Transport

Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six people in US shooting spree

An Uber driver who went on a shooting spree that killed six people in the Midwestern US state of Michigan pleaded guilty to all charges Monday.
Nigeria Air

2019 Budget: Federal government budgets N8.7 billion for national carrier

A total of N8.7 billion was budgeted for Nigeria Air, the national carrier, in the proposed 2019 budget.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA: N2.5 billion Baro River Port cargo project completed, ready for operation

National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said that the Baro River Port cargo handling equipment installation has been completed, tested and ready for commissioning soon.
SAHCO

Olaniyi Adigun: SAHCO’s listing’ll broaden access to capital

Following its recent Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the Executive Director, Sales and Marketing, Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO), Olaniyi Adigun, has said the process will broaden the company’s access to capital to fund future growth plans and initiatives.

Air Peace launches direct flights to Banjul, increases Accra service

West Africa’s leading carrier Air Peace has said it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia from Monday, January 7.

Embassy: Pirates abduct six Russian sailors off Benin Republic

Six Russian sailors have been abducted by pirates off the coast of Benin, the Russian Embassy in the West African nation said on Saturday.
A passenger train which hit parts from a freight train on the Great Belt Bridge is seen covered in Nyborg, Denmark January 3, 2019. Ritzau Scanpix-Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS

Victims in Denmark rail accident identified

Danish police said Friday they had identified the eight victims killed in a train accident earlier this week, all of them Danes and ranging in age from 27 to 60.
Azman Air

Azman Air flight makes emergency landing after on engine fails

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has begun an investigation into the incident involving an Azman Air Lagos-Port Harcourt flight which occurred on Thursday.

NCAA begins investigation into Azman aircraft incident at PH Airport

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has began investigation into the incident involving an Azman Air Lagos-Port Harcourt flight which occurred on Thursday.
Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn set for court hearing in Japan over detention

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is likely to appear in a Japanese court next Tuesday to hear the reasons for his detention, after his lawyers deployed a little-used article of the Constitution.
Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Federal government tells contractor to complete Lagos-Abeokuta rail project in two weeks

The federal government yesterday gave the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), a two-week ultimatum to deliver the Lagos-Abeokuta axis of the project for commercial purposes.

Rotimi Amaechi: Standard gauge rail lines will end Apapa gridlock

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, says the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail lines will end the lingering chaotic Apapa gridlock, when completed.

NPA: 23 ships with petrol expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says 23 ships carrying petroleum products, foods and other goods are expected to berth from at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports from Jan. 3 to Jan. 9.
China Southern Airlines

Qatar Airways buys 5 per cent stake in China Southern Airlines

Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it had acquired a five per cent stake in China Southern Airlines, as it seeks to establish itself in the Asian aviation market.
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.

NAAPE: Current simulator training for pilots bad for aviation industry

National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has stated that the current policy of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on pilot simulator training was inimical to the country’s aviation industry.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom government to set up airline company

The Akwa Ibom State Government says it plans to establish an airline company to ensure maximum utilisation of its airport.

Minister: N4.5 billion NCAT firefighting simulator ready soon

The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed that a N4.5 billion firefighting simulator currently being installed at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) was nearing completion.

Traffic peaks at Abuja airport after New Year holiday

Traffic and flight activities have peaked at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following resumption of work after the new year celebration.

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Governor Ortom: No cattle routes in Benue

He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.