FAAN suspends Lagos airport security heads over arrested stowaway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) which started off an investigation into the stowaway incident recorded on Friday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, has suspended the security heads...

Nine killed in Sweden plane crash

Nine people have been confirmed dead, after a plane crashed into an island close to the northern city of Umeå, Sweden.   Local media reported on Sunday that the plane which was carrying people...

35 passengers injured as a flight from Canada to Sydney encounter ‘severe turbulence’

At least 35 passengers were injured when an Air Canada flight on its way to Sydney encountered severe turbulence.   According to the airline, after leaving Vancouver on Thursday, Air Canada flight...

Ghana added to South Africa’s list of visa-free countries

Ghanaians will no longer be needing visa to travel to South Africa, as they have been added to its list of visa-free countries.   Other countries recently included in the visa-free...

British Airways fined more than £189,000,000 for stealing people’s data

British Airways is to be fined more than £189 million over a customer data breach.   The airline announced this morning that it had been notified by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office that...

Father puts on 15 tops to avoid paying over weight baggage charge (video)

A traveller got to the check-in desk and found his luggage was over the weight limit. What he did next has made him go viral.   John Irvine, from Scotland, was told...

DCP Tunji Disu advises flyers to shred their boarding pass and receipts as criminals...

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Tunji Disu has informed his followers of a new method used by criminals to carry out fraudulent activities.   He tweeted: "After use,always SHRED your boarding pass...

Boeing gives N36bn to help 737 Max crash families

Following the two crashes involving Boeing 737 Max planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, the Aerospace giants has offered $100m (N36bn) to help families of those affected.   Recall that two Nigerians,...

Stowaway who fell from a plane and landed in a London garden “was probably...

The frozen stowaway, who fell from a Kenyan Airways flight as it approached the Heathrow Airport in London, was likely a staff at Nairobi airport, Kenyan officials say.   The body of the man...

10-years after, Lagos State resumes construction of Badagry Expressway

Lagos State Government on Tuesday resumed the construction of the ten-lane Lagos-Badagry Expressway ten years after its commencement.   Performing the flag-off, the Deputy Governor of the state, Dr Kadri Obafemi...

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Anambra 2021: Group urges Soludo to contest for governor

A group known as Anambra Demand for Soludo has urged  the former Central Bank Governor Chukwuma Soludo to contest for the 2021 Anambra governorship...

Nigeria releases first transgenic crop – cowpea resistant to pod borers

The Federal Government has approved registration and commercial release of a new cowpea variety resistant to pod borers. In a statement by the Cowpea Manager...