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Aero Contractors resume Benin-Lagos operations

Riding on the back of growing passenger movement from the Benin Airport, Aero Contractors has concluded plans to commence operations on the Benin-Lagos route, with the first flight scheduled for September 16.
Members of the United Auto Workers union began a strike Monday against General Motors as the two sides remain apart on the terms of a new contract.

General Motors auto workers go on strike

Members of the United Auto Workers union began a strike Monday against General Motors as the two sides remain apart on the terms of a new contract.
Max Air

Controversy trails Max Air emergency landing at Minna airport

Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.

Dana Air acquires B737-300 aircraft, eyes more routes

Fast growing domestic carrier Dana Air has received its newly acquired 737-300 aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), in Ikeja, Lagos.

Dana Air acquires first-ever 737-300 aircraft

One of Nigeria’s leading domestic airlines, Dana Air, on Friday took possession of its first-ever fully-owned B737-300 aircraft.

Ministers Amaechi, Saraki interact with maritime stakeholders

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies.

Minister: Enugu airport ready before Christmas

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu, will be opened for local and international commercial flights before Christmas.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night.

President Buhari approves N100 billion lifeline for NEPZA

The N100 billion made available by the Federal Government assisted in no small way to give the Kano free trade zone a lease of life after a 15-year non-completion of the project, the acting Director General of the Nigeria Export Processing Zone, Authority (NEPZA ), Terhemba David Nongo ,has said

Federal government commends Air Peace for evacuating Nigerians from South Africa

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has lauded Air Peace Airlines for the successful evacuation of the first batch of 178 Nigerians willing to return from South Africa.

Xenophobia: Flight departs with 178 Nigerians

Prince Ben Okoli, President of Nigerian Citizen Association, South Africa, confirmed departure of the flight to our correspondent.

First batch of Nigerians return from South Africa

The first batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2.p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, in the company of officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

First batch of Nigerians from South Africa hits Lagos 1pm today

The first batch of Nigerians evacuated from South Africa will arrive today (September 11) at 1pm at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA).
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor moves to prevent airport closure

The governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa, has moved to avert the withdrawal of services by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) at the Gombe international airport by approving the release of N100million to ensure standard and safety at the airport.

British Airways pilots continue strike, flights cancelled worldwide

British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has vowed to continue its strike over pay cuts on September 9 and 10, saying that if the issues are not resolved it will go on strike again on September 27.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airline pilots commence strike, cancels hundreds of flight

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) on Monday commenced a 48-hour strike in a dispute over pay.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways says almost all UK flights cancelled over strike

British Airways said Monday it has been forced to cancel almost all its flights from UK airports on the first day of a strike by pilots.
Max Air

Heavy torrential rain affected Max Air aircraft – airline

Max Air Ltd has said that heavy torrential rain with unstable winds affected its aircraft Boeing 747-400 registered 5N-DBK coming from Jeddah at the time of arrival in Minna , Niger.

AIB to commence investigation into Max Air incident in Minna

One of the airlines designated for this year’s Hajj, Max Air, suffered a serious incident on runway 23 of the Minna International Airport, Niger State, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) saying that it will investigate the matter.

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Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
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Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

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