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A truck carrying faces overturned at Marwa, Lekki, at the early hours of today. The accident had occurred due to malfunctioning of the truck’s brake system.

The Federal Government has lifted the ban stopping Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria. The lifting of the ban was made public by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, via his Twitter handle on Wednesday. He tweeted, “UAE has written to state that they agree to issue visas to Nigerians, consequently decision has been reached …

ByAgency Report Following the opening of the nation’s airways, the NCAA is threatening to revoke the licenses of some domestic airlines found to  been flouting the Covid-19 safety protocols of the Federal Government. The NCAA Director General, Musa Nuhu, issued the warning in a letter to all operators (DG39/20) with reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/267, dated Sept. 21, …

Following the fatal accident that occurred on Friday night, a total of 14 bodies have been recovered from the Akaeze-Ukwu River in Ebonyi State, site of the fatal accident. The recovery of the bodies was aided by divers brought in from neighboring states to assist in the search and rescue of the victims. In a …

One life was reportedly life and another severly injured in a train accident that occurred on Monday morning at Oshodi, Lagos. In a report monitored on PREMIUM TIMES, it narrated  how a moving train crashed into a vehicle on Monday morning. Officials have now said three vehicles were involved in the crash. The Lagos State …

September 5 2020 agency report The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun says no fewer than 109 persons lost their lives while 665 others sustained injuries in various road accidents across the state between January and August. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the Corps, disclosed this in a statement issued in …

‌ Featured ‌ After a five-month closure of the Nigerian airspace to international flights due to lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, foreign travel have resumed in the country on Saturday when an aircraft operated by Middle East Airlines touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. According to a story monitored …

Ahead of the September 5 reopening of airports for international flights , the minister for aviation Hadi Sirika has announced the reopening of international airports in Abuja and Lagos both locked due to the corona virus pandemic. The minister who took to his tweeter account to announce the reopening, thanked Nigerian for their patience , …

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika [PHOTO CREDIT: aviation.gov.ng/] The federal government is considering merging some aviation agencies under the ministry of aviation, the Minister for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said. According to the minister, some directors in the aviation industry will lose their jobs during the imminent merger of directorates and agencies under the ministry …

Gbeleyi Abayomi According to Mansur Ahmed, president of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), he said it is more expensive to transport goods from Lagos to Kano than from China to Lagos. Ahmed was speaking on Thursday at the 2020 edition of the MAN reporter of the year award. The MAN president said with this …