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The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has advised union leaders to pursue an act of parliament that will protect workers against uncertainties in the event of collapse of organisation.
Employees of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who worked in the United Kingdom and Ghana, got their full entitlements when the airline was liquidated but their Nigerian counterparts were not paid, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday.
The Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Mr Akin Olateru, has disclosed that the bureau was yet to start collecting the five per cent passenger service charge (PSC) approved by the Federal Government.
Nigerian airline operators have reacted angrily to the position of Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on their N516 billion indebtedness to firms and agencies in the aviation sector.
The Presidency on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended family was bereaved with the deaths of two members in quick succession.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday said Nigeria was close to establishing a new national carrier that would be private-sector driven.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the substitution of the nation’s adviser on establishment of a national carrier, Lufthansa, with Airline Management Group.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said there was no going back in the fight against corruption in the country.
Federal Government has said that the proposed launching of African single trade market would not affect Nigerian economy as adequate measures were being put in place to protect the economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday departed Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).
A group, Aviation Round Table (ART) says Nigeria needs strong carriers to reap the benefits of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).
President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday depart for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, AU.
The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for an interactive session with the Commission over the July 14 governorship election in the state.
The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a memo presented by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the construction of a rail line from Ibadan, Oyo State, to Kaduna.
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday condemned in strong terms the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
Anti-graft detectives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are questioning Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff, over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal, sources at the commission have said.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless allegations raised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday accusing the opposition party of engaging in “destructive propaganda”.
President Muhammadu Buhari and not former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida is the most eligible to join the ‘club of retirees’, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.
Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba insists his side will overturn their first leg deficit against Banjul Hawks of Gambia when both teams clash in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup tie in Bakau on Wednesday.
Youths from Kogi West senatorial district on Monday drummed their support for Toyin Akanle, former director of the State Security Service (SSS), to replace Senator Dino Melaye in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Friday, met with 13 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, his country home, Katsina State.