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The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...
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.

Rep Nnaji: Enugu Airport closure will affect economy of South East

The Chairman of House Committee on Aviation Hon. Nnolim Nnaji has expressed concern over the planned closure of Enugu Airport noting that it would have adverse effect on the socio economy of the South East.
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.

NEPAL Oil makes foray into aviation sector

NEPAL Oil and Gas Services Limited, has announced its entry into the aviation business with the introduction of its newest subsidiary, NEPAL Fly Limited.
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 to close runway at Enugu airport August 24

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.
Hong Kong Police demonstrate their new water cannon equipped vehicle at the Police Tactical Unit compound in Hong Kong on August 12, 2019. Hong Kong police on August 12 unveiled water cannons as a new way to combat pro-democracy protesters after tear gas and rubber bullets failed to stop more than two months of rallies. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

Hong Kong police unveil water cannon trucks after new protests

Hong Kong police on Monday unveiled water cannon trucks as a new way to combat pro-democracy protesters after tear gas and rubber bullets failed to stop more than two months of rallies.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye: I’ll contest for president in the next 8 years

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, on Wednesday, pledged to revive the state economy and bring it to an enviable height within four years, adding that he will contest for President in the next 8 years.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.

Firm restates needs for business continuity management

Nigeria’s representative in Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) Philip Keshiro has advised government agencies to consider Business Continuity Management (BCM) to recover from disasters.
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.

ART: We don’t need minister in aviation

The president of Aviation Roundtable Safety Initiative (ART), Elder Gabriel Olowo, has urged the federal government to scrap the office of Minister in Aviation, saying the industry would perform better as a unit under the Ministry of Transportation.
IKECHI UKO

Expert advocates aviation masterplan for Nigeria

An aviation and tourism expert, Mr Ikechi Uko, on Tuesday said Nigeria should develop an Aviation Masterplan so as to maximise the abundant opportunities in the sector.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, attended a gathering marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

China, Russia commemorate 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, attended a gathering marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Aviation experts challenge President Buhari on national carrier

Stakeholders in Nigerian aviation industry have called on the Federal Government to ensure the national carrier project was delivered before the end of 2019.

Aviation unions block NCAA Lagos airport office

Aviation unions on Wednesday shut down the offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) at the Lagos airport in protest against the new organogram approved for the agency by the Federal Government.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
Rabiu Hasimu Yadudu

Federal government appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new FAAN chief

The Federal Government on Monday appointed Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Benin Airport

Federal government upgrades night facilities at Benin airport

The Federal Government at the weekend upgraded navigational facilities at Benin Airport to enable airlines and aircraft owners perform flights at night and periods when there is low visibility.

Federal government to shut Enugu airport over deplorable runway

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said Enugu Airport will be closed down over the state of the runway.

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Police re-arrest escaped prisoner in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command says it has re-arrested Gideon Balogun, a prisoner that escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Enugu in 2017.
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Military panel probes Taraba kidnap kingpin’s confession, invites police

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America extends visa ban to British premier’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds

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Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.

Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after 22 years

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