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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20196

Senate asks foreign airlines to provide records of Nigerians in their employment

Some senators on Wednesday advocated for the protection of Nigerian airlines from what they described as unfair competition from their foreign counterparts.

Passengers stranded as Port Harcourt airport runway shuts down

Hundreds of passengers on domestic and international flights were left stranded (Saturday and Sunday) at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State, as the airport runway remained closed against traffic following the delay in removing a spoilt Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airline which skidded off the runway while landing at about 3pm on Saturday.

Security guard in court for allegedly stealing businessman’s international passports

A 44-year-old security guard, Sebastian Onofua, who allegedly stole two international passports with German permanent residency permit belonging to a businessman, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike vows to sanction companies that patronise cultists

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has vowed that he will henceforth sanction any company that awards surveillance jobs to cultists.

Kenya Airways to stick with Boeing

Kenya Airways has not considered switching its future plane orders to Airbus following Boeing’s 737-MAX jet crisis, the airline’s chairman said on Tuesday after it posted a rise in last year’s revenue.
Lufthansa

Rising fuel costs, seating surplus push Lufthansa into loss

Lufthansa reported an operating loss of 336 million euros ($380 million) for the first three months of the year, hurt by rising fuel costs and excess capacity in Europe, sending its shares down on Tuesday.

Anambra commends Air Peace over long haul flights

The Anambra State government has congratulated Air Peace Airlines on the acquisition of Boeing 777 aircraft for its international operations. The state government said it would give the country the opportunity to have its own...
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-7

Federal government asks foreign airlines move to new Abuja airport terminal before March 31

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has directed all foreign airlines operating at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to move to the new international terminal on or before March 31.
Air France A380 Jet

Engine failure forces Air France A380 back to Abidjan

A mid-flight engine failure forced an Air France A380 jet with more than 500 passengers on board to turn back to the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan where it landed without further incident early Sunday.
President Buhari commissions Portharcourt International Airport Terminal Building in Rivers State on 25th Oct 2018 9

Air France to quit Port Harcourt airport in March

Investigations have revealed that one of the three foreign carriers operating direct flight from their bases, Air France/KLM, may quit Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Port Harcourt, due to low load factor.
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.
Iran Oil and Gas

US Iran sanctions move hits European companies

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and reimpose a raft of sanctions puts European businesses on the spot.
Paulin Makaya

Congolese opposition leader Paulin Makaya prevented from travelling abroad

Congolese opposition leader Paulin Makaya, recently released from prison after three years, has again been prevented from leaving Brazzaville, his family said.
French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire. Getty Images

Bruno Le Maire: No plans to sell stake in Air France-KLM

France has no plans for now to sell its stake in Air France-KLM and the priority is to increase the competitiveness of the group’s French unit, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said on Thursday.

NCAA generates N15.27 billion from ticket sales charges in 8 months

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has generated N15.27billion as revenue from the Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) in the past eight months.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Iran drags Donald Trump to World Court over renewed sanctions

Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States President Donald Trump, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the International Court of Justice, UN’s top court, also known as the World Court.

Air France unions want French CEO not Canadian

Air France-KLM was tipped to name Canada’s Ben Smith as its new chief executive on Thursday, whose mooted nomination has run into immediate resistance from the group’s powerful unions.
French rappers Booba (L) and Kaaris (R) ( AFP-Getty Images )

French rappers Booba, Kaaris detained over airport brawl

Two of France’s biggest rap stars, Booba and Kaaris have been ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport.

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Mujahid Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo asks herdsmen to leave Southern Nigeria

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader Asari Dokubo has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the herdsmen in South-South to also leave the zone.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA appoints new general managers, assistants

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has appointed new general managers and assistant general managers into various roles.
US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One upon departure from West Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. – Trump is returning to Washington following a weekend visit to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm - AFP)

Donald Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute

US President Donald Trump has offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

FIFA, others pay tribute to Mikel Obi after retirement

Following Thursday’s announcement by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, of his retirement from international football, tributes have continued to pour in for him, including from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s international governing body.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Odion Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Ighalo with five goals to his name finished ahead of big guns like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane who both finished on three goals respectively for Algeria and Senegal.