Sunday , August 9 2020

AVIATION

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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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell