator Nwaobochi Trial To Start Afresh

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Following the elevation of the trial judge handling the trial of the Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi, over alleged N322 million fraud, the case is now to start afresh before another judge of the Federal High Court in Lagos. The trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris could not […]


Med-View Airline Airlifts 322 Pilgrims From Kaduna State

  …Comprising 312 Pilgrims, 10 Officials Med-View Airline today at 7. 09 pm, Kaduna International Airport airlifted 322 persons comprising of 312 pilgrims and 10 officials from the state aboard Boeing 777-200 series Extended Range with registration number 5N-BVY to Medina, Saudi Arabia. The airlift of the Kaduna State pilgrims is coming few days after […]