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April 24, 2017 2:36 PM China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

China's president has urged restraint on North Korea in a call with Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang threatened to sink a US aircraft carrier. The telephone conversation is the second between the two leaders since they met in Florida earlier this month. It highlights Chinese fears that tensions between the US and North Korea could erupt into conflict 15

April 22, 2017 2:12 AM Bird strikes DANA aircraft during take- off

Palpable fear gripped over 100 passengers on board a DANA Air MD 83 aircraft on Friday when a huge bird hit the aircraft engine during take-off at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. Sensing danger after the bird hit the aircraft engine, the pilot took the professional decision to discontinue the flight by making an air return 16

April 21, 2017 5:16 AM Air Peace Aircraft Collide At Lagos Airport

A ground collision of two aircraft belonging to Air Peace has been reported at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos state. The incident was said to have occurred while one of the aircraft was trying to manoeuver its way out of the apron wing of the local terminal of the airport. This is coming barely 48 hours after an Aero Contractor aircraft was engulfed 16

April 19, 2017 3:27 PM NCAA probes Lagos-bound Aero aircraft smoke

General Manager, Public Relations of NCAA, Mr. Sam Adurogboye, confirmed the development, in Lagos, on Wednesday. Aero Contractors flight NG316 was engulfed in smoke about 20 minutes after take-off, causing panic among the passengers. The situation prompted the deploying of fire fighting trucks to the Murtala Mohammed Airport 2, Lagos, to curtail any fire when the plane 4

April 19, 2017 3:04 AM First aircraft lands in Abuja airport after runway rehabilitation

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, opened for flights on Tuesday six weeks after it was closed for runway repairs. The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, landed first on the rehabilitated runway on a Nigerian Police Force aircraft with registration number 5N- HAR, which flew in from Kaduna airport. An excited Sirika told journalists 21

April 18, 2017 12:41 PM Abuja Airport reopens after six weeks rehabilitation

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport scheduled to be reopened tomorrow 19th April has officially reopened by the Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirka on Tuesday for operation. Report reaching Vanguard states that an Ethiopan Airline landed in Abuja as the airport reopens. However the Ethiopian Airline got a water salute as the first Aircraft to land on the newly 15

April 18, 2017 9:56 AM The Abuja-Kaduna airports: A testimony

I have just returned from Abuja travelling through the Kaduna airport. As we disembarked from the aircraft and moved towards the arrival section, I could hear an announcement being made. The diction of the announcer was clear. She didn’t sound like those On-Air-Personalities (OAP, they are called) who speak as if they have hot water on their tongues 19

April 18, 2017 4:51 AM The state of global nuclear weapons today, and why North Korean tests would be suicidal

US President Trump has reversed his stance on a number of foreign policy issues, including NATO, Russia, and China. This leaves citizens in the United States and worldwide more unsure than ever of what to expect from the coming months and years. Nuclear bombs have a strange quality: They are a type of weapon that countries spend enormous sums of money 29

April 18, 2017 2:52 AM Ethiopian Airlines Lands Airbus 8350 In Abuja Today |

Ethiopian Airlines says it is landing a brand new Airbus 8350 aircraft at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today to mark the reopening of the airport slated for tomorrow, April 19. The Airline’s Traffic and Sales Manager, Firiehiwot Mekonnen, who disclosed this yesterday, said the aircraft was going to land in Abuja in its first day of operation 16

April 17, 2017 8:20 PM 5 die as light aircraft crashes

The fatalities comprised the pilot and all three passengers -- a Swiss and three French nationals -- who were aboard the aircraft, plus a man who was at the warehouse at the time, they said in a statement. The warehouse, operated by the Lidl supermarket chain, is located about a kilometre (half a mile) from an aerodrome at Tires, in the district of Cascais 17