Transport

Weather: Flights may suffer cancellation, delay in coming days – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has called on all air passengers to exercise restraint during adverse weather, which may hamper their travel plans in the coming days and months.

NCAA give reasons for flight delays

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has solicited the understanding of passengers over delays and cancellations of flights by airlines due to adverse weather.

APM Terminals launches refrigerated truck to transport fresh produce from farms to markets

APM Terminals Inland Services says it has launched modern cold chain transportation with refrigerated trucks to get perishables from farmers in hinterlands to markets.

Air Peace begins flight to Freetown, Banjul, Dakar soon

Air Peace has announced plans to commence direct flight services to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul, Gambia and Dakar, Senegal from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Chinese electric carmaker to open Morocco plant

Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD on Saturday signed an agreement to open a factory near the Moroccan city of Tangiers to build battery-powered vehicles, officials said.

RwandAir to commence Abuja flight In 2018

The local business community will soon be able to easily explore more Western African markets following the signing of a bilateral air service agreement between the Government of Rwanda and Cape Verde.

Federal govt vows not to release over N100 billion cabotage fund to ship owners

The Federal Government has vowed not to release the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF), which has accumulated to over N100 billion, until ship owners come with a repayment structure.

Federal govt signs bilateral air service agreement with UAE

The Federal Government has signed a Bilateral Air Service Agreement with the United Arab Emirates’ government.

Governor Attah, others hail Air Peace over Abuja-Uyo service

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, and other dignitaries Thursday described the commencement of Air Peace’s Abuja-Uyo-Abuja flight operations as a welcome development capable of addressing air travel challenges on the route.

Nigerian Ports Authority resolves dispute with Intels, seeks clearance to restore contract

The business dispute between the Nigerian Ports Authority and Intels Nigeria Limited over revenue sharing structure and payment procedure now stands resolved, the NPA has said.

Senegal opens new international airport with economic hopes

Senegal's new international airport was opening its runways Thursday as the West African country hopes to become a travel hub for the region.

VW manager jailed for seven years over emissions scandal

A senior Volkswagen manager has been jailed for seven years in the US for covering up a scheme to evade pollution limits on diesel vehicles.

Domestic airlines delayed 61 per cent of flights in 3 months

Domestic airlines in Nigeria delayed 61 percent of their flights between July and September, a report released by the Consumer Protection Unit of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has shown.

Three flights delayed every hour by Nigerian airlines between July and September

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria delayed an average 89 flights daily between July and September 2017, according to official figures.

Lagos embraces water transport to beat traffic gridlock

Idris Anjorin believes his life changed in 2009 when he turned up for work – late as usual – distracted and stressed after more than three hours stuck in Lagos traffic.

Five ships laden with petrol arrive Lagos

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on Tuesday said five out of eight ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol.

Nissan to begin field tests for robo-taxis in Japan

Nissan said Tuesday it would begin field tests for driverless “robot taxis” early next year as its rivals around the world step up self-driving technologies.

Federal govt begins moves towards Arik Air’s return to London route

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, says the federal government is already discussing how Arik Air will return to the London route.

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A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.

Expert: Regular medical checkup critical to prevention of depression

A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide.

Two women in court over kidnapping of a three-year-old girl

The police on Tuesday arraigned Mercy Sampson and Stella Madueke, in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl from a church.
The Nigerian Army has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s allegations against the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamil Sarham.

General Sarham: Governor Wike declared war against me for refusing to compromise 2019 elections

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, who is also the Land Component Commander of Operation Delta Safe, has revealed that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, decided to declare war against him for rejecting his (Wike’s) billions of naira to compromise the February 23 and March 9, 2019 general elections in Rivers.