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JAMB considers new date for 2020 admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Sunday, said that it is considering a new date, for the commencement of 2020 admission exercise.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, gave the information at the end of the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. 1

FEC approves N118 million augmentation for Ose-Akwa bridge in Anambra

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved and augmented by the sum of N118 million, the completion of the Ose-Akwa Bridge in Anambra.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

Minister orders aviation agencies to relocate to Abuja within 45 days

Barely a year after the Ministry of Aviation debunked the claim that it ordered the relocation of agencies’ headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the Ministry has once again directed the parastatals to move their corporate headquarters to the capital city.

Federal government acquires six training airplanes for NCAT

As part of its commitment to implement the national aviation roadmap, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has acquired six new state-of-the-art aircrafts for the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria.

How NCAT is sustaining its ICAO status

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria is a foremost aviation training institution in the West African sub region and ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence. The current Rector of the college, Captain Abdulsalami Muhammed since assuming office in January, 2017 has been making conscious efforts to keep the college as an ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence.
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Reopening Abuja airport’s second runway overdue – Reps member

Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, has said work should be reopened on the protracted Abuja Airport’s second runway.

NCAT chief harps on standardisation of aviation training organisations

AATO Stakeholders in the Nigerian aviation industry have been told to work in unison to develop standards in the sector.

NAMA splits Lagos airspace control centre

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors to improve the quality of air traffic services in the country.
Alhaji Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation commissioning Airfield Ground Lightening Laboratory at NCAT, Zaria, Kafuna State on Monday. He is being assisted by the Rector of the college, Capt. Abdussalami Mohammed. (NAN)

Minister: Training, retraining prerequisites for aviation safety

The Minister of state for Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sirika, on Monday identified training and retraining of personnel as a critical component for aviation safety.

Federal government acquires automatic aircraft fire simulator for NCAT

The Federal Government has acquired a modern multi-functional aircraft fire fighting simulator to be installed soon at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria.

2019 Budget: FAAN proposes N101.6 billion

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has proposed a total budget of N101.6 billion for 2019.

AIB begins investigations into NCAT aircraft incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has begun investigation into the incident involving a Tampico (TB9) aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria.

NCAT aircraft crashes outside Kaduna airport, burnt by armed bandits

Armed bandits operating in the North West axis have set on fire an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology after crash-landing about 6.5 nautical miles from Kaduna International Airport.

NCAT to increase training aircraft

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, says it plans to increase its modern training aircraft to 14 this year.

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.
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.

Unions issue aviation agencies 14-day ultimatum over condition of service

Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum, starting from December 17 to release the reviewed Conditions of Service (CoS) of the agencies in the sector.

Aviation agencies groan under N45 billion debt by airlines

With such huge debt profile, FAAN said it is finding it very difficult to replace obsolete airport equipment like airfield lighting, resurfacing of dilapidated runways and provision of other amenities to the airports.

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).

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Applicants commend Oyo government on conduct of CBT for job recruitment

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Nigerian government inaugurates mini water treatment plant in Yobe

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday inaugurated a mini water treatment plant in Gashua, Bade Local Government Area of Yobe.
The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Lateef Oyeleke as Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources.

Oyo Assembly confirms Lateef Oyeleke as commissioner

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Lateef Oyeleke as Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources.