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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...

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...

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...

BREAKING: Nigerian Government Lifts Controversial Restriction On Helicopter Movement To Abuja

By Oladipupo Oni/Abuja Bureau Chief The Nigerian government on Wednesday lifted a controversial restriction on helicopter shuttle to Abuja. The restriction was imposed after the Abuja airport closed for...

Dana Air Plane Crash That Killed 159 People In 2012 Was Man-Made Massacre, Says...

By Simon Ateba/Lagos The Dana Air plane crash that killed 159 people on the third day of June 2012 was a man-made massacre that could have been avoided,...

Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria Inaugurates Anti-Corruption And Transparency Unit

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has inaugurated its ANTI-CORRUPTION and TRANSPARENCY UNIT, spokesperson Henrietta Yakubu said in a statement on Sunday. Mrs. Yakubu said the eleven man...

With The Only Airport At Nigeria’s Capital Closed For 6 Weeks, Here Are 6...

By Simon Ateba/Lagos The Nigerian government confirmed on Thursday that the only airport in the country's capital would be closed for six weeks, from March 7 to April...

Nigeria Announces Closure Of Abuja Airport From March 7 To April 18

  The Nigerian government officially announced on Thursday that the airport at the country's capital would be closed for six weeks from March 7 to April 18 for...

Osinbajo Takes Charge, Declares: “We Need To Work Quickly To Correct Things” As Chances...

Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is gradually taking charge of the country as chances dim that President Muhammadu Buhari who is on medical vacation in the United...

Nigeria’s Aviation Industry In Turbulent Skies As AMCON Takes Over OAS Helicopters, Arik Suspends...

Less than a week after the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, took over heavily indebted and badly managed Arik Air, the Odengene Air-Shuttle Services Limited (OAS),...

Breaking: KPMG To Undertake Forensic Audit Of Heavily Indebted And Badly Managed Arik Air

The new management of Arik Airlines has appointed KPMG, world-class financial experts to undertake a forensic and diagnostic audit of the finances of the airline, a statement...

Breaking: Arik Air Urgently Needs N10 Billion To Survive, AMCON Exposes Rot In Heavily...

Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, is in need of at least N10 billion to survive, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), which took over the embattled...

Breaking: Arik Air In Deeper Financial Mess Than Previously Thought. Owes N300 Billion. Only...

It has now been discovered that Nigeria’s largest but heavily indebted airline, Arik Air, was in a deeper and darker financial mess than previously thought, sources said...

Breaking: Hundreds Escape Death At Lagos Airport As Tyre Of Qatar Airways Plane Bursts...

Hundreds of passengers on Thursday thanked their God at Nigeria’s busiest airport, after one of the tyres of Qatar Airways plane suddenly burst at takeoff. The plane...

Dana Air Launches Low Fares For Valentine And Introduces Additional Flights To Port Harcourt

Dana Air has launched a valentine campaign which will afford guests of the airline the opportunity to fly for less when they book a return ticket on...

Dana Air Partners Imo State To Launch Imo Air

Dana Air has partnered the Imo State Government to launch Imo Air operated by Dana Air. Speaking during the launch of Imo Air at Sam Mbakwe Airport, Imo...

Nigerian Airports Ready For Festive Season, Security Is Tight, Bomb Detectors In Place, Says...

By Simon Ateba/Lagos The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria said on Tuesday that necessary operational and security measures have been put in place at all airports to ensure...

Arik Air Suspends Operations Over Insurance Issues, Indebtedness, Passengers Stranded

Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, has suspended its operations over some alleged indebtedness related to insurance, online newspapers reported on Tuesday, in another indication that the Nigerian...

Buhari’s Govt Spends N5 Billion On Presidential Fleet In 15 Months Despite Recession

Even in recession, and even with the change slogan, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is spending big and in billions of naira to maintain the presidential fleet. President...

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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...