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FAAN seeks dialogue to avert litigations with partners

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.
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APC will take over Anambra in 2021 – minister

The Minister of Science and Teachnology Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over Anambra state in 2021.

Minister: Arik Air not suitable for national carrier

The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Money laundering: Ministry paid firm N800 million without contract – witness

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that the Ministry of External Affairs, in 2015, paid N800 million into the account of a firm, Jointrust Dimension Limited, without a contract.
Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Former minister decries standard of living in Onitsha

Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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.

Enugu airport to be ready by April 2020 – minister

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, said on Tuesday that he will be relocating his office to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu temporary to directly supervise the rehabilitation of the airport which he said will be completed before the end of April 2020.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika; flanked by Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, (left) and Chairman, Ekiti Airport Committee, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), right during the foundation laying of the Ekiti Agro Allied Airport, in Ado-Ekiti

Governor Fayemi flags off Ekiti cargo airport project

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Friday, laid the foundation for the Ekiti Airport, signalling the commencement of work on the agro -allied cargo airport, aimed at boosting the state’s agricultural, tourism and educational endowment.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika; flanked by Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, (left) and Chairman, Ekiti Airport Committee, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), right during the foundation laying of the Ekiti Agro Allied Airport, in Ado-Ekiti

Governor Fayemi, Hadi Sirika, Afe Babalola flag off Ekiti airport — in pictures

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Chairman Ekiti Airport Committee, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) on Friday flagged off the Ekiti Agro Allied Airport.
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Polo: President Buhari leads others to First Bank Georgian Cup centenary finale

As the battle for top prizes at the 2019 First Bank Georgian Cup centenary Polo Tournament reaches a climax this weekend, there are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari would lead dignitaries to the closing ceremony of the International Polo Fiesta tomorrow.

Osita Chidoka commiserates with victims of Onitsha tanker fire accident

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s tanker fire accident in Onitsha, Anambra.

South-East governors, leaders to meet President Buhari over Enugu airport, deplorable roads

South East Governors and leaders of the region are expected to meet with President Muhammad Buhari in Abuja this week.

National Assembly budget: Former minister advocates unicameral federal legislature, one term exco

Chief Osita Chidoka, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has canvassed one-chamber federal law making house as one of the practical steps toward reducing the cost of governance.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

House of Reps seek presidential intervention in Enugu airport project

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, sought the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure immediate commencement of rehabilitation work on the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps urge President Buhari to order immediate commencement of work at Enugu...

Members of the House of Representatives have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate commencement of works at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

House of Reps seeks blockage of foreign airlines from Nigerian airspace

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation is pushing for a review of all aviation agreements between the country and foreign airlines, and possible blockage of some from the country’s airspace.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

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