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Aviation unions shut Kaduna Airport in solidarity with NLC over state’s treatment of civil servants

AVIATION unions under the aegis of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) today joined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)to press home their demand to the Kaduna State Government by shutting down the Kaduna Airport in compliance with the strike action declared organised labour …

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AIB-N Commissioner tasks staff on hard work, professionalism

COMMISSIONER/ Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), Engr. Akin Olateru has solicited for the maximum cooperation, diligence, conscientiousness and professionalism of members of staff of the Bureau, as these are essential tools needed to achieve the Bureau’s mandate of investigating aircraft accidents and serious incidents. The Federal agency was established to investigate aircraft accident and serious …

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Walsh succeeds de Juniac takes; over helm of IATA

INTERNATIONAL Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the organization. He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac. Walsh who expressed his passion for the industry he has served for over 40 years thanked de Juniac for leaving a strong organization behind stressing that he would ensure IATA is a forceful voice …

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Yadudu appointed member ACI World Governing Board

MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has been appointed a member of the World Governing Council of Airports Council International (ACI). He, alongside two others,  Mr Emanuel Chavez of Aeroportos de Mozambique (President) from Mozambique and Mr. Dewananda Chellen of Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd (Member) from Mauritius were appointed as representatives of …

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Captain Alkali takes over as new NCAT Rector

NEWLY appointed Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Captain Modibbo Alkali Mahmud has taken over from his predecessor Capatin Abdulsalami Mohammed who handed over documents and other paraphernalia of office to the incoming Rector whose job starts immediately. In the handover ceremony, the out gone rector advised his successor to basically follow the rules and do everything …

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Professor Matazu takes over leadership of NiMet

  PROFESSOR Mansur Bako Matazu has assumed office as the Director General/CEO of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet. In a statement signed by General Manager, Public Relations of NiMet, Muntari Yusuf Ibrahim, Professor Matazu takes over from Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi following an approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the reorganization of the Aviation Agencies in line with the implementation …

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FG confirms Professor Mashi’s sack, appoints Professor Matazu new DG Nimet

Reappoints Olateru AIB Commissioner as Captain Modibbo replaces Captain Adulsallam at NCAT FEDERAL government has replaced the sacked Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) Professor Sani  Mashi with Professor Bako Mansur Matazu putting paid to the rumour of the former Director general’s sacking last week. This is just as government has carried out a minor shakeup in the …

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ANAP says FG not FAAN should shoulder $500m Chinese loan debt

ASSOCIATION of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) at the weekend said that the Federal Government should be responsible for the repayment of the $500 million Chinese loan obtained from the EXIM Bank of China for the construction of new terminals in some parts of the country. The union also flayed what it described as humongous indebtedness to the Federal Airports Authority …

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