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Weather forces airlines to delay, cancel flights

Severe harmattan is taking a huge toll on businesses around the country forcing domestic carriers to either delay or cancel flights on some routes.

Trader jailed one year for stealing chicken

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Thursday, sentenced a 22-year-old-trader, Yusuf Musa, to one-year imprisonment for stealing chicken.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Jelani Aliyu

NADDC: Auto policy under review, not suspended

The Federal Government agency that drives activities in the nation’s vehicle manufacturing industry – National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), has explained that the Nigeria Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) Fiscal Incentive and Guarantees Bill is being reviewed in the interest of the sector.
Nnolim Nnaji

Reopening Abuja airport’s second runway overdue – Reps member

Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, has said work should be reopened on the protracted Abuja Airport’s second runway.

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.
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Controversy trails Max Air emergency landing at Minna airport

Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.
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John Ojikutu: Foreign airlines pay zero Customs duty

An Aviation security and safety consultant as well as Secretary General of Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), Group Captain John Ojikutu (retd), has disclosed that foreign and private airlines flying into Nigeria’s airports pay zero Customs duty on importation into the country.

FAAN pensioners issue two weeks deadline on benefits

Pensioners of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have given its management two weeks to address the withdrawal of some of their benefits or face an industrial action.

NAMA splits Lagos airspace control centre

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors to improve the quality of air traffic services in the country.
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Stakeholders to brainstorm on investment in Nigerian aviation sector

Captains of industries, airline owners, professionals, and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s aviation sector are gathering in Lagos to brainstorm on how to develop the right policies to spur major investments in the sector.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has begun full-scale investigation to ascertain the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.

TAL: Why our helicopter landed on Benin-Ore expressway

Barely one week after a helicopter landed in the Benin – Ore Expressway, the company that operated the flight: Tropical Arctic Logistics Limited (TAL) said the chopper embarked on medical evacuation for medical services to save a life.

Passengers stranded as Port Harcourt airport runway shuts down

Hundreds of passengers on domestic and international flights were left stranded (Saturday and Sunday) at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State, as the airport runway remained closed against traffic following the delay in removing a spoilt Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airline which skidded off the runway while landing at about 3pm on Saturday.

NAMA solicits IATA’s collaboration on manpower training

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has canvassed partnership and support from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the training of critical manpower of Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in the AFI Region.

Nigeria, Ghana enter cross border search and rescue agreement

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for effective synergy and collaborative cross border search and rescue.
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Former minister Yakubu Lame passes on in Abuja

Lame, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and governorship aspirant in Bauchi state died at a private hospital in Abuja on Saturday night.
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Germany to return 15th-century seafarer Cross to Namibia

A German museum said Friday it would return to Namibia a 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial past.

NAMA moves to upgrade airspace radio communication equipment

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says it has put machinery in place to accelerating the total upgrade of its radio communication infrastructure across the country.

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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.