Tag: aviation

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Resolve security issues or get banned | US tells Nigerian airlines

The United States Federal Aviation administration has said it would ban Nigerian airlines if they reuse to resolve specified security ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

Over 170,000 passengers have used the Kaduna airport – Official

by Dolapo Adelana In the past 35 days, the Kaduna International Airport has received 3,433 aircrafts and 170,150 passengers. The airport manager ...

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AzeezMarch 13, 2017

1,890 passengers conveyed by road since closure of Abuja airport – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government said it has conveyed 1,890 passengers to Kaduna by road since the closure of ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 27, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 27th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now!

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AzeezFebruary 9, 2017

FG takes over Arik airlines, appoints new management

The Federal Government on Thursday announced the taking over of Arik Airlines. The government also appointed a new management for ...

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ToluJanuary 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: After all said, the Senate may have failed to halt the closure of Abuja airport

After long hours of deliberation at plenary today, the Senate’s opposition to the total closure of the Abuja airport for ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 11, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] There is more rejuvenation going on in the Aviation sector

Yesterday, the Senate shut down the Federal Government’s proposal to close the Abuja Airport for 6 weeks starting March. They ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Explainer: This is what is going on with the aviation industry

Arik, Nigeria’s largest airline, blamed the cancellation of all of its flights last week to a delay in getting insurance ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Arik Air experiences low turnout as operation resumes

After suspending airline activities on Tuesday, Arik Air has now resumed work to a low turnout of passengers at the Murtala ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 3, 2016

The top 10 stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten news stories that drove the conversation this week: 1. Zuck in Nigeria Facebook founder and ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Opinion: Aero collapsed due to Buhari’s failure to act on aviation

by David O. Kuranga The administration of President Buhari announced over a year ago that they plan to overhaul Nigeria’s ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Jackie Chan wins honorary Oscar award | Aviation retirees file N10bn lawsuit | Nigeria Police is one of the best

From the papers this morning – How smugglers disguise bags of rice as corpses – YNaija  Soyinka call for punishment ...

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Isime EseneAugust 26, 2016

How Nigeria lost its aviation hub status to Ghana

by Tolu Omoyeni In 2015, the Nigerian aviation industry contributed $685 million to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 26, 2016

Fani-Kayode ‘attacked in EFCC custody for praying?’

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2016

Opinion: How Tourism’s growth is tied to Aviation

by Rex Showunmi Early in life while studying Homer’s Ilyad and the history of Ancient Greek, especially the story of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Wreckage from crashed EgyptAir MS804 found (PHOTOS)

Investigations are still ongoing into the tragic crash of EgyptAir MS804 on Thursday, May 19. Parts of the wreckage from the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

EFCC refuses to let Fani-Kayode go home despite meeting bail

It would appear that former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s troubles with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission are not ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 10, 2016

Arik Air ditches passengers for ‘Dangote staff’ in Benin airport (PHOTOS)

A protest broke out on Sunday, at a Benin airport after passengers who were scheduled for two Arik Air flights ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 17, 2016

Woman found dead in Lagos airport toilet

An unexpected tragedy struck at the departure lounge of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, February 17. A ...

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Janeth JFebruary 13, 2016

Only NAMA is being investigated, not the aviation sector – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it is only investigating the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 8, 2016

Amaechi to Governors: ‘Focus on what would improve the lives of the poor, not the rich’

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transport has given his two cents to state governments urging them to forget about undertaking ...

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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 ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 27, 2015

Aviation Minister suspends 3 airport bosses over Turkish Airlines incident

Following the Turkish Airline fiasco, the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has ordered that three top officials of the Nnamdi ...

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YEditorOctober 14, 2014

Cathay Pacific’s entry to Nigeria speeds up work on second Abuja runway

by Laila Ibrahim In order to speed up the proposed construction of the Abuja second runway, for the Nnamdi Azikiwe ...

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SolaJuly 30, 2014

Should you fly? We break down the terror of flying by air these days (READ)

by Emmanuel Chidiogo   2014 has witnessed one too many crashes in one month for the aviation industry worldwide, than ...

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June 28, 2014

She’s blowing hot: Tiwa Savage loses her cool with ‘rude’ aviation officer

by S’ola Filani   Songstress, Tiwa Savage has once again proven that she is a no-nonsense MAVIN first lady. The ...

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January 11, 2014

Kole Omotoso: Jonathan is in power but corruption is in full control

by Kole Omotoso Perhaps one of the church leaders would advise that President Jonathan apologies to Corruption and beg ‘eat’ ...

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January 9, 2014

Theophilus Ilevbare: How long before Jonathan sacks Stella Oduah?

by Theophilus Ilevbare But how long will President Jonathan continue to shield her from anti-corruption agencies despite massive criticism trailing ...

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January 9, 2014

Certificate scandal: Aviation ministry pulls down Stella Oduah’s profile from website (See photos)

by Oge Okonkwo Indications are beginning to arise which may support the claim of online media platform, SaharaReporters that the ...

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January 8, 2014

Femi Aribisala: Jonathan’s open letter OBJ, his dear Godfather

by Femi Aribisala I need more time to persuade the National Assembly to add five or ten billion naira to ...

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