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…
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...