Capt Wada tasks aviation stakeholders on frequent collapse of domestic airlines  

The former governor of Kogi state, Capt Idris Wada has tasked aviation stakeholders to find solution to the frequent collapse of domestic airlines in the country in order to ensure their survival in business. Speaking at the dinner and awards to unveil the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers’ NAAPE compendium of 50 outstanding pilots  and engineers in Lagos Capt. Wada said the life spam of any domestic airline was too short in the country. He noted that domestic airlines hardly last for more than a decade, stressing that…

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Art & Craft to take centre stage at Nigeria-South Africa bi-national commission

Photo Caption R-L: Director general of the National Council of Art and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe presenting gift to the South African deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe during during courtesy call on the diplomat in Abuja recently. The development of Nigeria’s Art and Craft sector will now take centre stage amongst other issues at the next edition of the Nigeria-South Africa bi-national commission slated for later this year. This was revealed during a courtesy call on the South African High Commission in Abuja by the director-general National…

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NCPC holds prayer convocation in Jerusalem for success of 2019 general election

Photo Caption: Executive secretary Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Uja Tor Uja (1st right), Bishop Jonas Katung, Rev. Dangana explaining some points to the ES and Pastor Samuel Alaha during NCPC prayer convocation in Jerusalem, recently. The Nigerian Christian pilgrim commission this weekend held a prayer convocation on Mount Zion in Jerusalem for success of 2019 general election among others . The prayer Convocation has become an integral part of the Commission’s pilgrimage programme in which every pilgrim is expected to partake in the prayer programme. As early as…

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Nigeria loses over N3.6trillion on Agro Export Commodities- Report

Report on Agro Air Logistics in Nigeria has estimated that the country is losing about N3.6trillion to export opportunities from agricultural commodities. The figure which was part of the report obtained from a recent workshop on Agro Air Logistics with Sub theme ‘Enhancing Air Transport Support for Perishable Goods’ at the Airport Business Summit and Expo 2018 conducted by FCI International Limited in Abuja observed that the loses was due to lack of operational and investment drives in the agro perishable industry and the aviation sector. According to the report,…

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FAAN condemns invasion of Sokoto Airport runway by political loyalists

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has condemned in absolute terms, the invasion of the runway of Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto by loyalists of some politicians who broke through the airport fence and invaded the airport in a bid to receive their political masters. A statement by the general manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.) said the unfortunate incident, which  occurred on Friday August 3, 2018, is a gross violation of the security and safety arrangements at the airport, as thousands of political loyalists violently…

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Air Peace begins flight operation to Kaduna August 13

Air Peace is set to commence daily flights from Lagos to Kaduna from August 13 as part of its no-city-left-behind project. The airline had earlier announced commencement of its four weekly flights from Lagos, Abuja and Accra to Monrovia with effect from August 6. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said the carrier was pleased to connect and unite the South and North of Nigeria by air. Air Peace, which recently secured the renewal of its International Air Transport Association Operation Safety Audit (IOSA)…

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