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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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SDF: ISIS totally eliminated in Syria

Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.

Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola

Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.
US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un following a meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on February 27, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

Donald Trump blocks ‘phantom sanctions’ against North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing measures against two Chinese shipping companies, a U.S. administration source familiar with the matter said.