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…
Lessons from the reopened Abuja airport
In The Trouble with Nigeria, Chinua Achebe, one of our greatest writers, sums up our many lost opportunities to achieve greatness despite our being endowed with vast human and natural resources as a case of “snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
Red Star restates commitment to service delivery after Abuja Airport closure
Nigeria's foremost indigenous courier and logistics company, Red Star Express Plc has assured its clients and customers nationwide that the closure of the Abuja Airport will not affect its business.
Abuja airport closure opens brisk business for Lagos-Kaduna flights
Aviation security consultant, Group Captain John Ojikutu (rtd), said the refusal of some foreign airlines to divert to Kaduna would be a blessing and boom time for domestic operators that are ready to take maximum advantage.
2017 budget to be ready next month as presidency, National Assembly harmonise differences
Though the defense of the 2017 budget estimates are still ongoing at the National Assembly, the Budget Office of the Federation has declared that the fiscal plan will be passed...
The closure of Abuja international airport
The closure of Abuja airport. Even the thought is such a ridiculous outlandish one and shows how far away from reality we are.
RE: Planned closure of Abuja airport
Again, on Monday, January 16, 2017, we restated our firm position on the proposed closure of the airport when the Senate of the Federal Republic invited us to appear and give expert opinion on the matter.