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Nigeria seeks AfDB funding for aviation projects

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.

Official: Bill to empower AIB investigate road, rail, marine accidents before Senate

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.

NCAA audits Air Peace fleet, declares them air-worthy

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Sunday declared the fleet of aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace fleet as airworthy.
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Pilot explains Lagos airport hard landing

An Air Peace pilot, Captain Simisola Ajibola, who operated the flight of July 23, which had nose wheel collapse, has said the aircraft did not have any problem until it landed at the airport.

Air Peace pilot breaks silence on burst tyre incident

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.

Med-View Airline explains incident involving flight at Lagos airport

Medview Airline has confirmed that its flight VL2105 enroute Lagos from Abuja on Tuesday experienced cabin depressurisation while descending from 32,000ft altitude.

AIB probes Med-View Airline’s oxygen mask incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday said another serious incident involving Med-View Airline has been reported to it.
An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Air Peace aircraft makes hard landing at MMIA, loses nose wheel

An Air Peace aircraft on Tuesday made a hard landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

AIB begins probe of Air Peace aircraft accident

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Tuesday said it has begun investigation into the circumstances leading to an Air Peace Boeing 737-300 that had a burst tyre on land at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
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Stakeholders to brainstorm on investment in Nigerian aviation sector

Captains of industries, airline owners, professionals, and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s aviation sector are gathering in Lagos to brainstorm on how to develop the right policies to spur major investments in the sector.

Air Peace calls for more synergy between NCAA, AIB to enhance safety

The Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has called for more synergy between the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) to enhance air safety in Nigeria.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

ART: We don’t need minister in aviation

The president of Aviation Roundtable Safety Initiative (ART), Elder Gabriel Olowo, has urged the federal government to scrap the office of Minister in Aviation, saying the industry would perform better as a unit under the Ministry of Transportation.

Passengers stranded as Port Harcourt airport runway shuts down

Hundreds of passengers on domestic and international flights were left stranded (Saturday and Sunday) at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State, as the airport runway remained closed against traffic following the delay in removing a spoilt Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airline which skidded off the runway while landing at about 3pm on Saturday.
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

AIB begins probe of Air Peace accident

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Saturday said that it has begun investigation into a serious incident involving an Air Peace Boeing aircraft that skidded off the runway to the left about 1300 meters from the Runway 21 threshold of the Port Harcourt International Airport.

Why we must investigate accidents – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has explained why it must investigate air accidents and serious incidents.

Air Peace faults AIB on mandatory occurrence report

Air Peace on Tuesday disagreed with a report by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), suggesting that the airline has consistently failed to file Mandatory Occurrence Report (MOR) on incidents involving its aircraft.
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Ex-President Obasanjo, 394 others escape crash art Lagos airport

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

Aviation College plane crash-lands in Ilorin

A training aircraft belonging to the International Aviation College (IAC) Ilorin crash-landed at the Ilorin International Airport on Wednesday.

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