Violent passenger attacks Immigration officials at Lagos airport

A passenger aboard Turkish Airlines, Mr. Tony Lucky last Friday violently attacked officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) attached to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos over his profiling by the officials. Lucky who was allegedly drunk had come into the country from Italy on December 14, 2018 without international passport, which is against aviation standards. A source close to the scene of the incident stated that officials of Immigration insisted that Lucky bluntly refused to be profiled by the officials and went berserk by attacking them when…

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President Buhari unveils Abuja new terminal, restates FG’s commitment in making Nigeria aviation hub

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of the federal government in making Nigeria the headquarters of aviation in the West Africa sub region. President Buhari stated this in his keynote address at the unveiling of the new international terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja today, which was funded by Chinese Exim Bank with counterpart funding from  the federal government and constructed by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). The unveiling of the new terminal is coming within two months after a similar one was commissioned at…

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NCAC charges Nigerians on peaceful 2019 elections

Critical stakeholders and indeed all Nigerians have been encouraged to embrace the long tested culture of peace during and after the conduct of the 2019 general elections. This admonition was given by a collective assemblage of relevant stakeholders who converged at the headquarters of the National Council for Arts and Culture in Abuja to preach the message of peace as Nigeria prepares for 2019 elections. Leading the call for peace, director-general (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe charged everyone to maintain the culture of peace and brotherliness that Nigerians have been known…

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Arik Air informs passengers on slight flight disruption  this yuletide

The management of Arik Air has informed its  customers that there will be a slight disruption during this yuletide due to some operational issues and adverse weather conditions in the coastal areas, especially Benin, Enugu, Asaba and Warri.  The airline explained in their statement that some flights may either be rescheduled or cancelled, subject to aircraft and airport closure time constraints.  Arik Air in their statement explained that: “We regret the inconveniences this disruption will cause our customers and want to assure them of our sincere efforts to reducing the…

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