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The federal government says adherence to social distancing in the era of coronavirus is only applicable at airports terminals and not in the cabin.
Following the resumption of international flights in Lagos and Abuja airports from Saturday, investigations by newsmen have revealed that there will be about 15,000 passengers flying into the country weekly.
The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has implemented procedures for international flights resumption and visa payment.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N13bn for the automation of safety equipment at Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Port Harcourt international airports.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to desist from further contemplation, discussions and arrangements to concession major airports in the country.
Against the backdrop of possible job losses owing to the planned concession of four most prominent airports in the country, aviation unions in the land have vowed to resist the moves.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that his administration would deliver world class airport infrastructure to Lagos, Abuja and Kano International Airports to improve socioeconomic development of the country.
Russia has unveiled a device said to be capable of detecting and analysing airborne pathogens like bacteria, toxins and viruses including Covid-19. It alerts of potential danger within seconds, and then pinpoints its source, according to a report in Russian state media RT.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has alerted airline operators and pilots of occurrence of thunderstorm phenomenon over Nigerian airports since the beginning of the rainy season in the country.
Popular Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has enjoined the federal government to reopen cinemas, restaurants and clubs as their continued closure is stifling the showbiz sector.
Four Chinese workers abducted from a quarry site in Cross Rivers state have been freed, police said Sunday.
Arik Air says it will commence domestic flight operations with resumption of services to four additional airports - Benin, Jos, Owerri and Asaba.
Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths.
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has described as untrue, insinuations in some quarters that Nigerian airports would reopen for international flights in October.
The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
Galatasaray manager Fathi Terim admits It was not easy to compete with 10-men after Oghenekaro Etebo was sent off in Monday night 2-1 home defeat to Alanyaspor.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has appealed to all active Retirement Savings Account (RSA) holders and retirees to cooperate with agents that would be visiting their organisations to carry out the Data Recapture Exercise (DRE).
Mesut Ozil will not be included in Arsenal’s 25-man Premier League squad, which has to be submitted by Tuesday afternoon.
A coalition of civil society organisations has condemned the attacks launched against protesters, demanding an end to police brutality and all related abuses nationwide.
The use of child labour has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast over the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it, academics said on Monday, largely supporting earlier findings that were questioned by both states.