Nigeria needs more airports – Ozoka, ex NCAT Rector

Former Rector of Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria, Kaduna state and former Head of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Mr. Angus Ozoka has called for the development of more airports in Nigeria to augment for poor road and railway system. He said that since the other means of transportation in Nigeria, including land, rail and sea are seriously challenged; building more airports would not only fill the gap but also engender massive development of the country. Ozoka, an Aeronautic and Aviation Systems Planning Engineer, made the call recently…

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NCAA enlists Lagos Aviation Academy as an Approved Training Organisation

Lagos Aviation Academy (LAA), has been enlisted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) as an Approved Training Organization (ATO) which is one of its major milestones in the first half of the year 2019. The feat enables the academy to run additional courses such as the Cabin Crew Ab-Initio Programme and the Basic Flight Dispatcher Course. The Academy’s director, Mr. Bankole Bernard attributes this success to LAA’s dedication to its core values which are: Knowledge, Integrity, Excellence, Ownership, and Collaboration. Adding that the Academy is focused on delivering quality…

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ATQ unveils winners of Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Awards

African Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled the first shortlist of the winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The African Travel 100 Global Personalities award will take place during the 15th AKWAABA African Travel Market at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos starting from 22nd to 24th of September 2019. The award is expected to honour personalities in the travel and tourism sector that have exemplified themselves in the industry and contributed to the growth of the sector in Africa and in the Diaspora. The event will…

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SON seizes N38m worth of substandard galvanised roofing sheets

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stormed a ware house in Ogba area of Lagos to clamp down on a dealer who imports and produces substandard galvanised roofing sheet into the country. The director general, SON, Osita Aboloma, represented by the ldirector, Inspectorate and Compliance, Engr. Obiora Manafa, said the move was to serve as a deterrent to unscrupulous importers and manufacturers who indulge in illicit trade, saying that there is no hiding place for substandard goods in the country. Recall that the agency recently seized over N200 million…

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