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Customs officers forcefully breach Security Restricted Area at MMA

  AS usual without regard for security protocol or decorum, a custom officer and his entourage forcefully accessed Security Restricted Area (SRA) via gate 3, the Customs Area Comptroller for Hajj and Cargo Terminal threatening terror on Aviation Security Manning the gate.   This incident has become a sad trend at the nation’s airports with armed security imposing their will …

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ICAO audit on implementation of 8 critical elements not security, facilitation -DG dispels misinformation

DIRECTOR General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) , Captain Musa Nuhu has said that the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) Continuous Monitoring Approach (CMA) which  will deal with implementation of the eight (8) critical element slated for the first quarter of 2022 is not same as Annexes 9 and 17  dealing with …

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FAAN plans 30% revenue growth despite Covid-19 impediments

MANAGING Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that non-aeronautic revenue has opened a vista for tremendous opportunity to grow with plans to increase the revenue to 30% by the end of the second quarter of 2022. This is as he said due to newer variants of the COVID-19, deliberate steps must be …

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NCAT to take delivery of Single, Double Engine Diamond aircraft Q1 2022

Says industrialization of sector will create more jobs, explains Magnus aircraft plans RECTOR, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Captain Alkali Moddibo has revealed that the college has 20 serviceable aircraft at the college enough to meet its need at every-point and is will be  taking delivery of two Diamond aircraft – double and single engine in the first quarter …

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Industry shake up hits aviation agencies with waves of redeployment, appointments

FOLLOWING the exit of Captain Fola Akinkuotu as Managing Director Nigerian Airspace Management Agency( NAMA), the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has also approved the appointment and redeployment of some Directors and key officers as special assistants in the Ministry, Sirika’s gale of appointments and redeployments and removals affected officers in the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) Federal Airports …

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FAAN apprehends 90 persons for nefarious activities at MMIA, NAIA as NAHCO commends efforts to sanitise airports

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has arrested over 90 persons, apprehended at both the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, carrying out nefarious activities including but not limited to touting.   These persons were arrested for various acts of illegality including Fake Covid-19 test results, unauthorised entry, trespass, illegal facilitation, forgery, loitering, theft, public …

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