FAAN suspends AVSEC personnel over security breach at MMIA

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely the Aviation Security unit heads who were on duty when the unfortunate airside incursion at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos today, July 19, 2019 occurred, pending completion of ongoing investigation into the regrettable security infringement. A statement signed by the general manager (corporate affairs), Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs) said the affected officers are the airport chief of security, Mamman Mohammed Sadiku, international terminal security officer, Oni Adedamola Abiodun, head of department domestic terminal 2, Owotor Kenneth Okezie and head of…

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Air Peace chairman’s son bags first class in UK University

The Son of the chairman of Air Peace, Ugochukwu Onyema had bagged First Class Honours in Engineering at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. The young Onyema was feted by former course mates, friends and family members  who celebrated with him and commended his dedication and discipline which mad it possible for him to come tops in his class Ugochukwu’s mother, Mrs. Alice Onyema who is the Vice Chairman of the company  led family delegation to the convocation to the UK to celebrate with young man for the uncommon feat. This is…

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FAAN AVSEC apprehends an intruder at Lagos airport

Aviation security officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Friday arrested an intruder who was sighted trying to climb into an Azman aircraft waiting for clearance from Air Traffic Controllers. According to a statement by FAAN, the pilot of the Azman aircraft with registration number 5N-HAI departing Lagos to Port Harcourt reported the incident and Avsec officials swiftly responded. The man has been apprehended and is now in Avsec’s custody. The  aircraft taxied back to the apron for a  thourough check and has departed for Port Harcourt…

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Air Peace congratulates Super Eagles, airlifts players back to Nigeria

Air Peace has congratulated the Super Eagles that won bronze at this year’s Nation’s Cup, held in Egypt after defeating Tunisia in a third place match last Wednesday. The airline, which airlifted the team back to Nigeria, commended the players for their determination, which gave them victory, noting that they were not demoralised after losing in the semi finals. “We congratulate our national team for doing us proud. The Ahmed Musa-led team flew the flag of our nation proudly both in and out of the field. They gave out their…

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Forging an era of collaboration between Nigeria and South Africa

By Nonye Mpho Omotola With a South African mother and Nigerian father, I am in the fortunate position of being exposed to the best of both countries and cultures. As such, I can clearly envision the benefits of the two nations coming together and working towards shared common goals. South Africa and Nigeria each have rich cultures and a wealth of human talent, skills and resources in their own right. And both can only grow stronger and progress at a faster rate should these diverse nations join together to work…

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Fadugba tasks African airlines on inter-lining, code-sharing, mergers, acquisitions

Photo Caption: President, African Business Aviation Association, Mr.Nick Fadugba, President Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative, Dr, Gbenga Olowo, Managing Director/CEO,, Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole,  Chief Executive, Topbrass Aviation, Captain  Roland Iyayi and  Chairman, League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents  [LAAC], Mr. Olusegun Koiki during the 23rd edition of LAAC Annual Conference/Awards held at the Raddison Blu Hotel, Ikeja on Wednesday. The Chief Executive Officer of African Aviation Services Limited, Mr. Nick Fadugba has urged African airlines to work together through inter-lining, code-sharing, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions so…

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