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March 13, 2018 12:01 PM Self Piloted ‘Air Taxi’ Unveiled

A California-based company Kitty Hawk, which operates as Zephyr Airworks in New Zealand has unveiled an autonomous “air taxi” on Tuesday in Christchurch. The company showed off the self-piloted electric aircraft, which looks very much like an aeroplane and a drone. “This aircraft represents the evolution of the transport ecosystem to one that responds 27

March 13, 2018 11:01 AM UPDATE: 49 Dead In Nepal Plane Crash

Latest update has revealed that a total of 49 bodies have been pulled out of the Nepal’s Kathmandu airport. The plane which had a total of 71 passangers and crew crashed on landing in Nepal. Rescuers pulled bodies from the charred wreckage of the plane, operated by Bangladeshi airline US-Bangla, after a raging fire was put out. The airline has blamed 23

March 13, 2018 7:08 AM EFCC grills former Borno governor, Ali Modu Sheriff

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday grilled former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff. Operatives questioned the former factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for hours at the agency’s office in Abuja, the nation’s capital. It was gathered that Sheriff was questioned on how he raised $72million 17

March 8, 2018 7:02 PM FAAN security arrests 2 Immigration officers for attempted human trafficking

Security personnel from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) attached to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos on Thursday arrested two officials from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for attempting to illegally traffic some Nigerian girls out of the country through the airport. The arrested officers were simply identified 20

March 7, 2018 5:15 PM Women’s Day: Air India Will Operate All- Women Crew Flights

To celebrate Women’s Day, India’s national carrier Air India will operate a number of all-women crew. The all female crew plan was revealed in a statement by the airline on Wednesday saying Air India will operate a range of wide and narrow body aircraft in domestic and international sectors with female pilots to salute woman power. The all-women crew flights 27

March 7, 2018 12:31 PM World Cup Trophy For Nigeria

According to the Nigeria Football Federation, the trophy will land at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja aboard a chartered flight at 11am. Sports minister Solomon Dalung and the NFF president Amaju Pinnick will be the first to have a view of the trophy on the aircraft before it leaves the airport. “From the airport, the trophy, accompanied 27

March 1, 2018 9:07 AM NAF denies deploying 100 aircraft in search of abducted Dapchi school girls

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied news making the rounds that it had deployed 100 aircraft to the north east to search of the missing female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State. National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, had, while on a courtesy visit to Yobe State, revealed 28

February 24, 2018 3:26 PM Nigerian Troops kill 5, capture Boko Haram commander in Borno

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in Borno state has killed five Boko Haram insurgents and captured a top commander of the group in ongoing operations in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin. Nwachukwu said on Thursday, the troops engaged and neutralised a number of fleeing insurgents while they were attempting to escape the military blocking position 21

February 24, 2018 11:32 AM Cross River budgets N18bn for aircraft, ferry sea bus, helicopter

The Cross River state government has budgeted eighteen billion naira (N18bn) for the purchase of aircraft, ferry sea bus and helicopter in 2018. Dredging of the Bakassi deep sea port was to consume N15, 000, 000 while N87, 707, 589, 500 is for feasibility study, soil investigations and design of the Bakassi deep sea port. These were contained in the report 21

February 22, 2018 9:20 AM Dana Air: NCAA, AIB probe aircraft’s overshoot of runway

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has commenced investigation into how Dana Air plane overshot the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport. The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, according to its spokesman, Mr Tunji Oketumbi, has also dispatched some of its men to Port Harcourt for the investigation. The incident involving a Dana Air Boeing 20