Showing posts with label Benin City. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Benin City. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

► NIGERIA: Young whippersnapper survives 45minute ride in wheel-well of an Arik Air 737.

Arik AirA teenage Nigerian stowaway survived a 45-minute flight from the southern Nigerian city of Benin to Lagos MMA in the wheel-well of an Arik Air (W3) B737-700 (MSN 33944 | 5N-MJG) on Saturday, August 24. On arrival in Lagos, the boy, Daniel Ihekina, was arrested by airport authorities when attempting to get down and handed over to the Nigerian State Security Services for further questioning.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

■ NIGERIA: Benin Airport temporarily shut down by IRS over tax evasion allegations.

Nigeria's Inland Revenue Services (IRS) acting on behalf of the Edo State Government, temporarily closed Benin Airport on Monday over allegations of tax evasion by airport workers. The move resulted in numerous flights to both Abuja and Lagos being cancelled.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

■ NIGERIA: FAAN set to move into Abuja, Benin, Kano airports for next phase of aircraft boneyard cleanup.

FAANAfter having successfully concluded its derelict aircraft disposal operation at Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is now set to move into Abuja's  Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport with other regional airports in Kano and Edo states to follow.