Transport

Dana Air settles with aviation union, resumes operations

Dana Air has apologised to its intending passengers for the slight delays experienced on Tuesday as a result of the illegal disruption of its flight operations by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE).

Importers, exporters decide port to use – NPA chief Hadiza Usman

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, says the Authority does not have constitutional or moral right to direct an importer/exporter on the port to use.

Nigeria loses N1trn annually to cargo diversion – SALS

The Shippers’ Association Lagos State (SALS) on Tuesday said the country lost N1 trillion annually through cargo diversion to ports in neighbouring countries due to bad roads to Lagos ports.

Use aviation potential to create jobs for Nigerians – Airline operators tell federal govt

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to maximise the potential in the aviation sector to create jobs for unemployed Nigerians.

We are delighted to host World Aviation Forum – Senator Hadi Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika, says Nigeria is delighted to host the third International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) World Aviation Forum (IWAF), which began in Abuja on Monday.

Nigerians deserve to know why Nigeria Airways stopped working – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigerians deserve to know why the country lost its former national carrier, Nigeria Airways.

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply “tens of thousands” of self-driving cars to the ride-sharing company, Uber.

NRC strategising to stop sitting atop moving trains – official

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it is drawing up measures to put a stop to people from sitting on top of moving trains or hanging to coaches in Lagos State.

NAMA charges African navigation service providers on effective peer review

Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in the African and Indian Ocean (AFI) Region have been charged to embrace and implement the formation of peer groups for the periodic review of their Safety Management Systems (SMS) implementation levels.

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans

Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

Experts canvass 20 planes per airline to force merger, competitiveness

Experts in the aviation industry have canvassed a minimum of 20 aircraft in the fleet of each local airline operating in the country to boost capacity, competitiveness and attract investors.

NUATE asks NCAA to implement federal govt’s circular on DTA

The National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, has asked the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to immediately begin the implementation of Federal Government’s circular on the payment of 30 per cent Duty Tour Allowance, DTA, as local running cost to member of staff travelling.

APM Terminals commits to green port environment

The Managing Director of APM Terminals Apapa, Mr. Martin Jacob, says the company is committed to the development of a green port environment and its sustainability.

ICAO wants investment in airports, infrastructure

Dr Bernard Aliu, President, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), has entreated member states, stakeholders and development partners to invest more in the development of airports and air navigation infrastructure.

NPA takes new measures to ease Apapa gridlock

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has taken measures that will ease traffic around the Apapa area of Lagos state.

Tesla unveils electric truck and $200,000 sports car

Tesla upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig’s trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever.

Federal govt nears deal with Boeing, Airbus on national carrier

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says that the Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Boeing on the establishment of a national carrier for Nigeria.

Seamless port operation critical to end Apapa gridlock – Governor Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, identified seamless port operations as a condition that would enable permanent resolution of the Apapa gridlock.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.