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Ikechi Uko appointed member, Board of Trustees, FTAN

NIGERIAN travel business consultant, travel promoter, tourism development expert, Mr. Ikechi Uko has been appointed a member of the Board of Trustees, Federation of Tourism Associations in Nigeria (FTAN) by industry players in Nigeria. The Abia State born media consultant, journalist and author has bestridden the sub-sector like a colossus bettering every aspect he has touched with his wealth of …

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AAMON strategizes turnaround of US$1 billion aircraft maintenance cost in Nigeria

NEWLY formed Association of Aircraft Maintenance Organization of Nigeria (AAMON) says its raison d’etre protect investors in Aircraft Maintenance and Overhaul (AMO) and  demand government and stakeholders support so as to grow the business and reduce about US$1billion  capital flight expended by the country. Chairman of AAMON and Accountable Manager of 7 Star Global Hangar Limited, Engr. Isaac David Balami …

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Heritage Bank shuts branch, disinfects over suspected coronavirus case

HERITAGE Bank Plc has closed down an Experience Center- EC (branch) at Allen Avenue; Ikeja over “unconfirmed case” of Coronavirus for deep hygiene clean up after an employee took ill last week. The bank in a statement made available to the press and customers, noted “in line with our emergency response plan and following regulatory practices, we have taken immediate …

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FAAN reels out post-COVID-19 operating procedures for air travel resumption

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has released new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) aimed at protecting all stakeholders and preventing further spread of theCovid-19 virus as flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8. FAAN in a statement by General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the new procedural guidelines for air travelers and other airport …

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Shocker as FAAN reveals N13billion non-remittance of levies by one domestic airline

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has frowned at the deliberate withholding of at least N13billion naira levies by one of Nigeria’s indigenous airlines collected on behalf of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN). This is just as the committee has charged the management of FAAN provides it with the details of the debt profile of affected debtor airlines …

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Nigerian, Adjwoa Awe, receives award in memory of Princess Diana

A 15 year old Nigerian, Miss Adjwoa Awe, has been honoured with The Diana Award for going above and beyond in their daily life to create and sustain positive change. The award was announced on Wednesday 1 July; during the 2020 Diana Awards Virtual Ceremony held to celebrate all the awardees amazing achievements and introduce them to the rest of …

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AIB in groundbreaking collaboration with Nigerian Air Force

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), in line with its inter-agency collaboration agenda, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday July 1, 2020. In his statement to the press, Engr Olateru AIB-N Commissioner/CEO, stated that, “Our duty, as Accident Investigators of Civil Aviation, is one thing but understanding one’s needs is very critical to …

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Nigeria’s FEC approves N2.3bn for MMIA runway extension

NIGERIA’S Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday has approved N2, 272, 838, 724.84 billion (N2.3b) for the extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said: “Today in Council, Aviation …

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Minister announces resumption dates for Abuja, Lagos Airports for July 8th

Kano, P/H on 11th, others 15th while international flights will be announced soon MINISTER of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika has announced the resumption of domestic flight operations from July the 8th, 2020 with the Murtala Muhammed Airport and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. This is just as he has put the resumption of Kano, Port Harcourt and Maiduguri Airports at …

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