Tag: FAAN

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele Launches New Brand, Announces Date for Upcoming Film

Veteran actress, politician, filmmaker, and businesswoman Funke Akindele recently announced the launch of her new media firm, 'The Funke Akindele Network' (FAAN). View this post on Instagram A post shared…

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Burna Boy and Rema

Burna Boy and Rema nominated for 2020 BET Awards | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

BET has announced nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, which will also mark its 20th anniversary. The awards celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy.The nominees…

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The YNaija Cover – the 4th of May

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The Late 5: FG beefs up security at International airports over ISIS threat, Senegal gives Africa first win at World Cup and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to lead a delegation on behalf of the Federal…

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NEMA receives 121 Nigerian returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Wednesday, said 121 Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned. The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Suleiman Yakubu, received them on behalf of the federal government.…

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FAAN says leaking roof at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos has been fixed

Yesterday, a video of a leaking patch in the roof of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport "D Wing" went viral. It was reported that the leaks caused some flooding inside…

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34 Nigerians deported by 6 European countries

Thirty-four Nigerians have reportedly being deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences. The deportees, who have arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday at 6.30a.m,…

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I will sue Amaechi for accusing me falsely – Fani-Kayode

by Dolapo Adelana The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said allegations levelled against him by the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, over a two billion naira transferred…

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Buhari appoints management for FAAN, NCAA, NAMA, Rural Electrification Agency

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the appointment of Engr. Saleh Dunoma as the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). This is contained in…

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2 Air Peace planes collide at Lagos Airport

by Dolapo Adelana Two aircrafts belonging to airline Air Peace were grounded at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Thursday morning after they collided on the departure ramp. One of…

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The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. EFE OFFICIALLY RECEIVES N25M GRAND PRIZE AND SUV Efe Ejeba, winner of the 2017 edition of Big Brother Nigeria has…

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FAAN begins investigation into cause of fire outbreak

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has started investigating the cause of the fire outbreak which gutted part of its headquarters on Tuesday. Acting General Manager, FAAN Corporate…

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BREAKING: Fire guts FAAN headquarters in Lagos (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana The headquarters of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN is currently on fire. According to Frank an official of the National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, the Audit…

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Number of air travellers have reduced due to recession – FAAN

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Saleh Dunoma has lamented the decreasing number of people travelling by air due to the recession in the country.…

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[The Presidential Blog] There is more rejuvenation going on in the Aviation sector

Yesterday, the Senate shut down the Federal Government's proposal to close the Abuja Airport for 6 weeks starting March. They anchored their decision mostly on the lack of proper provision…

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[The Legislative Blog]: All the questions we raised about Senate’s opposition to the closure of Abuja airport

At the Senate plenary session today, the topic of the closure of the Abuja airport for renovation was brought to the fore in a motion sponsored by Senator Hope Uzodinma…

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A few stinging words for Federal Airports Authority personnel

CEO & Counter-Terrorism advisor, MOSECON, Yan St-Pierre, is not finding the treatment he received at a Nigerian airport very funny. Evidently, he is new to this bribery and corruption that…

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Simon Kolawole YNaija

Simon Kolawole: What my grandmother taught me

Yesterday, as her casket was lowered into the grave and I performed the ashes-for-ashes ritual, my emotions ran riot. You can’t blame me: a bulky chapter of my life was…

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We did not humiliate Patience Jonathan at Port Harcourt airport – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has denied embarrassing Dame Patience Jonathan, by denying her access to the VIP’s lounge at the Port Harcourt International Airport. Setting the record straight, FAAN…

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Airport Workers shut down FAAN headquarters over beating of colleague

by Ranti Joseph Angry officials of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has finally bared their mind as regards their colleague that was beaten two weeks ago and are…

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Fear of Ebola: US not happy with Nigeria over alleged attack of its air marshal

by Jewel Stephen Claims by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that one of its marshals was attacked with a syringe at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, have been…

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Ebola: Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport

by S'ola Filani A middle -aged man slumped and died, while queuing up to get the yellow card at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Monday.…

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Why are cab drivers protesting at the Lagos airport?

by Oke Efagene Over 200 cab drivers at the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), in Lagos yesterday, protested over a directive from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria…

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Private jet owners begin ‘strike’ over new aviation price regime

Private jet owners in the country yesterday commenced an indefinite strike over a directive from the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) announcing a new price regime for all private airlines…

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Opinion: Bi-Courtney is not responsible for Oduah’s travails

by Remi Ladigbolu It is on the strength of arguments such as these that the supporters of the minister have labeled Babalakin the instigator-in-chief of Oduah’s clearly self-inflicted woes. There…

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Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Stella Oduah and her hatred for Kano (Y! FrontPage)

by Salihu Tanko Yakasai She had overseen many plane  crashes that led to so many deaths without losing her seat. For Goodness sake, what is she to you Mr President…

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Opinion: My President must hear this

by Ayodele Kupoluyi Life truly is vanity. Agagu is gone but our President is still alive and can make the necessary change. This 2015 distraction is too much. It looks…

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ICPC apprehends two directors of FAAN

by 'Jola Sotubo   Two officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were yesterday spirited away by officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission…

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Caught in the act: How FAAN arrested man at Lagos airport for stealing passengers’ luggage

by Oge Okonkwo A 38-year-old man, Okereobede Chiwendu, has been arrested by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos for allegedly stealing passengers' luggage.…

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