Aviation: Benue Flags Off Construction of N36billion Cargo Airport

Benue State has kicked off the process for the construction of the N36 billion Makurdi cargo airport, the facilitator has said. The Managing Director of Pureza Investment International Ltd (PIIL) and facilitator of the project, Barr Brian Mbaya, at the project site along Makurdi – Lafia highway during the ground breaking ceremony, recently, said the airport has the potential of […]

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Africa: Nigeria debates how to manage its airports

The Nigerian government is seeking to place its existing airports under private care in a concession proposal that has generated mixed reactions. Whilst some experts have called for the adoption of the Ghana Airports Company Limited model, for a state-owned commercial entity to be set up to run the country’s airports, others believe private sector involvement is the way to […]

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African Aviation: Nigeria’s Airport rated 5th busiest in Africa

By Abdullateef Aliyu, The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos has been named as the 5th busiest airport in Africa. The airport comes fifth after the Oliver Tambo International Airport Johannesburg (South- Africa) which is the busiest and followed by the Cairo International Airport (Egypt), the Cape Town International Airport (South-Africa) and the Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca, (Morocco). This […]

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‘92% of users of Nigerian airports is dissatisfied’-Survey

By RennOffor Over 15 million passengers pass through the airports in Nigeria every, but going by the just published report of a survey by conducted by Travelstart, 92 per cent of them, which represent a huge 13.8 million passengers are dissatisfied with their experiences at the airports. If the result of the survey is anything to go by, then it […]

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