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NCAT commences phased resumption with strict safety precautions from October 12

THE Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), has obtained the approval of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and National Board of Technical Education (NBTE) for resumption of training activities post COVID-19 lock down and will resume phased training from October 12, 2020. The College will commence phased resumption of training activities with enhanced safety and training measures in line …

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Customer Service Week: UBA plays up customer satisfaction on innovation, upgrading banking platforms

PAN AFRICAN financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has said that the recently embarked transformation of its processes is to ensure that customers’ expectations are not only met but surpassed while enjoying seamless and world-class banking services. In ensuring this, the bank has embarked on several initiatives that include streamlining and automating its processes, upgrading technology, training, and …

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NIS Airport command decorates 89 promoted officers, harps on elevated responsibility

EIGHTY-nine (89) of the eight thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine (8,999) men promoted to senior officers by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) were decorated earlier and advised to be responsible and diligent. In a brief ceremony, the Comptroller  Abdulahi Usman said it was a privilege to be promoting such extra ordinary officers some of whom he trained as cadets admonishing …

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Unions issue FAAN 7-day ultimatum over salaries, outstanding allowances

AVIATION unions are again mobilizing members to embark on a crippling industrial action, this time against the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) if outstanding workers’ salaries, allowances, grants, and claims are not paid within the next seven days. The unions: Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the Association …

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Emirates may get clearance soon as UAE to begin issuing visas October 8

NIS announces conditions that may deny passengers departure MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has announced that the United Arab Emirates will begin issuing visas to Nigerians from October 8, 2020 indicating that Emirates Airline may soon get clearance to start operations into Nigeria. The Minister in a tweet yesterday night revealed, “ UAE confirmed that they will begin issuance …

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NIS advises applicants to embrace technology, shun touts

NIGERIAN Immigration Service (NIS) have advised intending applicants to embrace various technological portals available to seek their travel documents, passports and visas alike to help reduce human interface to the barest minimum as well as eradicate bribery. This is just as the service insists there is enough passport booklets to go round as reports of scarcity are exaggerated by touts …

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Aviation Minister announces BASA ratification with USA, three other countries

Commends Anambra State on cargo airport MINISTER of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika has announced that Nigeria has signed the instruments of ratification of the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with the United States of America, India, Morocco and Rwanda. This is just as he has commended the Anambra State government for embarking on a cargo airport project that will positively …

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House of Reps holds public hearing, begins review process of Civil Aviation Act

THE House of Representatives Committee on Aviation will on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 begin a process of amending the Civil Aviation Acts 2006 with a three-day public hearing on the six Executive Bills brought to the National Assembly. The Bills are seeking to amend certain aspects of the Acts establishing the six agencies being superintended by the Ministry of Aviation. …

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