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Unrest brewing in Shasha, environs over protracted power outage

RESIDENTS of over twenty communities made up of entire Shasha axis in Alimosho local government area of Lagos State have been thrown into darkness  for over a month as youths of these communities are spoiling for war against their distributors Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company under Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). Some residents across the communities have reached out in …

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Reps gaffe in NCAA, NAMA; beg for inclusion in staff training

SOME members of the House Committee on Aviation, today at the headquarters of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), begged the regulatory body to include them in the agency’s staff training abroad. The committee which was on an on the spot assessment had visited the agency along with the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) as well as the airport facilities …

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Hurricane in FAAN hits; as Directors, GMs redeployed, sacked

HURRICANE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has hit as many officers of the agency have been affected in the massive shake up and redeployment and downgrades in the agency today had reported a planned restructuring in June this year following recommendations by the Presidential Committee chaired by the Head of Service, Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, this may have come …

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NAMA saves N1.5b on TRACON maintenance, advocates funds for project upgrade

NIGERIAN Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is saving a total of N1.5B for discontinuing maintenance from the manufacturers of the Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria (TRACON) project and engaging the services of the agency’s indigenous engineers. This is just as the agency is advocating funds for the upgrade of its radar facilities to meet the global standard

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Emirates FA Cup makes its debut in Africa

Emirates, the Lead Partner of the Emirates FA Cup competition in England, has taken the famous trophy on its first-ever tour to Africa. The airline, which sponsors some of the world’s biggest sporting events and teams, aims to connect with people through their passion for sports, and in this case, through football. It will take the Emirates FA Cup to …

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AFRAA approves agreement on International Aviation Emissions

SECRETARY General of the African Airlines Associations (AFRAA), Dr. Elijah Chingosho, welcomed the landmark agreement to control carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from international aviation that was reached at the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada. Dr Elijah Chingosho stated that “We applaud this deal that was struck after tense negotiations during the last few …

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Update: Another 154 Nigerians deported from Libya

SOME 154 Nigerians deported from Libya today arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) at around 4pm today. The deportees according to sources stated that they voluntarily returned to the country on their own accord but it is recorded that some of them had tried to make their way to Europe, albeit unsuccessfully. learnt that the deportees arrived on …

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Denis Hasdenteufel takes over as NAHCO Chairman, Suleiman Yahyah resigns

VICE Chairman of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahco aviance), Mr. Denis Hasdenteufel, has taken over the leadership of the Board in an acting capacity following the resignation of Mallam Suleiman Yahyah (OON), who cited the urgent need to attend to his failing health as reason. Hasdenteufel will now preside over all meetings of the Board pending the approval …

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Former Nigeria Airways employees in Atlanta call for national airline

THE outcry for a national carrier has not yet abated as ex crew of defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways Atlanta chapter, have stressed the need for government in Nigeria to have a national airline in the country to ease movement. Speaking at the Xwt aircrew convention 2016, the President of the association, Wola Adegbonmire said having a national carrier will …

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FAAN, Mantrac Caterpillar enter partnership to end airport power outages

AS power outages continue to threaten smooth operations at the nation’s airports, giant generators manufacturer, Mantrac caterpillar is partnering the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to put an end to power outages especially the Murtala Muhammed Airport Ikeja. Caterpillar Vice President, for Asia-Pacific, CIS, Africa and Middle East Distribution Division, Raymond Chan made a visit to the management of …

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