Transport

Ibom deep seaport project now 75% complete – commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Housing & Special Duties, Mr. Akan Okon, has said that work on the Ibom Deep Seaport project has attained 75 percent completion.

FAAN investigates alleged burgling of aircraft

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has begun investigations into the case of a burgled aircraft on Tuesday.

Lufthansa wants to ‘destroy’ Niki airline – Niki Lauda

Austrian former racing driver Niki Lauda on Sunday accused German carrier Lufthansa of trying to "destroy" the Niki airline which he founded.

NPA chief laments slow rehabilitation of Tin Can Island road

Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala-Usman, has lamented the snail pace of the Federal Ministry of Works in rehabilitating the access roads of the Lagos Western Port.

Ethiopian Airlines operates first all women flight to Nigeria

Ethiopian Airlines, on Saturday, operated its first all women flight to Nigeria.

President Buhari approves purchase of vessels to reduce illegal activities on waterways

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the purchase of monitoring vessels to reduce unregulated fishing and boost security on the waterways.

Ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos ports

No fewer than 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Dec. 15 to Dec. 30.

Ryanair to recognise unions to stop strike

The Irish carrier said it would hold talks with unions in Ireland, Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal to recognise them as long as they established a committee made up solely of Ryanair pilots.

Nigeria loses over $6.4 billion annually to non-reciprocity of BASA

Aviation industry experts have projected that the federal government is losing over $6.4 billion annually from non-payment of royalty by foreign carriers.

FAAN orders partial closure of Enugu airport for runway repairs

To enable repair works on the runway of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced that there will be skeletal operations at the airport while the work is on-going.

Dana, SPG partner to offer customers 25% discount

Dana Air and the Starwood Preferred Guests hotels have partnered to offer 25 per cent discount on air tickets to suit the holiday needs of family, friends and individuals this Christmas and New year.

Oyo govt to sanction defaulting owners of branded vehicles

Owners of branded vehicles that refuse to pay the statutory rates for the operations of their vehicles in Oyo State, will henceforth receive a jail term of between 7-months, with a option of hefty fines of N50,000.

Be mindful of CCTV cameras – FAAN tells airport users

Mr Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has warned airport users to be mindful of the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) camera at the nation’s airports.

Nine ships laden with petroleum products, other commodities arrive Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday said three out of nine ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol.

FAAN begins repair works on Enugu Airport runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Thursday began repair works on the runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Apapa ports not designed for haulage vehicles – Governor Ambode

The Lagos State Government wednesday lamented intractable traffic congestion in Apapa Central Business District, noting that the Apapa ports were never designed for haulage trucks or articulated vehicles.

Federal govt approves $500m to buy coaches, locomotives for railways

The Federal Executive Council presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday approved $500 million for the purchase of coaches, wagons, locomotives for Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe-Warri railways.

Nigeria parleys 37 countries on economic cooperation, bilateral ties

Nigeria has joined 37 other countries to sign a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference.

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Ohanaeze youth denies receiving Senator Ekweremadu at airport

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide denied welcoming former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, at the Enugu airport.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood submerges Yola metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was completely submerged as cars were seen floating and thousands of houses and properties destroyed and submerged by the flood which was caused by a heavy down pour which lasted for six hours.

Bode George: Asking ministers to go through Abba Kyari will slow down governance

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday added his voice to the criticisms that has trailed the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari directing his ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Akwa Ibom governor consoles senator on wife’s death

Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Police launch manhunt for man who raped landlady to death

Residents of Olorunda area in Ado-Ekiti have continued to mourn the gruesome murder of a Landlady by a tenant, as Police launch manhunt for the suspect.