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Buhari to declare open World Aviation Forum in Nigeria month end


The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), will towards the end of November, organize it annual World Aviation Forum (WAF), which will be hosted by Nigeria in Abuja. In a statement ...

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Ogbeifun opens up on why floating of national fleet flopped

Amaechi R

Contrary to earlier speculations that Federal Government’s plan to float national fleet with private investors failed to materialize due to poor interest from the private sector, President, Shipowners Association of ...

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Work on Apapa-Oworonshoki highway to begin soon—Dangote

Port Access Road

—Says on completion, over N10bn will be saved yearly President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has given assurance that work will effectively begin on the Apapa-Oworonshoki expressway very soon. He ...

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Ohaneze reminds Buhari of endless dredging of River Niger, Benue appeals to FG

Buhari in Ebonyi

The president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to review the dredging of River Niger between Warri and Onitsha so that the ...

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Fiscal slump forced African govts to halt repatriation of airlines profits


More facts have emerged on why foreign airlines’ $221m is still trapped in Nigeria, Angola and others. According to financial analysts, low oil and mineral prices forced government revenue down, ...

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New tank farm on Creek Road, Apapa’ll suffocate the axis more—STOAN

Haastrup STOAN

The recent granting of approval by the federal government and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in particular has been described as ill-timed, ill-advised and negative to the already stressful ...

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NCAA’s certification of Abuja airport raises investors’ appetite

Abuja airport 2

More attractive factors are building up for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja following weekend’s certification by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The federal government had earlier last ...

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Flydubai unveils first Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the Dubai Airshow

Boeing 737 Max

Dubai-based flydubai has marked its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft ...

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Dickson gives 2020 delivery date of Bayelsa deep seaport


The governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has given delivery date of emerging state’s deep seaport at Agge in Ekeremor. In an interview with the Chief Press Secretary, Francis Agbo, ...

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FG silent on taking over of 10-lane Lagos-Badagry highway from state

Osinbajo signs

—Says committed to Lagos-Abidjan Highway realization Since Friday last week, analysts were facing issues in placing the level of commitment of the federal government on the Lagos-Abidjan ECOWAS highway considering ...

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