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Federal government consultant holds meeting with NCAA over national carrier

As the Federal Government gears up to establish a new national carrier for Nigeria, the consultant selected for that purpose has had an initial meeting with the team of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Unions: Aviation sector has improved under President Buhari

Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Minister: Nigeria records $83 billion investment commitment in 15 months

Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.

Minister: Maintenance, repair, overhaul facilities will boost aviation industry

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the proposed establishment of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility and Aviation Leasing Company (ALC) in the country will boost aviation business.

Federal government to investigate collection of tuition fees by universities

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, Wednesday said the Federal Government had resolved to investigate the discovery that federal universities collect tuition fees contrary to the laws setting them up.

Minister: Abuja airport’s second runway to gulp N67 billion

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the construction of the second runway for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will gulp N67 billion

SGF: Aviation roadmap will lead to economic growth

The Federal Government says the full implementation of the Nigeria Aviation Sector Roadmap will result in the transformation of business and economic growth in the sector.

NCAT denies sack of 37 teachers

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State, has denied sacking 37 teachers from its staff school.

Unions petition federal government over sack of 37 NCAT staff school teachers

For sacking 37 staff school teachers from the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State by the management, aviation unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have petitioned the federal government over the controversial matter.

Airports concession: Federal government urged to consider workers’ interest

Two aviation unions on Monday urged the Federal Government to consider the interest of workers in the sector as it goes ahead with the plan to concession the four major airports in the country.

Minister: Nigeria Airways’ ex-workers’ll get N45 billion severance after Easter

The N45bn severance package of former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited will be paid after the Easter holiday as soon as the Senate resumes sitting and approves the fund, the Federal Government has said.

Minister: Arms-bearing aviation personnel ready for airports

The Federal Government on Thursday stated that adequately trained aviation security personnel, who would bear arms, were ready to start showing up at selected airports across the country.

Minister: How Lufthansa’s condition to Nigeria delayed takeoff of national carrier

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the delay in the establishment of a national carrier was occasioned by the counter offer by the transaction advisers it earlier appointed.

Minister: Federal government will attract direct investment to aviation sector

The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on Thursday the Federal Government was committed to attract increased trade and inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Nigerian aviation sector.

Federal government to rehabilitate Ikorodu-Shagamu road with N20 billion

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a contract for the rehabilitation of the Ikorodu-Shagamu Road which links Lagos State to Ogun State.

Federal government set to unveil transaction advisers for national carrier, MRO facility

Plans of having a national airline and a sound Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in the country crystallized, on Wednesday morning, when Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said a Transaction Advisers for the projects would be unveiled, on Thursday, at the 4th Aviation Stakeholders Forum, in Abuja.

Minister: FAAN aviation security to bear arms soon

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) will soon be licensed to carry arms to complement other agencies in combating security threat.

Aviation unions threaten strike over Nigeria Airways pension arrears

Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers.

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