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Passenger dies onboard Abuja-bound Air Peace flight

A 72-year-old male passenger died on an Air Peace Flight P47182 from Calabar to Abuja Flight P47182 on Friday.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria completes flight simulation exercise ahead of resumption

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has conducted simulation exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to test all the protocols designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at the Airport ahead of flight resumption.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA: Port worker diagnosed with coronavirus not our staff

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has refuted claims that a senior member of its workforce has been diagnosed with COVID-19 infection.

NCMDLCA: Maritime community must develop action plan

AS the Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic continues to spread across the country, customs agents have called for the development of an action plan by stakeholders in the maritime sector of the nation’s economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the restriction of movements in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja and Lagos, which are the hardest hit by coronavirus in the country.

President Buhari declares curfew in Abuja, Lagos, Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday announced stoppage of all intra and inter state movements in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja as a way of curbing the spread of coronavirus pandemic for i4 days.
According to Jatto Adams, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, the clarifications sought by NPA was to get full details of the incident for record purposes.

NPA: We did not contradict NCDC over coronavirus cases

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said that it did not contradict the statement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, that six cases of covid-19 were found on a vessel but only sought clarifications.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Coronavirus: We’ve no record of cases detected on vessels – NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated that it has not recorded any coronavirus case on any vessel.

Coronavirus: Air Peace stops passenger with suspected case from boarding flight

A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight on Friday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Coronavirus: Bi-Courtney Aviation charges travellers, airport users to be safety conscious

In the aftermath of the Coronavirus currently ravaging nations of the world, management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), has advised travellers to be safety conscious, particularly in the area of personal and respiratory hygiene.
THE Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has lamented that public misconducts of some soldiers in recent times were giving the public negative perception about the Nigerian Military.

Coronavirus: Nigerian military takes measures to halt spread in barracks, communities

As Nigeria heightens preparedness and response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has assured that measures have been put in place by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) to halt the spread of the virus particularly to barracks and military communities.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Coronavirus: NPA says necessary protocols in place at ports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said it had put in place necessary protocols at the ports as safeguard against the dreaded Coronavirus disease.

SON: It’s in Nigeria’s interest that we are at the ports

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria says it will reduce the importation of substandard products by 75 per cent by 2019, if permitted to stay in the ports.

Etihad passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport

An unchecked-in passenger with Etihad Airways, Ademola Adekele, early Wednesday morning slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

Hajj: NAHCON revises medical provision for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says measures are in place to ensure provision of qualitative medical services to pilgrims during Hajj 2018.

Ebola: Federal government intensifies screening at Lagos airport

The federal government has activated all procedures to prevent travellers infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from gaining access to any of the nation’s airports.

Border security men collect bribes from pupils – envoy

The Nigerian Ambassador to Benin Republic, Amb. Kayode Oguntuase, has said there were 42 illegal checkpoints between Mile 2 and Seme border where security personnel extort money from travelers.

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PTF: Coronavirus positive cases gradually coming down

Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
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Lagos petrol tanker drivers suspend strike

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APC pleads with Anambra governor to reinstate suspended monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
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El Salvador to give immunity passport to those who recovered from coronavirus

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