Full Text President Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

  My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation is witnessing a new and impressive turnaround in our security and socio-economic situation. I know you will join me to, once again, […]

SERAP Drags FG To UN Over Killings In Southern Kaduna

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary executions, Ms. Agnes Callamard urging her to prevail on the Nigerian authorities to halt further killings of innocent citizens in Southern Kaduna. SERAP also appealed to the Special Rapporteur to urgently investigation recent allegations of killings of […]

Reduced Visibility: NAMA Expresses Concern Over Difficulties Faced By Airlines, Air Travellers

  … Says Flight Operations In 2016 Relatively Very Safe Despite Challenges Nigerian Airspace Management Agency(NAMA) said has expressed  sincere concern over challenges and difficulties airlines and passengers  have been subjected to over the past few days due to reduced flight visibility occasioned by the prevailing harmattan dust haze that has limited operations into most […]

NNPC Explains Reasons For Aviation Fuel Scarcity

 …As Corporation Reiterates Commitment To Brass, OK LNG  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed the scarcity of aviation fuel also known as Jet-A1 to the inability of airlines in the country to pay for the product due to the introduction of a cash-and-carry policy by marketers. Recalled that the marketers decided to introduce […]

FG To Make Major Festivals Attractive To Domestic, Foreign Tourists

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated the Federal Government was working with the private sector to make major festivals in the country attractive to domestic and foreign tourists and to leapfrog the events to the top cadre of global festivals. He disclosed in Offa, Kwara State, on Thursday at […]

FG Appoints Mariel Rae-Omoh NTDC New Acting DG

   A new Acting Director General has been named for the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC). She is Mrs. Mariel Rae – Omoh. She takes over from the former acting DG Boniface Ebuka, who last month was first appointed into the position following the sack of the former DG, Mrs. Sally Uwechue-Mbanefo by the Federal […]

Arik Air Charters B767-300 Aircraft To Fly Lagos-New York Passengers Tomorrow

    …Ground Handler Causes Damage To Arik Air’s A330-200 Plane At JFK Airport  …Alleges New York bound Passengers Prevented Airline From Check –In Guest For Other Destinations  …Appeals For Understanding   Arik Air said it has chartered a B767-300ER aircraft from a European charter operator to minimise the disruption and inconvenience to booked passengers […]

Arik Air US, SA Bound Passengers Stranded At Lagos Airport

   Barely a day  after the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) hammered Arik Air for contravening the provisions of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs) and also for abandoning its passengers, the airline has again abandoned its passengers and are stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Again Abelnewsng.com learnt that since Monday, […]

AON Cries Out Over Poor State Of Navigational Aids At Airports

  …Says Lagos Airport Is Littered With Obsolete Instrument Landing System Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has expressed disappointment and displeasure at the deplorable state of Navigational Aids at airports across the country. The body lamented that the deplorable navigational aids have made flying in the Nigerian airspace virtually impossible during the harmattan season thereby […]