FAAN Denies Collecting Money From Airport Users To Access Terminal

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has denied that Aviation Security (AVSEC) officers demand bribes before allowing airport users’ access into the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos contrary to speculations in some quarters, which has also be trending. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, […]


Prosecutor’s Absence Stalls Trial Of Companies Linked To Patience Jonathan’s $15.5M

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi Hearing could not continue today at the Federal High Court, Lagos, where three persons and four companies are currently standing trial for alleged cover up in the   $15.5million belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. When the matter came up for hearing today, Mr Ademola Adefolaju, who holds […]


N1.6B Fraud: Dudafa, Other Urge Court To Dismiss EFCC’s Amended Charge

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Former Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Dr. Emmanuel Waripamo-Oweu Dudafa, today, urged the Federal High Court, Lagos to dismiss the amended charge filed against him on alleged N1.6 billion fraud. Dudafa alongside Mr. Iwejuo Joseph are being tried before Justice Mohammed Idris on the alleged […]


U.N. Security Council Unanimously Removes Eritrea Sanctions

    The U. N. Security Council unanimously voted yesterday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. The resolution also urges Eritrea and Djibouti to work toward normalising ties and settling a border dispute. The UN asks Secretary-General Antonio […]


EFCC Arraigns OND Holder Posing As A Lawyer

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A 38 year-old man, Bada Azeez Ayoola, who has allegedly been parading himself as a lawyer was today arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on impersonation, false pretence and giving false statement by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ayoola, a resident of 55, […]


Qatar Airways Begins Four Weekly Flights To Montreal December 17

  ‎…To Dedicate State-Of-The-Art Boeing 777 On The Route     Qatar Airways has stated that it would introduce an additional weekly flight to its popular Doha – Montreal route from 17 December 2018. The flights , the airline explained would provide even more flexibility for both business and leisure passengers travelling to and from […]


NASENI Seeks NCAA Support To Build Made-In-Nigeria Helicopters

  The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has solicited the support of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to develop made-in-Nigeria helicopters. Chief Executive Officer, NASENI, Prof. Muhammed Haruna made the  appeal in Lagos, during a courtesy visit to the Director General of the NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman at the Aviation House […]


IATA Chairman Challenges EU Carriers On Connectivity To EU Citizens, Foreign Travellers

  International Air Transport Association (IATA) Chairman and Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has challenged EU carriers to reinforce their global position by offering greater connectivity to EU citizens and foreign travellers alike. He also spoke passionately on the challenges facing the aviation industry in Europe at the […]


EFCC Seizes N21M Worth Of Gold At Lagos Airport

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized gold worth N211 million at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. EFCC said that the gold was in the verge of being illegally transported through the Murtala international terminal of MMA, Lagos en route Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE). A […]


SAHCO PLC Renews Ground Handling Deal With Arik Air

  The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO)PLC  said it has renewed its ground handling contract with Arik Air. Speaking at the renewal of the ground handling service agreement with Arik Air at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, the Managing Director/CEO, SAHCO PLC, Mr. Basil Agboarumi, promised to deliver quality and improved ground handling services […]