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Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Nigeria expects over 15,000 passengers weekly as international flights resume

Following the resumption of international flights in Lagos and Abuja airports from Saturday, investigations by newsmen have revealed that there will be about 15,000 passengers flying into the country weekly.
The Middle East Airline (MEA), which took off from Beirut, Lebanon, made history as the first international flight to land anywhere in the country as it touched down at the MMIA at exactly 2.30p.m.

Excitement as first international flight lands in Lagos

There was palpable joy on Saturday as the first international flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
The federal government has reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu and urged entrepreneurs from the South-east region to invest in the planned concession of airport facilities.

Commercial flights resume in Enugu airport Monday

The development followed a Notam issued by the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, NAMA Aeronautical Information Service, on Friday September 4, 2020.
A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS-Rogan Ward-File Photo

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways – official

Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
Some residents of Kano metropolis have called for proactive measures to guard against hike in transport fares following the introduction of the new pump price regime.

Kano residents advocate measures to regulate transport fares

Some residents of Kano metropolis have called for proactive measures to guard against hike in transport fares following the introduction of the new pump price regime.
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Max Air begins domestic flights in Katsina

Max Air, a domestic airline owned by Katsina business mogul, Alhaji Bara’u Mangal, has kicked off its domestic flights to various parts of the country with an initial flight from Abuja to Katsina state.

NURTW condemns fuel, electricity tariff increments

National Union of Road Transport Workers has asked the Federal Government to reverse the current increment in the price of petrol and electricity.
Two Canadians have been fined Can$1,000 (US$765) each for refusing to wear masks on passenger flights, marking the first such sanctions against travelers in the country amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the transportation ministry announced Friday.

Canada slaps first fines on plane travelers without masks

Two Canadians have been fined Can$1,000 (US$765) each for refusing to wear masks on passenger flights, marking the first such sanctions against travelers in the country amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the transportation ministry announced Friday.
Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Friday when a helicopter crashed into a building on Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State.

Lagos copter crash: Why we could not use drone – AIB

Nigeria Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, has said that the bureau could not use drone for the investigation of the Quorum Aviation Helicopter that recently crashed in Lagos because the bureau has not been licensed to use drone by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.

Shippers council donates sickbay equipment to JSS Kurudu

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has donated sickbay equipment to the Government Junior Secondary School, Kurudu, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Foreign airlines barred, approved for Lagos, Abuja airports — full list

The Federal Government on Thursday released the list of airlines barred and approved for international flights into Nigeria beginning from September 5.

Motorists, commuters groan as petrol sells for N164 per litre

Vehicle owners and commuters in Lagos on Thursday decried the increment in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, following the new ex-depot price announced by Petroleum Products Marketing Company.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor reiterates commitment to developing aviation sector

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has reiterated the commitment and determination of his administration to making the state-owned Airline, Ibom Air, and the entire aviation sector a world-class.
Give him the least opportunity and Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God will us part of it to win souls. He urges members of the church to be incurable soul winners; and so is he.

Pastor Adeboye acquires brand new helicopter for evangelism

General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is said to have recently acquired a brand new Helicopter.
The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.
Africa’s leading airline, Ethiopian Airlines Group, has announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on biosecurity and biosafety measures.

Ethiopian Airlines completes global first post-virus passenger terminal

Africa’s leading airline, Ethiopian Airlines Group, has announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on biosecurity and biosafety measures.
Port Harcourt international Airport

FEC approves N13 billion for automation of four international airports

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N13bn for the automation of safety equipment at Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Port Harcourt international airports.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

Bauchi governor lays foundation for NAF hangar

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

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Politicians are not usually renowned for resembling turkeys voting for Christmas, but Italy is holding a referendum today and tomorrow for the public to decide on an unusual proposition- to cut the number of parliamentarians.

Italians vote on cutting number of politicians

Politicians are not usually renowned for resembling turkeys voting for Christmas, but Italy is holding a referendum today and tomorrow for the public to decide on an unusual proposition: to cut the number of parliamentarians.
President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

Donald Trump to approve new TikTok setup in bid to save US operations

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the US, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China’s ByteDance to divest the video app.
Gareth Bale is back in familiar surroundings at Tottenham, with the Welshman seeing a loan return to north London bring a nightmare spell at Real Madrid to a close.

Gareth Bale: Jose Mourinho a big reason behind Tottenham return

Gareth Bale says the prospect of working with Jose Mourinho was one of the main reasons he agreed to return to Tottenham.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor orders immediate evacuation of flood victims

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has ordered the immediate evacuation of all the displaced persons by flood in Nasarawa town of Nasarawa local government area of the state.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

SGF hails peaceful election in Edo

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has described the conduct of the Edo governorship election as satisfactory.