Abuja Runway Repairs to Take 6 Months, Not 6 Weeks—Minister

By Dipo Olowookere Minister of State for Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika, has explained that work on the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja will take six months to complete, but stressed that the airport would only be closed for six weeks. Mr Sirika made this clarification while addressing the Senate on Thursday. The Minister explained More...

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

2016 Capital Budget Implementation: Tours FAAN Facilities

By Modupe Gbadeyanka As part of the ongoing monitoring of the implementation of the 2016 Capital Projects, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has visited Murtala Muhammad International More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

QG Africa Hotel Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

By Dipo Olowookere A Mauritius based investment fund managed by Quantum Global Investments Africa Management Ltd, QG Africa Hotel LP, has announced the acquisition of the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra from Kingdom More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

FG Meets Stakeholders on Shutdown of Abuja Airport

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Minister of State for Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika is to meet with Industry Stakeholders this week, in a round table to discuss the proposed temporary shutdown of flight operations at the Nnamdi More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Saraki Vows to Intervene in Aviation Crisis

By Dipo Olowookere Senate President, Mr Bukola Saraki, on Saturday promised to intervene in the crisis rocking the country’s aviation sector, with the purported non-calibration of all 30 Instrument Landing More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, December 30th, 2016

Nigeria Plans to Make Key Festivals Attractive to Tourists

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government was working with the private sector to make major festivals in the country attractive to domestic and foreign More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

South African Airways Lightens Spirits of Less Privilege in Nigeria

………..Holds Exclusive Movie Viewing for Arrows of God Orphanage By Dipo Olowookere In the spirit of the festive season, South African Airways has demonstrated unusual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

NCAA Fines Arik Air N6m Over Luggage Delay

By Dipo Olowookere Arik Air has been fined N6 million by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over the issue of delay of baggage of passengers earlier this month. The NCAA claimed the airline contravened More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Yacht Charter Market to Hit $50b by 2020

By Dipo Olowookere It has been predicted that the luxurious yacht charter market will surpass $50 billion mark by the year 2020. As at 2015, the industry generated about $37 billion. It is observed that a renewed More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Delta Airlines Defends Ejecting YouTuber Adam Saleh from Flight

By Dipo Olowookere Operators of Delta Airlines have stood by its decision to oust YouTube star, Adam Saleh, from its flight. On December 21, 2016, Mr Saleh was asked to leave a Delta Airlines flight, allegedly More...

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