Terseer Adamu

Terseer Adamu

Terseer Adamu is a photojournalist who began his journalistic career in 2007. He graduated from the International Institute of Journalism Abuja, where he bagged Diploma in Journalism (OND), and Higher Diploma. He also has a Postgraduate in Public Relations and Advertising (PGDAP) University of Maiduguri.

Adamu is an active journalist and passionate about his endeavours. He served twice as the national secretary of Nigeria Student journalist forum (NSJF), the umbrella body of student journalist in Nigeria. He was, for two years, the an editor at “Insight Magazine”. 

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has assured residents of the state that the ongoing reconstruction of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, road and the Oshodi interchange will be completed by December 2018.
Ambode gave the assurance at the on-the-spot assessments he carried out on some of the ongoing projects being executed by his administration.

The elective Annual General Meeting of the National Association Tour Operators (NATOP) held in Jos, Plateau State was not only an event to change and renew the practical commitment of the leadership of the only tour and destinations’ experience promoters, but also to strategically joined the host state in it new direction to regain it ace as one of the foremost tourism capital of Nigeria.

Marketers of aviation fuel have blamed excessive local levies and supply challenges for the high cost of the product in Nigeria. Traveldigest.com.ng gathered that, besides a flat tax of N2.50, which is placed on a liter of jet fuel, other sundry fees are also levied on the product.

“The truth is that there are varying cost elements from the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), in terms of ground rents, access permits for equipment, personal permits for fueling operations and fuel tax itself. All of these are heavy cost elements that are typical of our environment, making the cost higher compared to other African countries”.

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather hazard alert to all pilots and airline operators, indicating the hazards associated with rainy season in flight operations at this period of the year.

The regulatory authority said the alert was quite imperative at the outset of the rainy season which is usually accompanied with severe thunderstorms and many other hazardous weather phenomena such as turbulence, microburst, low level wind shear and hail events.

Last week, the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika held the fourth stakeholders forum in Abuja where he x-rayed the industry and reinforced government’s plan to revamp the sector.

The discussions at the meeting centered around the unveiling of Transaction Advisers for the planned national carrier, the concession of major airports, the establishment of aircraft leasing company and the establishment of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility.

Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at airports’ airsides.
The airports are the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of active mobile phone lines in the country rose to 146 million in January 2018, an increase of 2,233,467 lines from the 144,631 recorded in December 2017.

The Federal Government has disclosed that the increase in train fare for passengers using train services from Abuja to Kaduna was because of the patronages of rich Nigerians.

On Thursday, April 4th 2017, the National President of Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Alhaji. Rabo Karim Saleh, at the national headquarters Abuja, spoke with media organizations. He stressed that in his tenure as FTAN President, he will regularly inform the government and public about developments in Nigeria’s tourism industry.

Alhaji Saleh Rabo Karim said that tourism developments in the previous years have not been the way it should; not withstanding he said FTAN is putting modalities that will drive the industry to a point where it can achieve the gains which will catalyze rural and urban Nigeria tourism industry.

He emphasized that in her 20 years of existence, FTAN have not achieved what it intends to achieve in the tourism sector. Stating that a lot need to be done in terms of infrastructural development that would strive and create enabling environment for visitors and investors to actualize their goals. 

Rwanda national carrier Rwanda airline is set to utilize its 5th Freedom rights granted it by the Nigerian government with a maiden flight to Abuja, the country’s capital on May 2018.

Traveldigest.com.ng gathered that, the bilateral airspace service agreement which means that Rwanda airline can now operate another route into Nigeria to Abuja and also ply the Abuja-Yaoundé route without any limitations.

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