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Ugandan Steps Up Security After Terror Alert At Airport

4 years ago /

Ugandan security forces have stepped up security in the Ugandan capital, Kampala following a security alert on it main international airport

FAAN Closes Abuja Airport Runway For Three Days Maintenance

4 years ago /

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), on Wednesday, said it would shut down the Nnamdi Azikwe InternationaL Airport runway for rehabilitation.

Cargo Plane Crashes In Kenya

4 years ago /

A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building shortly after take-off from an airport in Nairobi, Kenya, early Wednesday, the country's airport authority said.

Plane Flying From Nigeria To Gabon Missing

4 years ago /

A 4-seater plane flying from Nigeria to Gabon via Cameroon has been reported missing, according to Cameroon aviation sources on Tuesday.

Arik Air To Begin Flights To Dubai From July

4 years ago /

Arik Air, West and Central Africa's largest commercial airline has announced the commencement of flight operations to the commercial capital of the Arabian gulf, Dubai, from July and the launch of frequent fly programme known as, Affinity wings, designed to reward customers for their loyalty.  

National Conference: Delegates Want Prompt Action Taken In Railway Sector

4 years ago /

Delegates to the National Conference have called for a comprehensive rehabilitation and expansion of the country’s rail system to cover all the state capitals.    

FG Commissions 12 Railway Coaches

4 years ago /

The federal government has expressed its readiness to phase out old coaches and give Nigerians a modern train service as obtainable in developed countries.  

Ministry Of Aviation Denies Acquiring Chinese Loan Without Due Process

4 years ago /

Supervising Minister of Aviation, Samuel Ortom has debunked allegations making the rounds that the $500 million Chinese loan acquired for the remodeling of four international airports in Nigeria did not follow due process.  

Airline Operators Told To Be Cautious To Avoid Crashes

4 years ago /

Operators in the aviation sector have been urged to be safety cautions as this will help reduce air disasters in the country.    

Bayselsa Deputy Governor Charges LG Chairmen To Be Innovative

4 years ago /

Bayelsa state deputy governor, Gboribiogha Jonah, has charged the chairmen of the eight local government areas to institute viable policies that will help to beef up the internally generated revenue base of their council areas.  

FRSC Suspends Enforcement

4 years ago /

The Federal Road Safety Corps and the joint tax board, JTB, suspended the enforcement of the enhanced motor vehicle number plate and drivers licenses following court judgment from Lagos and Abuja.

FG To Complete All Projects In Aviation Ministry - Samuel Ortom

4 years ago /

Nigerians have been reassured of the federal government’s commitment to hasten the completion of all existing projects in its remodeling exercise to actualize the transformation of the aviation industry in the country.     

Federal High Court Stops FRSC From Imposing New Drivers License

4 years ago /

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered that the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, should stop imposing new drivers and vehicle license on car owners whose papers are still valid.

Aviation Minister Inspects Airport Prior To WEF Africa

4 years ago /

The supervising minister of aviation, Samuel Ortom has assured all visitors and delegates to the World Economic Forum adequate security at all entry points in airports across the country.

Federal Government plans to privatise transport sector

4 years ago /

The Federal Government has set machinery in motion for the privatization of the nation’s transport sector.

MISSING AIRCRAFT: AIRCRAFT'S LAST LOCATION YET TO BE KNOWN

4 years ago /

Search teams are scouring waters off both sides of the Malaysian peninsula, amid confusion over a missing Malaysia Airlines plane's last known location.

MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT LATEST: STOLEN PASSPORTS NOT LINKED TO TERRORISM

4 years ago /

A man travelling on a stolen passport on a missing Malaysian jet was a young Iranian who is not believed to have terrorist links, Malaysian police say.

SEARCH FOR MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT WITH 239 PASSENGERS CONTINUES

4 years ago /

The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.

EXPERT SPEAKS ON SHAKE UP IN THE AVIATION MINISTRY

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked four heads of aviation parastatals in one fell swoop just one month after the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah was sent packing in what appears to be a clean-up in the sector.

BAMANGA TUKUR TO PROMOTE PRESIDENT'S JONATHAN TRANSFORMATION AGENDA IN RAILWAY SECTOR

4 years ago /

The Federal Government has promised to invest more in the development of the Nigerian railway as part of the reforms in the transport sector.