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Passenger plane with 66 people on board crashes in Iran

A passenger plane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran, the country’s semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Cows prevent Air Peace flight from landing at Akure airport

An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows strayed into the runway of the Akure airport in Ondo state.

NRC urges yam farmers, traders to use rail to move goods

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has urged yam farmers and traders to take advantage of the services of the Corporation to move their produce to the cities and markets.

Why we are constructing Maradi–Kano rail – Governor Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, says the Nigerian government is constructing a rail line to link Kano with Maradi in Niger Republic in order to boost Nigeria’s economy.

Lagos ports expect 17 ships laden with petrol

Seventeen ships laden with petrol are expected to sail into Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports from Friday to March 24, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

Burglary: FAAN beefs up security at Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Thursday said it has deployed 10 additional hilux patrol vehicles to the Lagos airport.

Delta Airline apologises to AIB for reporting emergency landing incident late

Delta Airline has apologised to the Accident Investigation Bureau over the airline’s failure to notify the agency on emergency landing of its Airbus 330-200 aircraft on Tuesday night.

Delta Air commences airlifting of uninjured passengers after fire

Delta Air Thursday commenced the airlift of some of the uninjured passengers who were aboard the Delta flight 55 from Lagos, to Atlanta that one of the engines caught fire after take off and had to make emergency landing at Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Security poses major challenge in Rivers Port – ICRC

Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has said that the issue of security is one of the major challenges of Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) in Rivers.

Why Nigerian airlines are against SAATM – Air Peace chief

The Managing Director of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, on Thursday said Nigerian airlines were opposed to implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) because of the absence of a level playing field.

NRC warns against walking, trading on railway line

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has warned the public to desist from trading and walking on rail line as such acts were suicidal.

Five ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says five ships laden with various products are waiting to berth at Lagos ports.

Emergency landing: Delta has not notified AIB – commissioner

The Accident Investigation Bureau on Wednesday said it had yet to get notification from Delta Air Lines regarding Tuesday’s emergency landing by its Atlanta-bound flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Federal govt approves N892 million for Tincan Island container terminal

The Federal Executive Council has approved an upward review of the cost for the completion of work on the shoreline protection truck and trailer park at the Tincan Island Container Terminal, Lagos.

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