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Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to resume on Wednesday


41 days after its runway was shut for major repairs, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NNIA), Abuja, will re-open today, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Managing Director Saleh Dunoma said yesterday. According to Dunoma, everything about the Abuja Airport runway was ready and awaiting the certification of the aerodrome …

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Nigerian govt restricts helicopter flight over Abuja

The Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, has reminded aviation authorities of the restriction of helicopter ferry flight over Abuja metropolis for security reasons.   The reminder which was issued to regulatory stakeholders through a memo titled “Restriction of Helicopter Ferry Flights Over Abuja Metropolis” stated that: “In view …

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Grandmother arrested at Lagos airport for alleged cocaine smuggling

A 57-year-old grandmother and textile merchant at Balogun market in Lagos has been caught at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, in connection with cocaine smuggling to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said. Odeyemi Omolara claimed to be going on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia …

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