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Another 100 customers benefit ₦100,000 each from UBA’s Fresh Bumper Draw

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has rewarded another set of 100 loyal customers with a total of N10m in the UBA Bumper account draw. The 100 customers each benefitted N100,000 in this month’s edition of the draw which began in January 2020. The virtual and transparent draw which was …

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COVID-19: Unions write President Buhari, set to mobilize workers for sit at home strike over salary payment

FOUR unions, have served notice that should the situation of no salary, or incomplete salary, remain beyond the 15th of June, 2020 that they will ask all aviation workers to remain at home pending when their salaries can be guaranteed. The unions are the National Union of Air Transport Employees …

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Ojikutu kicks against monetary bailout for airlines, says direct intervention for staff salaries needed

“The only Government Direct Financial Intervention may be necessary as Palliatives for the airlines staff Salaries only for three (3) months or the period the lock down lasted but this must be recoverable within 12 months or by June 2021. The Financial Palliative should be used to pay only 70% of the Staff Salaries. Those staff must be confirmed to have been registered with the National Pension Board and their pension contributions are up to date. The balance of 30% in their salaries not added should account for the period they did not pay for transport to go to work.

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UBA Africa Day Conversations: Experts canvass homegrown solutions, agriculture investment to rebuild Africa

AFRICAN thought leaders have posited that the development of homegrown solutions and adequate investment in human capacity building and agricultural expansion are pivots that will help to rebuild Africa and put the continent on a stronger footing post Covid-19. Analysing the theme ‘Domestic Policies, Regional Development and a Global Agenda: …

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Elumelu to moderate Africa’s Post-Covid Economic Recovery at UBA Africa Day Conversations 2020  

CHAIRMAN United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu will moderate a high-level leadership panel to discuss Africa’s economic recovery in the 2020 edition of UBA’s Africa Conversations. The panel compising President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah …

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 SON gives 7 Star Hangar thumbs up as company spends N100m on machines

A 3-man team of the Standard Organizations of Nigeria (SON) inspected the 7 Star hangar facility at the Murtala Mohammed Airport Ikeja, where the company says it has invested over N100m so far on machines to aid them produce nose mask. Speaking shortly after an inspection visit by the team, …

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IATA Board declares principles for industry re-start  

INTERNATIONAL Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a commitment by the airline Chief Executive Officers on its Board of Governors to five principles for re-connecting the world by air transport. IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac said the principles are: Aviation will always put safety and security first: …

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NAMA debunk abandoning AIS automation project, says it has done more

THE Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said that its Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) automation is fully on course and has not been abandoned thus exposing its AIS personnel to the Covid-19 pandemic NAMA in a reactionary statement signed by General Manager Public Affairs, Khalid Emele said nothing can be …

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COVID-19: NCAA declares 90% revenue decline as it fears for airline’s survival

Experts rub minds on way forward for travel post COVID-19 EXPERTS have come together to express ideas on how to move the aviation industry forward post COVID-19 following very bleak forecasts for the industry since the pandemic hit and have said the focus should now be on rebuilding travellers’ confidence …

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COVID-19: IAWA donates face masks, sanitizers to NAMA

PROFESSIONAL women aviators in the industry under the aegis of International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) in Nigeria have donated face masks and hand sanitizers to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency (NAMA) to help keep workers safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking while presenting the items on behalf of IAWA at …

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