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Nigerian airline abandons 800 passengers at Gatwick for 5 days

At least 800 passengers were left stranded at Gatwick for five days after a Nigerian airline canceled its flights and disappeared without formal communication. As tension quickly rose, police...

Breaking: Thousands of Nigerians stranded at airports as strike hits Arik Air, country’s largest...

Thousands of Nigerians were stranded at airports nationwide on Friday as staff of the country's biggest airline embarked on a painful strike just days to Christmas. Witnesses told...

Buhari ignores Atiku, focuses on fighting terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday ignored attacks from former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, that his government has failed to deliver the three million jobs his party promised...
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Boko Haram kills 2, kidnaps girl in Cameroon

Boko Haram terrorists on Thursday night killed at least two persons in Cameroon and kidnapped one girl. Local newspaper, L'Oeil du Sahel, said the latest attack by Nigeria-based...

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s Boss bags NSE Fellowship 

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has been conferred with the Prestigious Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Society of...

Electricity Went Off At Nigeria’s Biggest Airport On Wednesday, Leaving Officials And Passengers In...

A power outage left Nigeria's biggest airport in darkness on Wednesday with officials and passengers using torchlight to see and move through the always hot and always...

Baby Born Over The Atlantic On Lufthansa Flight From Bogota To Frankfurt

Lufthansa confirmed on Wednesday that a passenger gave birth on board during its flight LH543 from Bogota to Frankfurt. The birth took place over the Atlanta Ocean. In...
Open Skies Celebration In Washington DC

U.S. – EU Officials Meet In Washington D.C. To Celebrate An Open Skies Policy...

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DC For aviation experts, academics, industry representatives and officials of the United States and the European Union, who gathered in Washington DC on Monday July...

FAAN Reacts To ‘Misleading’ Video

The attention of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has been drawn to a sensational and misleading video making the rounds on some sections of the...

Pictures: Chaotic State Of Lagos International Airport Road

Following the permission granted the Lagos State Government to embark upon a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi, the road, which is the international...

BREAKING: Nigeria Breathes Again After Corpse Flown In From DRC Tests Negative For Ebola

Fears that a corpse brought into Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo could throw Africa’s most populous nation into another cycle of panic have been allayed...

WOW! Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines Offer High Speed Internet On Flights

In a statement to THE SIMON ATEBA NEWS, Lufthansa said on Wednesday that it will now be offering seamless Internet connectivity from short, medium and some long haul flights,...

Osun Airport project has huge potential for Nigeria’s economy; says Captain Dele Ore, ex-Chairman,...

A foremost aviation expert in Nigeria and former chairman of the Airport Concession Committee of the Federal Government, Captain Dele Ore, has said that the MKO Abiola...

Dana Air Flight Quickly Returns To Runway After Take-off Following Bird Strike

The airline explained what transpired in the statement below.  On 21st of April, one of our aircraft with registration number 5N-SRI operating our 11am flight from Lagos to...

 Alhaji Ahmadu Chanchangi, Famous Nigerian Businessman Who Founded Chanchangi Airlines, Is Dead. Dogara Mourns...

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has expressed sadness over the death of Kaduna-based businessman and chairman of Chanchangi Airlines, Alhaji Ahmadu Chanchangi who...

BREAKING: Fire Engulfs Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria’s Headquarters In Lagos

  Fire has engulfed the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in Lagos, the agency said in a statement to THE SIMON ATEBA NEWS. "The incident,...

BREAKING: Nigerian Busiest Airport’s Terminal Building In Lagos Shakes As If About To Collapse....

 BY SIMON ATEBA/LAGOS The Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, has rushed to the country's busiest airport in Lagos to explain why the six-storey terminal...

Breaking: German Slumps At Lagos Airport Without Medical Facilities, Dies 

A German passenger, who was waiting to board a flight at the Lagos local airport, on Friday slumped and died, police said. A media consultant for Arik...

Imo Air operated by Dana Air Introduces ‘Miles Splash’ promo for Easter

  Imo Air operated by Dana Air has announced that its guests travelling in and out of Imo state during the Easter celebrations will get bumper miles, when...

An elixir for Nigeria’s aviation, By Louis Okoroma

Many Nigerians would be ready to roll up their sleeves for a heated debate or even a fight, pertaining to the fact whether the advent of the...

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Breaking: 4 suicide bombers kill 10, injure 65 in Maiduguri, Nigeria

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Four female suicide bombers have killed 10 people and injured 65 others in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Emergency Response Team (ERT) from the...

Family of H&M racism victim relocates for security reasons

The family of the five-year-old H&M racism victim has moved house in Sweden for security reasons, his mother told the BBC. Anger and condemnation spread...

Nigeria’s Buhari to Gambia’s Barrow: Yahya Jammeh gave us no choice...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday explained that he and other leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had to use...

In fresh attacks, Boko Haram kills 4 in Cameroon, many in...

At least four persons were killed overnight by Boko Haram terrorists in Cameroon and dozens of huts and a church were set on fire. The...

Fake Nigerian First Lady paraded by police in Abuja

She is not Aisha Buhari, the wife of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari.  But the police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have paraded a suspected female...