Federal Government to build a new international terminal at Abuja
The Federal Government has concluded plans to build a new international terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. The existing terminal will then be used for domestic operations, while the current domestic terminal will become a GAT and Hajj terminal.
The Minister of Aviation also disclosed that the first phase of the airport-remodelling exercise will be completed before the end of May; the second phase of renovations will start in June.
The MD of FAAN, George Uriesi, evaded arrest by the EFCC. The anti-graft agency wants to quiz him about alleged improper contract awards and the recent row between the FAAN and Maevis. The Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, is also named in the in a string of scams, running into billions of Naira, at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.