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Interior Minister, Immigration top echelon brainstorm on achieving FG’s SET goals

Despite the challenges at the border, I will like to thank Mr. President for approving, in council, the e-border program. The program will be implemented in 2 years where the 4,047 kilometres of land borders be monitored real-time. It will cover 86 Border Control Post (BCP) comprising of 6Mega Control Posts, 16Medium Control Posts and 64 Mini Control Posts.

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Industry players tackle airport improvement challenges, security, others

AVIATION stakeholders who participated in the 6th Airport Business Summit and Expo (ABSE) held recently in Lagos have found lasting solutions to air transport response to projected population explosion and urban shift; ways of improving airport business environment; how to address the issues of criminal facilitation within the airport and …

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NCAA/Glo imbroglio: As 30 day ultimatum rounds off, who blinks first?

"This AHC has always been there from the outset and it isn't about telcos alone. There are high-rise buildings that have to comply to the AHC so it's not about them. In truth, they were all complying during the advent but when Glo started flouting it, the others joined. Not all are defaulting with the AHC directive, just majorly Glo

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AIB set standards for safety, engages stakeholders, reviews impact of investigations

"There is usually a drop in passenger traffic after an airplane crash. In cases where the AIB report was quickly released, the passenger traffic shot back up (e.g. The 2013 Associated Airlines Flight 361 crash). The Nigerian Aviation sector has huge potentials. AIB reports are critical in the Aviation Value Chain and for the development of the Aviation Industry especially Consumer confidence which would in turn lead to the desired Increase in passenger Traffic."

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What President Buhari must do to improve aviation in the next four years

In the wake of the 2019 elections, Nigerianflightdeck feels there are areas where the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari must focus on in other to further develop the aviation sub-sector, having been given the opportunity to continue his stewardship of the country and drive its affairs another four years. FOR …

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Investors, government express divergent views over aviation industry future

INVESTORS, professionals and participants converged in Abuja to make themselves heard and find solutions to some teething challenges bedeviling the industry as well as seek clarifications to issues that have hitherto been contentious in the past few months. The 5th Aviation Forum as it was tagged offered aviation investors the …

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Jets versus turbo props: What is suitable for the Nigerian market?

ROUTES around Nigeria are between an hour and one hour thirty minutes and this has caused a lot of watchers to ask if operators are using the right equipment to fly around the country. This is this is further deepened by of the mindset of the travelling public which seemingly …

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Emergence of MRO facilities in Nigeria may change industry dynamics

OVER the decades, the aviation sub-sector in Nigeria has suffered because of its inability to establish a maintainance Repair and Overhaul facility, a crucial infrastructure that ensures that the airline aspect of the business maintains a balance in its cost-intensity. With the emergence of new MROs in the country it …

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‘De-marketing Nigerian airlines: A disservice to aviation’

THE advent of social media and bulk broadcast messages have brought about a new Information Age  and this thriving venture of late has been used to orient, set-agendas and educate the teeming masses in ways unprecedented. However, the downside to this is the negative use of this media to misinform, …

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FAAN is creating profitable, feasible and safer airports in Nigeria- Dunoma

SOME of the challenges bedeviling most of the nation’s airports are decades old and of no fault of anybody but government’s abandoning these airports for years at a stretch leading to deterioration of safety and comfort infrastructure. Over the past few years however, the Federal Government has woken up to …

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