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Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Yuletide: Airlines record spike in passengers as fares go up

Ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities, airlines in Nigeria have recorded an increase in passengers amidst adjustment in air fares for the holiday ticket sales.

Arik Air resumes services to Asaba

Arik Air said it will resume flight services to Asaba Airport in Delta state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps urge President Buhari to order immediate commencement of work at Enugu...

Members of the House of Representatives have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate commencement of works at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barr. Allen Onyema has called on the management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to approve the Asaba Airport to accommodate Boeing 777. Speaking at the funeral Mass for his father, Chief Michael Onyema at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mbosi, Anambra State, Onyema stated that Delta Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa had transformed the Asaba Airport.

Air Peace boss wants Asaba Airport upgraded for Boeing 777

The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barr. Allen Onyema, has called on the management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to approve the Asaba Airport to accommodate Boeing 777.

Asaba airport ready for business, receives EgyptAir Boeing 737-800 – manager

Austin Ayemidejo, the Asaba Airport Project Manager, has said that Asaba Airport was ready for business and have been positioned to boost the economy of Delta.

Report: Egypt to arrive in Nigeria on March 24 for friendly

The delegation of the senior national team of Egypt will arrive in Nigeria on March 24 for the March 26 international friendly with the Super Eagles.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Downgrade of Asaba airport political

Immediate-past governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has opened up on the downgrade of the Asaba International Airport by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), few days to his exit as the governor of the oil-rich state in 2015.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to reward the Super Eagles with $25,000 for each goal they score against South Africa on Saturday.

Ifeanyi Okowa gives $50,000 to Super Eagles

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday, redeemed his pledge of $25,000 per goal scored by the Super Eagles in their African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the Bafana Bafana football club of South Africa.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to reward the Super Eagles with $25,000 for each goal they score against South Africa on Saturday.

Ifeanyi Okowa receives Super Eagles at Asaba airport

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the first international flight into the Asaba International Airport as momentous as it brought back the Super Eagles from South Africa after qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Abdu Maikaba, Flying Eagles Assistant Coach and Coach of Plateau United, on Thursday lauded Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to face South Africa on Saturday, describing it as outstanding.

Super Eagles avoid Benin airport, fly direct to Johannesburg from Asaba

The Super Eagles will now fly out to Johannesburg, South Africa direct from Asaba today (Thursday), not through Benin City for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Ifeanyi Okowa: Asaba airport will be Air Peace’s operational hub

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday said that the Nigeria’s premier carrier, Air Peace Airline, had resolved to make Asaba Airport its operational hub.

Official: Asaba Airport fully back, targets international flights soon

Austine Ayemidejor, the Project Manager of Asaba Airport, has said that it has fully resumed operations after its downgrade by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in 2014.

Air Peace to resume Lagos-Asaba route flight October 8

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has announced plans to restart its daily Lagos-Asaba-Lagos flights on Oct. 8.

Relocation order pits Radio Nigeria against Delta government

The establishment of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigerians (FRCN) office in Asaba is generating controversy.

PDP explains choice of Port Harcourt for convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it opted for Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, ahead of other places for its national convention because it meets all the requirements needed to host over 4,000 delegates.

Yemi Osinbajo arrives in Asaba, visits flood-ravaged communities

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Asaba, the Delta State capital, to assess the level of damage caused by the flooding in Delta and Anambra States’ communities.

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Six governors, others for NEXIM South-South enlightenment campaign

The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) will hold a three-day enlightenment and engagement programme in Asaba, the Delta State capital, for the six states in Nigeria’s South-South.
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, Governor Sanwo-Olu laud Airtel’s CSR initiative

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has commended Airtel Nigeria for assisting the underprivileged members of society through its corporate social responsibility initiative.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops foil Boko Haram attacks in Borno

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have thwarted efforts by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack some soft targets in Borno.

Kano rerun: PDP floors APC in Kiru Bebeji election

In a dramatic twist of fate, former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa of the ruling All Progressives Congress weekend crashed out of the National Assembly following a loss to his arch-rival, Ali Datti Yako of the People’s Democratic Party.
The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever.

Lassa fever: Avoid soaked garri to prevent infection – official

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever.