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A total of 1,529 Muslim pilgrims have so far been airlifted from Kano, Lagos and Kaduna airports for this year’s Hajj to Saudi Arabia.
Mallam Nasiru Gawuna, Deputy Governor, Kano State, says the state has secured 95 million dollar loan from the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia to improve irrigation in the state.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says it has fulfilled all necessary requirements for the certification of the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano and Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, in the next few months.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the release of Zainab Aliyu by Saudi authorities is a further sign of the immense goodwill Nigeria enjoys on the Global Stage under President Muhammadu Buhari leadership.
The Federal Government says it will henceforth penalise any airline whose staff collude with baggage handlers to tag names of innocent travelers on bags containing illicit drugs on out-bound flights.
There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.
Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, says the new terminal building of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport will be inaugurated before the end of December.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday said its operatives arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese for money laundering after he was found with undeclared currencies worth over a billion naira.
The first batch of 540 Kano State intending pilgrims have been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2018 hajj.
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was not unaware of possible infiltration of Nigeria by members of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, but vowed that it was ready to contend them.
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.
Nigeria champions Plateau United will be airlifted to Tunisia for Wednesday’s crucial CAF Champions League first round first leg tie against hosts Etoile Sahel in two batches, according to a report.
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service Compliance Team on Thursday in Kano destroyed over 2,700 pieces of raw donkey hide, estimated at about N25m.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.
Taiwo ‘Esepo’ Agbaje wowed fans and was voted the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 19 staged at Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Sunday night.
Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) is working to replace a faulty transformer in Federal Housing Estate, Ogbor-Hill, Aba, Abia and restore regular electricity supply to the estate, an official has said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday pledged to keep alive his plans to amend the country’s pacifist constitution, despite failing to secure a “supermajority” in upper house elections.
The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Sunday in Abuja, decried the killing of Nigerians in some countries including South Africa.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has insisted that security agencies have successfully tackled the security situation describing the cries of insecurity across Nigeria as a ‘political game.’
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the National Population Commission (NPopC) to separate census exercise from politics so as to gain acceptance from Nigerians.
Confederation of African Football (Caf) has released a list of officials that will be part of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final between Algeria and Senegal on Friday night.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Friday said his administration has no problem with implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complied with a directive of the presidential election petition tribunal to provide documents listed in the subpoena issued to its top officials early July.