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We Won’t Reverse Travel Ban Over FG’s Th...

We Won’t Reverse Travel Ban Over FG’s Threat – UK

The British High Commission on Sunday said the United Kingdom would not reverse its travel ban on Nigeria because of a threat of retaliation by the Federal Government. The spokesman for the British High Commission, Dean Hurlock, said this in response to an inquiry by The PUNCH on Sunday over a... read more »

Dubai Travel: Emirates Airline To Resume...

Dubai Travel: Emirates Airline To Resume Flights To Nigeria

Emirates will resume its passenger operations between Dubai and Nigeria from December 5, 2021, the Dubai-based airline announced on Thursday. Emirates will operate to and from its Nigerian gateways with daily flights, providing travellers from Nigeria convenient access to Dubai. It will also enable... read more »

NRC Directs Shutdown Of Abuja-Kaduna, La...

NRC Directs Shutdown Of Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan, Warri Train Services Ov...

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has directed district managers to be prepared to shut down train stations plying Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan and Warri-Itakpe routes in the event that workers down tools. In an internal memo issued on Tuesday, the Managing Director of NRC, Engr. Fidet Okhiria,... read more »

Aviation Fuel Price Rises By 70%, Intern...

Aviation Fuel Price Rises By 70%, International Airlines May Raise Fares

The International Air Transport Association has said the price of jet fuel has continued to increase in recent weeks, with its price increasing by 70 per cent since the start of 2021. According to IATA, the Switzerland-based trade organisation representing over 290 international airlines, the... read more »

Arik Airlines Staff Arrested For Seeking...

Arik Airlines Staff Arrested For Seeking Bribe From Passenger At Lagos Airp...

A staff member of Arik Airlines has been arrested by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for allegedly soliciting bribe from a passenger at the general aviation terminal in Lagos. This was disclosed by Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, in a statement in... read more »

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International Airfares Rise As Naira Crashes On IATA Platform

The lingering shortage of foreign exchange in Nigeria has forced the naira to crash against the United States dollar on the air ticket pricing template of the International Air Transport... read more »

Chukwuemeka Ezeife

Inaugurate Anambra Airport, Ex-gov Ezeife Urges NCAA

The former Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has urged the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to go ahead with the inauguration of the Anambra Airport. Ezeife gave the charge on... read more »

COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Foreign Travellers

COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Foreign Travellers

The Federal Government has relaxed a restriction on foreign travellers without evidence of payment for their COVID-19 PCR test. In a memo by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority obtained... read more »

Drive With Earphone, Face Six Months Jail Term, FRSC Warns

Drive With Earphone, Face Six Months Jail Term, FRSC Warns

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has warned that any driver who receives or makes telephone calls while driving, regardless of any wireless gadgets used risk prosecution. The FRSC also... read more »

Buhari Spends N41bn on Presidential Fleet Despite Promise To Cut Cost

Buhari Spends N41bn on Presidential Fleet Despite Promise To Cut ...

The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has so far expended N41.9bn to maintain the Presidential Air Fleet contrary to the promise Buhari made during the 2015 presidential election campaigns to... read more »