Murtala Muhammed International Airport

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Oct 4th, 2013
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LAGOS — Failure of regulation may have been responsible for the crash of Associated Airlines plane at the Lagos airport yesterday, killing about 15 persons and injuring others. Reports have it that 20 persons, including seven crew members, were on board the ill-fated plane, Brazilian made Embraer 120...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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Fifteen people were killed Thursday when a passenger plane crashed near an airport in Nigeria’s largest city, authorities said. The Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency said that the aircraft crashed after taking off from Lagos. It had been bound for the city of Akure, about 170 miles a...
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Sep 17th, 2013
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  Bawaba | credits: File copy The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has seized 364 wraps of high- grade Brazilian cocaine, weighing 6.490kg and valued at N72m. The NDLEA Head of Public Affairs, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, said on Monday that the seizure was made at the Murtala Muhammed Internationa...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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“I Thought The Plane Was Going To America” - Boy Who Hides Himself In Arik Aircraft Tire Confesses  - Daniel Ihekina, the young boy who was arrested at the arrival terminal of Lagos’ Muritala Muhammed International Airport on Saturday thought he was going to the United States Of America. ...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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…narrate turbulent take-off By SIMON EBEGBULEM (Benin-city) & daniel etagbe (Lagos) What desperation could have led a teenager to ‘ride’ in the main wheel of an aircraft from Benin-City, the capital of Edo State, to Lagos? That was the question on aviation stakeholders’ lips after an Arik Air’s f...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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A British national kidnapped a week ago shortly after getting to Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos has been released. The man was kidnapped on the 16th of July by gunmen who attacked his four-wheel-drive vehicle after it left the airport’s international terminal heading for a residentia...
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Feb 7th, 2013
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At 45, he should have known better. In any case, ignorance is not an excuse and he will soon be arraigned under the NDLEA Act…The suspect will soon be charged for unlawful exportation of cocaine as soon as investigations are concluded THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murt...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2012
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Confusion hit hundreds of intending passengers at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Thursday after a mid-day fire erupted at a section of the building. The inferno, which caused a thick cloud of smoke to invade the terminal building, forced air travellers and airport o...
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Dec 14th, 2012
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The makers of Monopoly have advanced to Lagos in Nigeria to launch the first African city edition of the famous board game. Instead of Mayfair or Boardwalk, players will have the chance to buy Banana Island, a prestigious development where properties in the real world fetch millions. The cheapest squ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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Luck betrayed a 65-year-old grandmother, Hassan Fatimat Abike also known as Chika Okoye, who attempted to smuggle 1.740kg of cocaine into London concealed in herbal syrup. It was not her fist time of going to London as the drug was packed in balloons and inserted in 10 plastic containers of herbal sy...