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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: 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 (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), …

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Senate confirms Captain Nuhu as Director General, NCAA

NIGERIAN Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu for appointment as the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). President Muhammadu Buhari had, on October 23rd 2019 , forwarded the nominee’s name to the upper legislative chamber for confirmation. The confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Aviation, which …

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737 MAX Debacle: Boeing forces Muilenburg out as Calhoun steps in as CEO

BOEING Company on Monday ousted Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg as the company continues its struggles with 737 MAX jetliner crisis caused by the two fatal crashes of 2019 and has appointed David Calhoun, as CEO from next year, January 13th, 2020. Boeing’s board decided to remove Mr. Muilenburg on Sunday during a 5 p.m. Eastern Time conference call following weekend …

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FG appoints Olakunle Hassan NAHCON chairman, members

President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted names of the new Chairman and members of the National Hajj Commission, (NAHCON) to the Senate and has urged the Upper House to expeditiously consider and confirm the nominees. The President in a letter addressed to the Senate, wrote: “Pursuant to Section 3 (2) of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Act 2006, I …

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FG appoints Captain Nuhu Director General NCAA, Ben-Tukur ICAO permanent representative

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation authority (NCAA). He replaces Captain Muthar Usman, the erstwhile Director General of the Organization. This is just as the President also approved the appointment of Engr.Mahmoud Sani Ben-Tukur as Nigeria’s new Permanent Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organisation …

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ICAO appoints AIB’s Engineer Erhueh as BAGAIA new helmsman

THE International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has appointed Engr. Charles Irikefe Erhueh, a safety investigator with Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, as the new Commissioner of the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA). Erhueh was picked after a thorough recruitment process in which various applicants from within and outside the member states applied for the advertised position. The BAGAIA …

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Capt Yadudu appointed as ACI-Africa Rep into World Governing Board, gets award

Engineer Dunoma hands over to new ACI-Africa President CAPTAIN Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)was today (October 17) appointed into the Board of Directors of the Airports Council International as a representative of Airports Council International -Africa (ACI-Africa). This is just as former ACI-Africa President, and Former FAAN Managing Director, Engineer Saleh …

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