FG denies increasing tariff on anti-malaria drugs

Stories by David Agba with agencies The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has said there is no tariff hike on the importation of anti-malaria drugs into the country. Earlier, Nigerians on social media were circulating news of a hike in import duty for anti-malaria drugs, despite the country’s damning malaria statistics. Responding to the More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Porbeni makes case for oil lifting by Nigerian shipping coys

Former Minister of Transportation, Admiral Festus Porbeni has urged the federal government to stop freighting of the nation’s oil and gas cargoes on free on board (FOB), especially as plans are on ground to float More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Customs rakes N2.1bn revenue in Sokoto

By Sidi A. Umar Sokoto Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamfara Area Command says it collected about N 2.1 billion as revenue in 2016. This was contained in a statement signed by the command’s spokesman, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Poor visibility, flight disruptions worry NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has expressed concern about the challenges and difficulties airlines and air travellers have experienced in the past days as a result of reduced flight visibility. In More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Stakeholders condemn traffic diversion to Kaduna Airport

Stories by Ime Akpan Lagos While the Abuja Airport is shut down for six weeks for the rehabilitation of its runway, stakeholders in the aviation sector have expressed misgivings about the decision to divert air More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Nigeria attains high level aviation safety rating

Nigeria has attained another high level safety rating which places it among the world leaders in aviation safety. The country climbed to Level 3 State Safety Programme (SSP) Implementation Process supervised by More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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Arik Air plans to increase fleet size to 52 by 2025

Stories by Ime Akpan Lagos Arik Air has unveiled its medium and long term plans which include increasing its fleet size to 52 aircraft by 2025 and flying across Africa, Europe and North America, while also opening More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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Nigeria, Portugal to implement BASA

Nigeria and Portugal have concluded plans to commence the implementation of a Bi-lateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) in the bid to start direct air services between both countries. The minister of state for aviation, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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NUATE petitions against unfairness in sack and deployment of FAAN staff

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has petitioned the minister of state for aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika claiming that the recent restructuring and re-deployment of staff in the Federal Airports More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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ICAO, TIACA collaborate for more efficient air cargo facilitation

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) have taken steps to intensify their cooperation to optimize the efficiency and security of international air More...

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