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Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system

Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system - Nigeria Real Estate

The 45-kilometre long Abuja Light Rail is ready for operation but minor construction problems at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) which is delaying the takeoff of the rail system, Daily Trust learnt. This is even as prospective investors have started scrambling for available land opportunities to set up residential and commercial properties at some of ...

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Abuja Airport New Terminal Building is 80% Completed – CCECC

Abuja new terminal building

According to China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC), the company  handling the new terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the project is 80 per cent complete. The Project Manager, Mr Kevin Lee, disclosed this to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Aviation during their oversight visit to the airport on ...

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Airport Closure: NSCDC Establishes 15 Outposts to Secure Abuja-Kaduna Road

Airport road reconstruction begins September

After the relocation of air services to Kaduna Airport from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has established 15 outposts along the Abuja-Kaduna road, which cover Zuba, Bwari, Jere, Kadua routes etc, to ensure security of the roads for six weeks starting March 8. New Telegraph reports that this was disclosed by ...

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Julius Berger says 2 years is needed to fix Abuja airport without closure

The Managing Director, Julius Berger, Mr. Wolfgang Goetsch, has revealed that the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, could be fixed without closing down the airport. However, the company said the work would take more than two years. NAN reports that Goetsch made this known in his submission before the Senate on Tuesday at plenary. According to him, ...

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Iwuanyanwu urges FG not to close Abuja airport

Airport road reconstruction begins September

Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, a businessman and member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the Federal Government to rescind its decision to shut down the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, pointing out the inevitable economic, political and social implications inherent in the action. New Telegraph reports that he recommended that government should go ...

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Abuja Airport repair to cost N 5.8bn – Minister

Airport road reconstruction begins September

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has said that the proposed repair of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway would cost over N5.8 billion. New Telegraph reports that he also said that the proposed closure of the airport for six weeks for renovation work was in the best interest of Nigerians. The minister stated this while ...

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NSE kicks against planned closure of Abuja Airport

NSE kicks against planned closure of Abuja Airport

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE has kicked against the move of the planned six-week closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for maintenance, saying that the measure would negatively impact the nation’s economy and endanger the lives of air travellers. Vanguard reports that the President of NSE, Engr Otis Anyaeji, who addressed newsmen in Abuja, said the designated Kaduna ...

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Abuja airport to be closed for repairs from March 8

Airport road reconstruction begins September

The Ministry of Transportation has made it known that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja will be closed on March 8, 2017 for repairs. The country’s capital’s airport’s runway is to be reactivated after closure. The closure will last for six weeks. The announcement of the date, which was previously fixed for February 2017, was after a meeting between Minister ...

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