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NPOM Awardee Engr Farouk Umar, ICAO elections; NAPTIP-FAAN and others

THIS week on Photo Reel, Director, Safety Electronics and Engineering Services, NAMA Engineer Farouk Ahmed Umar received the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award, while Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika and his lieutenants all the way in Canada not only elected a new ICAO Council President but deposited Protocol …

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Sciacchitano succeeds Dr. Aliu as ICAO President, begins term January 1, 2020

MR. Salvatore Sciacchitano, the representative of Italy has been announced as the Sixth International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council President after an election of the 36-member council which he won with 19 votes against his closest contestant, Captain Aysha Alhameli of United Arab Emirates who got 13 votes. ICAO in …

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Sirika hands ICAO safety plaque to President Buhari as aviation sector is rated 96% Safe

GLOBAL aviation regulatory agency, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has rated Nigerian airports to be 96.4 per cent secured, efficient after an audit on 193 member countries Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who made this known on Tuesday, said Nigeria’s rating improved when the federal government adopted policies to improve …

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ICAO, NTSB train AIB personnel on investigating air accidents

INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the United States of America has trained personnel from Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) for a one-week training in accident/incident investigation, for the benefit of the entire West African sub region. The workshop, a capacity building project, facilitated …

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AIB justifies ministerial approval of 5% revenue from FAAN’s PSC

 ICAO, Singaporean officials arrive to assist on safety laboratory equipment ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB), has said that paucity of funds had stalled developmental projects in the bureau and there was nothing wrong with the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika to approve 5 per cent of the revenue …

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