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Two Air Peace planes collide on departure ramp

At the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Thursday, two Air Peace aircrafts were reportedly seen collided on the departure ramp. It was reported that one of the aircrafts with the registration mark 5N-BQR, was being towed for departure, before it made contact with the stabiliser of another Air Peace with the registration mark 5N-BQP. According to

Abuja airport ready for use, says NCAA

The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Usman Muktar, says the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway is ready for operation and can be opened on Wednesday. Muktar stated this while speaking with newsmen during an inspection of the airport’s runway on Monday in Abuja. The Abuja airport was closed on March 8 for

Abuja airport runway will be ready tomorrow – FAAN boss

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be ready by April 17, two days ahead of the deadline. Engr. Saleh Dunoma gave the assurance in a statement signed by the media consultant to the Minister of State for

FRSC Set To Install Speed Limit Device In Private Vehicles

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Boboye Oyeyemi has said that private vehicle owners should get ready to have speed limit device in their cars. He noted that the speed limit device has been able to reduce accidents caused by the commercial vehicles. Speaking via telephone on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, he said

Niger Delta indigenes to get oil blocks to douse tension

Experts fret over petroleum industry outlook To douse tension in the oil-rich Niger Delta, the Federal Government plans to award to indigenes of the region marginal fields’ oil blocks abandoned by the oil majors as being not commercially viable. The plan is in line with the government’s larger objective of reducing major incidents of restiveness

NCC identifies core challenges of telecoms subscribers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has identified issues of unsolicited text messages, poor data services and billing, poor management of complaints resolution, quality of service and misinformation about location of base stations as key challenges confronting consumers of telecommunications. Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, who stated this at the NCC’s

Why Lagos airport vibrated — Nigerian govt

The Nigerian government has denied reports of an earthquake at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria said on Sunday that the vibration experienced at the airport last week was as a result of unlatched doors in the air handling room. Henrietta Yakubu, acting general manager, corporate affairs of FAAN,

JAMB adopts e-PIN vending to prevent fraud – official

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it introduced the new e-PIN vending registration for candidates to prevent fraud in its examination. JAMB Acting Zonal Coordinator in Nasarawa State, Moses Akobu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lafia that new e-PIN was not introduced to create hardship for candidates. He

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