Akanu Ibiam International Airport
Land tussle may delay repairs, reopening of Enugu airport
The ownership contest of a portion of Akanu Ibiam International Airport land may delay the repair works and reopening of the airport. The Guardian learnt that the land contest between a private estate developer, J.J Emejulu, and Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)...
NAF confirms helicopter crash in Enugu, no casualty
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu. A statement on Friday in NAF’s Twitter handle said that the incident occurred after a routine flight and...
Buhari approves forensic audit of NDDC
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019.
Lawmaker unfolds security summit
The member representing Nsukka/Igbo-eze South Federal Constituency in Enugu State, Dr. Patrick Asadu has unfolded plans for a security awareness campaign and summit for his constituency.
Enugu Airport: EFTZ declares full certification, safety compliance
Stakeholders in the Enugu Free Trade Zone (EFTZ) have declared their willingness to work with the Ministry of Aviation in addressing all concerns over the proximity of one of the units of the free zone with the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. Enugu Power Free Zone Company (Enpower FZC), which manages the facility, said the need…
FG may shut Enugu Airport over deplorable runway
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu may be closed down following the poor state of the runway. Sirika disclosed this yesterday at a stakeholder’s forum in Lagos, saying the airport will be degraded for international operations because the runway length is not ideal for such. He…
Enugu airport is unsafe, South East governors warn
Governors in the southeast zone have raised the alarm that Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu is not safe for passengers. While noting that it is not also secure for flight operations, they demanded urgent intervention by the Federal Government. Addressing a press conference in Enugu, Director General of the South-east Governors Forum (SEGF), Prof. Simon…
Enugu needs a world-class international airport
Days after the first cargo plane landed at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, on Tuesday, August 24, 2016, I had, in excitement written...
Group lambasts South East NASS members over budget cut
A non-governmental organization, Igbo Canadian Community Association (ICCA/Umunna) has criticized southeast National Assembly members over the weak representation of Igbo projects in the 2018 Budget signed into law this week.