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The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

How Ghana is ‘benefiting immensely’ from Nigeria’s flight diversion

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.

Passengers lament as Rwandair dumps Nigerians’ luggage in Dubai

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.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

4,126 passenger luggage lost, delayed it Nigerian airports in September

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.
IKECHI UKO

Expert advocates aviation masterplan for Nigeria

An aviation and tourism expert, Mr Ikechi Uko, on Tuesday said Nigeria should develop an Aviation Masterplan so as to maximise the abundant opportunities in the sector.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Airlines lose billions over election postponement

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.

NCAA records 19, 323 delays, 348 cancellations in H1 2018

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.
28 October 2011 - CHOGM, Commonwealth Leaders today at the Perth Convention and Entertainment Centre host to CHOGM, Perth Western Australia. ©Annaliese McDonough-Commonwealth Sectratariat.

Rwanda’s wages below 18% of budget

“Salaries and wages are well controlled and represent only 18 per cent of the budget,” said Uzziel Ndagijimana, Minister of Finance.
Rayon Sports

CAFCC: Rayon Sports to arrive in Aba Friday ahead Enyimba clash

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.
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AMAA announces new date for 2018 awards

Organisers of Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) have announced a new date for this year’s edition of the continental event.

Envoy: Abuja-Kigali route will boost Nigeria, Rwanda trade relations

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.

RwandAir now operates Abuja-Kigali route

RwandAir on Friday inaugurated its maiden flight to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with 30 passenger on board Boeing 737-700 aircraft from Kigali, Rwanda’s capital.

Paul Kagame appoints Yvonne Makolo as new RwandAir chief

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has a substantive Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the person of Yvonne Manzi Makolo.

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame names new finance minister in reshuffle

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame appointed Uzziel Ndagijimana as finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle, his office said.

The Kigali AU summit: Nigeria’s diplomatic blunder

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.

Airline operators, federal govt bicker over implementation of single African skies

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.

NCAA rakes in N13.3bn for federal govt as security levy in 2017 – report

The Federal Government earned at least N13 billion as security levy from outbound international passengers in 2017.

RwandAir to commence Abuja flight In 2018

The local business community will soon be able to easily explore more Western African markets following the signing of a bilateral air service agreement between the Government of Rwanda and Cape Verde.

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BMO: Nothing will stop us from promoting government programmes

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says nothing will deter it from promoting laudable activities of the Federal Government.

ADF rejects community policing plan for South-East

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NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

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.