Picketing of NCAA: Sirika to meet with Aviation Unions on issues raised

The minister of State (Aviation) Senator Hadi Sirika has invited the Aviation Unions to a meeting today to address all issues raised by the workers. Aviation Unions are presently picketing the headquarters of Nigerian Civil Aviation Aviation Authority (NCAA). The Unions are demanding a review of the organisation’s Organogram, approval  of the new Condition of Service (COS) and inauguration of Boards for the Authority The NCAA in a statement signed by the general manager public relations, Sam Adurogboye noted that the issues raised by the unions are not within the jurisdiction…

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FG to complete payment of ex Nigerian Airways workers gratuities this year

The minister of state for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has disclosed that the federal government would complete the payment of the severance package of ex Nigerian Airways workers this year. This was disclosed by Senator Sirika over the weekend during the 2019 stakeholders meeting in Lagos. The minister stated that the remaining half of the severance package of the workers has been captured in the 2019 budget. He assured the ex workers that with this development, they will surely receiving the other half of their severance package. Sirika also appealed…

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Sirika, Lai Mohammed, Runsewe, Coker to grace NANTA AGM in Lagos

The minister of state for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the director general of the National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe and the director general of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folarin Coker are among the dignitaries expected to grace the Annual General Meeting, AGM of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA on the 27th of March at the Muson Centre in Lagos. Also expected at the AGM are the Ooni of Ife, His Majesty…

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FG announces suspension of new national carrier

The federal government has announced the suspension of the proposed new national carrier, Nigeria Air indefinitely. The minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika who disclosed this development via his twitter handle @hadisirika on Wednesday said the Federal Executive Council took the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. Sirika noted that the federal government will honour all due commitments. The minister tweeted on Wednesday on his Twitter handle @hadisirika that: “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend…

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