Tag: Aircraft

AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Osinbajo unveils five Super Mushshak aircraft for Air Force

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday unveiled five Super Mushshak trainer aircraft to strengthen the fight against terrorism. The aircrafts ...

ItunuoluwaMay 12, 2017

Mechanics cause damage worth $4 million to Air Force One Plane

by Itunuoluwa Adebo A federal investigation found three Boeing mechanics caused approximately $4 million of damage, and could have sparked ...

AzeezApril 18, 2017

Just In: Ethiopian Airlines arrives Abuja airport

An Ethiopian Airline aircraft has landed in the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport in Abuja. The airplane landed at some minutes ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 10, 2017

Passengers escape death as aircraft tyre burst at Lagos airport

Tragedy was averted at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos as hundreds of passengers on Thursday escaped death when one of ...

AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Compel Okorocha to sell Imo aircraft, PDP tells Buhari

The People Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to compel Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha to sell the ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

Aircraft in Presidential fleet will be reduced – Garba Shehu

The Federal Government has kicked off plans to reduce the number of aircraft in the presidential fleet. The Senior Special Adviser ...

Mazi EmekaMay 19, 2016

Wreckage of crashed EgyptAir Plane found

Wreckage of the crashed EgyptAir plane has been found, says the Egyptian ministry of civil aviation. This was contained in ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 2, 2016

How to get a plane of your own (DETAILS)

I have Often times entertained questions from the friends and relations alike about, what it takes to own and operate ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 22, 2015

Aircraft’s tyre bursts during takeoff in Lagos airport

A tyre of a Boeing 737-500 Aero Airlines aircraft burst yesterday during take-off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), ...

Isime EseneNovember 6, 2014

Synagogue collapse: We can’t rule out sabotage – Police

by Akan Ido The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Ikotun division, CSP Haruna Alaba, has told the coroner ...

January 9, 2014

Japheth Omojuwa: Let’s talk about Nigeria’s worst budget in decades

by Japheth Omojuwa While you may never have earned N14.5 million your whole life, two animals will be bought for ...

January 4, 2014

How runway was blocked and APC delegation prevented from landing at Gombe Airport

by Akintomiwa Agbaje An aircraft carrying a delegation led by a former Minister of State for Power and Steel, Muritala ...

December 26, 2013

Opinion: Our President took all the Christmas toys and left us with none

by Perry Brimah While the army at war stays up at night afraid that Boko Haram terrorists will sweep their ...

November 26, 2013

It’s official! This is what the new national carrier, Nigerian Eagle looks like (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo There were reports from last week that prominent airline Aero Contractors has filled in the slot for ...

November 22, 2013

Aero Contractors to be named national carrier, changes name to ‘Nigerian Eagle’

by Adeola Balogun The long wait for a Nigerian national carrier might soon be over as reports have it that ...

November 20, 2013

Private jet owners begin ‘strike’ over new aviation price regime

Private jet owners in the country yesterday commenced an indefinite strike over a directive from the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency ...

October 10, 2013

Opinion: On plane crashes and robbing the dead

by Dele Agekameh If all people think about anywhere they are is how to make money by all possible means, ...

October 9, 2013

Awesome! Brave passenger lands aircraft after pilot falls ill at the controls, dies later

A brave aeroplane passenger was forced to take over the controls and make an emergency landing last night after the ...

October 7, 2013

Here we (don’t) go again: Dana Air operations grounded

by Oge Okonkwo The operations of Dana Air has been suspended, according to reports. This new development was confirmed to ...

October 3, 2013

Opinion: PDP’s ‘sin’ tax is socialism, so what?

by Garba Shehu In line with this, government should expand the scope of the new tax, to cover those “sinful” ...

February 6, 2013

Feeling fly: Nigeria, Indonesia sign MoU on aircraft maintenance

by Daniel Anozie As part of efforts to strengthen bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Indonesia, the two countries on Sunday ...

January 21, 2013

Opinion: 10 million agric phones: The National Assembly should act now

by Eze Onyekpere There is no empirical evidence showing that there are 10 million farmers in Nigeria who need telephones ...

January 17, 2013

Just In: U.S. regulators ground Boeing 787 Dreamliners over fire risk

U.S. and Japanese authorities have ordered airlines to stop flying their Boeing 787s until they can show they’ve fixed a ...

January 3, 2013

Better skies ahead: FG to acquire 30 aircraft, plans reduction in air fares

The Federal Government, Wednesday, said it plans to acquire 30 aircraft to boost domestic airlines in the country and ensure ...

December 5, 2012

Giant of Africa: N9 billion spent annually to maintain Pres. Jonathan’s air fleet

by Akan Ido It has been revealed that about N9.08bn is being spent annually to maintain the Nigerian Presidential Air ...

July 11, 2012

It’s a wrap folks? Lufthansa terminates contract to maintain Air Nigeria aircraft

by Hauwa Gambo It’s like watching a train wreck in slow-mo – this matter of Jimoh Ibrahim’s Air Nigeria. The ...

July 5, 2012

One week, one trouble: Air Nigeria creditors re-possess 4 of its aircraft … staff to be laid off

by Doyin Jaiyesimi Since the ill-fated Dana plane crash, airline operators have not been having the best of days. Air ...

June 27, 2012

Eddie Iroh: Nigerian airlines are unsafe at any height

by Eddie Iroh Those of you who bother to read my occasional intervention on this page will bear witness to ...

June 16, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: #DanaCrash investigators probe for contaminated fuel

by Hauwa Gambo There are reports that the team of investigators from our local Accident Investigation Bureau and the United ...

June 15, 2012

Henry Boyo: How a weak Naira led to the #DanaCrash

by Henry Boyo It is now clear that over 150 innocent souls died recently as a result of the Dana ...

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