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Visa ban lifted: Nigeria and UAE resume flights and forge economic ties

Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have reached a final agreement to lift the visa ban imposed on Nigerian travelers and to promptly resume flights operated by Etihad and Emirates Airlines. This development comes in the wake of President Bola Tinubu’s visit to the emirate on Monday, following his participation in the G20 summit Read More…

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FAAN shifts flight operations to Murtala Muhammed International Airport Terminal 2

In a recent development, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has directed airlines to relocate flight operations and passenger processing to Terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. This directive was communicated by Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, the Director of Public Affairs & Consumer Protection at FAAN, in a statement released in Lagos. Mr. Festus Read More…

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Tinubu aims to mend Emirates Airlines, UAE dispute and visa woes

Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu, has directed the prompt resolution of disagreements with Emirates Airline and the issuance of visas by the United Arab Emirates, according to a statement by the president’s spokesperson on Thursday. Last year, the UAE ceased issuing visas to Nigerians following the suspension of flights by Dubai’s Emirates due to challenges in Read More…

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Nigeria resumes Abuja-Kaduna troubled train service

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) restored the once-embattled train service between the capital Abuja and Kaduna on Monday, which had been stopped since March when gunmen killed passengers and abducted dozens. Northern Nigeria has been besieged by armed gangs that have targetted villages and highways and kidnapped people for ransom, as well as a long-running Read More…

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Lagos issues travel warning ahead of launch of APC guber campaign

In advance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Campaign scheduled on Saturday, December 3, the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, has issued a travel warning for Lagos residents. The flag-off will take place at Mobolaji Johnson Arena (formerly Onikan Stadium), Onikan, Lagos Island, according to a statement released by Oladeinde on Friday in Read More…

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LASG begins issuance of International Driver’s Permit

The Lagos State Government has announced that it will begin issuing international driver’s licences in December 2022. This was contained in a statement on Thursday in Lagos by the director of the state’s Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS), Mr. Akin-George Fashola, through the deputy director of public affairs for the ministry of transportation, Mr. Bolanle Ogunlola. Read More…

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Association prevents travellers’ access to MMA2 terminal over dismissals

To the dismay of air travellers, the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) barricaded the “Terminal 2” building at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Tuesday. As a result of the association’s action, flights were grounded and passengers were stranded. The union blocked the entrance to the terminal building to protest Read More…

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FRSC warns Abuja-to-Lagos drivers to avoid Ekiti

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged motorists who are travelling via Ondo state from Abuja to Lagos to take either the Akure-Ondo-Ife-Ibadan or the Lagos-Ibadan-Ife-Ondo-Ore-Benin route. Both of these routes go through Ife, which is located in Osun State. This information was provided by the Acting Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Dauda Biu, Read More…