Tag: pilot

Ado AminuDecember 22, 2020

Bridget Bema is a content machine we hope never stops

In the face of the emerging threat of a new wave of coronavirus, Nigerians have found solace in Bridget Bema ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2016

EFCC grills pilot who flew Fayose’s alleged N1.2bn cash

Captain Ahmed Borodo, the pilot whose plane was allegedly chartered by a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Dana Air passengers stranded as pilots go on strike

Dana Airlines pilots nationwide have embarked on a strike against the airline leaving passengers stranded. The pilots are protesting against ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2014

‘We shall not be deterred’: Military reacts to #BokoHaram beheading video

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military has shrugged off the purported beheading of a pilot in a video currently trending ...

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 30, 2013

Bow down ladies! Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru works her killer hips on Y! Magazine (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru made the cover page of Y! Magazine’s latest edition and was she awesome or ...

December 16, 2013

‘Ello, aw r uuu’: Err, what’s Toolz doing in a plane cockpit? (LOOK)

by Tutu Akinlabi Has Beat FM On Air Personality (OAP), Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru, found a new calling as an airline ...

October 10, 2013

Plane crash scare: Kabo Air pilot suspended

by Oge Okonkwo Following the aversion of  plane crash involving Kabo Air on Friday, October 5 2013, the pilot who ...

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 ...

September 30, 2013

TRAGIC: Pilot killed by own helicopter blades as he tried to reach for his hat

A pilot was tragically killed by the blades of his own helicopter when he tried to reach for his hat. ...

September 27, 2013

Tragic: Pilot suffers heart attack during flight, dies after plane is diverted

A Seattle-bound plane was forced to make an emergency landing after the pilot suffered an apparent heart attack onboard, officials ...

September 2, 2013

Monster: British Airways face lawsuit after pilot molests hundreds of girls at Kenyan orphanages (PICTURED)

Predator: Simon Wood at a fundraising event for BA’s charity work in Africa British Airways pilot used his position to ...

June 22, 2013

Passengers escape death as power outage prevents Arik plane from landing in Uyo

by Akan Ido A power cut at the Akwa Ibom Airport  yesterday disrupted the planned landing of an Arik Air ...

May 15, 2013

Auto-pilot: Air India pilot locked out of cockpit after visiting toilet

An Air India passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing after its pilot was locked out of his ...

May 6, 2013

Horror: Jet plunges to the ground and explodes in a huge fireball at Madrid airshow (PHOTOS)

A pilot has died after the historic jet he was flying at an airshow in Spain today plunged into a ...

February 3, 2013

Chaos: Passengers panic as airplane pilot passes out in the aisle midair

Keep your tray tables in their upright and locked positions because you never know when an unruly passenger or an ...

January 28, 2013

Disaster averted: 74 passengers escape death as Abuja-bound aircraft develops engine problem

by Akan Ido An Abuja-bound flight belonging to Med View Airline yesterday made an emergency return back to Lagos around ...

June 13, 2012

Singing pilots and stinky aircraft: New York Times deconstructs air travel in Nigeria

by Hauwa Gambo This surreal piece was published by the New York Times this morning about the experience of travelling ...

June 7, 2012

#DanaCrash: Heartbreak ripples all the way to India, the US and Indonesia

By Tolu Orekoya The heartbreaking personal stories of those who died in the tragic Dana Air plane crash have dominated the news ...

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