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The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

How Ghana is ‘benefiting immensely’ from Nigeria’s flight diversion

Harmattan haze which has been intense since Monday delayed and caused flights cancellation in West African countries notably Nigeria, the largest economy and most populated nation in the Africa continent.

Aviation expert task federal government get up isolation hospitals for coronavirus

Aviation expert, Mallam Abdulazeez Yinka-Oniyangi, has urged the federal government to take proactive measure against the spread of the coronavirus.
Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, spoke on Thursday at a public service innovation conference organised for Federal Permanent Secretaries, Directors-General/Chief Executive Officers of Agencies/Parastatals and Heads of Tertiary Institution in the country.

Head of Service: IPPIS designed to eliminate ghost workers, enhance data integrity

Despite opposition by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Federal Government on Monday said the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), is designed to enhance data integrity, eliminate ghost workers and consolidate on staff records and management. =
The Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Monday, said that FG had activated a new process aimed at eliminating those who were collecting salaries without certificates or letters of appointment from the government

Federal government implements IPPIS module, goes after ghost workers

The Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Monday, said that the Federal Government had activated a new process aimed at eliminating those who were collecting salaries without certificates or letters of appointment from the government.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Coronavirus: Senate advocates self-isolation for travellers from China, others

The Senate has called on the Federal Ministry of Aviation to immediately take steps to ensure all persons arriving from China, especially Chinese citizens from Nigeria that travelled for the Chinese Lunar New Year festivities, self-isolate by staying indoors in their homes for at least two weeks before mixing with Nigerian public.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps calls for urgent measures against coronavirus outbreak

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on all relevant ministries and agencies of government to as a matter national health emergency liaise with one another with a view to putting necessary measures in place so as to check any possible outbreak of the deadly coronavirus currently ravaging countries in southeast Asia.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

President Buhari wants Senate to confirm Kingsley Obiora as central bank deputy governor, Adeola...

The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora and Professor Adeola Akande as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria; and Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
Mr Tony Attah, the Managing Director-Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the Vice President, Bonny Gas Transport, while bemoaning the slow pace of NLNG development.

Nigeria lagging behind in gas business – NLNG chief

“Obviously, in today’s reality, the Nigeria LNG is lagging behind, both as a company and as a country,” said Mr Tony Attah, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the Vice President, Bonny Gas Transport, while bemoaning the slow pace of NLNG development .
The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, leading other party chieftains.

PDP urges Nigerians to continue to believe in party

The Kaduna chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to continue to believe in the Party following the recent Supreme Court ruling which reversed the election of the governorship election in Imo State in favour of All Progressive Congress (APC).
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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.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that evidence indicates an Iranian missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner on Wednesday and that the strike may have been unintentional.

Iran, Ukraine begin crash investigation amid claim airliner shot down

Iranian and Ukrainian officials have begun investigating the crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran, Iran’s aviation authority said on Friday.
Godwin Obaseki

2020: Edo governor earmarks N6 billion for community development projects

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said his administration will commit N6 billion for the execution of development programmes across the 24 constituencies in Edo State.
The development comes hours after the al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab launched a daring attack on the airfield which is used by American and Kenyan forces in Lamu County.

Kenya closes airstrip after al-Shabab attack

The development comes hours after the al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab launched a daring attack on the airfield which is used by American and Kenyan forces in Lamu County.

Enugu airport to be ready before Easter – minister

Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika, has reassured that the Enugu airport which is undergoing rehabilitation would be ready before Easter.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

2020: Expect democratic dividends – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that contrary to false alarm from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the federal government has laid landmines next year, they will reap more dividends of democracy next year.
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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.

Air Peace commends federal government for addressing industry challenges

Air Peace has lauded the Federal Government for addressing some of the challenges confronting the country’s aviation industry.

Air Peace chief tasks federal government on tax reduction, charges

Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide, Chief Operating Officer, Air Peace, has called on the Federal Government to look into the issues of multiple taxation and charges to avoid crippling the airline business in the country.

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New hotline helps families survive abuse in Congo

Four days after the Congolese government shut down Kinshasa’s pulsating nightlife, her husband knocked out some of her teeth and went to live with his mistress, leaving her bleeding and naked on the floor. Their three children saw it all.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO pays tribute to African leaders on fight against coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Bauchi governor, Sule Lamido in closed-door meeting

The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Muhammad, presently in a closed-door meeting with the former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, at his (Lamido) resident in Bamaina village, Birninkudu local government in Jigawa State.
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Zamfara, federal governments to engage 70,000 youths in mining

No fewer than 70,000 youths are expected to be gainfully employed by both the Federal Government and the Zamfara Government in mining activities in the state.
The Nasarawa State governor Abdullahi Sule has flagged off the construction of Keffi Square and neighborhood market to improve on the revenue base of the state.

Nasarawa governor flags off N1.6 billion Neighbourhood market, Keffi square

The Nasarawa State governor Abdullahi Sule has flagged off the construction of Keffi Square and neighborhood market to improve on the revenue base of the state.