Articles by Abel Orukpe

Court Orders Sonny Odogwu Estate To Pay Access Bank N26B Judgement Debt

    Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos today upheld the N26 billion debt claim by Access Bank PlC against the estate of the late Ide Ahaba of Asaba, Chief Sonny Odogwu. Osiagor upheld the bank’s claim after dismissing the preliminary objection filed by the estate of the late Chief Sonny Odogwu […]


Nigerian Airlines Have Best Safety Records In The World—Olateru, AIB-N Boss

  * Akin Olateru …Says FG Making Efforts To Address Forex, Aviation Fuel Scarcity, Rooftop Price Issues   …As Aligbe Advises Airlines Not To Go Into Jet-A1 Importation Business   Despite the  challenges facing the airlines in Nigeria, the Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of Accident Investigation Bureau-Nigeria(AIB-N), Engr. Akin Olateru has said that Nigeria […]


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NCAA Describes Aviation Fuel Rooftop Price Critical, Unfortunate

      …Says Critical Stakeholders Working Together To Resolve Issue   As the price of aviation fuel also known as Jet-1A continues to skyrocket with airlines grumbling and buying the product between N680 and N700 per litre depending on the area, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) has described the situation the airlines found themselves […]


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AIB-N Spokesman, Oketunbi Wins LAAC Award

      …As Recipient Dedicates It To Bureau’s Commissioner   The Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr. Tunji Oketunbi has been honoured by the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) with the “Industry Public Relations Manager of the Year 2021 Award at its 26th Annual Conference in Lagos. The […]


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Paucity Of Funds, Inadequate infrastructure Major Challenges Confronting Night Operations In Nigeria –Capt. Nuhu

        The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, has stated that paucity of funds and inadequate infrastructure are among the major challenges confronting operations of night airport operations in Nigeria. He said this while speaking at the 26th annual conference of the League of Airport and Aviation […]


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NIS Bayelsa State Command To Commence Issuance Of Enhance E-Passport

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS Bayelsa State Command will commence issuance of the Enhanced E-Passport. According to the Command, it is in a bid to move from the present passport regime to an upgraded and highly secured polycarbonate passport with over 25 security features on a globally acceptable standard. The process, the Command said […]


 Obaseki Finalises Documentation, Audit Of Edo Forests …To Begin Recruitment Of Forest Police The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the government has finalized the documentation and audit of the state’s forests and is embarking on the recruitment of new forest police as part of a renewed effort to enhance security across the […]


Benin River Port: Edo Govt, Regulators, Others  Meet Over Environmental, Social Impact Assessment

The Edo State Government, will on Monday, August 8, 2022, host regulators and other stakeholders to a public hearing on the draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report for the Benin City River Port (BRP) Project. In a statement, BRP Chairman, Greg Ogbeifun, said the public hearing will take place at the John Odigie […]


NAMA Insists Government Owned Airports Are Equipped With Approach, Landing Aids

  The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has stated categorically that all Federal and State Government owned airports in the country have approach and landing navigational aids, as well as Satellite Based Performance Navigation procedures that enable aircraft operate at any time of the day into these airports. The Ag. Managing Director of NAMA, Matthew […]


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NAFEST Build Up  :  Sanwo-Olu Commends Runsewe

  * From right Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Director General, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe pose for the press shortly after the meeting. Lagos State Governor  today took to effusive celebration and commendation of Director General National Council for Arts and Culture(NCAC), Otunba, Segun Runsewe, to what he described as Runsewe’s […]