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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
African countries have lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU) commissioner for infrastructure and energy said on Thursday.
Aviation workers have cried to the Federal Government to come to the rescue of the sector to prevent the total extinction of the sector which they described as worst hit by the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has asked all stakeholders to coordinate preventive measures against the coronavirus at the country’s airports.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has announced that it would harmonise all preventive measures deployed by port health and other members of the medical teams at the airports in the country.
Singapore has cancelled a major international aviation conference scheduled on the eve of next week’s Singapore Airshow because of the global health scare over China’s deadly coronavirus.
Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
There is a change of guard at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada as Mr. Salvatore Sciacchitano, the representative of Italy is set to succeed Nigeria’s Dr Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu as the sixth Council President.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, said on Tuesday that he will be relocating his office to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu temporary to directly supervise the rehabilitation of the airport which he said will be completed before the end of April 2020.
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 United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter jets narrowly avoided a UAE passenger flight over neighbouring Bahrain, the latest in a series of such claims.
A North Korean ballistic missile was seen by the crew of several airliners last week, aviation authorities said, on Wednesday, raising concerns about the threat to civilian flights posed by Pyongyang’s unannounced tests.
Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah representing Kebbi South Senatorial district and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation has explained that Nigeria has one of the most hostile environments for aviation industry.
Former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah, says she is unaware of any probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on any matter allegedly concerning her.
Dr Habib Yakoob, UniAbuja’s Head of information and public relations, in a statement on Wednesday, noted that the other universities are the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania; Moi University, Moi, Kenya; Kabale University, Kabale, Uganda; École Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications, Dakar, Senegal and Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
The Coalition of Oduduwa Elders (CODUE) has supported the quit notice handed down by Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to unregistered Fulani herders to vacate the state’s forest reserve in order the curb rising cases of insecurity.
A new report by SBM Intelligence, Nigeria’s geopolitical intelligence platform, shows that 35.9 per cent of Nigerians are unwilling to take the COVID-19 vaccine, while 24.1 per cent are yet to decide whether or not to take the vaccine.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday the state government had conducted 263, 358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Department of Monitoring and Inspection, has decried the number of abandoned buildings in the city centre.
Oyo State government, on Friday, donated one 18-seater bus each to the state chapters of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE).
Federal law enforcement officials Thursday say they have taken into custody a man seen in widely distributed pictures carrying a large Confederate flag during last week's siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, the new Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, has assumed duty.
The President, Vision Africa International and the Co-Chair of the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP), Bishop Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha, has cautioned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government against further borrowing from both international and national financial organisations in order not to mortgage the future of the country’s children.
Lekoil Nigeria Limited, the oil and gas exploration and production company and affiliate of Lekoil Limited Cayman, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode as Chairman of the Board.