Articles by Abel Orukpe

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Abacha Loot: Give Us More Time To Decide –World Bank

The World Bank Access to Information Committee has asked for more time to reach a decision on the appeal lodged with it by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) regarding the spending of recovered stolen funds by the late General Sani Abacha. The World Bank asked for more time in a letter addressed to SERAP […]

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Public Private Partnerships In Airports: The Role Of The Public Sector

This article was prepared by Dr. Charles E. Schlumberger, Lead Air Transport Specialist, Transport & ICT, World Bank and will be published in Volume XL of the Annals of Air and Space Law, which features many other very interesting articles covering the entire spectrum of domestic and international air law and the law of space […]

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Buhari Vows To End Herdsmen’s Incessant Attacks

Following the outcry generated by the killing of about 50 people in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on Monday by suspected Fulani herdsmen, President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration will ensure the safety of lives and property of all Nigerians. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, […]

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Arik Explorer Launches Ground Transfer Service For London passengers

Arik Explorer, Arik Air’s leisure and packaged travel subsidiary, is launching a ground transfer service for London bound passengers from Heathrow Airport to destinations within London city. The Public Relations and Communications Manager, Arik Air, Mr Adebanji Ola informed that the ground transfer service is in collaboration with Puzzles Group and Hummingbird cars. He stated […]

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NAMA Embarks On Strategic Mgt Training With ASCON

…Pledges Partnership With Runway Safety Teams The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has concluded arrangements with the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) Badagry on the training of various categories of personnel in the agency. The training which will focus largely on administrative processes, procedures and practices is intended to treat modules such as Strategic […]

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US Envoy Commissions Curves Ladies-Only Fitness Centre In Abuja

Curves International, the world’s largest fitness franchise, which operates ladies-only fitness centres worldwide, has launched its first franchised outlet in Abuja. Curves, with over 7,000 outlets in 94 countries entered Nigeria in July last year, when it opened its model office in Lekki, Lagos. The Abuja facility located in Apo Legislative Quarters was commissioned by […]

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Falana Writes Buhari On The Need To Investigate Allegations Of Unlawful Killing Of Unarmed Citizens By Security Forces

Femi Falana,SAN REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF UNLAWFUL KILLING OF UNARMED CITIZENS BY SECURITY FORCES In spite of the avowed commitment of Your Excellency’s Administration to end the entrenched culture of impunity in the country there have been reported cases of the gross abuse of human rights of the Nigerian people. In particular, the […]

FG Orders Security Agencies To Stamp Out Threats To National Peace

  As part of efforts to put an end to the incessant communal clashes that have led to the death of many Nigerians, the Federal Government has ordered security agencies in the country to put a stop to crises that have the potential to threaten the peace and security of Nigeria. The order is coming […]

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Rip Off Britain: Faeces Bacteria Found On KFC Ice

Bacteria from faeces has been found on ice that was served to an undercover researcher at a KFC restaurant. The discovery was made by the BBC’s Rip Off Britain, which was investigating food hygiene at branches of several big-name takeaways and coffee shops. A scientist who examined the results told the programme the presence of […]

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Appeal Court Strikes Out Saraki’s Motion To Stop CCT Trial ‎

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Monday, struck out a motion the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, filed for an order staying further proceeding on his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja. ‎A three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court led by Justice Abdul Aboki, discarded […]