IATA Calls For Urgent Government Support, As Middle East, Africa Airlines Revenue Losses Rise To $23B

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has strengthened its call for urgent action from governments in Africa and the Middle East to provide financial relief to airlines as the latest IATA scenario for potential revenue loss by carriers in Africa and the Middle East reached US$23 billion (US$19 billion in the Middle East […]

No Pay Directive To Staff: Nnaji Appeals To Max Air To Reconsider Its Position

  The House Committee Chairman on Aviation, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji has appealed to the management of Max Air  Limited to reconsider its  hard line stand on the ‘No Pay Directive’ handed down to its staff as the industry tries to navigate through the COVID-19  period. This is just as he urged other organisations in the […]

Equip Our Members To Report COVID-19 Seamlessly, Lagos NUJ Tells Media Owners  

…Laments Non- Payment Of  Salaries  By Raypower,  AIT, Vanguard,  Champion Newspapers , others Before Lock Down   As the total lock down against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic continues, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council has appealed to media owners to provide necessary preventive measures against COVID -19 in their respective media […]

COVID-19: Air Peace Flight Carrying 35 Americans Did Not Land At Calabar Airport―Ita,Special Adviser

  …Says Ayade’s Administration  Cannot Compromise The Safety Of Its Citizens   The Cross River State Government has stated that Air Peace flight carrying 35 Americans or any other flight did not land at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport on Monday evening. The reaction is coming on the heels of insinuation in some quarters that […]

Nigeria COVID -19 Record Rises To 131, As NCDC Announces 20 New Cases

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 . The 20 new cases brings to 131 the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country “On the 30th of March 2020, Twenty (20) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria “Till date, One hundred thirty-one (131) […]

COVID-19: United States Chartered Flight Lands At Lagos Airport, Evacuates 35 Americans

      A chartered flight from the United States of America, USA today landed at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos with 35 persons aboard. The passengers in question on the flight are Americans working with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The chartered flight falls within the “essential flights” […]

Breaking News: Seyi Makinde, Tests Positive For COVID-19

  Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for Coronavirus. He disclosed this via his Twitter handle; @seyiamakinde “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the […]

COVID-19 : Air Peace Evacuates 274 Israelis To Tell-Aviv

    Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Air Peace evacuated about 274 Israelis from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to Israel’s major city, Tel-Aviv. The flight, which airlifted 65 passengers from Lagos and 209 passengers from Abuja was operated by Air Peace Boeing 777-300 with registration number 5N-BWI. […]

Full Text Of President Buhari’s Address

  ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2.From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures […]

COVID -19: Buhari  Declares Total Lockdown In Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

  …To Begin 11 Pm On Monday, March 30 As part of efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared curfew in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State. The President, who made the declaration few minutes ago during a nationwide broadcast to Nigerians on Coronavirus, explained that the restriction was to prevent […]