Articles by Abel Orukpe

Why Jegede Cannot Be Part Of Akeredolu’s Government–Ondo PDP

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The People’ s Democratic Party Ondo State chapter has rejected the olive branch extended by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu , SAN, to the party’s candidate in the October, 2020 Governorship election, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, asking the opposition party candidate join him in moving state State forward. The […]


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NASS  Asks  FG  To Clear Obstacles  Hindering  Commissioning  Of New Lagos Airport Terminal

        ….Say FG Cannot Afford To Abandon Edifice     The Chairman Senate Committee on Aviation , Senator Smart  Adeyemi   and the  Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji have  called on the Federal Government to do everything possible to clear all the   obstacles  that  are preventing  the controversial […]


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Dana Air Wins NAAPE’s Most Innovative Airline Award

        One of Nigeria’s leading airlines Dana Air has bagged the Most Innovative Airline Award at a conference organized by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers on June 28, at the NAF Conference Centre Kado, Abuja. Themed: ‘Imperatives of Strong Partnership for a Sustainable Aviation Industry; Recovery from Covid-19 impact,” […]


Alleged N6.4B Illegal Charges: Court Fixes Oct. 6, For Hearing In Suit Against Zenith Bank

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed October 6, for adoption of final written addresses in the suit filed by a Nigerian Independent Oil Marketer, Mr. Olushola Anthony Adejuyigbe against Zenilth Bank Plc, Mr. Olushola alongside his company, Tonique Oil Services Limited, have […]


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Edo State Government, UK High Commission Brainstorm On Strategies To Sustain Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign Gains

      The Edo Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated the commitment of his administration to sustain the gains made in the fight against human trafficking and irregular migration. The governor made the submission during an event to mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2021, organized by the United Kingdom AID (UKAID) […]


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NCAC, FTAN Poised For Enhanced Collaboration

      The newly elected Executive of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) have been assured of a greater cooperation to move the association to higher heights. The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe gave the assurance in Abuja when the newly elected Executive of the Federation […]


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Air Peace Wins ‘Humanitarian Airline Of The Year Award’

              In recognition of its humanitarian interventions during the COVID-19 lockdown last year, Nigeria’s leading airline Air Peace has been bestowed with the Humanitarian Airline of the Year 2020 Award by the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents LAAC). The airline received the award at this year’s LAAC conference, […]


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FAAN Has Put SITA’s Issue, Unsuccessful Response To Advert Behind Us —Yadudu

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAA), has said  that it has put the issue of non renewal of SITA’s  contract for  the provision of automation  for Lagos and  Abuja, which expires in May  behind it and moved on for the sake of the industry. The 10 years agreement entered into between FAAN and […]


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Nigerian Aviation Journalists Honour Ethiopian Airlines With Award “The COVID-19 Most Innovative Carrier”

          Africa’s leading carrier was yesterday in Lagos honoured by Nigerian aviation journalists, the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondence (LAAC) as The COVID-19 Most Innovative Carrier” Ethiopian was the only non Nigerian Award winner at the 25th Annual LAAC Conference held July 28, 2021 at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel. The […]


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FAAN Wins Lateef Lawal Award For ‘Airport Manager Of The Year’ At 25th LAAC Conference

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the just concluded League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) 25th Conference with theme: ‘Aviation in Nigeria: Management, Policy and Regulation’ bagged the Prestigious Lateef Lawal Award for Airport Manager of the Year. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta […]