Agencies’ relocation: Unions will ensure appropriate allowances for staff -ATSSSAN President

The President of Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Comrade Illitrus Ahmadu has said that the industry unions would ensure total mobilisation and payment of full allowances to staff in any of the agencies that is relocated out of their station to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in the planned movement of aviation agencies by the Ministry of aviation. Ahmadu told journalists in Lagos that the priority of any union was to protect the interest of its members, vowing that ATSSSAN would not fail to ensure…

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7-Star Global Hangar targets 700,000 face masks weekly

With a target of 500 sewing machines, 500 tailors, leading aircraft maintainance facility in West and Central Africa, 7-Stars Global Hangar has already built up production capacity for 700,000 face masks per week.. Although, 7-Stars Hangar has been into upholstery for aircraft seats and aircraft seat covers, the company diversified into the production of face masks and hand sanitizers to its business, following the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic early this year. Chief Executive Officer of 7-Stars Global Hangar, Engr Isaac Balami who disclosed the business model recently, said that, already…

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Covid 19: FTAN seeks N150billion intervention fund from government

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) is seeking N150billion intervention fund from the federal government to cushion the devastating impact of the covid 19 pandemic in the travel and tourism industry. The declaration of Covid-19 as a global pandemic in January 2020, has led to international travel restrictions, national travel bans and subnational lockdowns, leading to massive cancellations of tourism and hospitality services in destinations all over the world. Consequently, the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors in Nigeria have, unimaginably, taken a direct hit with attendant tales of woes…

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Automation fully on course-NAMA

 The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said its automation is fully on course contrary to reports on that. The agency while responding to a press statement making the rounds in the media to the effect that the agency had abandoned the implementation of Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) automation explained that th statement by the Aeronautical Information Management Association of Nigeria (AIMAN) where they body was quoted as saying that “NAMA management has neglected the implementation of the AIS Automation, thereby exposing personnel to Covid-19 pandemic”, is not true. NAMA…

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“Demolished structures in Aboru belongs to land grabbers” – Lawyer claimed

A Nigeria lawyer, Mr. Yinka Campbell, has claimed that the structures that were demolished in Aboru area of Lagos State, belong to alleged land grabbers, who forcefully entered the land. The lawyer stated this while reacting to a national newspaper report, where he was alleged to have sponsored some Air force men and hoodlums to demolish some buildings in the community. Punch newspaper had on last Monday, May 12, 2020, reported in a story titled “Air Force Men Lead Hoodlums To Demolish Building’ mentioned the lawyer’s name, as the alleged…

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