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Another 257 Nigerians return from Libya

A few hours after 144 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, another aircraft carrying 257 of their compatriots on Wednesday landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, Joseph Alabi, confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …

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Four sick Nigerians, 134 others rescued from Libya

About 138 Nigerians on Tuesday voluntarily returned to the country from Libya with the help of the International Organisation for Migration. The returnees, who were received by the officials of the National Emergency Management Agency with the help of other agencies, were said to have been stranded in Libya following …

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NCAA certifies Lagos International Airport

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos has been certified by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA. The Lagos airport becomes the first to be certified out of the 22 managed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN. The certificate was formally presented to the Managing Director of FAAN, …

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FAAN apologises over power outage at Lagos airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has expressed regret over Wednesday’s minor power outage that disrupted business at the terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos. Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, said in a statement on Thursday that the agency regretted the disruption which occurred …

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Emirates’ passenger dies on arrival at Lagos Airport

A Nigerian passenger on Emirates Airlines on Wednesday slumped and died on arrival at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The passenger, who arrived on the aircraft with registration number EK783 (DX),was identified as Dr Olusola Dada with passport number A04501199. The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport …

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Lagos Airport to be certified July 21 – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Thursday said the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, would be certified on July 21. Mr Rabiu Yadudu, the Director of Operations, FAAN, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of the Quarterly Breakfast Meeting of the Aviation Roundtable (ART) …

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FAAN explains roof leakages at MMIA terminal

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Wednesday said roof leakages experienced at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, was due to upgrade of facilities at the airport. Premiere gathered that roof leakages were recently experienced at the “D Wing” of the Terminal of the airport. The leakages …

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Nigeria On Red Alert After Outbreak of Ebola Virus In Congo

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured Nigerians of adequate surveillance at the nation’s airports following the outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, saying that …

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Davido returns home after South Africa tour – Watch

Davido returns home after his South Africa tour on Friday night April 7 in Lagos. The singer’s fans were very delighted to welcome him at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Davido will be performing live in Ado Ekiti tomorrow at the Oluyemi kayode Stadium. He posted the video of his …

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South Africa deports 97 Nigerians

The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number GBB710 from Johannesburg. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that they were made …

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