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FG Urged To Privatise Major Airports With Unviable Ones

The Chief Executive Officer, Centurion Securities Limited and Aviation Security Expert, Group Capt John Ojikutu (rtd) has advised the Federal Government to concession any of the four major airports set aside for privatisation with two or three other smaller airports in the country. He stated this while reacting to the plan by the Minister of […]


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4,000 Airport Fire Safety Cooperative Members Benefited From Loans In 2015

  The President of the Airport Fire Safety Cooperatives, Mr Richard Tella has said that close to 4,000 of its members have benefited from various types of loans from the cooperatives in the last one year. The President of the Airport Fire Safety Cooperatives, Mr Richard Tella made this known in an interview with aviation […]


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Petrol To Sell For N86.50 Per Litre January 1, 2016–PPPRA

… Minister To Constitute Committee To Advice On Price Changes. The Federal Government has said that petrol to sell for N86.50 per litre at filling stations own by major and independent oil marketers beginning January 1, 2016. In the same vein, it will sell for N86 at all retail petrol stations owned by the Nigerian […]


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NDLEA Arrests Two Over 3,542.25kg Hemp Disguised As Biscuits, Cheese Balls

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a truck load of cannabis disguised as biscuits and cheese balls weighing 3,542.25kg. The interception was made by officers and men of the agency in Ogun State along Odeda axis of Ijebu-Igbo in Ijebu North Local Government of the state. According to the agency two suspected […]


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Stiff, Fair Competition Begins On Lagos –Accra Route

…As Dana Dares Aero, Arik, Medview Airlines …To Use In-Flight Service, Low Fare, On-Time Departure As Weapons A stiff and fair competition among four Nigerian airlines is imminent following the commencement of flight operations by Dana Air at the weekend from the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA, Lagos to the Kotoka International […]


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FG Approves N407b To Pay Oil Marketers

The Federal Government yesterday approved the payment of N407.07billion as fuel subsidy to oil marketers. The approval by the Federal Government is coming as fuel queues were building up at feeling stations across the country, creating hardship for Nigerians, who go to petrol stations to queue only to come back with no fuel to buy. […]


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Dubai Int’l Passenger Volume Rises To 6.25 million In October

  Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose 4.4 per cent in October, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger numbers in October rose 6,250,810, compared to 5,989,007 recorded in October of last year. Speaking on the development, the Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Airport, Paul Griffiths, “Traffic continues its steady climb as […]


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SAHCOL Appoints Rizwan Kadri New COO

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) has appointed Rizwan Kadri as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Kadri, who is a Senior Aviation Ground and Airport Operations Executive and International Air Transport Association (IATA) Certified Aviation Management Professional (AvMP) brings with him substantial broad-based expertise in International Aviation Ground and Airport Operations, as well as […]


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2015 WTM Breaks Attendance Record

..Hosted 18,097 Participants Against 8,829 In 2014 The World Travel Market London 2015’s Conference and Event programme has for the first time smashed the attendance records of the 36 years old market with a total delegate of 18,097, which represent an increase of 6.2 per cent. The huge participation in the market by delegates, visitors […]


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MTN $5.2b Fine Reduced To $3.4b

Africa’s largest mobile network, MTN, has succeeded in reducing the $5.2 billion fine imposed by Nigerian authorities for failing to deactivate unregistered sim cards to $3.4 billion The Federal Government had said that it was concerned about the unregistered sim cards being used by criminal gangs, elements, kidnappers to perpetrate evil. Because of the fine, […]