IATA Files Formal Complaint In European Commission Investigation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that it has become a complainant in an investigation being conducted by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition (DG-COMP) into alleged abuses of dominant positions by manufacturers of aviation equipment. In 2015 DG-COMP sent questionnaires to several industry stakeholders, including IATA member airlines, requesting information to validate […]


Easter: FAAN Puts In Place Operational, Security Measures At Airports

As the Easter celebration approaches, the management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured members of the public, especially passengers and airline operators, that necessary operational and security measures have been put in place at airports in the country to ensure hitch-free passage of passengers and cargo during the festivity. This was […]


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Veteran Journalist, Akhigbe elected President Of Uneme Nation

A former Political Correspondent with the Champion Newspaper and businessman Mr. Bayo Akhigbe has been elected the new President of Uneme National Development Association (UNDA), the umbrella body of Uneme communities in Edo state. The election, which took place in Lagos during the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of UNDA, followed the expiration of the […]


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Delta Speaker To Amori: I Remain Loyal

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya said it was “absurd” to suggest he was working against Senator Ighoyota Amori. “I’m loyal to Senator Ighoyota Amori and his leadership. I will forever be grateful to him for his immense contributions to the success of my political career” he said. Igbuya stated […]


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We Are Not Aware Of DESOPADEC Budget—Delta House Of Assembly

The Chairman of the Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Hon. Dennis Omovie has said the State House of Assembly is not aware of the existence of DESOPADEC budget for 2016, He also described as laughable reports that the speaker has already signed the purported 2016 […]


Breaking: Judge Withdraws From Saraki’s Suit

Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has withdrawn from a fundamental rights suit filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki to quash the charges of false declaration of assets brought against him by the federal government at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Kafarati explained that his integrity had been called into question […]


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UNWTO Strongly Condemns Attacks In Brussels

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation(UNWTO) is deeply shocked by the tragic attacks perpetrated in Brussels. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims and to the Belgian people in this difficult moment. “On the behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys […]


CBN Forex Policy: Aviation Union Begs FG To Grant Concession To Foreign Airlines

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has appealed to the Federal Government through the Ministry of Aviation to grant international airlines operating in the country the concession to repatriate the monies made from ticket sales to their home countries. NUATE’s appeal is coming on the heels of the feelers received by the unions […]


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Ese Oruru: Court Grants Yunusa Bail

Yunusa Dahiru, alias Yellow, accused of abducting and forcefully marrying a 14-year-old Ese Oruru from Bayelsa State, was on Monday granted bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa. Yunusa, who hails from Kano State, is standing trial on five-count of abduction, illicit sex and unlawful canal knowledge of Ese. The court presided over […]


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NAMA Trained 100 Air Traffic Engineers In 2015—NAAE President

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) trained close to 100 Air Traffic Engineers (ATEs) in various professional areas in 2015. The National President of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) Engr. Ebenezer Makanjuola, who disclosed this at the NAAE day in Lagos, also revealed that about 70 members of NAAE have also benefited […]