FAAN parleys Daily Editors on improving nation’s aviation industry

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 hosted the daily editors of the print and electronic media to a breakfast meeting to discuss areas of collaboration towards improving the nation’s aviation industry. In his opening remarks, Captain Yadudu noted that the meeting is aimed at consolidating on the robust relationship between FAAN and the media. He added that the Authority shall continue to hold these kind of meetings on a regular basis going forward. The MD stated that…

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IATA calls for holistic reforms to manage stable talent base for ground handling sector

Reforms Needed to Attract / Retain Ground Handling Talent The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for holistic reforms to manage the long-term need for a stable talent base for the ground handling sector. Thousands of ground handling staff left the aviation industry during the pandemic. Now as aviation ramps up, the severe shortage of skilled ground handlers is shedding light on the need for reform to stabilize the talent pool. In the immediate term, the most pressing issue is the bottleneck for security clearances as the airline industry…

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Students of Quickteller UTME Prep Classes ace exams

The results for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are out and a number of these students who participated in the virtual classes organised by Quickteller, leading consumer digital payments platform, powered by Interswitch scored above average. Recall that prior to the examinations, Quickteller organised preparatory classes for interested students in a bid to help boost their scores in the exam organised by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB). And now these students have excelled in the examination. Among the students who took part in the classes was Adeyemi…

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Abbey Mortgage Bank rebounds, reports N622 million profit in 2021

Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc has reported an impressive performance for the year 2021. During the year the bank had a rebound in its result, recording a N622 million profit from a loss of N4.3 billion in the previous year. The year 2021 was indeed a positive one for the bank as evident by its improved income, asset and general operations in the face of double-digit inflation and after a slowdown in economic activities in the country due to Covid In 2021, the bank’s total interest income was N3.3 billion which…

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FAAN to hold National Aviation Conference

All is now set for the maiden FAAN National Aviation Conference being organized by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. The conference, with the theme ‘Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe, Secure and Profitable Air Transport’ which was initially billed to hold from 1st to 4th April, 2020 stalled due to the global movement restrictions occasioned by the dreaded corona virus pandemic (Covid-19). A statement signed by Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs), Ag GM, Corporate Affairs said the conference is aimed at providing a veritable platform for brainstorming and sharing…

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NDLEA arraigns 11 Filipinos over alleged unlawful importation of 13.65kg of Cocaine

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, was told how 11 Philippines citizens, were arrested, at Apapa Port, Lagos, for allegedly brought 13.65 Kilograms of Cocaine into the country unlawfully. The Filipinos arrested and charged before Justice Nicholas Oweibo led-court, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) are: Gerapusco Fidel; Antolin Reynante; Bechayoa Edgar; Voltaire Tejero, (M), Adult, Kent Ryan; Bryan Kamos; Ralph Christopher; Maningo Dennis; Romnick Albarracin; Ervin Pabuaya and Quetua Judezar Servilla. They were arrested on November 7, 2021, at GDNL Terminal Apapa Port, Lagos, alongside a vessel,…

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INAC 2022: Diplomats laud Runsewe as over 37 countries storm pre INAC dinner in Abuja

DG NCAC Otunba Segun Runsewe (middle) cutting the Pre-INAC Dinner cake with some Diplomats present at the occasion It was a harvest of commendation for the Direction General of National Council for Arts and Culture by members of the Diplomatic corps as the council hosted the 2022 edition of the Pre INAC dinner at Sheraton hotels and Towers in Abuja by the weekend. The dinner which was used to sensitise members of the Diplomatic corps on arrangements for the 2022 INAC was attended by over 37 countries The Director General,…

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