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FAAN closes Port Harcourt Airport temporarily over bush fire incident

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the temporary closure of  Port Harcourt International Airport runway following a bush fire incident near the area. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, made the announcement in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday. Yakubu explained that the temporarily closure of the runway
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8.4 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in Q1, Q2 2019

By Emmanuel Elebeke The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS says 8,487,698 passengers through Nigerian air space in Q1 and Q2 of 2019. In its quarterly Air Transportation Data report for Q1, Q2 2019 released on its website, the bureau said of the 8.4million passengers, 4,002,528 passed through the air space in the first quarter of 2019, a 3.87% year-on-year growth from the same quarter of 2018; and 4,485,170 in the second quarter of
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Hate speech, Lai Mohammed, NBC

FG to establish community museums to boost tourism ― Minister

Emmanuel Elebeke As part of efforts to ensure that local communities benefit from tourism, the Federal Government has announced plans to establish the community museums to boost tourism. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the plan on Thursday at the ongoing 4th World UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture in
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Social media regulation will fail, PDP replies FG, Lai Mohammed

We achieved a lot in culture and tourism sector ― Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the ministry has made remarkable achievement. He said this while also revealing the plans of the Federal Government to launch National Policy on Culture, Tourism and finalise work on Motion Picture Council of Nigeria and others. Mohammed stated this when he played host to Culture, Arts,
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