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Sosoliso plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi has called on her fans to stop pitying her especially when they meet her on-on-one because as she put it, expressions of pity directed at her by people who want to encourage her become counter productive because it means that they are seeing her in a bad light.

Kechi Okwuchi: Please, stop pitying me

Sosoliso plane crash survivor Kechi Okwuchi has called on her fans to stop pitying her especially when they meet her on-on-one because as she put it, expressions of pity directed at her by people who want to encourage her become counter productive because it means that they are seeing her in a bad light.
The government of Adamawa State has denied allegations by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that state governor Ahmadu Fintiri had failed to observe COVID-19 public health protocols last Tuesday at Port Harcourt airport, suggesting that the claim was politically-motivated.

FAAN lied against Governor Fintiri – aide

The government of Adamawa State has denied allegations by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that state governor Ahmadu Fintiri had failed to observe COVID-19 public health protocols last Tuesday at Port Harcourt airport, suggesting that the claim was politically-motivated.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor refuses temperature check at airport, rejects sanitizer

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has been called out by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for flouting safety and health protocols as Nigeria battles the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is an airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria

Coronavirus: Nigeria shuts down three international airports

The Federal Government has shut down three international airports as part of its strategic measures to curb the spread of #coronavirus across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled new visa policy with 79 visa classifications.

President Buhari unveils new visa policy

This comes amid news that five international airports with sufficient technology and devices that will make it impossible for persons with threats to pass through, have been approved as the only ports of entry where visa on arrival can be obtained.

Bushfire triggers prolonged blackout at Port Harcourt airport

Port Harcourt International Airport has been thrown into darkness following a bush fire that engulfed part of the airport’s surrounding bushes on Tuesday, an official said.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB reveals finding on Nigeria’s aviation sector road map

The African Development Bank (AfDB) said it was willing to assist Nigeria develop its aviation sector road map put together in 2012.
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.
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.
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

Nigerian pilots raise alarm over dilapidated runways at airports

Nigerian pilots have raised the alarm over the poor state of runways in some of the country’s airports. They said such facilities need urgent intervention from relevant government agencies in order to avert an air accident.

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.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and New General Manager of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for South-South and South-East Region, Mr Felix Akinbinu on Monday during a Courtesy Visit by the New General Manager of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for South-South and South-East Region at the Government House, Port Harcourt.

Governor Wike to rebuild VIP lounge at Port Harcourt airport, dualise road

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the State Government will make critical interventions at the Port Harcourt International Airport to improve the international acceptance of the facility.

FAAN clears Port Harcourt runway after Air Peace incident

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said the runway of Port Harcourt Airport, has been cleared by the authority for normal flight operations after an Air Peace aircraft overshot it and skidded into the bush.
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

Air Peace plane overshoots runway in Port Harcourt

A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

Senate kicks against planned downgrading of Enugu Airport

The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to stop the planned downgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

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.

PDP: INEC yet to apologise to Nigerians for its failure

The chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign council in Anambra state Hon. Henry Obaze, has said that INEC is yet to apologise to Nigerians for the catastrophic abortion of the Presidential and National Assembly election last Saturday.

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One of Brazil’s leading indigenous chiefs, Aritana Yawalapiti, died Wednesday of respiratory complications caused by COVID-19, his family said.

Coronavirus kills leading Brazil indigenous chief

One of Brazil’s leading indigenous chiefs, Aritana Yawalapiti, died Wednesday of respiratory complications caused by COVID-19, his family said.
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Why Edo Assembly deputy speaker was impeached

The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Yekini Idiaye, was impeached on Wednesday for pledging loyalty to the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, it has been gathered.
Pan-African investment company, Heirs Holdings has announced the appointment of Dan Okeke as Group Executive Director.

Heirs Holdings names new group executive director

Pan-African investment company, Heirs Holdings, has announced the appointment of Dan Okeke as Group Executive Director.

Nigeria Immigration Service promotes over 3,500 officers

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB) has promoted over 3,500 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi health workers begin indefinite strike Thursday

The Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, Bauchi State Chapter has said it will embark on an indefinite strike from Thursday, August 6.