UAE Makes U-Turn, Reinstates Ban On Nigerian Flights

Barely 48 hours after announcing resumption of flights to Nigeria, Emirates, the UAE flag carrier, has again announced indefinite suspension of flights to Nigeria. The UAE authorities had initially fixed Wednesday, June 23, 2021, for resumption of flights to Nigeria. But in a statement on its website on Monday, the airline said, “In line with government directives, passenger flights to and from Nigeria (Lagos and … Continue reading UAE Makes U-Turn, Reinstates Ban On Nigerian Flights

Trouble Looms For Private Jet Owners As Customs Begins Crackdown On Illegally Imported Planes

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it may detain unverified private aircraft after the 30 days importation verification deadline given to owners elapses on July 6. At a briefing in Abuja on Monday, the Public Relations Officer of Customs, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah, said so far, only six owners of private aircraft have responded to the invitation since the verification window opened on June … Continue reading Trouble Looms For Private Jet Owners As Customs Begins Crackdown On Illegally Imported Planes

‘Air Peace to create 17,000 jobs with 30 new aircraft by 2023’

…Begins Lagos-Ilorin-Abuja flights Air Peace will create up to 17,000 jobs by 2023 when it completes delivery of 30 new Embraer jets, the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Allen Onyema, has said.  Speaking at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on Thursday while receiving its third new Embraer 195-E2, from the Embraer Facility in Sao Jose Dos Campos. Onyema said the airline has fully … Continue reading ‘Air Peace to create 17,000 jobs with 30 new aircraft by 2023’

Hadiza Bala-Usman suspension: We didn’t know what was going on in the parastatal – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has explained why the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman was suspended. Amaechi noted that Bala Usman was asked to step aside for proper investigation into the activities of NPA. The Nation reports that a 11-man panel of inquiry has been set up to probe the activities of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) between 2016 to … Continue reading Hadiza Bala-Usman suspension: We didn’t know what was going on in the parastatal – Amaechi

Maritime Academy Takes Delivery Of Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Equipment

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) has taken delivery of an Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) equipment which will enable the Academy to run courses and training for offshore operations in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. According to sources close to the Academy, “HUET is important for anyone who flies a helicopter. It is necessary training for members of the armed forces aircrew, emergency service … Continue reading Maritime Academy Takes Delivery Of Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Equipment

Two dead, many injured as suspected PMS boys attack shop owners in Ibadan

Two people were confirmed killed on Wednesday when men of the Oyo State Park Management System under the leadership of Mr Mukaila Lamidi (also known as Auxiliary) allegedly attacked some shop owners in Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city on Wednesday. The attack on the shop owners was said to be in continuation of an earlier attack and a counter attack … Continue reading Two dead, many injured as suspected PMS boys attack shop owners in Ibadan

We’ll deliver six-lane Ibeju-Lekki-Epe highway project first quarter 2022 – Sanwo-Olu

…Governor, Cabinet Members Inspect Construction Work Barring unanticipated event, the construction of 18.7-kilometre six-lane rigid pavement carriageway from Eleko Junction in Ibeju Lekki to Epe T-Junction in Lagos State will be completed and commissioned. This was the assurance from Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu when he and members of the State Executive Council went on an on-the-spot assessment of the project, on Monday. Sanwo-Olu was excited by … Continue reading We’ll deliver six-lane Ibeju-Lekki-Epe highway project first quarter 2022 – Sanwo-Olu

Osinbajo hails Nigeria-assembled electric car fantastic

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has given a pass mark to Kona, the assembled-in-Nigeria electric car, describing it as fantastic. Osinbajo praised the innovation in Abuja on Tuesday shortly after the unveiling of the Made-in-Nigeria fair featuring the exhibition of the first electric car assembled in Nigeria, among other locally manufactured products. According to a statement by his spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, Professor Osinbajo spoke … Continue reading Osinbajo hails Nigeria-assembled electric car fantastic

Sanwo-Olu Commissions Yaba Modern Bus Terminal

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday commissioned the Yaba Bus Terminal. The terminal is said to be one of the most modern of all bus terminals in terms of design and physical attractiveness. The white teflon covering being a waterproof fabric gives the terminal a unique look and would complement our Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red Line rail infrastructure which are … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Commissions Yaba Modern Bus Terminal

Buhari approves 4 new seaports to boost foreign investment inflows

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said that his administration has approved four new seaports to create employment opportunities and foreign investment inflows across the country. The President, who disclosed this in his national broadcast to commemorate Democracy Day, said four new seaports have been approved to be constructed under Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) arrangements. According to him, the four sea ports include; Lekki Deep Sea Port, Bonny Deep … Continue reading Buhari approves 4 new seaports to boost foreign investment inflows