FAA certifies Boeing 737 Max to fly again after 20 months

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday cleared Boeing's 737 Max to fly again.The jetliner was grounded for 20 months after two international crashes killed 346 passengers and crew.The grounded planes will need to be refitted with improvements...

Turkish Airlines collides with Middle East Airlines in Nigeria

The Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau said on Thursday it has launched an investigation into a ground collision between Turkish Airlines and Middle East Airlines.The collision occurred at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday July 29."Accident Investigation...

COVID-19 decimates Africa’s aviation industry, billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs lost even as some airlines go off skies

COVID-19, the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has battered Africa's aviation industry, with billions of dollars already lost, millions of workers rendered jobless and several airlines on the brink of collapse.With borders closed, planes grounded,...

SAHCO takes over British Airways ground handling services in Nigeria

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC, a Public Limited Liability company in Nigeria, and a subsidiary of SIFAX Group has taken over the ground handling services of British Airways.The move took effect with the handling of the...

Turkish Airlines cancels flights to Nigeria over coronavirus

Turkish Airlines has canceled all flights to Nigeria over COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus.Turkish Airlines, which brought into Nigeria the Italian who tested positive for coronavirus on February 27, said in a statement it...

Nigeria bound Delta Airlines, British Airways and Emirates Airlines diverted to Ghana because of poor instrument landing system during bad weather in Lagos

Several Nigeria bound flights were diverted to nearby Ghana due to weather conditions and poor instrument landing systems (ILS) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, newswire PRNigeria, reported on Wednesday.PRNigeria said some of the foreign flights diverted...

CORONAVIRUS: Nigeria urges travelers to comply with all quarantine procedures at airports

In an effort to protect passengers from the epidemic ravaging some countries and to prevent the spread of such communicable diseases into Nigeria, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby advises passengers and other airport users to comply with...

Intruder fights, arrested at Nigeria’s largest airport

The Federal Airport Authorities of Nigeria said in a statement on Friday morning that an intruder had been arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos after a fight with security forces.Read full statement as sent to TODAY...

The Sultan of Sokoto, INEC, Tambuwal and election meddling| Opinion

By George Onmonya Daniel Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State have before now accused the Sultan of Sokoto of open partisanship in support of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the just concluded election....

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Atiku: I received the news Nigeria has entered another recession with a “very heavy heart”

It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five...

Atiku: I received the news Nigeria has entered another recession with a “very heavy heart”

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South African President to G20: Time to double your support for Africa amid a ravaging COVID-19 economic crisis

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IMF disburses $10 million to Somalia

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