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Unions allege Chinese debt on airport terminals grown to US$1billion

Reject 60%-40% concession pitch, plans to sack staff after two years at concessionaire’s whim Say Sirika bent on concessioning a concession UNIONS have declared that the planned concession which will see the concessionaire get 60% of the revenue sharing formula while FAAN gets 40% and still has to service the Chinese debt of over US1 billion is dead on arrival, …

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No land allocation at airports until master plan is complete-Sirika to investors

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that until the aviation industry completes the master plan of the airports, there would be no allocation of land stating that currently the nation’s airports are a shambolic eyesore with clutters being erected all over without plans. Sirika made this known Tuesday night  while reacting to request for lands for development that …

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COVID-19 impact: FAAN loses N18.9bn aeronautic, non-aeronautic charges in 2020

FOLLOWING the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the challenges the COVID-19 brought in 2020 has wreaked havoc on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) which has suffered over 90% revenue loss in the last six (6) months. Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu who made this known last …

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FG vows to prosecute Emejulu over destruction of Enugu airport perimeter fence

FOLLOWING the destruction of the concrete perimeter fence, covering about 2km, being erected at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the airport by one Arch. John J. Emejulu the federal government has vowed to prosecute the perpetrator. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, made this known on Thursday while speaking to newsmen after …

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FAAN and VIP recklessness despite existential threat

EVENTS of the last few weeks have in no small way diminished whatever illusion any right thinking Nigerian has that a vast majority of its public office holders, including the politicians, are prone to abuse of power once they get into office, including flout laws meant to safeguard the general citizenry. The happenings at the nation’s airports, after reopening of …

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