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    Drug Trafficking: NDLEA Saves 38-year Old Enugu Trader From Death Penalty

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    Less than two weeks a  37-year-old Nigerian, Chijioke Obioha was executed in Singapore for smuggling drugs, officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have prevented the execution of another 38- year-old man, Augustine Uchenna from execution in China on drug related offences. An official statement…

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  • Dana Air Gets IATA Certification

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    Domestic carrier, Dana Air has successful passed  the International Air Transport Association IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). After a rigorous and satisfactory audit, the airline was on Wednesday admitted by IATA into its global safety registry; after passing the International Operations Safety Audit (IOSA). The Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo said, ‘‘our…

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    NDLEA Arrests 2 Drug Suspects At Lagos Airport

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    A commercial tricycle rider in Owerri and an Abuja based trader have been apprehended by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos in connection with unlawful importation of 6.390kg of heroin. NDLEA made this known in an official statement signed by the head public affairs…

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    Stowaway  Found Dead On Arik Aircraft In Johannesburg

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    A lifeless body of a stowaway was on Wednesday, found in the main wheel well of one of Arik A330-200 aircrafts at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. The airplane operated the Lagos-Johannesburg schedule flight that departed Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) at 3:55pm on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 and arrived Johannesburg shortly before 11pm….

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    NDLEA Arrests 2 Drug Suspects At Lagos Airport

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    A commercial tricycle rider in Owerri and an Abuja based trader have been apprehended by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos in connection with unlawful importation of 6.390kg of substances that tested positive for heroin. NDLEA made this known in an official statement signed…

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    Stowaway Found Dead In Arik Air Plane In J’burg 

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    A lifeless body of a stowaway was on Wednesday, found in the main wheel well of one of Arik Air’s A330-200 aircraft at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. The aircraft operated the scheduled Lagos-Johannesburg flight that departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) at 3:55pm on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 and arrived Johannesburg shortly…

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    Arik, Air Peace, Others To Commence Flight Operations To Niger

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    Four Nigerian carriers,  Arik Air, Air Peace,  Overland Air and Azman Air services have been slated to start flight operations from Nigeria to Niger. The new development was disclosed during a meeting between Technical Committee from the Ministry of Transportation and the concerned airlines held on Wednesday 23rd of November, 2016 at the Aviation House,…

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    Senate Summons Aviation Minister Over MMA2 Concession

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    The chairman Senate Committee on Privatization, Senator Ben Murray Bruce has described the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) Concession Agreement between Bi-Courtney Limited (BCL), the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) as a disaster, wondering how a party could sign an agreement without the intention of honouring the said…

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    NCAA Intensifies Surveillance Of Domestic Airlines

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    As part of its mandate to keep the Nigeria airspace safe, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has intensified surveillance of the domestic carriers. The move by the apex aviation regulatory agency, LEADERSHIP gathered was to ensure that airlines do not compromise safety and security standard in flight operations because of the prevailing economic recession….

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