Nigeria tightens security at airports after Brussels attacks

Lagos, March 24 (IANS) Nigeria has beefed up security at airports in the country following the terrorist attacks in Brussels, an official said on Thursday.

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria spokesperson Yakubu Dati in a statement said sniffer dogs have been deployed in airports to carry out special checks, Xinhua reported.

He said the authorities will not leave any stone unturned to ensure maximum security at the airports, especially during the Easter celebrations.

All body scanners and CCTVs were operational at the airports, he added.

He advised passengers to reach the airports on time for their check-in procedures in order not to miss their flights.

Blasts ripped through the airport and a metro station in Brussels on Tuesday morning, killing at least 34 people.

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