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Harmattan haze which has been intense since Monday delayed and caused flights cancellation in West African countries notably Nigeria, the largest economy and most populated nation in the Africa continent.
Scores of Nigerian passengers on Rwandair flight to Lagos on Thursday were left in shock after they discovered that the airline had dropped their luggage in Dubai without their knowledge.
The breakdown of the missing/delayed luggage indicated that Air France led the pack with a total number of 524 missing/delayed luggage, followed by British Airways with 487; Delta Air Lines, 455; KLM and Royal Air Maroc jointly had 438 missing luggage each, while Emirates Airlines had 364 within the month under review.
Domestic carriers were hard hit by the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), resulting in the loss of several billions of naira that would have been earned as revenue from ticket sales.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has announced that no fewer than 19,323 flights were delayed within the country’s airspace in the first half of 2018.
Rwandan side Rayon Sports FC are expected to arrive in Aba on Friday in batches from Lagos ahead of their Sunday’s second leg, quarter-final match of CAF Confederations Cup against Enyimba at the Enyimba International Stadium.
The Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Stanislas Kamanzi, said on Friday that the Rwandair’s Abuja-Kigali route would boost trade relations between Nigeria and Rwanda.
Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has a substantive Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the person of Yvonne Manzi Makolo.
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame appointed Uzziel Ndagijimana as finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle, his office said.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s 12th hour decision to snub the African Union Extra-ordinary summit on the endorsement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), in Kigali, March 20 – 22 is a diplomatic blunder.
Domestic airline operators have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to implement the Yamoussoukro Decision, YD, which was reached in Cote d’Ivoire in 1988. The YD has created Single African Air Transport Market.
The Federal Government earned at least N13 billion as security levy from outbound international passengers in 2017.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a "very high level".
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says nothing will deter it from promoting laudable activities of the Federal Government.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Bruno Fernandes is a "box-to-box player" with the "ability to break the line of the defence", according to former Sporting C.P. boss Carlos Carvalhal, who has warned Manchester United against playing him in the No.10 position.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in the Ilorin zone.
Raheem Sterling is confident he will be fit in time for Manchester City’s Champions League tie with Real Madrid later this month.
The Founder of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide, Primate Theophilus Olabayo, has declared that the Spiritual Leader of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, is not a prophet, adding that the Catholic Church does not groom prophets.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes Manchester City’s two-season ban from the Champions League has opened the door for a host of teams to qualify for next season’s competition.