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The Epic glory of Gashaka Gumti National Park

Now for those of you who love landscape scenery and who must have, on countless occasions, seen J. R. R Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’, I am sure you would be quite interested in some of the scenery that can be found in Nigeria and one of such a scenery is the Gashaka National Gumti Park. Relax …

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Customs arrests Chinese for attempted smuggling of 678 elephant tusks, pangolin

Two Chinese nationals have been arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), over attempts to smuggle out prohibited items on the export list consisting 678 pieces of Elephant tusks and eight sacks of Pangolin weighing over 381 kilogrammes. The attempt by the Chinese nationals contravenes Schedule 6 of the Nigerian Exports Prohibition List, …

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FG to decongest Abuja Airport, improve aviation security

Federal Government will put in place security equipment at the domestic terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja that would enable some airlines operate from there, without hampering the ongoing restructuring and remodelling works. This move which is aimed at decongesting the traffic at the international terminal and make surveillance easier is coming on the heels of aviation-related disasters that …

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Sirika, AON meet other sectors to find solutions to airlines’ plight

In a bid to find lasting solutions to the challenges faced by domestic airlines in the country, the Minister of State, Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika in company of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) have met the CBN Governor, Minister of Petroleum and the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC). The Minister led the AON to the various support …

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Concessioning viable airports is economic terrorism- Airport professionals

A group of airport professionals have given a verdict on the proposed concession of the nation’s viable airports describing the proposal as economic terrorism giving the fact that the airports projected for concession are capital spinning assets and not liabilities as proponents of concession would like the nation to believe. In a presentation coupled with a comparison analysis of what …

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NiMet categorizes extreme weather a threat to food security

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has declared that events such as drought, flood and heat waves constitute a serious threat to food security at both the household, community, regional, national and global levels which can eventually lead to unrest and instability. Director General, NiMet, Dr. Anthony Anuforom, made this known on earlier today as Guest Lecturer at the 10th Annual …

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EATECH, UK coys introduce tech to detect adulterated Jet A1 in Nigeria

Following reported cases of contaminated Jet A1 also known as aviation fuel in Nigeria and the need to keep air operations safe, an indigenous service firm, Engineering Automation Technology Limited (EATECH) has launched new technologies into the Nigerian market to assist in detecting poor quality fuels and lubricating in Nigeria’s aviation sector. Managing Director of EATECH, Mr. Emmanuel Okon who …

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NAMA, NAF deepens synergy on airspace safety, infrastructure security

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have held deliberations bordering on collaboration and synergy of the two institutions in the areas of security of navigational infrastructure, calibration of navigational aids, training of personnel and exchange programmes. Speaking when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to NAMA headquarters in Lagos, the Director of Air …

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Nigeria to host US$50billion Aerospace Show, Aviation Expo

Nigeria will be hosting its  first ever international Aerospace show, Airport Expo aimed at attracting $50b Investment into the country’s aviation industry come October this year. The Executive Director of the International Aviation Management and Security (IAMS) Mr John Nwosu who disclosed this to aviation correspondents in Abuja said the event will bring together participants from all over the world …

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