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UBA PLC supports businesses on budgeting, forecasting as workshop holds today

PAN Africa Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa, (UBA) Plc will be hosting its next Business Series on today, March 17th, 2021, as part of its continuous effort to catalyse the growth and sustainability of Small and Medium-Scale businesses in Nigeria and Africa. The UBA Business Series, which is held quarterly, is a capacity building initiative where professional business leaders …

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FAAN diverts movement to MMIA D-Finger, temporarily closes E-finger screening for maintenance

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has temporarily diverted all human and cargo movement to the D-Finger screening as the airport managers have announced a maintenance and upgrade program at the E-Finger departure screening point A statement issued by General Manager, Corporate Affairs Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.) read: “The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to inform the general public …

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Azman Air lied!! NCAA shuts down airline’s operations for safety reason

CONTRARY to a statement Azman Air issued on the status of its operations, NigerianFLIGHTDECK can confirm that it was indeed the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) that shut down the airline’s operations due to a series of safety incidents. Azman Air on all its social media accounts, to starve off inquiry had put out a statement that it was safe …

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FG fixes April 4th for reopening of Aminu Kano International airport

Port Harcourt, Enugu to reopen April 15, May 3 FEDERAL Government has reeled our reopening dates for Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Port Harcourt International Airport Omagwa and Akanu Ibiam International Airport to flight operations The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who made the announcement today at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, in …

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FG confirms Professor Mashi’s sack, appoints Professor Matazu new DG Nimet

Reappoints Olateru AIB Commissioner as Captain Modibbo replaces Captain Adulsallam at NCAT FEDERAL government has replaced the sacked Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) Professor Sani  Mashi with Professor Bako Mansur Matazu putting paid to the rumour of the former Director general’s sacking last week. This is just as government has carried out a minor shakeup in the …

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NiMET DG sacked over alleged fraud, depletion of IGR without due approval

 I am not aware- Professor Mashi FEDERAL Government may have sacked the Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) Professor Sani  Mashi over allegations of fraud, embezzlement and violating public service rules among other things, a source has told NigerianFLIGHTDECK. However, in a text response to our correspondent asking about his removal, Professor Mashi wrote,” I am not aware …

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The civilizing effect of MMA2 in Nigeria

By Kamal Ololade Ahmed  AS I entered MMA2, the airport owned and managed by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (‘‘BASL’’), I began praying for the company and its promoter, Dr. Wale Babalakin. I wished I had his phone number; I wanted to thank him for his efforts in elevating the standard of airport operation in Nigeria and showing that Nigerians also …

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Military thwarts attempted abduction at Kaduna Airport as bandits attack again

BANDITS again in the late hours of Saturday attack the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) staff Quarters in Kaduna Airport, the second time in two weeks that this horrendous attacks have taken place. However, unlike the first time when some staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) was abducted, the military this time foiled …

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