Alleged drug trafficker intercepted at Abuja airport with N564m heroin
A suspected drug trafficker, Goodluck Igbineweka Odeh, has been intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, (NAIA), with two kilogrammes...
NDLEA arrests lady with heroin in private part at Abuja Airport
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a Chadian lady, Vivien Tarmadji, with 234.35 grammes of heroin concealed in her private part.
AIB confirms aircraft crash at Abuja airport
The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) on Sunday confirmed the crash of an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian military at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Pruning of daily flights to Lagos, Abuja airports stirs angst
Federal Government’s plan to reopen the international airspace amid restricted traffic flow and four daily flights each at Lagos and Abuja airports has stirred worry in the industry.
Imported personal item above N50,000 attracts duty, says Customs
Nigerian travellers who takes pleasure in buying personal items should be wary of the price henceforth, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), confirmed that any imported...
Abuja airport: Operation resumes in new terminal after fire scare
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced resumption of flight operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja new terminal hours after fire scare on Saturday. FAAN’s Regional General Manager, North Central, Mr Sani Mahmud, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that normalcy had since returned to the terminal. Mahmud said that Turkish…
NAMA upgrades equipment at Abuja Airport
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commenced the upgrade of its Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to Category three (CAT3). Mr Fola Akinkuotu, NAMA Managing Director, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja said the move was to support the newly inaugurated international…
Abuja airport second runway to gulp N63b, says minister
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said construction of the second runway for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is projected to cost N63b, adding that although N10b was proposed for its construction in the 2017 budget, only a paltry N3b was released. The minister, who disclosed this during a budget Defence at…
FG approves independent power plant for Abuja airport
The Federal Government yesterday gave approval for the setting up of an Independent Power Plant at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the Federal Capital Territory to end the challenge of power supply to the airport. At the first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in 2018, it also approved the rehabilitation of the Enugu/Oturkpo road…