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Again unions in Arik Air threaten to down tools Monday September 14

TWO unions, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) have once again directed all its staff in Arik Air (apart from Pilots and Engineers) to withdraw all services with effect from 00hrs on 14th September, 2020. This, according to the unions, is in reaction to the airline management’s …

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UK appoints Ben Llewellyn-Jones OBE Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos  

THE United Kingdom has appointed Ben Llewellyn-Jones OBE, the new British Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) in Lagos, Nigeria. He takes over from Ms. Harriet Thompson who recently concluded four years as DHC in Abuja and Lagos. Ben Llewellyn-Jones is an experienced diplomat who has worked in different parts of the world including previously in Nigeria. Ben will be focusing his …

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Concession: Nnolim promises NASS intervention urges unions to sheath swords

PROTESTS yesterday over the planned concession of the nation’s four airports may have struck the right chords as the House of Representatives is calling for the unions to sheath their swords and come to the negotiating table. House of Representatives Committee Chairman on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji made this appeal to aviation workers urging them to prepare to present their …

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NLC backs aviation unions: condemns; vows to resist proposed concession in nationwide airports protests

NIGERIA Labour Congress (NLC) today in a nationwide demonstration over Federal Government’s plan to concession Nigeria’s major airports have vowed the entire Nigerian working class would resist any attempt to unilaterally concession any of our public airports. The NLC in a statement issued by Comrade Ayuba Wabba the NLC President described as foolhardy plans by the Federal Government to invest …

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Delta, CVS Health partner to accelerate employee COVID-19 testing

DELTA AIR LINES is partnering with CVS Health to accelerate employee COVID-19 testing with a rapid-response option for flight crews, a move that will build confidence about traveling with Delta among our people and customers alike. The CVS Health Return Ready SM testing will be overseen by a CVS Health clinician at Delta hub crew lounges and takes fewer than …

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NUATE, ANAP to shut down NiMET over ‘ fake’ COS approval

AVIATION unions have expressed its readiness to embark on an indefinite industrial action against thr Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) from Monday next week following what it called “fake CoS approval” and punitive transfer of union executive members. The letter dated August 11, 2020, signed by Comrades Aba and Abdulrasaq Saidu, the General Secretaries of National Union ofAir Transport Employees( NUATE) …

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