As harmattan season unleashes intense weather, drop in humidity
Like Awoyemi, Nigerians in many parts of the country, have been battling the harsh harmattan and the accompanying haze and its side effects.
FAAN reopens Port Harcourt Airport for operations
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the reopening of Port Harcourt International Airport for operations.
Great expectations after mixed fortunes in local air transport
The disappointments of 2019 were indeed glaring. But the marginal growth in the air transport business was fairly comforting and reassures a better 2020 – if the decision-makers are willing.
Aviation security arrests runway intruder at Lagos Airport
Aviation Security (AVSEC) at the Lagos Airport yesterday arrested a runway intruder just as he attempted boarding a taxing Air Peace airline flight departing for Owerri.
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)...