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  • 37 Air Accident Reports Still Pending, Says AIB Boss

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    The Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Engr. Akin Olateru has disclosed that there were at least 37 accident reports pending at the bureau as at the time he resumed office in January, 2017. Engr Olateru added that the final report of the June 3, 2012 accident of Dana Air crash, which killed about 163…

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  • NDLEA Lays Ambush At Kaduna Airport

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    Following the March 9 flight diversion from Abuja Airport to Kaduna Airport, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has taken its fight against drugs to the new international airport. The chief executive of the agency, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd) yesterday gave assurance of strict narcotic screening at the Kaduna airport. According to him,…

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  • FG Launches Harmonized Departure, Arrival Cards At Kaduna Airport

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    The federal government yesterday launched the harmonized departure/arrival cards at the Kaduna International Airport. The cards were unveiled in the presence and admiration of the Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration, Muhammed Babandede , DG NCAA, Captain Usman Muhtar, FAAN MD, Engr Saleh…

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  • As Abuja Airport Closes, NCAA Okays Kaduna Airport For Operations

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    …Aviation unions threaten to shut down airports Airline operators in the country and other stakeholders are already getting set for full operations following the declaration made yesterday by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), that the Kaduna International Airport, Kaduna is fit and ready for 24 hours local and international operations. The federal government will…

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  • 138 Nigerians Deported From South Africa, Mali

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    Less than 24 hours 41 Nigerian girls who were victims of human trafficking to Europe were deported to the country from Mali, another 97 Nigerians have been brought back from South Africa Monday night. Amongst the 97 deportees that came from South Africa, six of the deportees were returned into the country for drug offences;…

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  • Quick Fixes Can’t Sustain Aviation Infrastructure – Babalakin

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    The chairman of The Resort Group, Dr. Wale Babalakin, yesterday said infrastructure deficit was one of the major problems facing the country’s aviation sector and cannot be sustained by quick fixes. Speaking on the topic: ‘Focus on Nigeria’s Aviation Sector,’ on a Channels TV programme, The Crux, Babalakin, whose firm, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL)…

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  • AMCON: Arik Air Grounded By N352.5bn Debt

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    Arik Air was taken over by Assets Management Company of Nigeria AMCON because the airline was owing it N146 billion, out of a total N352.5 billion owed global creditors, AMCON’s CEO Ahmed Kuru has said. He made this known at a meeting with the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions in Abuja….

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