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Airport Command gets new Police Commissioner assumes office

MURTALA Muhammed Airport Command of the Nigeria Police has a new Commissioner, Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed who has since assumed office. The commissioner who arrived last Monday at the Command’s headquarters Murtala Mohammad Airport Ikeja, was received by officers at the command. According to the Police Public Relations Officer Airport Command, SP Joseph Alabi, the new CP Mohammed served as the …

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Arik Air announces Enugu reconnection October 8

COME October 8, 2020 Arik Air will recommence flight services from Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Lagos to Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Flights between Lagos and Enugu will operate three times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the first instance. Arik Air had suspended flights to Enugu last year when the federal government closed the airport for reconstruction of …

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Labour shelves strike as FG suspends electricity tariff, reach agreement on other palliatives

AFTER an over six (6) hour deliberation with the Federal Government, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have agreed to suspend the strike scheduled to commence today (Monday) after agreement was reached to suspend the application of the cost-reflective electricity tariff adjustments for two weeks. Government and organized labour entered into negotiations which commenced at …

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AON distances self from nationwide strike says airlines are yet to recover from Covid-19 lock down effects

FOLLOWING the effects of the COVID-19 lock down and the effect on the aviation industry including sack of workers the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) have declared that it will not be joining intending strike by Organised Labour come September 28, 2020. President of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Alhaji (Dr.) Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, who made the declaration said …

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UBA Group GMD, Kennedy Uzoka, wins Zik Professional Leadership Award

GROUP managing director and chief executive officer of the United Bank for Africa Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, has been announced as winner of the 2019 Zik Award for Professional Leadership. Organisers of the award, Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC) also announced the executive vice chairman/chief executive officer at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta as co-winner. The …

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Ibom Air increases Lagos-Abuja frequency to thrice daily

FROM September 30, Ibom Air will be increasing flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport to three times daily due to popular demand. The airline which prides itself on three major principles, experience of schedule reliability, on-time departures and excellent service will start flying from Lagos to Abuja daily at 8.00am, 12 noon and 4.00pm while …

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NIS increases MIDAS equipped counters to 42 at MMIA, gives lock down flight figures

MURTALA Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it now has  42 Migrants Data Analysis (MIDAS) equipment deployed at all the immigration counters for ease in passenger clearance at the airport. MMIA NIS Comptroller Abdullahi Usman, made this known yesterday as he rolled out migration figures through the MMIA during and post COVID-19 lock down …

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