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Henrietta Yakubu

31 Dec 2021
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Seymour Aviation Limited have reassured travellers of safety and security of vehicles that are parked at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport’s (MMIA) car park in Lagos.
21 Dec 2021
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured air travellers and other airport users of safety, security and comfort, as the Yuletide holidays approach.
10 Dec 2021
Two years after the delivery date set by the Minister of Aviation, the new terminal for Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, has remained uncompleted with finishing touches stalled in the last three months.
11 Jun 2021
Following perennial bird strikes and losses to airlines’ operations, the airport authority has deployed new sets of wildlife management equipment to aerodromes nationwide.
21 Jul 2020
At least another two airports were yesterday certified ready and opened to commercial flights services after three months of COVID-19 lockdown.The facilities, Margaret Ekpo Airport, Calabar and Yola Airport, Adamawa State, reopened, although amid general traveller apathy
18 Mar 2020
Ticket sales for international travellers in Nigeria recorded about 31.4 per cent slump in 2019, compared to 2018 estimates.
23 Jan 2020
International airports yesterday went on red alert as they intensified the screening of inbound passengers, following an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in China.
5 Jan 2020
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the temporary closure of Port Harcourt International Airport runway following a bush fire incident near the area.
21 Oct 2019
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…
12 Oct 2019
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday denied the suspected invasion of Royal Air Maroc aircraft shortly after touchdown at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos.
9 Sep 2019
The Aviation Minister, Sen Hadi Sirika, says the Federal Government will continue to improve on safety and security at the nation’s airports through training and capacity development of staff.
20 Aug 2019
The planned closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State, by the Federal Government to give way for contractors to fix the runway, is not going down well with stakeholders from the South East.


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The inauguration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President of Nigeria marks a significant milestone in the nation's political landscape. With a mix of expectations and controversies surrounding his ascension to power, the event carries a weight of anticipation and uncertainty. As Tinubu takes the oath of office, Nigeria finds itself at a crossroads, with…
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There is serious security checks ongoing at the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue for the inuaguration of the President elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. As early as 6:00 am Monday morning, many invited guests were seen trouping into the Eagle Square to take vantage seats ahead of the inuaguration formalities which commences by 10:00 am. The security…
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