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Ilorin Airport: FAAN kicks against illegal excavation, construction

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In a bid to ensure safety at the llorin International Airport, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned residents of Kwara State against encroaching on the airport land. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Affairs of the airport, Mr. Adeyeoluwa Oluwakayode and made available to this medium on Friday. The statement reads: ” ...

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FAAN initiates 150 projects in 19 Nigerian airports

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FAAN – A document obtained by our correspondent has revealed that there are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of Nigeria’s airports Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has categorised 20 of the nation’s airports into four with the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja and Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Omegwa, rated ...

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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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Snake scare stalls construction of airport in Benue

construction of airport in Benue

According to Premium Times, the Benue State Government, on Monday in Makurdi, said threats to release snakes to bite construction workers during construction of airport in Benue on site had temporarily stalled its plan to have a cargo airport in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the state government’s plan for the project on Kilometre 28 along ...

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Leaking roof at airport due to construction works

Leaking roof at airport due to construction works

“The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday said the leaking roof in a part of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, was due to ongoing construction works at the airport.” – PM News FAAN, in a statement signed by its Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu in Lagos, said the upgrade was in compliance with the ...

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Anambra State flags off the Umueri Airport City Project

Umueri Airport City Project

Chief Obiano reports that  Anambra State flagged off the Umueri Airport City Project. It has a model that will accommodate an airport with two runways, an aviation fuel dump, an airport hotel, an industrial business park, an international convention centre as well as a facility for aircraft maintenance. The project is estimated to cost over 2 billion US Dollars. It ...

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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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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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Hilton expands operations in Nigeria

FAAN, firm partner to end power outages at airports across the country

Hilton Worldwide recently announced its plans to open a 350 guestroom and suite hotel at the Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport. According to The Guardian, the firm, in a statement yesterday, said it signed a management agreement with quality Inspection and Testing Services Limited at the AHIF 2016 in Rwanda, and that it would open the new business in 2023 ...

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