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Arik set to hit 20m-passenger mark by year end

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, economic recession notwithstanding, and forex crisis inclusive, Arik Air is closing in on hitting 20 million-passenger mark already set for December 2016. ArikAir said it had ...

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Foreign airlines may takeover local market by 2020 if…

There are fears that because of the challenges facing domestic airlines, amidst the Federal Government’s back and front assistance promises and forex crisis, the local route operators may relinquish the ...

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Arik tops flight cancelation chat as airlines delayed 7,722 flights in 90 days

Owing to a set of reasons given by aviation operators, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said domestic airlines operating in the country recorded 7,722 cases of delayed flights ...

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Ayade mobilizes contractor to site on new 134km federal super-highway

Prof Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has inaugurated the construction of a 134-kilometre Mfom-Okpoma-Imaje-Bekwarra-Obudu-Obanliku dual carriage road. A statement by the state government said, the construction of the road ...

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FG, AMJON set for ‘All Maritime Seminar 2016’ in Topo, Badagry

All is now set for the smooth takeoff of the maiden Association of Maritime Journalists’ of Nigeria’s (AMJON) from tomorrow, Wednesday at the prestigious Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), ...

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NIMASA director, Jubril takes over from Usman as CILT President

New President of the Nigerian branch of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has been elected. He is Ibrahim Jibril, the Director, Administration and Personnel Service at the ...

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25-year port master plan may collapse some new deep seaports—NPA

Hadiza on Intels tour, onne

Though there have been many approvals before her emergence as the managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mrs. Hadiza Usman has given credible hints that some approved deep ...

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Alao raises fears over composition of national fleet steering committee

hassan bello, NSC

Grounded expert in shipping and among the third generation of Master Mariners produced by Nigeria, Captian Tajudeen Alao has expressed worry on the way and manner government composed the steering ...

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Stop asking for shipping payments in USD, indigenous operators tell agencies

One of the key decisions taken by stakeholders in the Petroleum industry was the end to payment of charges in foreign currencies by indigenous operators to government agencies. Before now, ...

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FG begins access rule at seaports, airports, borders January1, 2017—Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

For security reasons and order, effective January 1, 2017, access to nation’s critical entry points will be limited to only those with genuine business to do at the ports and ...

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