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No fewer than 550 pilgrims from Niger who performed this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia on Saturday escaped death at the Minna International Airport as the Max Airline plane conveying them back to Nigeria skidded off the runway.
Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja.
Federal government gets bashing for not disclosing Enugu airport project sum, contractor, closure period
Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have expressed disapproval over the failure of the Federal Government to disclose the contractors handling the construction of the runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA), Enugu.
The Ebonyi government says it will provide security to travellers using the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, following the closure of the Akanu Ibiam international airport, Enugu.
Uganda’s national carrier, Uganda Airlines, says it has commenced commercial flight operations with the first one heading to Nairobi, Kenya.
About 133 Nigerian refugees, who are part of the over two million Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have returned from neighbouring Cameroon.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Ondo State, yesterday, directed the Ondo Police Command to arrest and prosecute any of its members found grazing around the Airport in Akure, Ondo State.g
Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election on Thursday which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia.
Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.
The first batch of Katsina State pilgrims, numbering 495, have arrived Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport, Katsina safely after completion of the 2019 hajj.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria on Saturday began the transportation of Nigerians who performed the 2019 pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia back to Nigeria with 432 pilgrims from Lagos State.
Demonstrators plan to stage another sit-in at Hong Kong’s international airport on Monday amid public outcry over the heavy-handed police response to anti-government protests over the weekend.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.
The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended the re-appointment of Senator Chris Ngige as Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment; describing it as a reward for outstanding performance in a very sensitive ministry.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to approve the operation of the Lekki and Badagry seaports in the state.
The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), in collaboration with the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), has Instituted a Safe Workplace Intervention Project (SWIP), to minimise the rate of industrial accidents and promote a safe workplace.
England youth international, Tammy Abraham, has said that he is not ruling out the possibility of playing for Nigeria but want to focus on helping Chelsea to victories this season.
Inaki Williams has confirmed that Manchester United made contact with him over the summer before he opted to sign a new contract with Athletic Club.
Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has staked a claim to achieve one of the best Ligue 1 starts an African player has ever managed.
Some financial experts on Thursday said that Value Added Tax (VAT) increment by the Federal Government would further dampen purchasing power of Nigerians.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.