NAMA signs MoU with Ghana CAA on cross border search, rescue

In a bid to address issues arising from the flow of air traffic among adjacent Flight Information Regions (FIRs), the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for effective synergy and collaborative cross border search and rescue around the common boundaries of the two states. The memorandum of understanding which was signed at NAMA corporate headquarters in Lagos with a high-powered team of GCAA officials stipulates guidelines and procedures for collaboration on aircraft and weather/ terrain information sharing,…

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Demuren to lead speakers at LAAC’s 23rd annual conference

Former director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harold Demuren is to function as the Lead Speaker at the forthcoming Conference and Awards of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). Speaking recently with the Conference and Award Committee at LAAC Secretariat at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, Demuren commended the League for the impact it has made on the industry over the years through its annual conferences and seminars. “I can never forget LAAC, for the role you have been playing putting us, stakeholders on…

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NCAA revokes pilot’s licence for serious violation of Nig.CARs

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revoked the Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence ATPL of a Pilot for serious violation of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs). The revocation was a consequence of the Pilot operating flights on non-schedule operations while his medical certificate has expired. During the flight operations, the Pilot repeatedly exercised the privileges of his License ATPL (A) when he was not qualified to exercise such privileges. Specifically, the Pilot’s Medical Certificate commenced validity from 17th July, 2017 and expired on the 16th January, 2018. Another one…

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NCPC boss tasks Nigerians on nation building

The executive secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) Rev. Uja Tor Uja has said that the time has come for Nigerians to do away with ethnicity and religion differences but rather join hands in building a united nation to attract more development to the country. He gave this charge over the weekend at the meeting of Pilgrimage Leaders and Managers of Nigeria at the  NCPC Corprate headquarters in Abuja. He challenged Nigerians to arise, do what is right at all times and depart from corruption that had seriously affected…

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N5trillion debt: Jurists urge AMCON to explore ADR option

Leading jurists at the weekend again urged the management of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to explore the opportunities offered by Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) centres established by the Federal High Court to recover its huge outstanding debt of over N5trillion, 80 per cent of which is owed by just 350 individuals in the country. Speaking in Abuja at the weekend, respected jurists such as Justice I.N.Buba; Justice A.M. Liman; Justice C.M.A. Olatoregun; Justice B.F.M. Nyako; Justice Nnamdi Dimgba PhD, Dr. Chuka Agbu SAN and Mr. Olugbenga Bello among…

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