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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.
Ibadan Airport Terminal

Official: Ibadan airport records 13,305 passengers in Q1 of 2019

Mr Victor Akinyelure, the Ibadan Airport manager, said on Tuesday that the airport recorded 13, 305 passengers traffic in the first quarter of 2019.
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.

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.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Federal government orders immediate payment of February salary

The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of February salaries to assist workers wishing to travel to vote during Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Arik Air blames electrical glitch for aborted Kaduna-bound flight

Arik Air says glitch in its aircraft’s auxiliary power unit responsible for aborted Jos and Kaduna-bound flight from Lagos
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Senator Sirika: Suspension of Nigeria Air not politically motivated

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said the suspension of the national carrier project, Nigeria Air, which was scheduled to commence operations in December, is not “politically motivated.”

Eid el Fitr: Passengers struggle for tickets at Abuja airport

Many passengers on Thursday struggled for flight tickets at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to travel for the Eid el-Fitr celebration as few domestic airlines were currently operating optimally.

AMCON: We won’t return Arik, Aero to original owners yet

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria says it will not return Arik Air and Aero Contractors to their original owners until the airlines clear their indebtedness to the corporation.

FAA orders emergency inspection of engines used by Arik, Air Peace

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US airspace regulatory agency, has directed airlines with the same engines as the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 to carry out a thorough inspection of the engines’ fan blades.

Nigeria considers extending bilateral agreement with Sierra Leone

The Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Sierra Leone, Dr Habbis Ugbada, said that the Federal Government was considering extending its bilateral agreement with the Republic of Sierra Leone to cover energy, power and agricultural sectors.

Aero Contractors flight makes emergency landing in Sokoto

An Aero Contractors flight from Sokoto to Abuja made an emergency landing on Wednesday due to a faulty landing gear.

Yuletide: Flight tickets soar as Abuja airport records heavy passengers traffic

Many airlines operating domestic routes in Nigeria have hiked air fares due to volume of traffic of passengers travelling for the Christmas celebration.

Yuletide: Airlines jack up ticket prices at Abuja airport

Many airlines operating domestic routes in Nigeria have hiked air fares due to volume of traffic of passengers travelling for the Christmas celebration, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Christmas rush: Cost of flight tickets soars

Several airlines operating domestic routes in Nigeria have hiked the prices of their tickets in response to the rush of passengers to reach different destinations, ahead of Christmas.

Arik Air announces resolution of cabin crew strike

Arik Air on Friday confirmed that it had resolved its dispute with its woekers who earlier embarked on strike.

Arik Air passengers stranded as cabin crew down tools

Hundreds of Arik Air passengers were stranded on Friday morning at various airports across the country following an unannounced strike by the cabin crew.

WCQ: Businessman promises Super Eagles $20,000 per goal

A businessman, Aka Udofia, has offered the Super Eagles $20,000 for each goal they score in Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup second-leg qualifying cracker against Cameroon.

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President Buhari marks 400th anniversary of slave trade abolition with article in Washington Post

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the abolition of slavery in all modern forms in a opinion article he published in The Washington Post to mark the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Three prospective corps members caught with fake certificates

The National Youth Service Corps on Friday handed over three prospective corps members found with fake certificates to Police and other security operatives in the camp for further investigation.
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VP Osinbajo: Nigeria, US partnership will continue to produce desirable results

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said that the partnership between Nigeria and the US was one that would continue to produce mutually desirable results for both countries.
Police in Hong Kong have used tear gas for the first time in about 10 days to try to break up fresh anti-government protests.

Police fire tear gas in new Hong Kong protests

Police in Hong Kong have used tear gas for the first time in about 10 days to try to break up fresh anti-government protests.