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NIS Recruitment Racket: EFCC Arrests Abba Moro

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)has arrested the former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro over the controversial 2014 recruitment exercise into the Nigerian Immigration Service(NIS) that led to the death of about 20 Nigerian job-seekers. It was learnt that Abba was quizzed over his alleged involvement in the recruitment exercise which eventually turned […]


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Ambode Welcomes FC Barcelona’s Decision To Set Up Soccer Academy In Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has welcomed the decision of Barcelona FC of Spain to establish its first football academy in Africa in the state. Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House, Alausa while receiving the senior management staff of the football club, said he was delighted with the development. He said it was […]


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Assault On Journalist: Court Hears Suit February 22

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos will on Monday, February 22, 2016 begin hearing in the fundamental rights suit filed by the Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and eight others over alleged assault on one of its members, […]


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Alleged N225, 000 Bribe SERAP Drags NJC, NBA To UN

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to United Nations, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Ms. Monica Pinto requesting her to use your good offices and position to urgently prevail on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to suspend the judge involved in the alleged receipt of N225, 000 […]


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NATCA Backs FG Corruption War, Restructuring Of Aviation Agencies

…Alleges TRACON Has No Back Up …No Navigational Equipment Is Working Optimally …Asks EFCC To Extend Probe Total VHF Coverage Of Nigeria The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has thrown its weight behind efforts by the Federal Government to sanitise the aviation industry of impunity and corrupt practices bedeviling the industry for some years […]


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NCAA Orders Airlines To Carry Out Safety Inspection On Sikorsky Helicopters

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered airlines operating the controversial Sikorsky S76C series to carry out a safety inspection on this helicopter type with immediate effect. The order is coming on the heels of the suspension placed on Sikorsky Helicopter S76C operated by Bristow Helicopters following the ditching of one of its helicopters […]


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Capt Akinkuotu Becomes Substantive CEO Of Aero

  As part of the second phase of the restructuring process of the embattled Aero airline, the Receiver Manager, Mr. Adeniyi Adegbonmire has appointed Capt. Fola Akinkuotu the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the airline. According to Adegbonmire, the second phase of the intervention was to appoint a CEO after 15 days of the tenure […]


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Ali Modu Sheriff Created Boko Haram —- Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has criticized the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its choice of former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff as the party’s new chairman. Fani-Kayode further described Sheriff as an “intellectually-challenged, morally-depraved and despicable character” in a new article written in reaction to the appointment. Read it below: […]


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Stakeholders Call On FG To Appoint Substantive MD For NAMA

..As Leadership Tussle Tears Agency Apart …Gets Two Acting MD In One Week A coalition of aviation unions and professional associations have called on the Federal Government to immediately appoint a substantive Managing Director for Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to prevent workers from compromising safety and avoid vacuum in the agency. The call is […]


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AIB To Review Investigation Of Air Accidents, Incidents Regulations 2006

.. Amaechi, Sirika To Be In Attendance …Review In Line With Global Practice Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika are among the top dignitaries that would attend the review of the Civil Aviation Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents Regulations 2006 spearheaded by the Accident Investigation […]