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Ford Motor Co said on Monday it has decided to temporarily halt vehicle and engine production at its factories in India, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus.

Ford decides to halt production in India, South Africa on coronavirus impact

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it has decided to temporarily halt vehicle and engine production at its factories in India, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus.
The Institute of Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN) and the Main Organising Committee (MOC) of the National Tourism Transportation Summit (ITTS) on Monday announced the postponement of the 3rd edition of the summit.

National tourism transportation summit postponed

The Institute of Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN) and the Main Organising Committee (MOC) of the National Tourism Transportation Summit (ITTS) on Monday announced the postponement of the 3rd edition of the summit.

Aviation Union warns companies against unilateral actions, seeks partnership

One of the leading unions in the Nigerian aviation industry, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has warned aviation companies against taking unilateral decisions that may negatively affect workers in the sector, as Covid-19 ravages world’s economies.

Turkish Airlines reschedules Nigeria flights ahead of airport shutdown

Following the announcement of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to shut down international airports in Lagos and Abuja for all flights, starting from Monday, 23rd March 23, Turkish Airlines, Sunday, said it would reschedule its flights for Tuesday, March 24 to Monday, March 23.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

Passengers to undergo rigorous screening at Lagos, Abuja airports

The shutting down of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja to scheduled international flights will take effect Monday March 23, 2020.
Dubai-based mega carrier, Emirates Airlines, has stopped flight operations to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos until the airport’s Instrument Landing System (ILS) is fixed.

Emirates to suspend passenger flights from March 25

“Today we made the decision to temporarily suspend all passenger flights by 25 March 2020,” the airline said on Twitter.
An Ethiopian Airlines worker transports a consignment of medical donation from Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundation to Africa for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing, upon arrival at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Coronavirus medical supplies donated by Alibaba co-founder arrive in Ethiopia

The first batch of protective and medical equipment donated by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma was flown into the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, as coronavirus cases in Africa rose above 1,100.

Nigeria asks BA, KLM passengers to report over exposure to confirmed coronavirus cases

Nigeria has asked passengers on two international flights that came into the country to report themselves to the authorities, having been exposed to confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC makes U-turn, says normal train services continues

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says all train services will continue contrary to its earlier announcement of suspension of services as part of measures to contain spread of COVID-19.

Nigeria bans all international flights

Nigeria has finally suspended all international flights into the country shortly after confirmed cases of coronavirus almost doubled on Saturday.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Railway project: Lagos closes Ilupeju, Ogunmokun crossing

In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan Section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be closing down Ilupeju and Ogunmokun Level Crossing for the laying of tracks on the right side along the level crossings of the aforementioned.

Nigeria shuts all international airports

Disturbed by the rising cases of the deadly coronavirus codenamed Covid-19, Nigerian Government has announced closure of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, effective from Monday, March 23, 2020.
Train Lagos Railway

Nigeria to suspend railway services as coronavirus cases increase

The Nigerian Railway Corporation plans to suspend all passenger services in the country effective Monday, March 23, says the Federal Government.
The Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) on Saturday announced restriction of passengers to sitting alone in a bid to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Lagos bus service scraps standing in buses

The Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) on Saturday announced restriction of passengers to sitting alone in a bid to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Official: NANTA record N360 billion ticket sales for 2019

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), on Saturday, said it recorded N360 billion ticket sales for 2019.

Coronavirus: Air Peace stops passenger with suspected case from boarding flight

A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight on Friday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.

Nigeria shuts down three international airports

Nigeria has shut three of its five international airports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300

Ethiopian Airlines suspends flights to 30 countries

In a televised address Friday evening, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said all passengers arriving in Ethiopia from the affected countries will be quarantined at designated facilities for 14 days until their status is known. =

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