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Hajj 2020: ‘Refund intending pilgrims’ funds’ Civil society urges NAHCON to direct State Pilgrims Boards

FOLLOWING the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit this year’s Hajj to residents only and the wider operational implications for Hajj participating countries like Nigeria, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports Hajj has called on the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), to immediately summon a stakeholders meeting to discuss the way forward for Hajj and Umrah …

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NCAA says relocation of headquarters to Abuja seamless

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has announced that it has since relocated its corporate headquarters to the nation’s Federal Capital, Abuja in compliance with the directive of the Federal Government. The agency, in a statement signed by General Manager [Public Relations], Sam Adurogboye said as the Regulator, it was in fact the first to comply with the directive as a …

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Unions warn NAMA management over contemplated salary cut

UNIONS in the aviation industry have written the Nigerian Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) warning the agency not to go ahead with its planned payment of incomplete salaries to staff forecasting dire consequences for the action. The unions are National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) …

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FAAN moves corporate headquarters to Abuja

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has moved its corporate headquarters to Abuja in compliance with the directive of the Federal Ministry of Aviation that all agencies in the sector relocate their corporate headquarters to Abuja. This movement is aimed at ensuring operational efficiency, while also improving the quality of service delivery to our esteemed customers. Already, the Managing Director, …

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Evacuations: Use of foreign carriers discredits Nigerian airlines’ safety records, capacity

THE continuous use of foreign airlines by the Federal Government for evacuation of the country’s citizens despite local capacity is creating wrong impressions about Nigeria and the safety of its airlines, aviation stakeholders and investors have said. These players have continued to kick against the continuous use of foreign airlines also allude to a weakness of government urging them to …

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COVID-19: Saudi authorities bars Muslims outside Kingdom from 2020 hajj

KINGDOM of Saudi Arabia has announced it will hold a “very limited” hajj this year, barring Muslims outside the kingdom from performing the annual ritual as it moves to curtail the biggest coronavirus outbreak in the Gulf. The decision marks the first time in Saudi Arabia’s modern history that the kingdom has made such a bold move. The kingdom’s hajj …

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Africlaim launches free COVID-19 Flight Disruption Help Initiative

AS part of its plans to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 on air travelers, Africlaim an indigenous brand is launching COVID-19 Flight Disruption Help Initiative an offer set to last throughout the pandemic. The COVID-19 Flight Disruption Help Initiative, according to Africlaim’s Chief executive Officer Chibuzo Ofulue, is a free service that seeks to help air passengers by providing …

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