Oluseyi Odutayo, Head, Press and Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development, said this in a statement issued on Saturday.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has redirected flight operations and processing of passengers to Terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The smoke that engulfed a part of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos State on Wednesday morning led to the evacuation of staff, passengers and other airport users.
The arrest of the thief was effected by operatives of the Nigerian Air Force who spotted him alongside two others.
The travellers and passport holders commended the CGIS on the punitive meted out to the erring members of the NIS.
The Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, made this known in a statement.
The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
The Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the FAN, Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze, said this in a statement on Thursday.
“This incident is still being investigated to ascertain how it happened, so that steps are taken to prevent a recurrence,’’ Sam Adurogboye, NCAA, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Lagos.
At least, a suspect, Oguma Richard Uchenna, has been arrested in connection with the attempt to export the cheques, which were neatly concealed inside four bound hard cover books disguised as academic project literatures, to the United Kingdom.
Four traffickers involved in attempts to import and export illicit drugs through the country are now in the Agency’s custody.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSC Victor Ogagbor, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Thursday.
The development was disclosed by the NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, in a statement.
The apology was contained in a statement by FAAN’s acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze.
The Lagos airport drug syndicate was behind the smuggling of 1, 584,000 tablets of Tramadol seized on Tuesday 15th March by NDLEA operatives in collaboration with Aviation Security (AVSEC) and Customs service personnel at the airport. The seizure includes 17 cartons of 250mg Tramadol branded as “Tamra” weighing 669.70kg and five cartons of 225mg Tramadol under the brand name “Royal” with a gross weight of 217.15kg.
The anti-drug agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi made this public in a statement he signed Sunday.
A statement signed on Sunday by the agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, revealed the seizures
Arogundade was arrested on arriving at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Thursday.
Magistrate M. F. Onamusi ordered that the defendants be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre pending sentence.
The raids, across nine states and at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, was confirmed by the NDLEA.