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Brazil-based Nigerian Arrested For Entering Nigeria With kilos Of Cocaine

Airport Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has arrested a Brazil-based Nigerian who tried to smuggle into Nigeria five Kilograms of cocaine from Brazil. The suspect, Ibeh Augustine Chukwuma, had arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport via Ethiopian Airline, with a maximum ECOLAC bag which contained the illicit drug consignment. […]

FLASH | Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, reopened

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has reopened after six weeks. According to Channels TV, a test flight from Kaduna International Airport landed in the newly opened Abuja Airport on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, a day before schedule. Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, was reportedly on the flight. The airport was closed to […]

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport set for re-opening (PHOTOS)

All appears set for the reopening of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, after six weeks of runway rehabilitation exercise. Workers were seen busy with finishing touches on the critical infrastructure, local airlines and their foreign counterparts have reopened sales and bookings on the Abuja route.

Foreign Airlines reject Kaduna Airport, Cites Security Challenges

Following the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for repair works on the runway for 6 weeks, with effect from March 6th, the foreign Airlines have started giving notifications to the Federal Government of their intention not to operate from Kaduna airport. The foreign airlines had earlier told the Minister of State, Aviation, […]

Woman Ingests 80 Wraps of Cocaine, Arrested At Abuja Airport

A 48- year-old mother of three children, Mrs. Saidat Bola Hassan, has been arrested by men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. She was arrested after she vomited 15 wraps of white powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine. After the arrest, it was discovered that she had […]

Top Airport Officials Suspended Over Turkish Airline Saga

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has ordered the suspension of three top officials of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, over the recent incident involving Turkish Airlines at the airport. Mr. Sirika disclosed this on Sunday in Abuja while briefing journalists after listening to explanations by the airport officials on the incident. He […]