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New Civil Aviation Regulations To Be Operational In July

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that the new Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs) promulgated in December, 2015, will take effect from July 1, 2016. The General Manager Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, who made this known in an online statement made available to journalists, explained that the commencement of 2015 NCARs […]


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Again, Lack Of Interpreter Stalls Super Laboratory Operators Trial

  The trial of four Mexicans and five Nigerians over alleged operation of a super laboratory for the illicit production of methamphetamine has again been stalled on Friday, May 13, 2016 due to lack of a suitable interpreter. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on April 25, 2016 arraigned nine accused persons before Honourable […]


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The Illegality, Immorality And Insensitivity Of Fuel Price Increase

  During the campaign last year, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, General Mohammadu Buhari pledged that if elected as President by the Nigerian people his administration would not remove fuel subsidy. Since he won the election last year President Buhari has consistently resisted pressures from the neo-liberal characters in the government to remove […]


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LG Boss Inaugurates Peace Committee To Reconcile Okpolo-Enwhe, Igbide Communities

…Tension Still High Despite Military Presence The Chairman of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, Sir Itiako C. Ikpokpo, has inaugurated a Peace Committee to work towards reconciling the Okpolo-Enwhe and Igbide communities both of Isoko South Local Government following clashes last week that claimed lives and properties. The peace committee comprises the […]


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FAAN Assures Stakeholders Of Improved, Friendly Business Climate

…Receives SAHCOL MD The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr Saleh Dunoma has assured stakeholders in the aviation industry of improved business environment for the mutual benefit of all concerned. . Dunoma stated this while receiving the newly appointment Managing Director of SKyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) Mr Rizwan […]


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Senior Customs Official Goes Berserk, Destroys Airline’s Property At Lagos Airport

  A senior officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), who could not control his temper went berserk again at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, destroying airlines property, because his flight was delayed. Knowing the implication of his shameful act he presented himself for arrest Abelnews gathered that on May 1, 2016, when a […]


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Seychelles Should Be Proud Of Her African Historical Links —- Minister St.Ange

The Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange has said that Seychelles as a nation should be proud of her African historical links This is just as he said that FetAfrik, the celebration of Africa Day in Seychelles is an important event for the islands. St.Ange said this while answering questions on the famous and […]


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Corruption Allegations: Extradite Diezani SERAP Tells UK Government

Ahead of the International Anticorruption Summit in the UK this week, a civil society group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the UK authorities to “extradite Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke to face charges of corruption and money laundering. SERAP argued that the charges she is currently facing in UK […]


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Adhere strictly To Safety Standards FAAN Boss Tells Kaduna Airport Staff

The Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has urged the agency’s staff to adhere strictly to safety standards and procedure in line with Standard and Recommended Practices, recommended by the international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). He said while addressing staff of the department of Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting […]


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NCAA Issues Safety Guidelines For Drone Operators

…Warns Against Flouting The Rules The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has taken cognisance of the growing requests for the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) leading to its proliferation in Nigeria and has therefore issued safety guidelines accordingly. The regulatory body stated that in recent times, RPA/UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) were deployed for commercial […]