Monday, 4th December 2023


3 days ago
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ((FAAN) has denied issuing a prohibition on the use of Ghana Must Go at the country’s airports.
3 days ago
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has charged the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to, as a matter of urgency, put in place necessary facilities at the country's Hajj departure zone to ensure a seamless airlift operation during next year's Hajj.
27 Nov
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned the public against a recruitment scam circulating on social media. The scam involves fake websites and social media pages claiming to be FAAN, offering employment opportunities and requesting that they pay a fee for the application process. FAAN spokesperson Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, in a statement on Monday,…
8 Nov
The Bauchi State Government has handed over the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport to the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for effective management and economic development of the state. Managing Director of FAAN, Kabir Yusuf Muhammad,at the official hand over in Bauchi, yesterday, told newsmen that the government had agreed to cede the…
11 Oct
Operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal II (MMA2) facility, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, has raised user-fees of car park and in-terminal lounge services by about 33 per cent.
13 Sep
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced that it will close the Yakubu Gowon Airport in Jos, Plateau State. FAAN, in a statement signed on Wednesday by the management, said the Plateau State Airport will be temporarily closed to flight Operations due to runway maintenance. It also disclosed that the closure will be…
7 Sep
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has confirmed the relocation of flight operations from the old terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos to the new one (terminal two). FAAN announced the relocation in a press statement on Thursday with the agency also calling on travellers to arrive at the airport…
6 Sep
Smoke engulfed a part of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday morning, leading to the evacuation of staff, passengers and other airport users. The incident occurred at Terminal 1 of the airport. Mr Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, Director, Public Affairs & Consumer Protection, FAAN, in a statement after the incident, said that the smoke originated from…
6 Sep
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday said the fire incident that occurred earlier on Wednesday at Murtala Muhammed International airport, Lagos was successfully brought under control. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, FAAN Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection in Abuja. “At approximately 0723 hours this…
6 Aug
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has arrested 21 persons including touts, illegal foreign exchange dealers, hawkers and scavengers at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
4 Aug
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), yesterday, suspended car hire services at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA). Director, Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, FAAN, Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, in a statement...
3 Aug
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended with immediate effect airport car hire services at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The suspension is a result of an unresolved factional dispute amongst the car hire operators which has been affecting airport car hire service operations. A spokesperson for FAAN, Director, Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, in…


Three persons have been arrested in Delta State over the killing of a barber following a fight in the deceased shop.
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Nigerian striker Victor Boniface has once again been nominated for the Bundesliga Rookie of the Month Award, making it the fourth consecutive time he has been shortlisted.
24 mins ago
Former campaign spokesman of President Bola Tinubu in the Southeast, Dr. Josef Onoh, has said that it is the turn of Ogui-Nike community and not Enugu-Ngwo, to produce the next chairman of Enugu North local government council, in the February 2024 council elections in Enugu state. Onoh made the disclosure in a meeting he held…
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Renowned singer and entrepreneur Mr Eazi recently revisited the controversy surrounding his 2017 tweet claiming Ghana's influence on Nigerian music. In an episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast, he shared his perspective on the cancel culture backlash.
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Rizz was named the Word of the Year 2023 by dictionary publisher Oxford University Press (OUP).
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Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
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At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
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In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
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Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…