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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.
Players in the country’s aviation sector have kicked against plans to arm Aviation Security (AVSEC), a department under the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, says Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) will start bearing arms within the next three months.
The Management of Overland Airways has attributed impact of foreign object on its ATR aircraft as the cause of inferno, which engulfed its airplane at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Friday.
The Ministry of Aviation has submitted a draft bill to the national assembly, where accident investigation will not be limited only to air accident but other forms of transportation.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is set to carry out a review of its existing regulations that will accommodate latest changes in the global aviation industry.
The federal government has activated all procedures to prevent travellers infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from gaining access to any of the nation’s airports.
More than 100 people were killed in a fatal crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba yesterday, Cuban broadcaster CubaTV reported.
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Tuesday said excessive and discriminatory charges by countries were hindering the development of aviation in Africa.
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.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday said it has intensified surveillance on all the operating airlines following minor and major incidents that occurred recently in the sector.
Experts have expressed concern that none of the 26 airports nationwide has met minimum standard of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) bordering on enhanced security.
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has stated categorically that it is not usurping the functions of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with its protection of air travellers in the country.
Qatar has denied accusations of intercepting two of the United Arab Emirates' passenger flights, the third such incident over airspace since the blockade on Doha began last summer.
The Managing Director of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, on Thursday said Nigerian airlines were opposed to implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) because of the absence of a level playing field.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has advised the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to take necessary steps to enact relevant legislations, policy frameworks as well as guidelines to equip the debt management units or departments in their respective jurisdictions.
A former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari had demonstrated high level of integrity in piloting the affairs of the country.
Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Napoleon Bali, Air Officer Commanding, Mobility Command, Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Yenagoa, says NAF is committed to equipping its personnel with the right knowledge for quality service delivery.
A stakeholders’ meeting of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was held on Saturday in Katsina to ensure a success at the party’s campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, set politics aside to shower encomium on President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 76th birthday.
Grammy award-winning singer Nancy Wilson whose hits ranged from R&B to jazz and funk, died at her California home at age 81 on Thursday after a long illness, her publicist said.
Senator Ayogu Eze, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Enugu State, has said the party will ensure fair and credible elections in 2019.
Lagos APC governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu promises to deliver Agboyi bridge, a critical infrastructure to the people of Agboyi-Ketu, if elected governor
General Asrat Denero, head of the army's Western Command, says the "threat level from the Eritrean side has declined sharply. So we have decided that there is no use in keeping that massive force in the border areas. It will be deployed to other locations."
Super Eagles forward Isaac Success hails Watford for reviving his career which he thought was over due to injuries and loss of form he suffered prior to joining the Premier League side