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We kill Our Domestic Airlines With Multiple Entry Points, Expert Tells FG

  As the Federal Government continues to grant multiple entries to international airlines operating into the country, an aviation expert, Capt. Dele Ore has stated categorically that it was capable of killing domestic carriers. This is just as he said that the continuous signing of Bilateral Air Service Agreements, (BASAs), by the Federal Government with […]


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CCT Amendment Bill: SERAP Drags Senate To UN Over ‘Legislative Rascality

‘ Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Prof. Philip Alston, asking him to urgently request Nigeia’s National Assembly specifically the Senate, to withdraw amendments to the Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) and Code of Conduct Tribunal Act. The body argued that if passed […]


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NDLEA Arrests Woman With 1.720kg ‘Cocaine Pregnancy’ At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos has arrested a woman, Dorothy Onyekasi, with 86 pellets of a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine tied to her belly. NDLEA stated that she was arrested yesterday during the inward screening of passengers on an […]


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NDLEA Detects 193 Wraps Of Cocaine In Passengers Sucks At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos has detected 193 wraps of cocaine inside passenger sucks. According to the anti narcotic agency, the drug which tested positive for cocaine with a total weight of 3.4kgs was detected during routine screening of passengers on an […]


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ACI Commends FAAN Over Successful ICAO Audit

The Director General of the Airport Council International (ACI), Angela Gittens, has commended the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the success it achieved recently during the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP). Gittens stated this in an interview at the just concluded 55th Airport Council International (ACI) Africa […]


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NIWA Releases 18–Point Guidelines To Regulate Dredging Activities

…Warns Dredgers Against Flouting Rules, Regulations As part of efforts to put an end to indiscriminate dredging activities in Lagos State, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has released 18- point guidelines for dredging operations in the state The agency stated that the guidelines, which take effect from today April 14, 2015, became necessary to […]


Again, NAHCo Shines At Nigerian Risk Awards

…Cuts Cargo Claims Payment To N177,000 From N53m …Appoints Arc Usman Bello NAHCo Free Zone Chairman Nigeria’s leading ground handling company, the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, (NAHCo Aviance) said it has again confirmed its leadership position in the industry by emerging the overall winner in the Public/Technology/Healthcare/Transportation and Aviation Industry category of the 2015/2016 […]


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NDLEA Impounds Drugs Valued At N574m At Lagos Airport In Q1 Of 2016

  …Arrests 30 Suspects …As Abdallah Advocates Integrated Drug Control Approach The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah( rtd), has disclosed that the agency impounded drugs worth N574 million and arrested 30 suspects at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos in the first […]


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Abolish Landing Costs For Perishable Items Carrier, Cargo Expert Tells FG

  The Chief Executive Officer of FMC Aviation Services Limited, Mr. Herbert Odika, has appealed to the Federal Government to remove landing costs for carriers of perishable items to encourage exports in the country. Odika who made the call while exchanging views with aviation correspondents in his office at Ikeja, also called on the Federal […]


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NUATE Scribe Describes Alleged N6.9B Fraud In NAMA A Shame

The Acting General Secretary of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Comrade Olayinka Abioye, has described the recent revelation at the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), alleging that some management staff defrauded the agency of N6.9 billion as a shame to the aviation industry. Abioye also called on the Federal Government to extend […]