Tag: aviation

Ministries of Aviation, Health, others make presentations as Buhari presides over 14th FEC meeting

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 14th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. ... Read More

FG Sets Regulations, Performance Simulation Flight Ahead of Reopening of Airports

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

Ahead of the reopening of the aviation sector in Nigeria, Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika and other members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) ... Read More

Kwara Government Clears The Air on Aviation College’s Leave-Without-Pay Directive to Workers

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2020

The Kwara Government on Tuesday,  said it had reversed the state’s Aviation College’s leave-without-pay directive to workers. Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science ... Read More

Court adjourns trial of Usman, Fani-Kayode, to Dec. 2

Abdul Jimoh- November 26, 2019

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, further adjourned trial until Dec. 2, of a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenandi Usman, and ... Read More

Nigeria Scores 96.4% in Aviation Security -Sirika

Henry Solomon- October 15, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday in Abuja, received briefings from the Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, as Nigeria scored 96.4 per cent in improved ... Read More

Crashes: Aviation group seeks suspension of B737 MAX 800 aircraft from commercial operations

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

A group of aviation professionals, the Aviation Round Table (ART), has called for the temporary suspension of the Boeing 737 MAX 800 aircraft from commercial ... Read More

Nigeria Unveils National Carrier “Nigeria Air”

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2018

The Nigerian Federal government unveiled a National Carrier "Nigeria Air" on Wednesday in the United Kingdom. Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika made the announcement ... Read More

Groups Laud Buhari’s Govt on Improvements in Aviation Sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

Some groups, Market Youths Congress of Nigeria, the Igbo Traders Support Group on Good Governance and the Yoruba Women’s Traders Support Group, have commended the ... Read More

Defunct Nigeria Airways Workers To Get Entitlements Worth N45bn

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2017

The Federal Government has expressed regret over the reported deaths of some workers of the defunct Nigerian Airways occasioned by the delay in the payment ... Read More

FAAN, NiMet Get International Certification – Minister

Abdul Jimoh- September 20, 2017

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has received international certification for Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The Minister of ... Read More

Completion of The Abuja Airport Runway A Clock-Work Precision

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2017

The timely completion of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway that paved the way for the re-opening of the airport, after a six-week closure, ... Read More

6 Weeks and 6 Weeks It Is, Re-construction of Abuja Airport Runway Not Extended Beyond – Minister

AMT Tanimu- March 27, 2017

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has refuted reports in a section of the media that the ongoing reconstruction ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines ready to commence use of Kaduna airport

inno.korie- March 7, 2017

The Ethiopian Airlines says it will commence flight operation at Kaduna International Airport on Wednesday. The airline said it decision followed the closing of the ... Read More

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja Closed, Kaduna Airport Set For Operations

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2017

The Federal Government has announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for flight operations for six (6) weeks for the repairs of ... Read More

Kaduna Airport Ready For International Operations

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2017

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) say the Kaduna International Airport is now set for international operations. ... Read More

Senate President To Intervene In Aviation Sector Facility Crisis

AMT Tanimu- January 1, 2017

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday pledged to intervene in the nation's aviation sector, which has suffered major setbacks, with the purported non-calibration ... Read More

Arik Air To Resume Flight Operations Today

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

Arik Air will resume normal flights  Wednesday morning, 24 hours after it suspended operations over problems with insurance. In a statement on its website,  Nigeria’s  ... Read More

Arik Air Leaves Its Passengers Stranded At Airports

Henry Solomon- September 13, 2016

The operation of Arik Air, Nigeria’s biggest private airline, was on Tuesday disrupted due to aircraft insurance renewal, leaving its passengers stranded across airports in ... Read More

VP Osinbajo Urges African Countries To Work Together To Develop Economies

Abdul Jimoh- August 22, 2016

Prof. Yemi OsinbajoNigeria's Vice President African nations have to work together especially in developing their economies for the benefit of their people ahead of other ... Read More

AMCON Takes Over Assets Of AfriJet Airlines

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2016

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), on Friday, took over the assets of Afrijet Airlines Ltd. owned by Chief Vitalis Ibe, over an unpaid ... Read More