Articles by Abel Orukpe

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4,000 Airport Fire Safety Cooperative Members Benefited From Loans In 2015

  The President of the Airport Fire Safety Cooperatives, Mr Richard Tella has said that close to 4,000 of its members have benefited from various types of loans from the cooperatives in the last one year. The President of the Airport Fire Safety Cooperatives, Mr Richard Tella made this known in an interview with aviation […]


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Petrol To Sell For N86.50 Per Litre January 1, 2016–PPPRA

… Minister To Constitute Committee To Advice On Price Changes. The Federal Government has said that petrol to sell for N86.50 per litre at filling stations own by major and independent oil marketers beginning January 1, 2016. In the same vein, it will sell for N86 at all retail petrol stations owned by the Nigerian […]


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Buhari Holds Maiden Media Chat In Abuja Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari is to host his Maiden Presidential Media Chat tomorrow; Wednesday,December 30,2015 at the State House, Abuja. A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President Mr. Femi Adesina, informed that the chat would be aired live on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and […]


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FG To Use Diplomatic Efforts To Save Convicted Nigerian In Malaysia

…Arrests Two Drug Suspects At Lagos Airport On Boxing Day The Acting Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mrs. Roli Bode-George has stated that the Federal Government would use diplomatic efforts to save the life of a Nigerian, Ekene Collins Isaac, 37, who was reportedly sentenced to death by a Malaysian […]


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Aviation Minister Suspends Airport Manager, Others Over Turkish Airlines’ Incident

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has ordered the  suspension of three officials of Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (MMA) Abuja over the arrival of Turkish Airlines at the airport without the luggage of the passengers. The non arrival of the airline without the luggage of the passengers was said to have infuriated […]


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NCAA Tasks Domestic Airlines On Plans To Pay Outstanding Debts

…Felicitates With Air Travellers, Operators, Stakeholders The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) has urged domestic airlines that are owing aviation agencies the 5 per cent Ticket Sales Charge(TSC), Charter and Cargo Sales Charges(CSC) to put in place modalities for servicing the outstanding debts. The General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, who said this in […]


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FG Promises To Fully Harness Transportation Industry Opportunities

The Minister for Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Federal Government is determined to fully exploit the opportunities in the transportation sector. This is just as he hinted that as first step towards tapping the potential in the sector the Federal Government would sponsor a bill that open up the industry to both […]


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Arsenal Tables N752.5m For Golden Eaglet’s Captain

English Premier League (EPL) club Arsenal has reignited its interest in Nigeria Under 17 international Kelechi Nwakali. According to Vanguard Newspapers Jonathan Barnet’s Stellar Group has informed Diamond Academy Umuahia that Arsenal was ready to meet the central midfielder’s 3.5 million Euros about (N752.5million) asking price. However, it is understood that Arsenal will only offer […]


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Merry Christmas

Dear Readers, This is to say thank you most especially, for your support, patronage, constructive criticisms and understanding towards the growth of our online news medium; AbelNews.com. Wishing you a very pleasant Christmas and a prosperous 2016. From AbelNews.com


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NDLEA Arrests Two Over 3,542.25kg Hemp Disguised As Biscuits, Cheese Balls

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a truck load of cannabis disguised as biscuits and cheese balls weighing 3,542.25kg. The interception was made by officers and men of the agency in Ogun State along Odeda axis of Ijebu-Igbo in Ijebu North Local Government of the state. According to the agency two suspected […]