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The National President, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Ilitrus Ahmadu, has said the Federal Government’s directive for aviation agencies to move their Corporate Offices in Abuja did not include the rationalisation of staff.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has given aviation agencies under the Ministry 45 days to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Barely a year after the Ministry of Aviation debunked the claim that it ordered the relocation of agencies’ headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the Ministry has once again directed the parastatals to move their corporate headquarters to the capital city.
The Accident Investigation Bureau has started an investigation into an incident involving an A330-300 aircraft, with registration number TC-LOL, operated by Turkish Airlines.
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, has said work should be reopened on the protracted Abuja Airport’s second runway.
The Sosoliso air crash of December 10, 2005 would have been averted if the Minister of Aviation had allowed the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to shut down the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) for its non-compliance with air safety.g
Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said media report that a Max Air aircraft carrying over 500 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Nigeria crash landed at Minna International Airport on Saturday was false.
Max Air Ltd has said that heavy torrential rain with unstable winds affected its aircraft Boeing 747-400 registered 5N-DBK coming from Jeddah at the time of arrival in Minna , Niger.
One of the airlines designated for this year’s Hajj, Max Air, suffered a serious incident on runway 23 of the Minna International Airport, Niger State, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) saying that it will investigate the matter.
No fewer than 550 pilgrims from Niger who performed this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia on Saturday escaped death at the Minna International Airport as the Max Airline plane conveying them back to Nigeria skidded off the runway.
Nigeria is demanding that the African Development Bank (AfDB) take over the funding of several projects geared at maintaining air safety in Africa following the decision of the United States of America to suspend the allocation of funds for the ‘safe sky programme’ in Africa.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Sunday declared the fleet of aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace fleet as airworthy.
Four days after an Air Peace Boeing 737-300 made emergency landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Pilot–in–Command of the flight, Captain Simisola Ajibola on Saturday broke silence on the matter debunking claims that she landed the airplane without tyres.
Medview Airline has confirmed that its flight VL2105 enroute Lagos from Abuja on Tuesday experienced cabin depressurisation while descending from 32,000ft altitude.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.
Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.
Alphabet Inc began offering the world’s first commercial high-speed internet using balloons to villagers in remote regions of Kenya’s Rift Valley on Wednesday.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Federal Government to charge embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, “with a recognisable criminal offence” or release him “immediately”.
A member of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos has filed a suit asking the court to sack the Governor Mai Mala Buni National Caretaker Committee of the party.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn said on Sunday that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, as he had been in contact with a person, who had tested positive.
The Police Service Commission has dismissed 10 senior police officers and demoted eight others for misconduct in the line of duty.