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United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways apologises to customers over delays, diversions

United Kingdom carrier, British Airways, on Thursday apologised to passengers over recent delays and diversions of flights occasioned by the inclement weather at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

Foreign airlines dump Nigeria passengers in Ghana airport

More than 1,500 Nigerians have been stranded in Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana after they were dumped there by British Airways, BA, Delta Air, and other foreign airlines. Their flights were diverted by these foreign airlines to Ghana due to the inclement weather in Lagos and poor visibility at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Bad weather: Nigeria grant foreign airlines permission to divert flight to Abuja

Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights

Why we grant foreign airlines multiple destinations – minister

The Minister for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has said the Federal Government grants foreign airlines multiple entry points into Nigeria to decongest passenger traffic at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Attempted stow away on aircraft arrested at Lagos airport

A man in his twenties who attempted stow away into the wheel well of an Air Peace Owerri bound aircraft has been arrested at the Lagos Airport.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

We are yet to receive official document for airport concession, national carrier plan – Reps...

Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan. Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan.

New Lagos international airports ready April 2020 – minister

The Federal Government has pledged to ensure the delivery of a new international airport in Lagos before Easter celebration in 2020.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has decried insinuations that a Royal Air Maroc aircraft was burgled while landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Friday.

Royal Air Maroc aircraaft returns to MMIA over faulty door

Royal Air Maroc A B737-700 aircraft with registration number CN-RNQ on Sunday made an air return to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, over a discovered faulty door.

NAMA receives CAT 3 ILS for Lagos, Abuja airports

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has taken delivery of consignments of equipment for Category 3 Instrument Landing Systems/Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) for Lagos and Abuja airports.

First batch of Nigerians from South Africa hits Lagos 1pm today

The first batch of Nigerians evacuated from South Africa will arrive today (September 11) at 1pm at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA).

Air Peace pilot breaks silence on burst tyre incident

Four days after an Air Peace Boeing 737-300 made emergency landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Pilot–in–Command of the flight, Captain Simisola Ajibola on Saturday broke silence on the matter debunking claims that she landed the airplane without tyres.
Azman Air

Airport intruder: Union leader calls for overhaul of airports’ security

To avoid further breach of security at airports nationwide, Secretary General Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP), Comrade Abdulrasaq Saidu, has called on government to immediately commence total overhaul of security at airport.
Azman Air

FAAN begins investigation on how intruder climbed aircraft

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said Friday it has commenced investigations into circumstances surrounding how an intruder climbed an AZMAN Air aircraft waiting for air traffic control clearance to take off at the Lagos Airport.

Air Peace calls for more synergy between NCAA, AIB to enhance safety

The Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has called for more synergy between the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) to enhance air safety in Nigeria.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300

Ex-President Obasanjo, 394 others escape crash art Lagos airport

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

Aviation unions block NCAA Lagos airport office

Aviation unions on Wednesday shut down the offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) at the Lagos airport in protest against the new organogram approved for the agency by the Federal Government.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.

Woman goes into labour as Libya repatriates 164 Nigerians

After failed attempts to travel to Europe by different illegal channels by some Nigerians, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has once again received 164 returnees.

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Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.