Articles by Abel Orukpe

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AFCFTA:  A Voice For Tourism Transportation Summit  By Frank Meke

  ITPN, President,Abiodun Odusanwo   In the past two decades, Nigeria has made spirited attempts to generate atmosphere conducive to   getting various aspects of the economy on the podium of local and International recognition and buy- in. It started with Federal and state governments trade fairs, and advanced to the international space, where our […]

Edo To Immortalise Late Prof. Victor Uwaifo, As Family Rolls Out Burial Plans

    The Edo State Government has disclosed plans to immortalise late music maestro, Prof. Victor Uwaifo, for his contributions to the development of Edo State and the country. Chief of Staff to the Governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha, disclosed this on Monday while briefing journalists at the Government House in Benin City. According to Iyoha, “In […]

NDLEA Arraigned Qatar Based Nigerian For Alleged Smuggling Of Cocaine

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Qatar based-Nigerian, Perrah Livinus, (a.k.a Nnakaihe Ikechukwu Livinus ),  was today, arraigned by  the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). before the Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly importing 600 grams of heroin. Arraigning the defendant on one count charge of Unlawful importation of the said drug, […]

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Obaseki Engages Stakeholders 

      …Urges Citizens’ Support To End Insecurity     The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday met with relevant stakeholders to review the government’s strategies at improving security and stemming herders-farmers crisis in the state. The Governor, at a stakeholders’ town hall meeting on a proposed Anti-Open Grazing Law for Edo […]

N1.5B Debt : Court Freezes Bauchi State Government Account In Zenith , Eco Bank , Others

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, will on November 3, 2021, decide whether or not to vacate a freezing order placed on 20 bank accounts belonging to the Bauchi State Government consequent upon a suit filed by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) […]

N583.9M Disputed Loan : Return To High Court , Appeal Court Tells Heritage Bank, Firm

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The Lagos Division of Appeal Court, has set aside the judgement of Justice Serifat Sonaike, of the Lagos State High Court, which granted a summary judgement delivered in favour of Heritage Bank Plc over the sum of N583, 977,998.73 million facilities granted to an Oil and Gas […]

Alleged Cyberstalking; FG Charges HEDA’s Boss, Suraju, To Court

      The federal government has formally filed charges against the Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Mr. Olarenwaju Suraju, for allegedly cyberstalking the former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke. The suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/370/2021 at the Federal High Court, Abuja is coming nearly six […]

FAAN Trains 121 AVSEC Officers

      The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has completed the training of 121 Aviation Security(AVSEC) officers. According to the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the AvSec officers were drawn from the airports in Abuja, Maiduguri, Yola, Jos, Gombe, Dutse, Sokoto, Zaria, Kaduna, Kebbi, Makurdi and Katsina were taken through the […]

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BPE Is To Pay Severance Benefits Of Ex. Workers  SAHCO Insists

  … Denies Having Crisis   Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) has  said categorically that the benefits of the ex- staff of SAHCOL is to be paid by the Government, through the Bureau of Public Enterprises(BPE )and not SAHCO as has been speculated in some quarters . This is just as the ground handling […]

Two Indian Hemps Dealers Jailed 6 Years

    Story Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Two Indian Hemps traders, Clement Ajayi and Bolaji Fajebe, were today, convicted and sentenced to six year Imprisonment by the Federal High Court, Lagos. The court presided over by Justice Daniel Osiagor, convicted and sentenced the two men after they pleaded guilty to the charges of conspiracy and unlawful […]