The latest West Africa Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) figures released by Nielsen for Quarter 4, 2017 show a marked increase and continued positive performance for both Nigeria and Ghana.
An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international capacity, mainly because Arik Air is cutting 53% of its seats for the rest of 2017.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said the West African Gas Pipeline would be extended from Ghana to Cote d’ Ivoire as part of the Federal Government West African energy integration policy.
Africa Finance Corporation, a pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a US$500 million 7 year Eurobond.
Two weeks to the opening of the Abuja airport runway to traffic, the Minister of State, Aviation Sen. Sirika Hadi Sirika, has said the runway is 75 percent completed.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) stated that Nigeria's real GDP growth contracted to -1.30% (year-on-year) in the fourth quarter of 2016.
The federal government of Nigeria has officially announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja (NAIA).
Ahead of plans by the Nigerian government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by March 8, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to route flights through Kaduna airport with daily flights with its Dream Liner during the six-week closure.
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier has announced a special promotional fare that will enable passengers buy a-one-way ticket to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has officially unveiled two newly constructed facilities in Nigeria in partnership with the Benue State Ministry of Health and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA).