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Minister: Federal government intervention to rescue Arik Air, Aero saved jobs

The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.

NAMA: We worked 24hrs to distribute electoral materials

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has countered the claim by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that bad weather was part of the reasons the commission postponed the elections.
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Emir of Daura drums support for President Buhari

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar, has urged Nigerians to reelect President Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s election to sustain current level of development across the country.

Blame past leaders for non-payment of N45 billion severance benefits – Nigeria Airways ex-workers

Former workers of the defunct national carrier Nigeria Airways have criticised past Nigerian Government for their inability to offset their 20 years severance packages and pension despite the array of promises.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Nigeria Airways ex-workers to stage rally for President Buhari February 8

Ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited will on Feb. 8 stage a mega rally in Lagos to declare their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy in the Feb. 16 presidential election.

NiMet predicts lower-than-normal rainfall for 2019

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted lower-than-normal rainfall over most parts of Nigeria in 2019 with expected late start of rains in the north.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-5

FEC approves new policy on public building maintenance, oil pipelines contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved a new policy towards maintaining public buildings in the country.

Nigeria, India set to sign bilateral air services agreement

Nigeria and India are set to sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) before the end of January that would enable direct flights between the two countries, the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur has said.
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2019 Budget: Federal government budgets N8.7 billion for national carrier

A total of N8.7 billion was budgeted for Nigeria Air, the national carrier, in the proposed 2019 budget.

Minister: N4.5 billion NCAT firefighting simulator ready soon

The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed that a N4.5 billion firefighting simulator currently being installed at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) was nearing completion.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday kicked off his campaign in Uyo where he assured the large crowd of supporters of continuation of the war against corruption and insecurity as well as diversify the economy.- 27

Muhammadu Buhari visits Shehu Shagari’s family in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari is in Sokoto on a condolence visit to the family of former President, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari and the Sokoto Caliphate.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-10

In Pictures: Muhammadu Buhari commissions new Abuja airport terminal

President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the new multi-million dollar terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-10

Muhammadu Buhari inaugurates new airport terminal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated the new Terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in line with his administration’s promise to inaugurate the project before the end of Dec. 2018.
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Qatar Airways: We were never interested in Nigeria Air

Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive officer of Qatar Airways, says his company was not looking to be a core investor in the national carrier project, Nigeria Air.
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Air traffic controllers urge federal government to fix runway lightings of Lagos airport

The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) appeals to federal government to fix runway lightings at Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos
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.

Elections: Federal government orders security agencies to begin search of private jets, passengers

The Federal Government may have ordered security agencies to begin search of private jets and their passengers as the 2019 campaigns and other electioneering activities begin.

Hadi Sirika reiterates federal government’s commitment to secure nation’s airports

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria.

Oil firms, federal government raise $180 million for Ogoni clean-up

The Federal Government has revealed that International Oil Companies (IOCs) have made a contribution of $180 million for the Ogoni clean-up exercise which is expected to kick-off in the next two weeks.

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: Minister Fashola lauds voters turnout at polling unit

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Elections: Kingsley Moghalu laments card reader malfunction

The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.
Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.

Ex-Zambia president commend election process in Abuja

Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.

Senator Ekweremadu, Sullivan Chime commend security arrangements, INEC for polls

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, says the security arrangements put in place for the presidential and National Assembly elections are laudable.
Bauchi metropolis on Saturday recorded large turn out of voters in most polling units in the Presidential and National Assembly polls.

Elections: Bauchi records large turnout of voters

Bauchi metropolis on Saturday recorded large turn out of voters in most polling units in the Presidential and National Assembly polls.