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Nigeria Places Travel Restrictions on South Africans to Curb New COVID Variant

Passengers travelling from South Africa to Nigeria will be subject to strict regulations effective from Monday 28 December 2020. The latest travel restrictions follow the discovery of 501.V2, a mutation of Covid-19 which is more contagious than…

Air Peace launches Lagos to Johannesburg Flights

Nigeria’s Air Peace began Lagos to Johannesburg flights on 17 December 2020, using its sole B777-200ER. The 4,511-kilometre route currently has no direct competition and is operated twice-weekly with an elapsed time of six hours in both…

Nigeria to Immediately Reopen Four Land Border Crossing Points

Nigeria will reopen four border crossing points immediately, more than a year after closing its land frontiers to crack down on smuggling, the government said on Wednesday. Nigeria closed its land borders last year to curb smuggling of rice…

First Woman Construction Management Professor Named in South Africa and Nigeria

When Abimbola Windapo graduated from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1987, she was the first woman to study building in Nigeria. Now, with her promotion to full professorship at the University of Cape Town (UCT), the…

President Buhari: Nigeria to Re-open Land Borders Soon

More than a year after it closed its land borders, Nigeria is looking to reopen them ‘as soon as possible’, President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday. Mr Buhari stated this during a meeting with governors elected on the platform of the ruling…