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Benin Airport to expand apron to accommodate more aircraft

The Manager of Benin Airport, Mr Olatokunbo Arewa, says plans are on to expand the apron of the airport as more airlines commence operations in the state.

Aero Contractors resume Benin-Lagos operations

Riding on the back of growing passenger movement from the Benin Airport, Aero Contractors has concluded plans to commence operations on the Benin-Lagos route, with the first flight scheduled for September 16.
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NCAA: Domestic airlines record 16,429 delayed flights in six months

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16, 429 cases of delayed flights between January and June 2019 according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade inaugurates taskforce to strengthen state loans, deep seaport, super-highway projects

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has today the 31st day of July, 2019 inaugurated the Task Force Committee on Loans Review, with a mandate to review all loans taken by the State and those indebted to the State.
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Stakeholders to brainstorm on investment in Nigerian aviation sector

Captains of industries, airline owners, professionals, and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s aviation sector are gathering in Lagos to brainstorm on how to develop the right policies to spur major investments in the sector.

Aero gets Ghana CAA’s approval for aircraft maintenance

Aero Contractors Limited says it has secured approval of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority to conduct C-Checks on Boeing 737 aircraft at its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in Lagos.
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.

Nigeria’s airlines record 36,350 delayed flights in 2018

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 36,350 cases of delayed flights between January and December 2018, according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Election: Abuja airport witnesses increased traffic

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Thursday witnessed an upsurge in passenger traffic and flight operations on many domestic routes as many people travelled for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Minister: Federal government intervention to rescue Arik Air, Aero saved jobs

The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.

Elections: IPMAN reduces fuel price to N140, NURTW slashes fare

Following the postponement of the 2019 polls last weekend by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) will from Thursday reduce the pump price of fuel from N145.00 per litre to N140.00.

Election postponement: Aero, Arik slash fares to encourage voters

Nigerian carriers, Aero Contractors and Arik Air, have introduced promo fares to help Nigerians who wish to travel to go and vote during the 2019 General Elections.
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.

Airlines lose billions over election postponement

Domestic carriers were hard hit by the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), resulting in the loss of several billions of naira that would have been earned as revenue from ticket sales.

Domestic airlines count loses over polls postponement

Domestic airlines are counting loses over the last minute postponement of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Federal government urged to merge Arik, Aero to form national carrier

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have advised the Federal Government to merge Arik Air and Aero Contractors to establish the proposed national carrier.

Travelers decry hike in prices of air tickets

Air travelers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have lamented the hike in price of air tickets by airlines ahead of the Christmas celebration.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

MMA2 operates as FAAN shelves threat to withdraw services

Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 in Lagos continues flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria agreement to shelve plans to withdraw its services to the terminal over alleged indebtedness

Bureau releases cause of Bristow Helicopters crash, three others

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Monday released four accident and serious incident reports, which occurred in the country between July 2004 and August 2015, including that of the Bristow Helicopters, which killed six out of the 12 persons on board on August 12, 2015.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Flights, businesses resume at MMA2

Flight operations and businesses on Friday resumed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos following the suspension by aviation unions of the industrial action against the terminal owners.

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2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

NUPENG raises the alarm over bad roads, extortion by touts

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Stranger disappears with one-year-old child in Ebonyi

There was anxiety in the Ogbe Hausa area of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, as a stranger reportedly disappeared with a one-year-old child, Esomchi Oyoke.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).