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High Fare Pandemic’ hits Nigeria as airlines move against NCAA, sell tickets in dollars

Reading Time: 4 minutes Fresh indications have emerged that the Federal Government is yet to release over 50 per cent or $265 million in foreign exchange for foreign airlines operating in the country to repatriate to their countries. Foreign airlines collect Naira for their tickets to customers and exchange same for foreign currencies for their operations. But recently they Read More…

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Bi-Courtney reveals identity of MMA2 stowaway

Reading Time: 2 minutes The operators of the Murtala Muhammed domestic terminal two (MMA2), Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), on Monday cleared the air on the stowaway found inside an aircraft at the airport on Sunday. The stowaway was found inside a United Nigeria Airlines plane during a pre-flight check and was subsequently arrested by Aviation security personnel. BASL Read More…

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Lekki Residents displeased with Lagos State’s plan to construct ferry terminal

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lekki Phase 1 Residents, Lagos, have expressed their displeasure with plans by the Lagos State government to construct a ferry terminal in the area. Yomi Idowu, the Chairman of the Lekki Residents Association (LERA), on Tuesday in Lagos commented that the government had not informed it formally where the terminal would be sited. He said Read More…

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FG guarantees adequate maintenance of MMIA Terminal 2

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Federal Government has assured of adequate maintenance of the just-completed Terminal 2 of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. During the inspection of the terminal and its ultra-modern facilities on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made this reassurance. Lai Mohammed in his statement said, “I can assure you that Read More…

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Chaos at Heathrow airport as last-minute cancellations affect 10,000 passengers

Reading Time: 3 minutes In Britain, Heathrow Airport ordered the cancellation of dozens of flights at short notice on Monday, affecting around 10,000 passengers. Sixty-one flights were axed as the west London airport did not believe it could have handled the expected number of passengers. Airlines have been asked not to rebook affected travellers on to alternative flights departing Read More…

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Firm partners Primero to use AI in reduction of travel time on Lagos BRT

Reading Time: 2 minutes Travel time on the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT) will be greatly reduced when technology is fully applied. This will be the outcome when a firm, Eonsfleet Prosolutions Limited (EPL) and Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of BRT in Lagos, partner to reduce travel time for Lagos commuters. The Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder Read More…

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Watch that Lagos traffic hold-up, travellers told

Reading Time: < 1 minutes An advisory from Bi-Courtney Aviation Services, managers of Terminal 2 at the Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA2) have warned travellers that they risk missing their flights if they are caught up in a Lagos traffic snarl. For this reason, intending travellers are advised to plan their trips well ahead of time. Bi-Courtney’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr Read More…

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Nigeria bans travellers from India, Brazil, Turkey over COVID-19 fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: A woman wears a protective face mask due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Murtala Mohammed International airport in Lagos, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja Nigeria will ban travellers coming from India, Brazil and Turkey because of concerns about the rampant spread of coronavirus in those countries, Read More…

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LBSL deploys Cowry Cards, gives out 20,000 free in promo

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL), Mr. Idowu Oguntona, has stated that the company commenced deployment of the long-awaited contactless payment card called Cowry Card from Monday, 22nd March, 2021. Oguntona, who disclosed this in a release issued on Monday, said in appreciating the trust and support of the masses for Read More…

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Panic as BRT bus bursts into flames in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Passengers scampered for safety as a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus conveying 45 persons suddenly caught fire on Monday close to Anthony Bus Stop, Ikorodu Road, Lagos, causing panic among road users. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, NEMA, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos. Farinloye said the Read More…