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UN humanitarian aircraft needs $7 million to sustain its operations

The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) said it needed 7million dollar to sustain its operations through June 2019.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

New Year: Airlines witness low turnout of passengers in Lagos

Passenger traffic reduced at the arrival wings of Domestic Terminals 1 and 2 of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Monday, ahead of the New Year celebrations.
Carlos Ghosn

Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn to stay in detention till January 11 – court

The Tokyo District Court said on Monday it has extended the detention of ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn by 10 days until January 11.
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Yuletide: Group wants federal government to check high fares by transporters

Concerned groups have decried the high rise in transport fares for travelers returning home to the South-East and South-South regions to celebrate the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Air Peace decorates first ERJ 145 captain, moves to MMA2

Air Peace Airline has announced the movement of some of its domestic flight operations from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal One (MMA1) also known as the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) to the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2) as from January 2, 2019.

Federal government overpays ex-Nigeria Airways staff

Investigation has revealed that some of the ex-Nigeria Airways workers whose payment of 50 percent pension and other severance packages commenced in October were credited twice.
SAHCO

SAHCO targets expansion of operations to West African sub-region in 2019

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc is planning to expand its ground handling services to other countries in the West African sub-region in 2019.

NCAA sanctions four airlines for violating civil aviation regulations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that it has sanctioned four operators for violating the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NigCARs).
SAHCO

SAHCO: Local engineers building Nigeria’s key aviation equipment

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) says the manufacturing of some major equipment by its team of engineers has helped to reduce the company’s cost of operations.
Mr Basil Agboarumi, the Managing Director, Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc

SAHCO: Federal government’s policy improving export business in Nigeria

Mr Basil Agboarumi, the Managing Director, Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc, says exportation of goods has increased in Nigeria due to the Federal Government’s favourable policies on doing business.
NIMASA

NIMASA to post 500 seafarer cadets for seatime training

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it will post 500 seafarer cadets to various vessels in 2019 for seatime training under the National Seafarers Development programme.
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.

Lufthansa Airlines passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Some passengers of Lufthansa Airlines to Frankfurt, Germany, were on Wednesday night stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, due to inability of the airline to airlift them as scheduled.

NBS: Average bus fare decreases in November

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average fare by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased from N193.21 in October to N192.46 in November.
Greg Kelly

Nissan’s Greg Kelly examined at Japanese hospital after securing bail

Nissan director Greg Kelly was being examined in a hospital on Wednesday, a source said, a day after he was released on bail from a Tokyo jail.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

MH370: Debris spotted by satellite disappear upon investigation

Debris thought to be from a missing Malaysia Airlines plane was spotted by satellites in the Indian Ocean days after its disappearance, but by the time boats and planes went to investigate it had vanished.
Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi

NAHCO names Olatokunbo Fagbemi as new chief executive

A new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer has been appointed for the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (Nahco Aviance) following the adoption of a new group structure by the Board of Directors. She is Mrs. Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi.

Upsurge in passengers causes hike in air fares

The domestic Terminals of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos have witnessed an upsurge in the number of passengers causing increase in fares ahead of Xmas celebration.
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.

Yuletide: FAAN beefs up security across airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it has beefed up security at all the airports in the country, particularly the international gateways.

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Lassa fever: Nigerian Army fumigates cantonment after officer’s death

Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigerian Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated.

2019 FIBA: D’Tigers target good World Cup outing

Nigeria’s male basketball national team, D’Tigers’ captain Ike Diogu says the squad is focused on a good outing at the World and will make the country proud ahead of the forthcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Dakar, Senegal.
The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Cross River, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has said that the hunger for change in the state was strong and palpable.

Senator Owan-Enoh: Cross River ready for change

The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Cross River, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has said that the hunger for change in the state was strong and palpable.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court extends suspension of Justice Onnoghen’s trial to January 28

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has extended the restraining order against the continuation of the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen, to January 28.

INEC to engage 14,000 adhoc staff in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to engage 14,000 adhoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Gombe.