Warri airport owing N566.4m, NAMA insist

The resumption of flights at Osubi Airport in Warri, Delta State notwithstanding, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) yesterday insisted that the operator owing N566.4 million. Though it confirmed a receipt of N31 million recently from Shoreline Oil Services, the agency, through its General Manager, Public Affairs, Khalid Emele, added that the payment was from […]

FG Earned N1.16 Billion from Rail in 6 Months, Says NBS

Between January and June this year, the Federal Government generated a total amount of N1.16bn from the rail transportation system. The figure was contained in a report on the railway sector, which was prepared by the National Bureau of Statistics. The N1.16bn, according to the report, was generated from two main revenue sources. These were […]

Three Terrifying Attractions In China

China is a country rich in culture and has a huge population of about 1.3 billion people as of 2017. In addition, they have advanced in science and technology that even the US is having a hard time putting a clamp on them. In addition to being the most populous nation, they are increasingly discovering […]

VAT Removal from Airfares to Make Domestic Flight More Affordable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the recent decision by the Federal Government to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) from domestic air transportation is to make air travel more affordable to citizens. The president said this when he inaugurated the new International Terminal of Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa, Rivers, on Thursday. He said the removal […]

No Missing Names, Govt Says - Set to Start Payment of Ex-Nigerian Airways Staff

The federal government on Sunday said there are no missing names of beneficiaries in the ongoing verification of the liquidated Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) workers. The supervising Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said on Thursday while addressing pensioners in Lagos, the account of those verified would be credited with their entitlements this week. The minister […]

Norway Announces Plan to Increase Visa Issuance to Nigerians

The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Jens-Petter Kjemprud, on Monday disclosed the plan by the Embassy to increase visas issuance to Nigerians. Kjemprud told the News of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the embassy would soon be discussing the possibility with the VFS Global and the Nigerian-Norwegian Chambers of Commerce (NNCC). According to him, the […]

Four Exotic Must-Visit Beach Houses In Lagos

Are you looking for alternative things to do in Lagos? A beach house experience is always a good idea. Gather a group of friends and you all can spend a day partying or camping at a beach house overlooking the ocean. These are four beach houses you can book for a nice weekend getaway with […]

Nigeria Loses $6bn Freight Cost Yearly to Maritime Piracy

The federal government is losing $6 billion on freight cost yearly to piracy in Nigerian waters, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has disclosed. Speaking in Lagos yesterday during the 2018 World Maritime Day celebration, Mustapha disclosed that the federal government plans to invest in maritime security and local […]

Japanese Passport Ranked The Most Powerful In The World

The Japanese passport has overtaken the Singaporean passport to become the most powerful in the world. This was made known by the 2018 Henley Passport Index which said Japanese passport holders can now travel to 190 countries in the world without a visa or granted visa on arrival access, overtaking the Singaporean passport, which allows travel […]

Specialists decry ‘poor’ response to Overland aircraft fire incident

Experts in the aviation industry have decried the response of Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) team to a recent fire incident involving Overland Airways aircraft, describing it as poor and unbefitting of a modern airport. The incident, which was captured on video clips, showed poor response time by emergency handlers, inadequate water supply […]

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