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Passengers stranded at Abuja airport

Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have expressed disappointment in Dana airline meant to fly them from Abuja to Port-Harcourt.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

Hajj: Kogi begins airlift of pilgrims

The Kogi State Hajj Commission has concluded arrangement for the airlifting of the intending pilgrims to the kingdom of Saudi Arable, saying the first batch would take off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on July 15, 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari returns to Abuja after AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Monday after attending the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union in Niamey, Niger Republic.

NCPC boss urges pilgrims to represent Nigeria well

Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev. Tor Uja has charged all intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors of the nation through their conducts and behaviours.

Democracy Day: Abuja airport witnesses passenger traffic upsurge

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, on Tuesday witnessed upsurge of passenger traffic as more people arrive the Federal Capital Territory ahead of the maiden June 12 Democracy Day Celebration.

350 pilgrims depart for Israel

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission has airlifted 350 pilgrims for the first batch of the 2019 Easter Pilgrimage to Israel.

NDLEA nabs Kenyan mother of two with 6.5 kilograms of cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has apprehended a 33-year-old Kenyan lady with 6.5 kilogrammes of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA).
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA intercepts hard currency smugglers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Special Area Command, has intercepted two currency smugglers at the Airport in Abuja.

Insecurity: Nigerian Army takes delivery of more weapons, ammunition

The Nigerian Army is about now taking delivery of more weapons and ammunition which just landed in Abuja. The consignment will boost its counter-insurgency war and other internal security operations in the country.
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 1

President Buhari departs Abuja for Saudi Arabia to perform Lesser Hajj

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for Saudi Arabia.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was among the people trapped in the traffic gridlock on the Umaru Yar’Adua Way Tuesday morning.1

Protesting Abuja residents block VP Osinbajo’s convoy

Aggrieved Gbagyi residents of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday blocked the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and prevented the convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo while protesting against the alleged takeover of their land by the Nigerian Army.
The Super Falcons have arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire ahead of the second edition of the WAFU Women’s Cup.

Super Falcons arrive Abidjan for WAFU Women’s Cup

The Super Falcons have arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire ahead of the second edition of the WAFU Women’s Cup.
President Buhari commissions Portharcourt International Airport Terminal Building in Rivers State on 25th Oct 2018 9

FAAN: Kano, Port Harcourt airports on course for certification

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.

FEC approves N4.6 billion for construction of seven model schools

The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6 billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geo-political zones of the country.
The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has donated a thermal camera to be used at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

WAHO supports Nigeria with thermal cameras for airport screening

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has donated a thermal camera to be used at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has announced resumption of flight operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja new terminal hours after a fire scare on Saturday.

Abuja airport: Operation resumes in new terminal after fire scare

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has announced resumption of flight operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja new terminal hours after a fire scare on Saturday.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-6

Operations shut down temporarily at Abuja airport new terminal

Operations were temporarily shut down Saturday at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja when sensors erroneously triggered anti-fire powders, which disrupted passenger facilitation.

FAAN: No fire at Abuja airport

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said on Saturday that there was no fire incident at the newly commissioned terminal of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.