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Sokoto runway incursion: The need to caution political leaders

LAST Friday, a crowd of supporters of former governor of Sokoto State, Aliyu Wammako invaded the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq 111 Airport, Sokoto, flagrantly breaking all airport security rules with no one to hold them back. The situation, a political statement of sorts, was intended to deliver a message to political …

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We renege on our story

Our publication earlier this evening titled: ‘Rainfall exposes shoddy N5bn rehabilitation of Abuja Airport runway’ has been discovered to be a video posted three years ago and an event that happened in one of the South Eastern states of Nigeria and not Abuja. Nigerianflightdeck would like to tender an unreserved …

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Abuja Airport Closure: Why government needs to rescind the decision

THE recent debate that has mired the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Runway in controversy with professionals and experts taking either side of the divide on where air traffic be diverted to has left the layman wondering. The recent conclusion of the stakeholders forum in Abuja saw …

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On NCAA’s complicity on the unions’ strike at Arik Air

ON December 20, 2016 three of the major unions in the aviation industry embarked on a strike against Arik Air for issues involving and not limited to  non-payment of 7 months salaries, non-remittance of taxes and pension and stagnation of workforce since the airline began operations 10 years ago, this …

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Aero Contractors: Did the NCAA carry out any economic audit?

IT was very interesting last Friday to see the Director General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), stand with the Minister of State, Senator Hadi Sirika to beg workers of embattled Aero Contractors to postpone their protest till Monday to see what can be done to ameliorate the situation. …

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Comptroller General Customs must call officers at MMIA to order!!

The attack last week by an officer with the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), attached to the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) identified as H. Daboh, on a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Taiwo Adeyanju Palace Gate of the Cargo Terminal and the reaction of the security …

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