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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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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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Unions question how Sirika obtained Compliance Certificate from ICRC

“The Honorable Minister has completely usurped the functions of the management and the Governing Board of the Authority. As such he has unlawfully arrogated to himself the powers to enter into agreements in the place of FAAN. This is to the extent that there is now no difference between the Ministry of Aviation and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). This is a serious infraction; a travesty and an anomaly.”

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NCAA says relocation of headquarters to Abuja seamless

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has announced that it has since relocated its corporate headquarters to the nation’s Federal Capital, Abuja in compliance with the directive of the Federal Government. The agency, in a statement signed by General Manager [Public Relations], Sam Adurogboye said as the Regulator, it was in fact the first to comply with the directive as a …

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Unions warn NAMA management over contemplated salary cut

UNIONS in the aviation industry have written the Nigerian Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) warning the agency not to go ahead with its planned payment of incomplete salaries to staff forecasting dire consequences for the action. The unions are National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) …

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COVID-19: Akwa Ibom SG disburses palliatives to cushion Ibom Air’s N4bn losses

THE Akwa Ibom state government has approved and disbursed palliatives to the owned airline, Ibom Air occasioned by a revenue loss in the region of N4bn by the airline having been grounded for over three months due to the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner for Information, Sir Charles Udoh, who made this known recently stated that  providing financial assistance to the …

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