Airport link bridge: Motorists, commuters groan as closure lingers
The continuous closure of the link bridge connecting Apapa-Oshodi Expressway with Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to vehicular traffic is causing disorder on the busy route,...
NDLEA nabs Lagos drug baron, seizes cocaine, millions of naira
A suspected drug baron and former vice chairman of the Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Asekun Kehinde Sakiru, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency
NDLEA arrests suspected drug trafficker with three parcels of cocaine
A suspected drug trafficker, Hassan Bishi Taiwo, has been arrested by operatives of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ...
FAAN seeks suspension of 25% contributions to Federation Account
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has called for the stoppage of its 25 per cent revenue contribution to the Federation Account to enable it address some infrastructure gaps.
How legal framework stalls airport concession plan
The Federal Government’s plan to push airports’ ownership and operations to private investors that are equipped with both the know-how and financial muscle is straightforward.
Local airline reopens Lagos-Jo’burg route, deepens bilateral ties
Nigerian carrier, Air Peace airlines, yesterday reestablished air connectivity between Nigeria and South Africa, operating its maiden direct commercial flight on the Lagos-Johannesburg route.
Protests ground commercial, vehicular activities in Lagos
• Foreign carriers review services over curfew as mixed reactions trail imposition • Protesters ground operations at ports The ongoing #EndSARS protests, yesterday, took a more devastating dimension as vehicular and commercial activities were grounded to a halt in some parts of the state. From Abule-Egba Bus Stop to Oshodi Motor Park, at least, seven…
TUC opposes move against concession of airports
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has kicked against the planned concession of the nation’s four major airports. The union argued that Nigerians had toiled day and night to contribute their quota to the growth of the aviation industry and the country at large, adding that concessions four major airports was uncalled for.…
200 per cent fare hike, COVID-19 protocols put air travel in disarray
A week after foreign flights resumed on Lagos and Abuja routes, international air travel has gone chaotic. Not only have fares increased by more than 200 per cent on some routes, seats are either not available or flights fail to keep to schedules.