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Aero dissolves agreement with contractor, SkyBourne Limited, 100s lose jobs

 As part of efforts to reposition the airline after years of mismanagement almost leading to insolvency, the management of Aero Contractors on Thursday severed tied with one of its contractors, Skybourne Limited revoking the pact that saw hundreds of support staff in contract with the airline out of a job. According to an inside source the workers whose contract with …

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London passengers get Arik Explorer’s ground transfer service

For the comfort of passengers and need to provide a stress free trip, Arik Explorer, Arik Air’s leisure and packaged travel subsidiary, is launching a ground transfer service for London bound passengers from Heathrow Airport to destinations within London city. The ground transfer service is in collaboration with Puzzles Group and Hummingbird cars. All London bound passengers departing Lagos will …

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The Kamuku National Park

Kamuku National Park has a total land area of 1121sqkm of typical savanna woodland vegetation and a wide variety of birds and other animals like elephants, antelopes, oribi, waterbuck, wet cat, green monkey, side stripped hyena and jackal. The park is Located in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, Kamuku National Park is also a home to the Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius), …

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EFCC requests documentation for NAMA cash advances since 2013

Credible information reaching NFD is that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has officially written to the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to provide photocopies of documented cash advance from 2013 to date. According to investigation carried out, it would seem that there are some damning figures with regards to cash advance documented during that period.

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Soliciting support for Nigerian carriers to tackle capital flight

This article brings together a variety of thoughts on how to stem or reduce capital flight to the barest minimum as investors crave government to support them by protecting them and reduce the numerous taxation in the industry to enable them make enough to plough back and grow their businesses, while some experts talk about government providing policies that can …

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Three Nigerian carriers become IOSA compliant as IATA RD slams CPC for interference

Arik Air, Aero Contractors and Firstnation Airways are three Nigerian airlines that have successfully obtained International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit Certification according to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This is just as the regulatory body has revealed that Allied Air and Cargo services, Overland Airways and Dana Air are on the verge of attaining the IOSA …

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Investors drum up support for diversification to tackle Nigeria’s economic dip

The opportunity to diversify the economy, invest in critical sectors and stimulate growth of the SME space to put the country on the path to sustainable development, this was the position canvassed by stakeholders at the Standard Bank West Africa Investors’ Conference, now in its 7th edition which had the theme, ‘Unlocking Nigeria’s potential…growth through diversification.’ Nigeria’s economy has been …

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FAAN emphasizes training of fire fighters

Officers and men of the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria will continue to receive professional training at par will global standards. They will also undergo overseas programme to enhance their proficiency in firefighting at all Nigerian airports in line with recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). This was disclosed by …

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First Africa Solo Flight will inspire Nigerians, support IDPs

…calls for more support for the project As part of plans to garner momentum for the prestigious First Africa Solo Flight round the World, the team has come out to state that the flight will change the narrative for Africa as a continent and Nigeria in particular, inspire the young to aspire for greater heights and support selected charities especially …

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AIB insists accident investigations are to prevent reccurence

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has resolved that its watchword is methodology, and that it would painstakingly get to the root of crashes and make safety recommendations with the sole objective of preventing similar accident or incident in the country. The Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Dr. Felix Abali who made this known at the stakeholders’ forum on draft amendment …

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