Abuja Airport Closure

FG Launches New Arrival And Departure Cards For Air Travellers

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau, noted that the introduction of the new cards was in line with international best practices and in pursuit of the federal government policy to keep record of movement of international passengers coming into Nigeria.

Abuja Airport Closes For Rehabilitation

The federal government has formally announced that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be closed with effect from 12 a.m.Wednesday, March 8 to April 19, in order for repair works to be carried out on the Airport’s runway.
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Osinbajo Meets Clerics Over Southern Kaduna Killings

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has made a passionate appeal to the religious and community leaders in Southern Kaduna, urging them to give peace a chance in their communities.

Committee Okays Kaduna Airport For Commercial Use By Airlines 

Chairman of the coordinating committee on Abuja relocation, Mohammed Joji, has said that the Kaduna airport is fully ready for heavy commercial use.
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More International Airlines Reject Kaduna Airport

British Airways and South African Airways are the latest international Airline Operators to reject the Kaduna Airport which has been chosen by the federal government as an alternative to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, during the period it would be closed.

Aviation Ministry, Stakeholders Disagree On Abuja Airport Closure

Despite concerted efforts by the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, to convince members of the Senate on the necessity to shut down the Abuja International Airport in order to repair its runway, the lawmakers appear apprehensive of the proposed move.
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