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2018: Virgin Atlantic in aggressive drive for international routes market share

MMIA Lagos

One of the top 10 international airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways is currently working out modalities to sweep market share for several international route especially Lagos-London. Whereas the company has thanked ...

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FG to raise Kaduna-Abuja train service fare for comfort—Minister

Railway Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said in order to deepen comfort; government is considering hiking the Abuja to Kaduna train service. In an interview ahead of today’s commissioning ...

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FG reacts to NASS comments, rejigs FERMA, orders repair of 44 roads

FERMA logo

Barely two months after the Nigerian Senate voiced their anger and disappointments on the performance of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) especially in managing federal roads across the federation, ...

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Additional $400m needed to complete new Abuja airport terminal—Minister

Abuja Airport

After expressing disappointment over the inability of the contractor handling the new Abuja Airport terminal, the Minister of State for Transportation, Capt. Hadi Serika revealed that even though power shortage ...

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Thursday: LASG places partial restriction of traffic for works on Pen Cinema Bridge

Ambode on working visit

To accelerate the ongoing construction of Pen Cinema Flyover in Agege axis, the Lagos State Government has announced partial restriction of traffic starting from January 4, 2018. In a statement ...

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More confusion on Israeli security deal as NIMASA plans to buy new vessels

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

More signals showing that the hanging but controversial Nigerian waterway security deal allegedly brokered by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), may have died on arrival have emerged. ...

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Chad, Niger, Cameroon to consummate cargo transactions at Kaduna Dry Port

As all is set for the commissioning of Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Thursday, January 4, 2018, indications have emerged indicating that not only importers based in northern Nigeria will ...

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Stubborn Harmattan haze increases cancelation of domestic flights across airports

MMIA Lagos

Delays and cancelation regime of local interstate flights which started since last week peaked on Thursday as number of stranded air travelers increased in mainly Lagos, Abuja and Kano airports. ...

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Maritime stakeholders’ chide NIMASA on release of industry forecast for 2018

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Just as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has hinted its readiness to release the empirical forecast that will determine the outlook of the maritime industry in Nigeria ...

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Lagos ports may go cargoless as Antwerp Port takes over Cotonou port mgt

Apapa Port 44

At a time avaliable statistics is suggesting serious drop in import and export traffic and throughput at Lagos ports of Apapa and Tincan, more stagnation is underway for the embattled ...

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