Money Laundering: Internet Celebrity, Morpha Gets N100M Bail

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, granted bail to an Internet Celebrity, Ismail Mustapha, popularly called Morpha, who was arraigned before the court for allegedly laundered the sum of N18 billion. Mustapha was granted bail in the sum of N100 million with one surety. The […]

Operation Positive Identification: Court Fixes December 12 For Hearing Of Suit Against The Army

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Mohammed Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos today fixed December 12 for hearing of the preliminary objection filed by the Nigerian Army against the suit instituted by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, challenging the army policy of Operation Positive Identification (OPI) […]

Nigeria’s Ratification Of MP14 Boosts Efforts To Tackle Unruly Passengers– IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that it looks forward to coming into operation of Montreal Protocol 2014 (MP14) on January 1, 2020. According to IATA MP14 enhances the capacity of states to curb the escalation in the severity and frequency of unruly behavior on board aircraft. This follows the November […]

Qatar Airways Launches New Star-Studded On-Board Safety Video

      …As Football Stars Neymar Jr, Robert Lewandowski, Cafu Guide Passengers Through Safety Procedures In Light-Hearted Film   Qatar Airways has turned the pre-match team-talk into an entertaining safety video that will be shown on board flights before the end of the year. Featuring football legends past and present, the humorous video delivers […]

Court Remands Nigerian, Lebanese Accomplice Over $7.069M, £1M, €8000 Internet Fraud

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, today, ordered the remand of an alleged Nigeria Internet fraudster, Kayode Philip a.k.a. Voice of the King and his Lebanese accomplice, Hamza Koudeih (a.k.a. HK,) over alleged multimillion dollars internet fraud. Kayode and Hamza are to be remanded in prison […]

Counsel Absence Stalls Epe Chief Trial Over Forgery

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Further hearing in the trial of Chief Olajide Ikuforiji, the Balogun of Epeland, Lagos, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, was stalled today, due to the absence of prosecution and defence team. Chief Ikuforiji is being tried before Justice AbdulAzeez Anka by men of the Police Special Fraud […]

EFCC Re-Araigns Ex Speaker Ikuforiji, Aid Dec 11

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed December 11 for the re-arraignment of a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his aide, Oyebode Atoyebi. Ikuforiji and Atoyebi are facing 54 counts of money laundering. Justice Mohammed Liman fixed December 11, […]

Onyema Disowns Legal Action Instituted On His Behalf

    …Says It Was Done Without His Consent   The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barrister Allen Onyema has disassociated himself from the legal action instituted by a lawyer, Mr. Johnmary C. Jideobi in respect of the alleged indictment of   the airline boss now pending against him in the United States. An online statement […]

Nigeria Becomes 22Nd Country To Deposit Aviation Law Instruments Of Ratification With ICAO

    Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has deposited ratification on ‘Protocol to Amend the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, done at Montreal on April 4, 2014’ also known as “The Montreal Protocol 2014”, with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) at the United Nation agency’s headquarters in […]

NCAA Warns Pilots, Operators On Harmattan Haze

      The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued Advisory Circular to intimate pilots, operators and other stakeholders about dust haze (harmattan) and safety approach to adopt. A statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA Sam Adurogboye said that the Advisory Circular AC: NCAA-AEROMET-28 dated November 12, 2019 is intended to […]