Tag: Abuja airport

Just In: Nigerian Govt suspends airline for flying Naira Marley to Abuja

The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert. This was disclosed on Monday by Mr Hadi Sirika the Minister of Aviation,[Read More…]

I Will Resign If Abuja Airport Does Not Reopen As Scheduled, Says Hadi Sirika

Nigeria’s minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said he would resign if the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, is not reopened on schedule. The airport was shut down on March 7 for a six-week repair work on its failed runway and it is expected to be ready for operations on[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Says the Closure of Abuja Airport Has Brought Hardship on Nigerians

  Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says there is no doubt that the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport International Abuja has brought hardship on Nigerians. The Abuja airport was shut on March 8 as a result of a six-week repair of its runway. Speaking to journalists after inspecting[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Shuts Abuja Airport 7TH March

FG TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE ABUJA AIRPORT FOR RUNWAY REHABILITATION. This is to inform all airline operators, passengers, airport users and the general public that the Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the temporary closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to enable the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria carry out[Read More…]

Saraki Says Gov’t Had To Plans/Budget To Repair Abuja Airport Runway

  Senate President Bukola Saraki says no provision was made  for the repair of the runway of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja,  in the 2016 and 2017 budgets. The airport will be closed for repairs from March 8 to April 19. The project is expected to gulp N5.8bn. According to[Read More…]

Julius Berger Says Abuja Airport Can Be Fixed Without Closure

The Managing Director, Julius Berger, Mr Wolfgang Goetsch, has said that the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, could be fixed without closing down the airport. However, the company said the work would take more than two years. Goetsch made this known in his submission before the Senate[Read More…]

TRAVELLERS TAKE NOTE: Abuja Airport To Be Shut In February For Six Weeks

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja will be closed between February and March next year, Sirika, speaking with reporters in Abuja, explained that the closure will enable a construction company, Julius Berger Plc, carry out re-construction work on[Read More…]

Wanted Boko Haram Terrorists Arrested At Abuja Airport While Attempting To Board A Plane

A suspected Boko Haram member on the list of wanted 100 terrorists whose photographs and names were recently released by the military was on Sunday arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA) by AVSEC, the security arm of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The suspect, Chindo[Read More…]

Abuja Airport Shuts For 30 Hours

Contrary to reports that the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria is shutting down the Abuja airport for three days, FAAN in a statement clarified it’s decision to maintain the runway. Yakubu Dati, General Manager, Corporate Communications, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, Abuja will be closed for maintenance work for 30hrs[Read More…]

Abuja Airport Runway To Be Closed For Maintenance

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to inform the public, especially aviation stakeholders and intending passengers that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will be closed to traffic for maintenance from Saturday, July 5 to Monday, July 7, 2014. Yakubu Dati, Coordinating General Manager (Aviation Parastatals) in a[Read More…]