Transport

Minister: Arik Air not suitable for national carrier

The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one.

Uber rejects Los Angeles’ request for bike rider data over privacy concerns

Uber said it would not share real-time location data of its electric bike riders with the city of Los Angeles, saying it would violate their privacy.

Minister reads riot act to freight forwarders

Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that freight forwarders who do not follow the established processes as stated by law would not be allowed to operate in Nigeria.
The riders of a bike hailing company in Nigeria OPay have protested against the incessant harassment by the members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos state.

Riders accuse hailing company of not protecting them against union extortion

The riders of a bike hailing company in Nigeria OPay have protested against the incessant harassment by the members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos state.

Containers laden with rotten fish, other edibles, found in Apapa

Two safety agencies of the Lagos State Government on Monday discovered five containers laden with rotten fish and other edibles in Apapa area of the state.
Recently, Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, signed the $629 million financing facility aimed at completion of the Lekki Deep Seaport project.

Lagos and the prospect of Lekki Deep Seaport

Recently, Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, signed the $629 million financing facility aimed at completion of the Lekki Deep Seaport project.
Indonesian investigators on Thursday said the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Lion Air Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jet showed pilots were searching for the right checklist in their handbooks and were experiencing airspeed and altitude issues.

Lion Air crash: One year after, Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded

On March 12, 2019, Dennis Muilenburg phoned US President Donald Trump for support after European and Chinese regulators grounded the Boeing 737 MAX following an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people.
Abubakar Malami

Federal government urges youth on automotive industry

The Federal Government has advised youths to leverage their creativity and potential to the nation’s automotive industrial creation.

Air Zimbabwe resumes South Africa flight after settling debt

South Africa has reinstated permission for Zimbabwe's national airline to fly into Johannesburg after the company was banned from using SA airports over unpaid fees.
Beijing's New Daxing International Airport

Beijing’s new $63 billion mega-airport begins international flights

Beijing’s new $63 billion Daxing airport began its first scheduled international flights on Sunday as it ramped up operations to help relieve pressure on the city’s existing Capital airport.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor restricts movement of articulated vehicles during daytime

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has signed an Executive Order restricting the movement of articulated vehicles across the state.
SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 22/ A Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane is pictured at Boeing Field on March 22, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. 737 MAX airplanes have been ground by multiple aviation authorities after two two 737 MAX 8 airplanes crashed within five months of each other. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP

Boeing says it is addressing Indonesia’s safety guidance on Lion Air crash

Boeing Co said on Friday it is addressing Indonesia’s safety recommendations following calls for better cockpit systems and oversight by U.S. regulators, and after the country blamed design flaws for a deadly Lion Air 737 MAX jet crash.

Air Zimbabwe banned from South Africa for failing to pay fees

South Africa has stopped Zimbabwe's national airline from using its airports over unpaid fees, the country's airport management company said Thursday.
Carlos Alberto Munoz-Moyano, 40, Maria Isabel Wilson Ossandon, 48, Maria Beatriz Pasten-Cuzmar, 55, and Miaria Delpilar Roman-Strick, 55, were arrested Tuesday at Miami International Airport, NBC Miami reported.

Four American flight attendants arrested for money laundering

Four American Airlines flight attendants are facing money laundering charges after they were allegedly found carrying $33,000 ($22,671 USD) in cash into the US from a flight that departed from Chile.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: No insecurity in Eastern ports

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports.

New Lagos international airports ready April 2020 – minister

The Federal Government has pledged to ensure the delivery of a new international airport in Lagos before Easter celebration in 2020.

President Buhari approves new NCAA chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation authority (NCAA).

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Manchester City lose appeal to CAS over Financial Fair-Play investigation

Manchester City has lost their appeal against the decision of UEFA to refer the English champions to its adjudicatory chamber over alleged Financial Fair Play violations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Friday.

Woman makes N120,000 monthly from ‘Kunu, Zobo’ drink business

A 40 year-old businesswoman, Margret Mummy-Anthony, on Friday, said she was making an average of N120,000 monthly from selling Kunu, ginger and zobo drink.

Ondo government begins road rehabilitation

Ondo State Government has commenced the rehabilitation of the failed portions of both State and Federal roads across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senator Lawan tasks women affairs ministry to work with ‘Assembly to advance the cause...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has tasked the Ministry of Women Affairs to work closely with the National Assembly towards the empowerment of the Nigerian women.

Bayelsa/Kogi election: INEC urged on priority-voting for deaf, dumb voters

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called for priority-voting for those with non-visible disabilities such as the deaf and dumb voters in the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.