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Electronic Clearance Of Flights Will Save Time, Money —Amaechi

… Lauds NCAA, NAMA Over Feat Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has commended the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for the introduction of the e-clearance solution for the clearance of aircraft, which he said would save time and make the process seamless. The Transport Minister in company of […]


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Probe Of N35b Seized Drugs, Assets By Reps A Blessing — NDLEA

The planned probe of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by the House of Representatives has been described as a blessing by the agency. This is because the said amount represents the estimated value of seized drugs by the agency and not physical cash, adding that such seized drugs are regularly destroyed publicly in […]


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Amaechi Approves Commencement Of Port Harcourt–Aba Mass Transit Train Service

Transport Minister, Hon. Rotimi Ameachi, has approved the immediate commencement of the Mass Transit Train Service between Port Harcourt and Aba as part of the positive change in the transportation sector the ministry wants to achieve under the present administration. He described train services in different parts of Nigeria as ones that need urgent improvement, […]


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Aviation Unions Declare Aero Management, Board Persona Non Grata

…Demands For Review, Implementation Of Over Eight Years Structure … Stages Peaceful Protest At Aero Headquarter Aviation unions and workers of Aero yesterday declared the Chairperson of the Board of the airline and other members brought in by Asset Management Company of Nigeria(AMCON ) persona non grata for allegedly mismanaging the airline and refusing to […]


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Stiff, Fair Competition Begins On Lagos –Accra Route

…As Dana Dares Aero, Arik, Medview Airlines …To Use In-Flight Service, Low Fare, On-Time Departure As Weapons A stiff and fair competition among four Nigerian airlines is imminent following the commencement of flight operations by Dana Air at the weekend from the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA, Lagos to the Kotoka International […]


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Safety, Flight Operations Number One Priority—ICAO

..Says Collaboration Key To Aviation Development The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has declared that safety and flight operations are the first priority of the international airline body. This is just as the organisation stated that collaboration is key for aviation development. IATA whose mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry, made […]


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NAHCo Secures ICAO Validation For Port Harcourt Airport Operations

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) PLC, the leading ground handling company in Nigeria has secured the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Regulated Agent Third Country Validation Process (RA3 Validation) for Port Harcourt Airport. The Chief Commercial Officer, Seyi Adewale, who made the feat known, said that this further confirmed the dominance of the company in […]


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NDLEA Nabs Rice Farmer With 74.5kg Of Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended a rice farmer Usani Ibiang, 45 years for allegedly dealing in cannabis. According to NDLEA,the suspect was nabbed at Ugep in Cross Rivers State with dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis weighing 74.5kgs. The agency stated it was working hard to eradicate illicit drugs from […]


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NDLEA Boss Hails Life Sentence Passed On Drug Trafficker

…As Mother Of Convicted Trafficker Weeps Uncontrollably In Court The Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Roli Bode-George, has commended the judiciary over the life sentence and 25 years imprisonments passed on two drug convicts by Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia in Lagos on Wednesday. While the mother of the convict that got life sentence was weeping uncontrollably, […]


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ACI Commences Training For FAAN Staff

The Airport Council International (ACI) has commenced training of staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA),Lagos. The General Manager, Corporate Affair, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who made known the development, explained that this followed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Managing […]