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Lagos shuts down logistics for Saturday LG election

....Restriction to last for 8 hours Nigeria.  The Government of Lagos State of Nigeria on Sunday announced that it will restrict movement of persons in the state for 6 hours for its local government election, holding on July 22, 2017, from 7 am to

Kenya Airways launches Group booking portal

A group buying option portal has being introduced by Kenya Airways airline to enable its customers to manage their booking process. The new launched portal will enable its customers to book group travel as it seeks to broaden revenue streams. It will also reduce

Nigeria Ports Authority cargo throughput increased in Q1

The Nigerian Ports Authority recorded various levels of increase in its cargo throughput in the three major ports, namely: Apapa, Rivers, and Delta ports. While Apapa Port’s cargo throughput increased by 4.01 per cent from 268 in the fourth quarter of

Calabar port confirmed safe for business

Calabar port is safe for business – Port Manager Nigeria. Calabar Port is safe and has not recorded any case of a hijacking of a ship by pirates, the manager of the port, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Olotu, has said. Olotu, who made the

How Average Transport fares in Nigeria declined in May –NBS

THE average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased by 2.72 percent month-on-month and increased by 48.78 percent year-on-year to N131.00 in May 2017 as against N134.66 in April 2017.The National Bureau of Statistic,

Nigeria Begins Repair Of Benin-Ekpoma-Okene Road

                The Federal Government Of Nigerian has begun limited repair of the Benin-Ekpoma- Okene Road and will carry out full rehabilitation of the failed portions of the road after the rainy season. Sen. Clifford Odia, Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, made

Medview begins airlift of stranded passengers at Lagos Int’l Airport

Medview Airlines Yesterday commenced the airlift of hundreds of London-bound passengers who were left stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos after the carrier failed twice in its bid to convey the travelers to their destination. It was gathered

UBER AND GERMAINE AUTO CENTRE ANNOUNCE SERVICE PARTNERSHIP

Uber has announced a strategic relationship with Germaine Auto Centre, a Nigerian based auto service, and maintenance company. According to the agreement, for a stipulated sum, Uber driver-partners operating in Lagos can have their cars maintained and serviced at a

Travel time on the Lekki-Epe expressway doubles Logistics cost in Lagos

Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria with respect to land mass, in a country with 36 States and a capital territory. However with a population of over 23 million people, and poor road network on the Lagos Island, it

Nigeria to regulate commercial use of drones

The increased usage of drones by individuals and organizations for both commercial and private purposes has raised a concern on the Federal Government of Nigeria who has commenced the formulation of regulations to address the development so to check the dangers

Amid rising taxi violence, Uber asks SA police for help

... Metered taxi operators unleashing violence and threats against Uber drivers ...Uber partnered with multiple private security to provide security and medical services in emergency situations. Uber has condemned the intimidation against driver-partners and riders at the Gautrain Stations across Gauteng and formally

Honda, Ford recall 1.5 million vehicles

16 people have been killed and about 180 injured worldwide, in defective airbag related accidents Two automakers are adding more than one million vehicles to the growing Takata air bag inflator recall. Honda Motor Corporation is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura

Airbag scare: Mazda recalls additional 19,000 vehicles in S’ Africa

  Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 19,000 cars in South Africa due to airbag safety concerns as the Japanese carmaker extends a global recall to cover a wider manufacturing period, its local unit said on Monday. The recall was prompted by investigations

Uber suspends ride-sharing services in Macau

Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal

Calabar Port management seek expansion of Ikom Bridge

The Management of Calabar Port has called on the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to expand the Ikom bridge on the Calabar-Ikom-Ogoja road in Cross River. The Port Manager, Mrs Olufunmilayo Olotu, made the call in an interview

Management

Lagos shuts down logistics for Saturday LG election

....Restriction to last for 8 hours Nigeria.  The Government of Lagos State of Nigeria on Sunday announced that it will restrict movement of persons in the state for 6 hours for its local government election, holding on July 22, 2017, from 7 am to

Industries

Kenya Airways launches Group booking portal

Nigeria moves to reduce cost of aviation services, freight rates

The outcry for reduction in the cost of provision of major aviation services in Nigeria by its domestic airlines operators has finally received government’s attention. Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Monday that the aviation industry would play a significant

Calabar port confirmed safe for business

Calabar port is safe for business – Port Manager Nigeria. Calabar Port is safe and has not recorded any case of a hijacking of a ship by pirates, the manager of the port, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Olotu, has said. Olotu, who made the

How Lufthansa lifted 60 million passengers in 6 months

Lufthansa Group said its airline airlifted about 60 million passengers in the first half of the year 2017. That is 17.2 percent more than it recorded in the same period in 2016. In its latest financial report, the group said it

Work commences at Ilorin Int’l airport

Ilorin, Nigeria. Renovation and upgrading of facilities have commenced at the Ilorin International Airport, in the Kwara State capital. The renovation, which is being executed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria  (FAAN) affects every part of the airport. Some of the

Medview begins airlift of stranded passengers at Lagos Int’l Airport

Medview Airlines Yesterday commenced the airlift of hundreds of London-bound passengers who were left stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos after the carrier failed twice in its bid to convey the travelers to their destination. It was gathered

How Virgin Atlantic carried 3 million Nigerian passengers

... all passengers were carried through the Lagos-London route in 16 years -- airline is giving away generous discounts to its customers to mark the period Virgin Atlantic said it has carried over three million Nigerian passengers between Lagos and London Heathrow

Airports’ lease agreements favour concessionaires – Aviation unions

Two major Nigerian aviation unions, Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) And the Nigeria Union Of Pensioners (NUP), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) branch have reiterated their opposition to the ongoing process of concessioning four major airports in the

Nigeria to regulate commercial use of drones

The increased usage of drones by individuals and organizations for both commercial and private purposes has raised a concern on the Federal Government of Nigeria who has commenced the formulation of regulations to address the development so to check the dangers

Emirates and flydubai join forces, announce extensive partnership agreement

  Emirates and flydubai today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently but will leverage each other’s network to scale up

Mediew Passengers Stranded in Lagos Airport

Over a 120 London-bound passengers of Medview Airlines were on Sunday left stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos due to the airline inability to airlifts its passengers as scheduled         It was learnt that some of the passengers arrived

Etihad increases its flights to Egypt and Nigeria

  The Airways is adding year-round flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and both Cairo and Lagos later this year, to cater for growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates. It will introduce a fifth daily service on the Cairo

Lagos Airport to get ICAO certification by July 21st

          The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had announced on Thursday that the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, would be certified on July 21. FAAN  Director of Operations  Mr. Rabiu Yadudu made the disclosure while speaking to newsmen on the sidelines

STOWAWAY LOGISTICS

How Nigerian under 15-year old survived 12 hours hidden in a plane’s wheel compartment between Lagos and London Last week Nigerian authorities launched an investigation into claims that a teenager survived 12 hours hidden in the wheel compartment of a plane

Maritime workers ground seaports activities nationwide

            A coalition of the two industrial unions in the Nigerian maritime industry, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) and the Senior Staff Association of Communications, Transport and Corporation (SSACTAC) grounded activities in the nation’s seaports between 6am to 12pm on Tuesday over contentious

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