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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.
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.

NCAA: Nigeria air passenger traffic increased by 20 percent in 2018

No fewer than 14,171,722 air travellers went through Nigeria airports in 2018, according to figures released on Tuesday in Lagos by the Consumer Protection Directorate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

FAAN begins Lagos airport decongestion

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has begun moves to decongest airlines and passenger traffic at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike threatens to ‘chase away’ N-Power beneficiaries on election duties

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, on Monday said he will restrict the use of N-power beneficiaries as the ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials during the 2019 general elections.
Dakuku Peterside

Dakuku Peterside: Rivers APC candidates will be on the ballot

Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the optimism that candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will be on the ballot in the forthcoming general election.

Dakuku Peterside: Rivers APC candidates will make the ballot

The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will be on the ballot in the February and March general election.
Azman Air

Azman Air flight makes emergency landing after on engine fails

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has begun an investigation into the incident involving an Azman Air Lagos-Port Harcourt flight which occurred on Thursday.

NCAA begins investigation into Azman aircraft incident at PH Airport

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has began investigation into the incident involving an Azman Air Lagos-Port Harcourt flight which occurred on Thursday.

FAAN withdraws services from MMA2, Warri, Gombe airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) notifies airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 over alleged indebtedness
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President Buhari’s remarks at inauguration of new terminal at Port Harcourt Airport

You will recall that after opening the major airport terminals in the country in the late 70s and early 80s, not much was added to increase the passenger handling capacity of these facilities by successive administrations.
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Muhammadu Buhari explains removal of VAT from domestic air fares

President Muhammadu Buhari says the recent decision by the Federal Government to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) from domestic air transportation is to make air travel more affordable to citizens.
Ikouwem Udoh of Enyimba controls the ball against Djoliba of Mali in their opening Group C match - KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Enyimba relocate to Port Harcourt for CAF Confederation Cup clash

Enyimba have relocated to Omagwa, a suburb of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for concentration camping ahead of the visit of Williamsville AC of Cote d’Ivoire in a third match of the CAF Confederation Cup Group C.

Senator urges contractor to fast-track Port Harcourt airport re-modeling

The senator representing Rivers East district in the National Assembly, Senator Andrew Uchendu has called on the contractor handling the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt International Airport, to fast-tract the remodelling of the domestic terminal of the airport.

Governor Wike shuns voting as apathy, calm mark Rivers council polls

Governor Nyesom Wike shunned casting his vote at his home Obio Akpor Ward 9, Unit 7, as apathy and calm marked Saturday’s council elections across Rivers State’s 23 local government areas, LGAs.

Christian Chukwu wants Super Eagles to reach World Cup semis

Former Nigeria coach Christian Chukwu has said he hopes the Super Eagles shock him by reaching the semi-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Naval officer killed by Boko Haram buried in Bayelsa

Emotions ran high, on Saturday, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as the body of Lt. Waze Kamara Egba of the Nigeria Navy killed by Boko Haram, last Tuesday, was brought home for burial.

Arik Air introduces flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt air force base

Arik Air has introduced Garden City Express service, which will take passengers from Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.