FAAN denies restricting taxis from taking passengers in airports
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Tuesday denied restricting commercial vehicles from picking and dropping off passengers at airports across the country. "The message did not originate from FAAN," FAAN said in a tweet. "Uber and taxify are free to drop passengers at our airports." FAAN's tweet was in reaction to a signpost…
F2FDialogue: ‘Implementation of agric policies must be proactive, grassroots-directed’
Stakeholders at the ongoing Farm2Fork Dialogue have urged all players and actors involved in policy making to create proactive policies at grassroots levels
Land dispute may delay re-opening of Enugu Airport
Depite the pledge by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, would be completed and reopened by April 2020, there are indications that a land dispute between the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria ...
NAPTIP reads riot act against trafficking
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has read the riot acts against human trafficking at airports nationwide.
NAPTIP rescues 17,000 trafficked persons in six years
The Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Dame Julie Okah-Donli has revealed that between 2003 when the agency was set up and now about 404 traffickers...
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)...
Again, Air Maroc alleges invasion of aircraft at Lagos airport
FAAN refutes claim Royal Air Maroc has again reported an invasion of its aircraft on the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) runway in Lagos, the second within two weeks. The Guardian learnt that the latest incident happened at the weekend as the Boeing 737-700 aircraft, marked CN-RNQ, was preparing for take off about 5:30am. Having…
FG approves N10 billion for Enugu airport repairs
The Federal Government yesterday approved the sum of N10 billion for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Funding delays rehabilitation of Enugu airport six weeks after closure
Funding hitches may have caused delay in the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, which was shut down by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on August 24 this year.
Nigeria ‘abandons’ Lagos airport facility repairs, maintenance
Owing to the neglect by government, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos is in a sorry state. Passenger services at the airport may have reached its all-time low.