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  • Aero Sack Notice Tears Aviation Unions Apart

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    The redundancy notice issued by Aero Contractors of Nigeria Limited to its staff recently is fueling very serious disagreements amongst major aviation unions in the country. Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s oldest airline had on March 16th issued letters of redundancy, which affected about 60 per cent of its total workforce. Reacting to the action of the…

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  • 42-year-old Teacher Smuggles Drug To Save Son

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    A 43-year-old computer instructor, Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu has been arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos by men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for importing heroin from Nairobi, Kenya. NDLEA in an official statement signed by the head, public affairs, Ofoyeju Mitchell yesterday, stated that the arrest took place after…

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  • Osinbajo To Open Abuja Mining Summit June 13

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    The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo will declare open the National Mining Summit billed to take place in Abuja on the 13th, June, 2017. The mining event was put together by Afrocet Montgomery and IMAG in partnership with Deloitte Consulting and under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. According to…

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  • Why Airlines Are Dying In Nigeria – NCAA

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    Mr. Sam Adurogboye, general manager, public affairs of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) recently spoke with aviation journalists, revealing why more airlines are dying in Nigeria. He also spoke on the perations of NCAA among other sundry issues in the sector. ANTHONY AWUNOR was there for LEADERSHIP. Excerpts. We had many airlines in the…

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  • AMCON Uncovers Another $78 million Debt In Arik

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    Another debt totalling about $78 million have been uncovered by the new management of the Arik Air- Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The sum which is being owed the International Air Transport Association(IATA) for charges accruing from several ancillary services  was uncovered as the old management of Arik Airlines failed to pay the international…

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  • MMIA: FAAN Commences Repair Works After Osinbajo’s Visit

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    Following the unscheduled visit to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, recently,  by the Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for inspection,  the managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engineer Saleh Dunoma has given a marching order to engineers to commence repair works on all equipment at the airport with immediate…

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  • Local Airlines Reduced From 150 To 9 In 17 Years – NCAA

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    The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has disclosed that the nation’s aviation industry witnessed a reduction of airlines from 150 in the year 2000 to about nine functional ones in 2017. The general manager, public affairs NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, who made the observation at the weekend in a chat with aviation journalists at the Lagos…

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  • NCAA Sack: FG Makes U-Turn, Recalls Abdullahi, Sasegbon

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    Less than 24 hours of sacking 10 directors in the management of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Saturday, Federal Government has revoked the sack letters of two directors in the  agency. The recalled directors are:  Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi (Director of Consumer Protection) and Capt. Ayodele Sasegbon (Director of General Aviation). LEADERSHIP gathered that the…

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