Tag: Nigerian airports

Nigeria increase surveillance at Airports, After security personnel foiled 187 attempted breaches

The federal government of Nigeria has increased surveillance and also deployed more personnel and equipment to the nation’s airports to prevent incursions into the facilities by unauthorised persons and criminals. This was disclosed by the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Yadudu, who said[Read More…]

Nigerian Airports to resume Operations – here’s what you need to know

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria has hinted on reopening airports across the country for air travellers. General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, said this on Tuesday while speaking at an aviation webinar organised by Women in Aviation Nigeria. Yakubu hinted that while airports will soon reopen,[Read More…]

Nigerian Lawmakers Probing 400bn Naira Modernisation Contract After Poor Rating

Lawmakers in Nigeria’s House of Representatives are to investigate the poor rating of Nigeria’s airport even after over 400 billion Naira was appropriated for the expansion, modernisation and management of 17 domestic and five international airports. The modernisation was carried out by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. At[Read More…]

Arik Air Advocates For Additional Armed Officers To Enhance Airport Security

Arik Air has called on the Federal Government to deploy more armed policemen at the nation’s airports to tighten security in view of the growing terror threats in the country and the world at large. Arik Air made this known at the weekend when the new Commissioner of Police, Airports[Read More…]

FAAN Embarks On Airports’ Bomb Test Facilities, Today

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria has announced plans to test the Murtala Muhammed Airport Emergency Response Plan. A statement by the authority on Friday explained that the testing will be done with a Bomb Simulated Exercise today (Saturday), between 10.00am and 11.00am. This, according to FAAN, is in fulfilment[Read More…]

Yakubu Dati: Nigerian Airports Not The Worst In Africa

These days, it has become a phenomenon to see phantom studies or researches in the public place. For those who know, such studies should be done away with. Some of them are politically motivated, while others hardly passed through the true test a genuine research expected to make a change[Read More…]

Simon Kolawole: What’s Happening At The Airports?

Sometime in 2000, I travelled to South Africa for a week. It was the first time I was spending more than three days at a stretch outside Nigeria. I spent time looking closely at the country. As I saw more of it closely, I was inevitably depressed. I saw a[Read More…]

There Will Be No Abandoned Project Under My Watch – Stella Oduah

Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah has declared that there will be no abandoned project in the sector under her watch as Minister. Oduah was speaking at the Yola airport, weekend at the commencement of a two-day inspection tour of the remodelling projects in airports across the country. Oduah, who[Read More…]