Nigeria prepares for Ebola outbreak as NCDC, FAAN strategise
The Federal Government through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday said the country is prepared for another Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak.
FG activates response on Ebola outbreak nationwide
Following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Federal government has activated surveillance activities cross the country to detect and prevent any outbreak of the disease.To this end, letters of alert have been sent to all states to enhance surveillance activities and an advisory note for the general public.
FAAN deploys e-payment system at airports nationwide
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is to go cashless at airports nationwide, with the use electronic payment system for transactions. The e-payment option is to enhance the ease of payment, create payment options, and improve the speed and convenience of payments. General Manager Corporate Communications FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, said all necessary arrangements had…
To Abuja and back
The flight was scheduled to leave at 7 a.m. I left home at 5:15 a.m. with my driver and ‘ManFriday’ PA. As we drove towards the airport toll gate, the long dispute as to who was to build the approach roads...
FAAN installs CCTV cameras at Lagos, Abuja airports’ airside
Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at airports’ airsides. The airports are the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja. The General Manager, Corporate Communications of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed this yesterday in Lagos. She said the project,…
FAAN aviation security to bear arms soon — Sirika
The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) will soon be licensed to carry arms to complement other agencies in combating security threat. À statement signed by Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, in Lagos on Monday, quoted Sirika…
FAAN targets new investments, partnerships with ACI-Africa conference
With over 300 delegates and participants from different African countries and the world set to attend this year’s Airport Council International conference (ACI-Africa) hosted by Nigeria, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has expressed optimism of the country attracting foreign investments by way of public-private partnerships. Themed ‘Business Transformation for Sustainable Development of African…
Aviation agencies lose billions to alleged fraud in traffic figures
Differences in passengers traffic figures in the aviation sector released by relevant government agencies may have caused revenue loss in excess of N6.7 billion in 2017 alone.
African airports’ managers rally behind open skies implementation
Association of airport managers in Africa are rallying behind the implementation of the open skies treaty, especially in lieu of the traffic boom the initiative will bring to signatory countries.
Airport users berate FAAN over derelict shuttle buses
Airport users at the Murtala Muhammed International airport have criticized the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for abandoning the shuttle buses, which usually convey airport users and travelers from the airport car park to the arrival and departure terminal.