Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
Uneasy silence over $500 million new terminals at Lagos, Abuja airports
The Chinese and Nigerian governments in 2013 struck a loan deal to build four new airport terminals in Nigeria. On paper, it was a fairly good deal in the light of gross infrastructure deficit and inadequate funding to fix it. But there is more to critical infrastructure gap in Nigeria than a lean purse to…
AIB, UNILAG sign MoU on material lab usage
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on the use of its metallurgical laboratory at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.
Abuja airport temporarily shut down as plane skids off runway
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, was shutdown yesterday morning for about half an hour as Nest Oil operated aircraft skidded and got damaged on the sole runway. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said the runway had to be shut down to enable the authority take safety precautions measures. The Guardian learnt that…
Private jet skids off Abuja runway
A Private Jet operated by Nest Oil on Thursday skidded off the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
FG approves independent power plant for Abuja airport
The Federal Government yesterday gave approval for the setting up of an Independent Power Plant at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the Federal Capital Territory to end the challenge of power supply to the airport. At the first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in 2018, it also approved the rehabilitation of the Enugu/Oturkpo road…
Abuja airport’s new terminal to gulp additional $400m
Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika yesterday said the new Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport terminal would cost additional $400million to be completed.
Low ranking of Nigeria’s aviation
My trip to Abuja, the other week, once again, brought me into close contact with Nigeria’s aviation and its operational deficiencies. It is baffling that Nigeria can’t build standard infrastructure at her airports, which accounts for the low ranking of the airports.
Abuja airport N61.2b terminal opens February 2018
All things being equal, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport’s (NAIA) new terminal in Abuja will open for operations February next year.
The Senate and aviation troubles
If the Senate expected plaudits for its recent lamentation on the woes of the aviation industry in the country, its expectation would be cut off for obvious reasons.