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Rotimi Amaechi reiterates commitment to Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged to ensure the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project in honour of the late Chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Usman Abubakar.

Turkish Airlines surpasses $1 billion profit mark in 9 months

Despite the increasing fuel prices due to its increasing demand and unit revenues, Turkish Airlines posted profit from main operations of USD 1 billion 149 million, in the first 9 months of 2018.

Dana Air celebrates 10 years of service in Nigeria

Dana Air, at the weekend celebrated its 10th anniversary in Nigeria’s aviation industry with a strong commitment to continue to offer its guests the best of service hinged on safety and customer satisfaction.

Uber resumes service in Abu Dhabi after two years of suspension

The Integrated Transport Center at the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on Monday announced to resume Uber services in the emirate after two years of suspension.
Carlos Ghosn

Nissan chairman arrested for allegedly violating financial law in Japan

Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. alliance, was arrested Monday evening for allegedly violating a financial law involving the 64-year old misreporting his corporate salary and using the company’s money for his own purposes.
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IATA: Global airlines share price fall by 10 percent

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported a 10.1 per cent drop in global airlines’ share price for the month of October 2018.

Aviation unions back proposed increase in passenger service charge

Some unions in the aviation sector have backed the proposed increment in the Passenger Service Charge (PSC) by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
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Air Peace boss to establish centre for non-violence, peace studies

The Chairman of Air Peace, Dr Allen Onyema, has pledged to establish Nigeria’s first Centre for Non-Violence and Peace Studies at the Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, Awka in Anambra.

Taraba government to convert state airport to international

The Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku is set to convert the Danbaba Suntai Airport to an international airport, based on cargo lifting.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

FRSC reveals why Apapa gridlock is difficult to clear

Mr Hyginus Omeje, the Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander in Lagos State has said that the traffic gridlock around Apapa Port may linger for a while.

NASENI solicits NCAA support to build made-in-Nigeria helicopter

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, is seeking the support of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, in its plan to achieve a made-in-Nigeria helicopters.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Elections: Federal government orders security agencies to begin search of private jets, passengers

The Federal Government may have ordered security agencies to begin search of private jets and their passengers as the 2019 campaigns and other electioneering activities begin.

Hadi Sirika reiterates federal government’s commitment to secure nation’s airports

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria.

Rotimi Amaechi: Federal government, General Electric never signed railway agreement

Nigeria's transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has said the supposed federal government and General Electric railway concession agreement ended at the negotiation stage.

Federal government to demolish parts of Apapa Port terminals for standard gauge rail

In line with the determination of the Federal Government to connect the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line to Apapa Port in Lagos, many terminals in the port are expected to be partly demolished, Daily Trust learnt on Friday.

FAAN: Report any airport officer demanding bribe

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and airport users to report any of its security officers demanding bribe to the appropriate authorities.
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House of Reps alleges multi-million dollar leakages in NIMASA

The House of Representatives Committee on Marine Safety, Education and Administration has expressed dissatisfaction over huge financial leakages in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
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12 Shipping firms risk arrest warrant as EFCC probes over $300 million debts

The House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and Education (NIMASA), on Thursday, threatened 12 shipping companies with arrest over failure to remit the sum of $300 million to the government since 2004.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".