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FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Concession Project
FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Co...

FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Concession Project

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the concession of the automation project of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed said the automation project will cost $3.1 billion. She noted the project will be concessioned for 20... read more »

NIS Issues Entry Guidelines Ahead of September 5 International Flights Resumption
NIS Issues Entry Guidelines Ahead of Sep...

NIS Issues Entry Guidelines Ahead of September 5 International Flights Resu...

The Comptroller General, Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandele has disclosed guidelines for immigrants ahead of resumption of international flights and visa payment. The NIS boss stated this during a remote meeting with relevant stakeholders to look into travel concerns and... read more »

Crashed Lagos Helicopter Has no Black Box – Investigation Bureau
Crashed Lagos Helicopter Has no Black Bo...

Crashed Lagos Helicopter Has no Black Box – Investigation Bureau

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said that the Bell 206-B3 that crashed on Salvation Road, Opebi in the Ikeja area of Lagos State has no black box. Investigation has started without the black box, revealed AIG, the investigating body in charge of all air-related mishaps in Nigeria. The... read more »

Breaking: Two Dead as Helicopter Crashes in Lagos
Breaking: Two Dead as Helicopter Crashes...

Breaking: Two Dead as Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

A plane has crashed in Lagos, Nigeria leading to the death of the pilot and one passenger. Reports say one person was rescued alive from the Quorum Aviation owned helicopter, Sahara Reporters reports. Eye witness account say the crash took place around the Salvation Bus-stop area of Lagos. The... read more »

Aisha Buhari Confirms Escaping Plane Crash
Aisha Buhari Confirms Escaping Plane Cra...

Aisha Buhari Confirms Escaping Plane Crash

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari has confirmed escaping a plane crash while returning from a medical trip abroad. The first lady disclosed the development in a post on her official Facebook page. Her statement confirms earlier reports of the first lady been involved in a plane... read more »

Scores Dead as Plane Crashes in South Sudan

Scores Dead as Plane Crashes in South Sudan

Scores of people are believed to have died in South Sudan after a cargo plane that took off from airport in Juba crashed. Eight people were on board the plane that belongs to South west... read more »

Enugu Airport Fence Destruction: FG Vows to Bring Perpetrator to Book  

Enugu Airport Fence Vandalism: FG Vows to Bring Perpetrator to Book  

  Says it will deploy all lawful means to protect national security asset Aviation Minister applauds Buhari, Ugwuanyi’s intervention   The federal government, on Thursday,... read more »

FAAN Speaks on Readiness for Eid-El-Kabir Celebration

FAAN Speaks on Readiness for Eid-El-Kabir Celebration

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured air travelers of its readiness to serve Nigerians during the Sallah celebrations. A statement released through its Twitter... read more »

Nigeria Opens 14 Airports for Domestic Operation

Nigeria Opens 14 Airports for Domestic Operation

The Federal Government of Nigeria said 14 airports were now accessible for domestic flight operations in the country. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation in a tweet on his official twitter... read more »

Flight Resumption in Nigeria; FAAN Issues Post COVID-19 Guidelines for Flight Operation

Flight Resumption in Nigeria; FAAN Issues Post COVID-19 Guideline...

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has released new guidelines for travelers as the country plans to safely reopen its airspace and airports to local flights without risking the health... read more »