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Arik Air moves Port Harcourt flight from GAT to MMA2

More than 10 years after shunning the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2), Lagos, the management of Arik Air on Sunday announced the movement of its Port Harcourt Airport operations to the private terminal.

Senate summons aviation minister over air mishaps

The senate is considering summoning Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, over the recent air mishaps.

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.

Federal govt threatens to revoke Port Harcourt airport contract

Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister for State for Aviation, says the Federal Government may revoke the remodeling contract of the domestic wing, Port Harcourt International Airport due to slow pace of work by the contractor.

Federal govt evacuates 1,490 stranded Nigerians in Libya

The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.

Federal govt reveals plan to empower Libya returnees

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, on Sunday in Port Harcourt said that the Federal Government would rehabilitate and empower 490 Nigerians evacuated from Libya.

Federal govt receives 493 Libya returnees, to unveil rehabilitation plan

The federal government yesterday received 493 Nigerians evacuated from Libya with a vow to unveil a rehabilitation plan to sooth their pains after their harrowing experience in the North African country.

The worst of times, the best of times

“Did you read the report on what the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris said about the allegations against him by Senator Isa Misau?”

Let’s operate regional flights at MMA2 – Bi-Courtney begs NCAA

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) on Monday asked the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to restore its approval for commencement of regional flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2).

National Assembly members declare Enugu Airport unsafe

The Joint Committee of the National Assembly on Aviation on Thursday expressed worry over the deplorable facilities of some airports in the country and declared the Akanu Ibiam International Airport unsafe.

Nigeria has no money to fund 22 airports – Sirika

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had said the Federal Government has no money to fund the 22 airports across the country.

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Armed Bandits attack another Kaduna community, abduct three

A week after the chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, asked soldiers stationed in the Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State to flush out armed bandits that have been terrorising and killing people in the area, three housewives have been forcefully abducted in Maganda village of the community.