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Nigeria’s Budget Defence: Trade Minister, NEPZA MD Queried Over N15bn Voted, Released To Private Coy   

    As the Nigerian Senate continues with the scrutiny of the 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari in October, its Committee on Trade and Investment said it has ``uncovered’’N15 billion voted for a private company in the Trade...

Qatar Airways bags four awards at the 2019 Business Traveller Awards

  Qatar Airways has been awarded ‘Best Airline’ at the prestigious 2019 Business Traveller Awards, which held on Monday 7 October, at London’s Royal Garden Hotel. In addition to bagging the ‘Best Airline’ award, the airline was also awarded ‘Best Long-Haul...

NANTA set to train travel agencies across Nigeria

The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agency, NANTA, Friday announced that it will be training IATA and Non-IATA registered travel agencies in Lagos, Port Harcourt, and Abuja at no cost. “The IEP will provide travel agents with more flexibility, it...

BA London Heathrow to JFK New York Flight is the World’s Most Lucrative Airline Route

The British Airways London Heathrow to JFK Airport has been officially recognised as the world's most lucrative airline routes. British Airways was the only airline to break the $1 billion mark, with its London Heathrow to New York's John F...

No Nigerian Airline has Boeing 737 Max in its fleet, says Aviation Minister

Several Nigerian Airlines team stayed busy on Monday, with a constant stream of questions from passengers asking if the airlines operate Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. “I am a frequent flier, but I will admit I am a little bit...

Sterling Bank seeks partnership with Nigeria’s travel agencies

Sterling Bank Plc said it is collaborating with the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) to develop a “mutually beneficial relationship between the bank and members of the association.”   The bank’ Business Executive, Retail & Consumer Banking Lagos, Olusoji...

Nigeria indefinitely suspends national carrier project

The Nigerian government has suspended the national carrier project indefinitely barely two months after it unveiled the name and logo of the national carrier at the Farnborough Air Show in the United Kingdom on July 2018. Hadi Sirika, minister of...

Nigeria’s air accident investigation body reviews regulations

By Ruth Olurounbi Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) says it will now review its existing regulations to fit latest changes in the global aviation industry, and to conform with European standards, AIB Commissioner, Akin Olateru says, following  a weeklong peer...

Nigeria meets Airbus, Boeing, set to unveil new national airline Wednesday

The Buhari administration is set to unveil the new national airline on Wednesday in Europe. The aviation ministry is currently in negotiations with Airbus, Boeing and other OEMS, the minister Hadi Sirika, revealed Monday. The minister has also revealed that...

KLM says it will halt flights to Iran

Dutch airline KLM says it will halt flights to Tehran "as a result of the negative results and financial outlook" following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear accord. The airline, part of the Air France KLM group, made the...
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Farmers/herders conflicts: Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa listed as pilot states for NLTP takeoff- Umahi

  Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa have been listed as pilot states for National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) takeoff. The Chairman of the Sub-Committee and governor of Ebonyi...

Businessman, others escape death as traffic robbers return to Lagos Mile 2 blackspot  

    The security situation in Lagos State is taking a turn for the worse as armed bandits are now prowling the roads attacking hapless and...

Ogun footballer’s death: I-G disbands zonal SARS offices in Ogun

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, has announced the immediate disbandment of the Zonal Intervention Squad of Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), Obada-Oko,...

Money laundering: PDP’s Olisa Metuh bags 39 years after 4-year-long trial 

  For laundering N400 million, Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars. Justice Okon...