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No going back on airports’ concession – FG

The Federal Government says the planned concession of major airports across the country will go ahead as planned.

Fed govt to pay defunct Nigeria Airways staff N45bn compensation

The Federal Government has expressed regret over the reported deaths of some workers of the defunct Nigerian Airways occasioned by the delay in the payment of their entitlements.

Nigeria Aviation sector, pacesetter in Africa – NiMet chief

Prof. Sani Marshi, Director-General, Nigeria Metrological Service (NiMet), has said that the achievements recorded in the aviation sector has made it a pacesetter to other African countries.

FAAN, NiMet get international certification – minister

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has received international certification for Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Fed govt okays concession of additional airports, transaction advisers

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it has approved the concession of Kano and Port Harcourt airports, as well as transaction advisers for the process.

Aviation unions seek involvement in airports concession process

Two unions in the aviation sector have expressed dissatisfaction over their non-involvement in the ongoing plan to concession the Lagos and Abuja airports.

Flooding: Fed govt rolls-out interventions for 41 roads

Considering the effect of rainfall on major roads in the country, the Federal Government on Tuesday disclosed plans to roll-out interventions for 41 major roads.

Ojota park ready for relocated inter-state buses – NURTW

The Chairman of Lagos State Branch of National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede, on Tuesday said the inter-state transport park at Odo-Iyaalaro in Ojota is now ready to receive the operators banned along Ikorodu Road.

British Airways turns domestic wastes into jet fuel

British Airways has announced plans to run its fleet on jet fuel made from wastes, such as nappies, plastic food containers, chocolate bar wrappers meant for landfills.

Fed govt urged to repair Lagos ports roads with Customs revenue

The Federal Government has been urged to use part of the money being generated by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) at the ports to fix the roads leading to the Lagos ports.

Fuel pipe leak disrupts flights at Auckland airport

Thousands of airline passengers were stranded in Auckland Monday after a pipeline leak cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand's largest airport, forcing planes to remain grounded, authorities said.

Nigeria not ready for electric powered vehicles – Jalal

The former Director General, Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council, Engr Aminu Jalal, at the weekend disclosed that the nation is not prepared to transit from fossil fuels to renewable energy or electric powered automobiles.

Air Peace gets IATA membership

Air Peace’s expansion drive has received a big boost with its admission as a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

NIMASA to partner NIWA to develop inland waterways

Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has pledged to partner with National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to develop and make the nation’s inland water ways economically viable, NIMASA Chairman, Retired Maj -Gen. Jonathan Garba, said.

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NIMASA charges African countries to develop maritime infrastructure

The NIMASA Director General, who is also the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), however, regretted that Africa is still not a major player globally in maritime trade because of lack of strategic attention to the sector.

Twelve pupils arraigned for cultism in Lagos

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday brought 12 students of Oduduwa Junior Secondary School, Mushin, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court, for alleged cultism.

JOHESU strike paralyses activities at hospitals

Medical activities at some health institutions were yesterday grounded following the nationwide strike declared by health workers under the aegis of Joint Heath Sector Unions (JOHESU).

Fashola faults call for cancellation of power sector privatisation

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has faulted the call for the cancellation of privatisation of power sector.

Ignoring clamour for restructuring dangerous – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that it will be dangerous to ignore the agitation for restructuring of the country.

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Civil servant remanded in prison for allegedly insulting Gov. Dankwambo

A 35-year-old man, Abubakar Adamu, has been remanded in prison by the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Gombe for allegedly insulting the state Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and the governor’s mother.

Labour blasts Kogi govt for doubting signatories of strike notice

Leaders of Labour unions in Kogi State have condemned claim by Kogi State government that signatories to the strike notice are unknown labour leaders.

Those agitating for Nigeria’s break up should stop – Kalu

A former Abia Governor, Chief Orji Kalu, has called for a cessation of the agitation for the Republic of Biafra, saying that the break-up of Nigeria will not be in the interest of Ndigbo.

Nigeria has so much to praise God for – Osinbajo

Nigeria's Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has emphasized the need for the citizens to constantly praise God as they had so much to praise Him for.

Osun will not rely on monthly allocation in five years time – commissioner

Osun government has said that policies, programmes and infrastructures that will totally deemphasise its reliance on monthly allocation from Abuja were already in place, such that in the next five years, the state would gain financial independence.