Tag: Kaduna airport

NAF Plane Crash: Military authority takes over investigation

Soldiers have cordoned off the site where the Nigerian Airforce plane crashed on Friday evening at the Kaduna International Airport. The plane which was carrying the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and other Senior Army Officers crashed near the airport’s active runway, killing all the eleven people[Read More…]

Breaking: Again, terrorists attempt to breach Kaduna Airport

Gunmen on Sunday morning made a second attempt to abduct people at the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) quarters in Kaduna State. 12 people were abducted when terrorists breached the security of the quarters, which is located before the Kaduna airport, around 2am last Saturday. Among those abducted last[Read More…]

Federal Airport Authority won’t shut down Kaduna Airport after attack —MD

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says it will not shut down the Kaduna International Airport, in spite of Saturday’s attack on its workers. Its Managing Director, Capt. Hamisu Yadudu, made the clarification during an oversight visit by the Senate Committee on Aviation to various airport agencies in Lagos. Yadudu[Read More…]

Reuben Abati: Before Abuja Airport Is Shut Down

A few years ago, the Federal Government of Nigeria shut down the Port Harcourt International Airport to carry out what they called repairs or was it renovation? It was supposed to be an exercise for a few weeks, but it took more than an entire year. Flights were diverted to[Read More…]