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FAAN Alerts Nigerians Against Falling Victims Of Employment Racketeers

….As NIPR Honours Dunoma The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that some persons it described as unscrupulous people have continued to extort money from unsuspecting Nigerians and promising them employment in the authority, using dubious websites. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who disclosed this in […]


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Nigerian Begins Africa’s First Solo Round The World Flight In April

  A Nigerian, Mr Ademilola Odujinrin is to commence In April, 2016 from Lagos the first Africa Solo Round the world flight. The historic solo flight which will be piloted by Lola as he is fondly called will start in Lagos and also will terminate in Nigeria. The One Man One Plane One World is […]


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Bristow Helicopters Accident Chopper Was First Flown In US, UK—–Investigation

As experts and stakeholders continues to question the frequency of Bristow Helicopters crashes ,checks by AbelNews has revealed that the recent Bristow Helicopters Sikorsky S – 76C++ crash on February 3,2016 was first flown in United States and United Kingdom before the accident chopper was acquired by the Nigeria arm of Bristow. The helicopter which […]


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NAMA Submits Workers’ Conditions of Service To Aviation Ministry

  The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said that it has received and submitted the Conditions of Service (COS) document of its staff to the Federal Ministry of Aviation to commence the necessary approval processes The acknowledgment by NAMA that it has received the document is coming following a 21 –day ultimatum given to the […]


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Businessman Drags Kanu To Court For Alleged Malicious Prosecution

A businessman and a lawyer, Ayoola Gam-Ikon, has urged a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja to order a former Super Eagles Captain, Kanu Nwankwo, to pay him N1billion for what the claimant termed his malicious prosecution by the police. Gam-Ikon claimed to have on March 5, 2013 been arraigned on 19 counts of fraud […]


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Unions Give NAMA 21 Days To Implement Staff Conditions Of Service

Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria(ATSSSAN),the National Union of Air Transport Employees(NUATE),Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations civil Service Technical and Recreational services Employees(AUPCTRE) have given the management of the Nigerian Air Space Management Agency (NAMA)a 21-day ultimatum to commence full implementation of all the agreed terms in the new Conditions of Service. The […]


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Killing Of Monarch: Delta State Will Take Appropriate Action—– Delta Speaker

…Says Okowa is God Sent The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya has stated that the Delta State Government will take “appropriate action” on the alleged abduction and killing of the traditional ruler of Ubulu-Uku, Obi Akaeze Ofulue the III by Fulani herdsmen. Igbuya who spoke in Asaba not only condemned […]


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Fraudster Arrested For Attempting To Withdraw N8.5m At Lagos Airport

  A fraudster who attempted to withdraw about N8.5 million from the First City Monument Bank(FCMB) was arrested at the General Aviation Terminal of Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA)also known as Terminal 1. AbelNews gathered that the fraudster, whose name could not be be ascertained as at the time of compiling this report was caught when he […]


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45 % Increase In Electricity Tariffs Violate UN Ruling——-SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised Minister of Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola to “ensure that regulatory authorities are not allowed to get away with 45 per cent increase in electricity tariffs by promoting compliance with the November 2013 ruling on the matter by two UN special rapporteurs. SERAP advice followed a nationwide protest […]


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NDLEA Boss Resumes In Lagos, Promises To Intensify War Against Drug Barons

The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Mohammad Mustapha Abdullah (rtd.) has promised to intensify the war against drug barons in the country. Abdullah, who had been busy with budget defence for the agency in Abuja, reported at the national headquarters of the NDLEA in Lagos with the inspection of […]