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Murtala Muhammed Airport

Air Peace flight
5 Jan
Domestic flight operations were temporarily disrupted in Lagos, yesterday, when a ground handling equipment collided with a boarding aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.   The Guardian learnt that the ground handling stairs equipment, operated by Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc, rammed into a parked aircraft belonging to Air Peace, thereby disrupting scheduled…
12 Sep
A coalition of aviation workers’ unions, yesterday, made good their threats to stage peaceful protests at airports nationwide, to draw attention to anti-labour clauses in new aviation bills.
5 Sep
Crew of the United Nigeria Airline (UNA), a local carrier, yesterday, arrested a stowaway at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
8 Jul 2022
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a new date for the completion of the new airfield lighting work on Runway 18 Left of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
28 Apr 2022
Almost a year after the new vigor to end the historic blackout on the Runway 18L, the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, still awaits the deployment of the airfield lighting it has been deprived of in the past 14 years.
15 Mar 2022
It was a chaotic scene at airports yesterday, as fuel scarcity bit harder disrupting scheduled flight services for several hours.
29 Jan 2022
Security breaches at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos are really not new. But with insiders beginning to threaten its safety and security, and daylight robbery now a new normal on the restricted airside, stakeholders have called for the overhauling of the security ...
26 Jan 2022
Suspected thieves have broken into an Arik Air aircraft parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, stealing valuable gadgets.   The break-in, according to findings, has left the Boeing 737 aircraft grounded without its Flight Management Computer (FMC) and other accessories.   Arik spokesperson, Banji Ola, yesterday, confirmed the security breach, saying the matter has…
19 Dec 2021
State governors’ angling for more airports is a misplaced priority that the National Assembly and Federal aviation authorities should discourage as it amounts to prodigal awards of state resources.
3 Sep 2021
All things being equal, the waiting game will soon be over for airfield lighting and night operations for Runway 18L at the busy Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.
23 Jul 2021
Despite a rebound in passenger traffic since flights resumed a year ago, scheduled airlines are struggling to cope with poor aviation infrastructure that has not seen repair or upgrade in several years.
23 Apr 2021
Despite the operational hiccups facing the sector, local airlines have recorded a marginal rebound in business, recording improved passenger patronage across networks.


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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says the excuse of security threats pushed by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has no bearing on the ongoing currency swap across the country.
1 hour ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that no single government can solve the mirage of problems confronting Nigeria, noting that it will take the combined efforts of successive governments to achieve.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) has commenced investigation into allegations of data breach by Guarantee Trust and Zenith Banks.
2 hours ago
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend met with a rich crop of Kwara Professionals resident in Lagos, debriefing them on the journey since 2019, the measurable strides of his administration across different sectors, and his vision for the state when re-elected in the 2023 ballot. The briefing was a continuation of the Governor’s…
2 hours ago
*Blames national assembly for country’s rising debt woes *Says reckless borrowing responsible for Nigeria’s policy challenges *Plans orientation exercise for 10th National Assembly Civil Society Organizations, (CSOs) have raised concern over Nigeria’s rising debt profile describing it a ‘debt trap’ already worsening the country’s crisis ridden economy and costing the nation its foreign assets. The…