Money Laundering Charge: Justice Ajumogobia Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction, Obla Seeks Separate Trial

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The trial of former Honourable Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Mr Godwin Obla,  SAN, for alleged money laundering continued today  before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos. At today’s proceedings, counsel to Justice Ajumogobia, Robert Clarke, SAN, drew the court’s attention to the first Defendant’s pending preliminary […]


Bristow Invests Over N250M On Staff Capacity Building

  …Commits Over 100M To Train 2O Graduates At NCAT   Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited (“Bristow”) has stated that it had committed over N250million to the training of its staff this year in line with the airline’s commitment This is just as Bristow also said that in partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring […]


Court Sentences Man To 2Years Imprisonment For Smoking Indian Hemp

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday sentenced one Monday Obi in his late 50s to two years imprisonment for dealing in Indian Hemp otherwise called Cannabis Sativa. The convict, Monday Obi, pleaded guilty to the two count charge and the prosecutor, from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Mrs Juliana […]


PH International Airport Reopens For Operations

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that the Port Harcourt International Airport, which was closed for operation yesterday due to the incident involving Air Peace aircraft that skidded off the runway, has been re-opened . This was disclosed in a statement by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Yakubu Henrietta “Following a […]


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Air Peace Aircraft With 94 Passengers,6 Crew Skid Of Port Harcourt Runway

  An Air Peace B737 aircraft with registration number 5N-BRN with 94 passengers and six crew flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt, today skidded off the Port Harcourt Airport runway. The Accident Investigation Bureau,(AIB Nigeria that confirmed the incident said that it has been notified . According to AIB, the aircraft skidded off the Runway […]


Iyayi, Topbrass Aviation CEO To Deliver Paper At LAAC 23Rd 2019 Conference

      The Chief Executive Officer of TopBrass Aviation Limited, Capt. Roland Iyayi, the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) has stated would be among the two top aviation personalities to deliver papers at the association’s forthcoming 23rd annual conference and awards. According to LAAC, the theme of the conference, which is: ‘Boosting […]


How We Shared Deziani’s N450M 2015 Election Money To Security Agents, Others–Belgore

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship Candidate in the 2015 General Election, .Mr. Dele Belgore (SAN) has narrated to the Federal High Court, Lagos, how the sum of N450 million he allegedly received from the former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Alison Diezani Madueke, during 2015 General Election, was […]


EFCC Re-Arraigned American For Defrauding 3 Nigerians Of $1.2M

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, re-arraigned an American, Marco Antonio Ramirez, before a Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of the sum of $1.229,800 million, under the pretence of securing them America’s Green Card. The American was re-arraigned before a court presided […]


Ethiopian Airlines Group Voted ‘Best Airline In Africa’ For 3rd Consecutive Year

    Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, stated that it has been honored as the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the third consecutive year at the Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards held in Paris on 18 June, 2019. Additionally, Ethiopian has won ‘Best Business […]


Runsewe Bags Culture, Tourism Man Of Year Award

      The Director General, National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba segun Runsewe (OON), has won the prestigious Africa Travel Quarterly magazine (ATQ) award as the Culture and Tourism Man of the Year. In a letter of notification to Runsewe by the management of the magazine dedicated exclusively to Africa travel narratives, […]