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Minister Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways

One of the usual features on Nigerian social media is the nostalgic passion with which Nigerians often distribute pictures of the old Nigeria Airways and how that company once considered one of the best in Africa was mismanaged and made to fail.

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).

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.

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.

Senator Ndoma-Egba indicts ex-President Obasanjo on liquidation of Nigeria Airways

Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, yesterday indicted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for liquidating the Nigeria Airways which he said could have greatly influenced tourism and its multifaceted impact on the Nigerian economy.

Nigeria Airways workers in UK, Ghana got full entitlements – Hadi Sirika

Employees of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who worked in the United Kingdom and Ghana, got their full entitlements when the airline was liquidated but their Nigerian counterparts were not paid, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways staff protest non-payment of N45bn pensions in Lagos

The protest march by the former Nigerian workers started from the premises of the Skypower Catering Service Limited located with the airport with hundreds of members carrying various placards lamenting their poor treatment by the Nigerian government.

Two non-executive directors for Med-View Airline

The Board of Med-View Airline Plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Edmund Abayomi Jones and Mrs. Odigboh Terry Uzoh as non-executive directors.

Nigerians react to Buhari, Obasanjo encounter in Addis Ababa

The coincidental encounter between President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo at the ongoing African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has continued to attract comments on the social media.

Aero Contractors test run first locally maintained aircraft

A Nigerian carrier at the weekend made History when it completed a comprehensive check on a locally aircraft.

Airlines maintenance in foreign countries make operations difficult – aeronautic engineer

Engr. John Ekundayo, an aeronautic engineer with one of the domestic carriers, in his remarks, said that carrying out of checks on the aircraft in foreign countries make operations difficult for the airlines.

There is oil in the skies

I don’t know if these statistics would interest you: the aviation industry alone directly contributes $664.4 billion to global GDP yearly — and that is far more than Nigeria’s entire gross domestic product.

Why national carrier is being delayed – federal govt

The Federal Government has explained that the perceived delay in launching the National Carrier of Nigeria was to avoid the mistake of the past and launching a carrier that would fail.

Nigerians deserve to know why Nigeria Airways stopped working – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigerians deserve to know why the country lost its former national carrier, Nigeria Airways.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers lament delay in payment of N45bn arrears

The Nigeria Airways branch of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) at the weekend decried the delay of payment of N45 billion pension arrears owed them by the federal government.

Nigeria Airways retirees okay fed govt approved N45 billion for pension arrears

Retired workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have agreed to the N45 billion approved by the Federal Government to settle their pension arrears.

Fed govt approves N45bn entitlements of defunct Nigeria Airways workers

The Federal Government has expressed regret over the reported deaths of some workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways occasioned by the delay in the payment of their entitlements.

No going back on airports’ concession – FG

The Federal Government says the planned concession of major airports across the country will go ahead as planned.

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