Inferno; FAAN MD Visits Owerri Airport

    The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr. Saleh Dunoma, today, visited the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri. The visit according to a statement signed by thye General Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, said the visit followed the recent fire incident at the airport. This visit was the […]

Company Manager Docked For Stealing N100.3M Worth Of Goods

    A manager with an Ibadan-based company, Ayokunle Ajetunmobl, was today, arraigned before Justice A. S Bolaji, of Iyanganku High Court of Oyo State, for alleged stealing of his employer’s goods valued more N100, 362,332 million. Ajetunmobi, who work with Expand Global Industry Limited, was arraigned before the court by the General Investigation Department […]

SAHCO Signs Cargo Handling Deal With Virgin Atlantic

  Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has signed an agreement with Virgin Atlantic Airline to handle its cargo operations. A statement signed by the Manager Corporate Communications, SAHCO, Mrs. Uansohia Adetola, explained that SAHCO Plc was chosen by the airline based on the company’s track records in cargo, ramp, passenger handling, warehousing among other […]

Committee Accuses Airlines, Handling Coys Of Conniving With Airport Workers To Put Innocent Nigerian Passengers In Trouble

  …Says Govt. Will Get To The Root Of The Matter …As Stakeholders List Challenges The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Buba Marwa(rtd) has accused international airlines and ground handling companies of colluding with airport worker to tag an innocent passenger’s luggage with another person’s name, thereby making them […]

AIB, UK Partners Collaborate To Train Security Personnel In Lagos, Abuja

  Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), a body saddled with responsibility of investigating air incidents, serious incidents and accidents,in collaboration with its UK partners have commenced training for security agencies personnel in Lagos and Abuja. According to the Bureau, the training is part efforts to train security agencies personnel on how to prevent people from tampering […]

Misconduct: Nine Police Officers Dismissed, Six Others Demoted

  The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of nine and the demotion of six senior Police officers for gross misconduct with immediate effect. The PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday ,explained that this was part of the outcome of the fifth plenary meeting of the Commission presided […]

Ahead Of Delivery: UK Coy Tests N5B Automatic Aircraft Firefighter Simulator

    As Nigeria prepares to take delivery of an automatic aircraft firefighting simulator worth about N5 billion, the equipment manufacturers, Messrs Alpine Metal Technology Company, UK has carried out the factory acceptance and pre-shipment inspection and test of the simulator in the presence of top Nigerian functionaries, including the Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi […]

Alleged N120M Fraud: Trial of Lawyer, 2 Others Adjourned Till May 22

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The trial of a legal practitioner, Idowu Adebayo Michael and two others who were charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged N120 million fraud, has been adjourned till May 22. The lawyer, Michael was charged before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Nigeria […]

Redundancy: Unions Protest Assault Of Caverton Staff By Police, Barricades Lagos Airport Road

  .… As Motorists Groan Over Traffic Build Up …Caverton Mgt. Keeps Mom   Aviation unions comprising of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN), the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE)  have blocked the roundabout close to the toll gate at international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),Lagos, over the beaten […]

Fire Breaks Out At Imo Airport, Curtailed

  Fire incident today broke out at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri destroying some part of the terminal building. The inferno did not last long as it was quickly put off by fire official from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN). The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, who confirmed the incident  in […]