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FAAN, NiMet get international certification – minister

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has received international certification for Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Fed govt okays concession of additional airports, transaction advisers

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it has approved the concession of Kano and Port Harcourt airports, as well as transaction advisers for the process.

Aviation unions seek involvement in airports concession process

Two unions in the aviation sector have expressed dissatisfaction over their non-involvement in the ongoing plan to concession the Lagos and Abuja airports.

Emirates to resume Abuja operations in November this year

United Arab Emirates-based Emirates Airline is set to begin flights to the Nigerian capital, Abuja, in November this year, the country’s aviation minister confirmed on Wednesday.

Forex: Int’l airlines increase fares by 18 per cent

International airfares from Nigeria to all global destinations have gone up by another 10 per cent, after an initial increase of eight per cent about three weeks ago.

Tambuwal wants fed govt to construct dry port in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to establish an inland dry port and extend its railway line project to the state to enhance commerce.

Air transportation contributes $8.2bn to Nigeria’s GDP annually – Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Wednesday disclosed that transportation which is the cardinal objective of the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan (NIIMP) of the current administration cannot be over-emphasised.

Conveyor belt operators’ strike grounds flights at Lagos airport

Flights at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos were for several hours disrupted yesterday following a strike action by operators of the belt conveyor to protest against alleged unpaid salaries.

Fed govt promotes, redeploys top NAMA officials

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has approved the appointment, promotion and redeployment of top management staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

National carrier will grow Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the establishment of a national carrier will grow Nigeria’s economy.

NAAPE threatens strike over Aero’s non-payment of ex-workers

The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has threatened to embark on nationwide strike over the non-payment of redundancy benefits to workers that were laid off from Aero Contractors.

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New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.

Report: Real Madrid offered the chance to sign Juventus star by Mino Raiola

Super-agent Mino Raiola has offered the services of Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt to Real Madrid, a report from Defensa Central claims.
Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev heavyweight title fight postponed, promoters announce

The world heavyweight title fight between Briton Anthony Joshua and IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria originally scheduled for June 20 has been postponed, promoters Matchroom Boxing said on Friday.

Coronavirus: Nigeria private sector coalition contribution hits N19.4 billion

The Nigeria Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has so far realised N19.4 billion to help fight COVID-19 pandemic.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua names Wladimir Klitschko hardest puncher he’s ever faced

Anthony Joshua insists Andy Ruiz Jr isn’t the hardest puncher he’s faced, despite the Mexican-American handing him his first career defeat last year.
Chelsea have reportedly made contact with the agent of Philippe Coutinho over a proposed summer move for the out-of-favour Barcelona winger.

Chelsea make contact over Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho

Chelsea have reportedly made contact with the agent of Philippe Coutinho over a proposed summer move for the out-of-favour Barcelona winger.