Enugu Airport Closure: Ethiopian Airways Moves Operations To PH

  Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and Skytrax certified Four Star Global Airline, has stated that it would continue its operation in Nigeria to/from Port Harcourt (PHC). The airline stated that the decision to fly from Port Harcourt followed the planned temporary closure of Enugu Airport by the Federal Airports Authority (FAAN) […]

EFCC Nabs FBI Wanted Internet Fraudster, Oyediran Joseph In Ilorin

        The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested Oyediran Joseph, one the most wanted internet fraud suspects by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The Acting Chairman of EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu,who disclosed this today at a press conference, explained that Oyediran Joseph, was in Ilorin, Kwara State. The EFCC Chairman, […]

Aviation Fuel Scarcity Forces Skypower Express Airlines To Delay Pilgrims Airlift From Saudi Arabia

    As this year’s Hajj operations draws to a close, some out bound pilgrim that were to be airlifted by Skypower Express Airlines, one of the carriers approved for the 2019 exercise may not be airlifted from Saudi Arabia, as planned due to scarcity of aviation fuel also known as Jet A-1 in the […]

Money Laundering: Atiku’s Lawyer Gets Court Nod To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The lawyer to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who is also the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate at the last general election, Mr. Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, was today, granted leave to travel to United Kingdom, UK for medical treatment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted […]

Boeing, Aeroflot Sign Contract On 777 Passenger Cabin Modifications

  Boeing and Aeroflot, today during the Moscow Air Show, have signed a contract to modify passenger cabins on 18 of the Russian flagship carrier’s 777-300ERs. According to the Chief Financial Officer of Aeroflot, Andrey Chikhanchin, “Aeroflot is widely recognized as a premium service airline. Designing a new Boeing 777 interior, we aim to enhance […]

EFCC To Appeal Jonathan’s Ex-Aide, Dudafa Round One Victory Over Alleged N1.6B Fraud Trial

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that it would appeal the judgement of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos that discharged and acquitted a former Senior Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and a banker, Joseph Iwuejo, over N1.6billion fraud. This was disclosed in […]

Court Acquits, Discharges Jonathan’s Aide, Dudafa, Other Over Alleged N1.6B Fraud

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, discharged and acquitted Dr. Emmanuel Waripamo-Oweu Dudafa, Senior Special Assistant to former president Goodluck EbeleJonathan, who was charged before the court for conspiracy, forgery and laundering of the sum of N1.6 billion leveled against him and a banker MrIwejuo Joseph  by […]

Ethiopian Airlines MRO Generates $80M Annually

  …Seeks Dependable Partnership On Hangar From Nigeria, Other African Countries The Chief Operating Officer (COO), of Ethiopian Airlines,Mesfin Tasew has stated that the airline’s Maintenance Repair and Overhaul(MRO) generates close to $80 million(about N29 billion) annually. This is just as he said that the airline was in search of depending companies in Nigeria to partner with to […]

N7.2B Fraud: Theodore Orji Authorised Payments In Abia – Kalu’s Co-Defendant, Udeogu

      Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Jones Udeogu, who is currently standing trial alongside former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu,  in an alleged fraud charge today told Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court,  Lagos, that it was only the  Chief of Staff to the former Governor, Dr. Theodore . A […]

APC NWC Approves 9 Kogi Governorship Aspirants To Contest Primaries

  The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared nine Kogi governorship aspirants out of the 16 screened to contest for party’s primaries scheduled to hold on August 29,2019 APC in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja, today, stated that the NWC of […]