Murtala Muhammed International Airport
‘18 unviable airports account for N65 billion revenue shortfall’
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has blamed unviable airports scattered nationwide for its poor earnings and revenue shortfall over the years, now in excess of N65 billion.
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.…
COVID-19: First international flight lands in Lagos
There was palpable joy on Saturday as the first international flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this was coming after five months of closure
Sanwo-Olu meets FAAN team, seeks remodelling of Murtala Muhammed International
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, met with the management team of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) ahead of next Saturday’s reopening of airspace...
FAAN hikes toll by 300%, pays half salary
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has hiked the toll rate of pre-paid users accessing the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, by 300 per cent. The one-off yearly renewal that erstwhile cost N10, 000 per private vehicle, now costs N40, 000. Meanwhile, the authority has paid workers on grade level eight and…
UK’s new migration visa lures Nigerian doctors
More Nigerian medical practitioners may leave the country as the United Kingdom yesterday announced new ‘Health and Care Visa’ policy to attract the best talents in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
17 FG airports not viable, may shut down over losses
At least 17 out of the 20 airports owned and managed by the Federal Government have turned out to be unviable and have operated at a loss for three years.
NDLEA arrests 18 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) command, Lagos State, said it arrested 18 suspected drug traffickers in first quarter of 2020.