Minister Relocates to Kaduna Over Abuja Airport Closure

Minister Relocates to Kaduna Over Abuja Airport Closure

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said he would remain in Kaduna throughout out the six weeks the Abuja airport will undergo repairs. He said he had relocated his office to Kaduna to ensure smooth flight operations in and out of the town, saying the federal government had put in place […]

Dealing With a Death On Board A Flight

A few weeks ago, this column covered some conditions for flying while ill owing to the high number of Africans seeking medical treatment abroad. One reader, while giving feedback on the article, said how they flew a terminally ill family member back home to prevent a death overseas and avoid the cost of transporting a […]

Lagos To Host Experts At Multimodal West Africa Expo

The city of Lagos will witness a huge invasion of Logistics and Transport professionals this month with the historic maiden edition of Multimodal West Africa 2017 (MMWA) exhibition and conference, which will take place from 14-16 March at the Landmark Event Centre on Victoria Island. According to Dele Alimi, Managing Director, Clarion Events West Africa, […]

Acting NTDC DG visits Kaduna International Airport

The Deputy General Manager Aviation Security, Kaduna International Airport, Mr. Onogboria O.N. showing the Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, one of the parts of the airport being upgraded.

Stop Hounding Pro-Biafra Agitators Ohaneze tells FG

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze-Ndigbo World-wide, has advised the federal government to go into dialogue with pro-Biafra agitators, especially members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), rather than  detaining and killing them. This is as it called on Igbos who […]

Cross River Frustrated with FG over 260km Super Highway

Blaming the federal government for allegedly frustrating its effort to commence the construction of the proposed 260-kilometre super highway, the Cross River State Government has informed the federal government that it would go ahead with the project, if by middle of March the state fails to get the necessary approvals for construction to commence. According […]

Kaduna Airport Booms

The Kaduna International Airport yesterday sprang to life as unprecedented number of commercial flights landed and took off on the first day of flight diversion from Abuja. Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was shut down midnight Tuesday for major repairs that will last six weeks. It took the federal government over two months to raise […]

'Kaduna Airport Can Safely Land Aircraft in Critical Weather Condition'

Ahead of the March 8 closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Internatinal Airport, Abuja, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has completed the routine calibration of the Very High Omnidirectional Radio Range/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME) and the flight commissioning of the Instrument Landing System/Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME). Beside NAMA said Kaduna airport is now well equipped […]

FG Provides Free Buses For Kaduna-Abuja Air Passengers

The Federal Government on Monday announced measures to ease the plight of passengers during the six weeks that the Nnamdi Azikiwe  International Airport in Abuja will be closed for the reconstruction of the sole runway. The measures were announced at a press conference in Abuja, attended by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai  Mohammed, Minister […]

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