Thursday , December 26 2019


NAMA assures airlines of safety

LAGOS – The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has assured airlines and other airspace users that the nation’s airspace is safe for seamless and economic air navigation. Mr Khalid Emele, General Manager, Public Relations, NAMA, in a statement on Sunday said the Managing Director of the agency, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, …

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Waiting for national air carrier

By Sumaila Ogbaje, News Agency of Nigeria In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business. However, succeeding administrations and aviation stakeholders feel the country needs a flag carrier to market itself globally. Based on need, administrations after Obasanjo’s …

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Immigration Suspends Issuance Of Biometric Visa-On-Arrival To Foreigners Indefinitely

LAGOS – The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended the issuance of Biometric Visa-On-Arrival to foreigners arriving into the country indefinitely. Investigations by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, revealed that the NIS was now issuing the “Ordinary Visa-On-Arrival’’ to visitors …

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