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NCAA: Nigerian airlines sold tickets worth N505.2 billion in 2017

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Thursday, said that domestic and international airlines operating in Nigeria sold tickets worth N505.2 billion in 2017.

Aviation group seeks full autonomy of NCAA

A group of experts. Aviation Round Table (ART), on Monday, advocated for full autonomy for Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to enable it to perform its statutory responsibilities adequately.

Nigeria needs strong carriers to tap potentials of single African air transport market –...

A group, Aviation Round Table (ART) says Nigeria needs strong carriers to reap the benefits of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

Aviation group blame recession for drop in 2017 passenger traffic

A group, the Aviation Round Table (ART) on Sunday said economic recession was responsible for the 26 per cent drop in Nigeria’s air passenger traffic in 2017.

Federal govt urged to beef up security at Lagos airport

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have called on the Federal Government to beef up security at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, following recent alleged poaching of aircraft and stealing of baggage.

Federal govt urged to speed up national carrier, airports concession

A pressure group, the Aviation Round Table (ART) has urged the Federal Government to speed up the establishment of a new national carrier and conclude the concession of some airports.

Experts canvass 20 planes per airline to force merger, competitiveness

Experts in the aviation industry have canvassed a minimum of 20 aircraft in the fleet of each local airline operating in the country to boost capacity, competitiveness and attract investors.

Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit not a problem – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit is not a problem but opportunity for the private sector to exploit and make significant contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Domestic airlines airlift 3m passengers in 6 months

Domestic airlines in Nigeria lifted a total of 3,287,310 passengers in the first six months of this year, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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Nigeria Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102 million

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command in Badagry, says it has destroyed expired and seized medicaments in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4 million.

Lawyer arrested after claiming executed man innocent

An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.

Traders lose N150 million to inferno in Ekiti

Some traders operating within the premises of Oja Oba market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, have lost property worth about N150 million to fire.

Group: 75% of sickle cell births in Nigeria don’t see fifth birthday

The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.

Senator Saraki seeks Russian support to fight ‘new terrorism’ in Nigeria

Senate President Bukola Saraki has canvassed for the support of Russia in the drive towards eradicating the new terrorism challenge facing Nigeria.