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Global airports canvass air traffic management reforms

Global airport managers have canvassed an overhaul of air traffic management, saying reforms are long overdue.
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Airlines seek ownership of airports

A group African Airlines Association (AAA) has called on African governments to develop a policy that would enable their airlines to own airports in their countries or vice versa in order to reduce losses.

FAAN reads riot act to agencies, individuals on protocol activities at airports

In what seems like a riot act to other agencies and individuals operating at the nation’s airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned against unwarranted escort of passengers at airports.

PMB at 77: Please tell Baba we are with him all the way

I boarded a commercial airliner heading to Lagos from Abuja. I was already seated, and strapping my seat belt, when a young man approached me. He must have been in his late 20s, or at most, early 30s. I shook hands, greeted him warmly, and he slipped something in my palm. He went back to his seat.

Federal government suspends Turkish Airlines operations over poor services

The Federal Government has ordered Turkish Airlines to suspend its operations in Nigeria due to repeated cases of poor passenger treatment by the airline.
Facial-recognition technology is spreading in China.

China now requires face scans for all new mobile phone accounts

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.

FAAN seeks dialogue to avert litigations with partners

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.

We remains resolute in fight against terrorism – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar has said the Nigerian Air Force will continue to demonstrate courage and remain resolute in fighting terrorism in all its ramification

85th birthday: Bamanga Tukur commends General Gowon for selfless service

Former National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has commended former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, for his selfless and meritorious service to the country.

Minister predicts significant drop in food prices

A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.
Chris Ngige

Federal government can’t meet Labour’s wage demand – minister

The Federal Government cannot meet the demand of Labour in the new minimum wage regime, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday.

Security: NAF commences training of new batch of special forces

The Nigerian Air Force has commenced the training of another batch of Special Forces personnel to boost internal security operations in the country.

NAMA receives CAT 3 ILS for Lagos, Abuja airports

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has taken delivery of consignments of equipment for Category 3 Instrument Landing Systems/Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) for Lagos and Abuja airports.

Central bank apologises for cashless policy inconveniences

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has apologised to bank customers for the inconveniences the reintroduced cashless policy will cause.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways says almost all UK flights cancelled over strike

British Airways said Monday it has been forced to cancel almost all its flights from UK airports on the first day of a strike by pilots.

Aviation professionals reject concession

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) said it will rally other unions in the industry to kick against plans by the reappointed Minister of Aviation, Capt Hadi Sirika, to concession some airports.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
Dave Umahi

Southeast governors write President Buhari over Enugu airport closure, herdsmen

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.

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Businessman sent to prison over alleged N42 million fraud

A 42-year old businessman, Joshua Alele Momodu has been ordered remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Facility, Ikoyi, Lagos pending when he will be able to perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N42 million from the management of Adeeman Nigeria Limited under false preference.

Man bags six months imprisonment for stealing yams

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Musa, to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N100,000.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lobbying to join APC – party leaders

The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Finance act will stimulate Nigerian economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.