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The government of Adamawa State has denied allegations by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that state governor Ahmadu Fintiri had failed to observe COVID-19 public health protocols last Tuesday at Port Harcourt airport, suggesting that the claim was politically-motivated.

FAAN lied against Governor Fintiri – aide

The government of Adamawa State has denied allegations by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that state governor Ahmadu Fintiri had failed to observe COVID-19 public health protocols last Tuesday at Port Harcourt airport, suggesting that the claim was politically-motivated.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps condemn breach of safety regulations at airports

The Chairman House Committee on Aviation, Hon Nnolim Nnaji, on Thursday, called on regulatory agencies at various airports to bar any intending travellers from who failed to adhere strictly to the safety guidelines put in place by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on COVID-19, from accessing the airports forthwith.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari: I never assaulted airport official

The immediate past Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has denied reports that he assaulted an airport official last Saturday at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor refuses temperature check at airport, rejects sanitizer

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has been called out by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for flouting safety and health protocols as Nigeria battles the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

FAAN berates former Zamfara governor for violating airport protocols

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday condemned the conduct of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF calls for sustained coronavirus protocols at airports

Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman, PTF on COVID-19, has called for sustained COVID-19 protocols at the airports from the aviation sector management before reopening them for domestic airlines.

Minister: Passengers should arrive 90 minutes before flights

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria had last month advised passengers to arrive at airports at least three hours before flight time.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Minister: Domestic flights to resume nationwide July 15

The minister stated this on Saturday when he led a team from the aviation industry and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, on a simulation exercise with a MaxAir flight, VM1644.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Domestic flights resume July 15 across Nigeria

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Saturday in Kano State, said that domestic flights would resume operations across the nation’s airports on July 15, noting that those that are not ready will be given enough time in order not to risk people’s lives.

FAAN commends passengers’ compliance with coronavirus prevention protocols

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has commended passengers at both Lagos and Abuja airports on their level of compliance to the laid down protocols to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

NCAA: Not all airlines will resume flight on the 8th July

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, yesterday said not all domestic airlines will resume flight operations on the 8th of July. According to the Authority, those who have not met the new protocols for the operation will not be allowed to start flight operations.

Nigeria government releases guidelines for air travels

The new guidelines are issued against the backdrop of the approval that flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8.

FAAN issues new safety guideline at airports

Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu, has announced that two flights will not be allowed to fly from the same terminal within the same time for safety purposes.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Flight resumption: No two airlines will depart the same time – FAAN

Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu, weekend said the agency will implement flight spacing at all its airports as no two flights will be allowed to depart at the same time.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria completes flight simulation exercise ahead of resumption

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has conducted simulation exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to test all the protocols designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at the Airport ahead of flight resumption.

FAAN to deploy robots in airports

As the country gears up to restart commercial flights, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is set to deploy robots in its airports all over the country.
A new date for the conference will be announced as soon as possible, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, spokesperson for FAAN said.

FAAN relocates headquarters to Abuja

The General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, adding that the decision was in compliance with the Federal Ministry of Aviation’s directive that agencies in the sector relocate their headquarters to Abuja.

FAAN: Non-travellers won’t be allowed at airports

Ahead of the resumption of commercial flights in the country, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised non-travellers to stay away from airports in the country.

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