Owerri Airport bush fire incident didn’t affect flight operations – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has said the Owerri airport bush fire incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continues unhindered. FAAN while informing airline operators and other airport users that a bush fire incident was reported at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri stated that officers of the Air Rescue and Fire Fighting Services are presently on ground and fire fighting is in progress. The Authority appealed to host communities around airports to desist from burning bushes around the airports as the act…

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Man faces trial for pirating Nigerian Weekly Law Reports

A 37 years old Chidi Ofoekwe has been arraigned before a Federal High court, for allegedly pirating series of Nigerian Law Publications Limited publications. The defendant is standing trial before Justice Sule Hassan led-court on 24 counts of the offences, by the men of State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti, Yaba, Lagos. The police through its prosecutor, Barrister Emmanuel Eze, said the defendant who is a publisher of Legal Crest, committed the offences at his office located 1/3 Simpson Street, Lagos Island, Lagos, between January and August, 2017.…

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Max Air lacks approved Safety Management System required by NCAA Regulations – AIB preliminary report

The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) has released two preliminary reports on serious incidents involving aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace Limited and Max Air, with the report indicating that Max Air do not have an approved Safety Management System as required by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations. The AIB report stated that the Max Air Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) was unserviceable while bird strike at the edge of the radome was observed. The Bureau recommended in the report that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA should ensure that…

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