Benue Govt, NAF Trade Words Over Makurdi Airport

Benue State government and the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, were, weekend, locked in a war of words over Makurdi Airport. While Benue government alleged that the federal government was planning a flight ban on the airport, which is a military base, to expose Governor Samuel Ortom to banditry on the highways, NAF insisted that the […]

MKO Airport - Osun Govt Blames Concessionaire, Says N3bn Spent So Far

The Osun State Government has reacted to a PREMIUM TIMES' investigation on the poor state of the MKO Abiola International Airport, Ido Osun, despite billions spent. In a statement by the state's Commissioner for Information, Adelani Baderinwa, the government said the project only suffered a 'temporary setback' due to the failure of the concessionaire to […]

3rd Mainland Bridge Shutdown - Lagos Calls for Support

LASG seeks support of residents as 3rd Mainland Bridge undergoes test from August 23 To 26 Lagos state government will shut down Third Mainland Bridge for four days from August 23 to enable engineers do investigative maintenance testing. Works and infrastructure commissioner Ade Akinsanya has appealed for public support and understanding of motorists and residents […]

These Places In Nigeria Will Take Your Breath Away

A photograph is an experience. You can almost smell a newly-ploughed field, taste the salty air, hear the leaves rustle and feel the tingling breeze. Most places we long for abroad have close substitutes in Nigeria. If you want an adventurous vacation without having to break the bank, these photos will make you long to […]

LASG to Acquire Boats for Emergencies, Rescue Operations

As part of its commitment to ensuring the safety of people, the Lagos State government is procuring life-saving, quick response boats to tackle emergencies on its waterways more efficiently. The Commissioner for Transportation, Oladipo Lawanson, made this known in an interview with journalists in Lagos. Lawanson said the state government is working on bringing ideas […]

FG yet to decide Nigeria Air’s partners, final bidders

Federal Government yesterday said technical partners for the new national carrier were yet undecided, as the bidding process, among others, were still ongoing.The disclosure was in response to a report that one of the bidders, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), was in the lead to win the bid. Deputy Director, Media and Public Affairs, Ministry of State […]

Apapa-Wharf Road Ready in September, Says Nigerian Ports Authority

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, has said that the 2km Apapa Wharf Road being reconstructed would be completed and opened to motorists by the end of next month. Usman made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Bala Usman said that the reconstruction […]

Sirika Disagrees with Ethiopian Airlines on Being Favorite to Manage Nigeria Air

The Federal Government has faulted the claim by the Ethiopian Airlines’ Chief Executive, Tewolde Gebremariam , that the airline is  the favourite to establish and manage the new  ‘Nigeria Air’. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, faulted the claim through the Deputy Director, Media and Public Affairs, Mr James Odaudu, on Tuesday […]

First Phase of Lagos Light Rail Operational in 2022

The Lagos State Government has signed a major agreement with an international railway systems aggregator and rolling stocks manufacturer, Alstom SA of France, on the operation of the state Rail Mass Transit. This is even as the Marina to Mile 2 section of the project known as the Blue Line Rail, will become operational in […]

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