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Paris renames metro stations to honour World Cup stars

Six Paris metro stations were temporarily renamed in honour of France’s World Cup winning champions after their 4-2 rollercoaster victory against Croatia.

Senate asks NRC to overhaul haulage system

Considering the loss of lives and properties that has remained hallmark of carriage of goods by road, especially petroleum products, management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has been advised to channel more resources towards assisting the haulage sector of our economy.

Ryanair flight makes emergency landing in Germany

A Ryanair flight made an emergency landing at Frankfurt after a sudden loss of cabin pressure which sent 30 passengers to hospital, police and the Irish airline said on Saturday.

NPA suspends Maersk, three others for ‘flouting’ holding bay order

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has slammed a 10-day suspension on Maersk and three other shipping companies that allegedly failed to comply with the directive to acquire and operate holding bays.
Abuja Light Rail

Abuja residents laud new light rail service

Some commuters and residents of the Federal Capital Territory have extolled Thursday’s inauguration of the First Phase of the Abuja metro rail line by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON)

ATCON: Telecoms industry pays N450 billion taxes annually

The telecom industry annually contributes N450 billion in form of taxes to Nigeria’s economy, Mr Olusola Teniola, President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has said.
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House of Reps urges FAAN to repair Benin airport runway

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and Nigerian Airspace Management Agency to repair Benin airport runway and erect perimeter fence at the airport.
President Buhari commissions First Phase of the Abuja Light Rail Mass Transit Project in Abuja on 12th July 2018

Power outage mars President Buhari’s address at Abuja railway commissioning

There was disquiet in Idu, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, yesterday, following power outage when President Muhammad Buhari was about to give his address at the commissioning of the Abuja Light Rail Project.
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Max Air begins domestic flight, lands in Abuja Airport

Max Air on Thursday, began its domestic flight operations in Nigeria, landing a Boeing 737-300 aircraft with 29 passengers on board at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 8:52a.m.

New Abuja airport terminal ready by October

The building being constructed by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) is expected to the completed by August, and be put in use by October, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari inaugurates Abuja Light Rail Project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Abuja Light Rail Project and commended the Chinese Government for its investment in Nigeria’s economy.

Minister: Nigeria committed to safety, security of air transport

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the ongoing upgrade of key infrastructure in the aviation sector is aimed at making the nation’s air transportation service one of the safest and most secured in the world.

Senate: Enugu airport’s runway a threat to passenger safety

The Senate has raised the alarm over the dilapidated state of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, warning that the facility is now a threat to safety of air traffic passengers.

FRSC, LASTMA urge Lagos residents to use BRT, Waterways

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have advised Lagos residents to use Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and waterways transportation during the repair of Third Mainland Bridge.

Lagos ports expect 24 ships carrying various products

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), said it was expecting 24 ships to bring petroleum products, food and other goods from Thursday to July 30 at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.

Official: Federal government completes Baro inland water port, ready for inauguration in August

Alhaji Danladi Ibrahim, Acting Managing Director, Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority, said on Wednesday that the Baro Inland water port has been completed and ready for inauguration in August.

Third Mainland Bridge to be shut from July 27

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation/maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge project would begin on July 27.
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10 ships laden with petrol, other products arrive Lagos ports

Ten ships carrying various products are at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday in Lagos.

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President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.

Bayelsa IGR hits N1 billion mark

The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
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Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.