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Nigeria announces August 29 reopening of Lagos, Abuja international Airports

JUST hours after the announcement that the Republic of Ghana will be opening its airspace to international flights from September 1, 2020, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has announced that Nigeria will open its own airspace on August  29, 2020. For starters, according to him the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (MMIA) and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja …

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7th Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders Conference on National Peace and Security holds Aug. 27

THE Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has announced that national peace and security will be the thematic focus of the web edition of the seventh Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference, holding on Thursday, August 27, 2020. Distinguished speakers headlining the Conference, themed: Adopting Proper Communication Strategy, Channels and Technology for National Peace and Security, include …

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Photo Reel: Aviation industry’s spiral continues with union threats, destruction of Enugu Airport fence

A turbulent week in the aviation sub-sector filled with downs and some positives. With the unions issuing threats of strikes every other day to resolutions of pending issues meant to lead the industry to chaos as well as the unfortunate incident that transpired at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport just weeks to its reopening. Nigerianflightdeck brings you some pictorial roundup …

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TEF emphasizes ‘Youth Engagement for Global Action’ agenda for International Youth Day

THE Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) joined the United Nations and other global organisations to mark the International Youth Day on August 12, 2020, with a line-up of pan-African speakers discussing the theme, “Investing in Africa’s Future: Youth Empowerment through Entrepreneurship”. The event emphasized the “Youth Engagement for Global Action” agenda and the role of African entrepreneurs in pushing for sustainable …

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NCAA approves resumption of physical classes at Lagos Aviation Academy

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved the resumption of physical classes at Lagos Aviation Academy (LAA) effective August 4, 2020 in line with the gradual ease of lockdown and the resumption of businesses across the country. The approval to restart operations at LAA came on the heels of meeting the required standards set by the NCAA. The Academy …

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FG vows to prosecute Emejulu over destruction of Enugu airport perimeter fence

FOLLOWING the destruction of the concrete perimeter fence, covering about 2km, being erected at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the airport by one Arch. John J. Emejulu the federal government has vowed to prosecute the perpetrator. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, made this known on Thursday while speaking to newsmen after …

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NUATE, ANAP to shut down NiMET over ‘ fake’ COS approval

AVIATION unions have expressed its readiness to embark on an indefinite industrial action against thr Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) from Monday next week following what it called “fake CoS approval” and punitive transfer of union executive members. The letter dated August 11, 2020, signed by Comrades Aba and Abdulrasaq Saidu, the General Secretaries of National Union ofAir Transport Employees( NUATE) …

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