Articles by Abel Orukpe

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AIB To Send Ditched Bristow Helicopters Cockpit Image Recorder To UK

…Says Crew Declared May Day Twice The Accident Investigation Bureau(AIB) has said that the agency will take the Cockpit Image Recorder of the Bristow Helicopters’ Sikorsky 76C++ with registration number 5N-BQJ that ditched into the Atlantic Ocean on February 3,2015 to United Kingdom for downloading. The AIB Commissioner, Dr Felix Abali stated this while briefing […]


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Finally, FG Sacks Omeri, Niboro Others

Barely eight months after taken over from the last administration, the Federal Government has sacked the Chief Executive Officers of the six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The delay in sacking these chief executive officers has been generating discussions among Nigerians to the extent some are wondering why the President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]


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Dubai World Central Freight Traffic Rises By 7.7% In 2015

…Ranked 18 In International Freight Volumes …Passenger Traffic Rose Due To Introduction Of Flydubai Air freight traffic at Dubai’s second airport; Dubai World Central (DWC) rose 7.7 per cent during 2015 according to the year-end traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Air cargo volumes for the year stood at 888,714 tonnes, up 7.7 […]


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Lufthansa Takes Delivery Of World’s First Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Lufthansa, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have taken delivery in Hamburg the first scheduled A320neo flights with better fuel efficiency and more passenger comfort achieved through quieter engines 40 years of partnership between Lufthansa and Airbus. Lufthansa Technik gains expertise in maintenance of the A320neo Lufthansa, in collaboration with Airbus and engine manufacturer; Pratt & […]


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Tourism Critical To Federal Government’s Diversification Efforts——-Lai Mohammed

Minister of ‎Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the Nigerian tourism industry is very critical to the Federal Government’s ongoing diversification of the economy. He spoke at the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) with the theme, “Nigeria Tourism: The Missing Link In A Diversified Economy in Calabar. […]


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SERAP Prescribes Tougher Sanctions For Corrupt Lawyers

Following growing allegations of corruption against some senior lawyers and their alleged complicity and facilitation of judicial corruption, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called “for tougher sanctions against those involved if large scale political corruption is to be meaningfully combated and corruption-free judiciary is to become a reality.” SERAP’s call is contained in […]


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Le Meridien Ibom Hotels Wins TripAdvisor Travellers Awards

Le Meridien Ibom Hotels and Golf Resorts said it has been recognised as winner in the top 1 per cent category of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels. For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from […]


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Sheraton Lagos Offers Guests Special, Friendly Goodies For Valentine

Sheraton Lagos is offering great offers for special guests this Valentine ranging from the alluring scents of live roses to the romantic candle light dinner. This is just as the hospitality giant stated that it could help guests create an unforgettable day this Valentine. The Marketing Manager Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Deborah Benjamin explained that these […]


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Appeal Court Sets Down Honeywell’s Appeal for Accelerated Hearing

The Federal Court of Appeal, Lagos has finally set down Honeywell Group’s appeal for accelerated hearing. The Appeal Court took the decision when the matter of Honeywell Flour Mills’ appeal against the exparte orders granted by Justice Mohammed Yunusa in favour of Ecobank Nigeria Limited came up for hearing on Wednesday February 10. The last […]


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FAAN Alerts Nigerians Against Falling Victims Of Employment Racketeers

….As NIPR Honours Dunoma The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that some persons it described as unscrupulous people have continued to extort money from unsuspecting Nigerians and promising them employment in the authority, using dubious websites. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who disclosed this in […]