Tag: Aviation Ministry

Minister Hadi Sirika Says Workers More FAAN, NCAA, NAMA Workers Will Be Sacked

The restructuring in the agencies under the Ministry of Aviation will continue and more workers in the organisations will have to leave or be redeployed, the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said. He also said the ministry was set to rejig the Aviation Security Service in[Read More…]

We Are Investigating Only NAMA – EFCC Spokesman Reveals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday- said that only the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) was being investigated in the aviation sector. The EFCC spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. NAN reports that the other[Read More…]

“Chidoka’s Stimulus Plan”

By Yakubu Dati Last week, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Mr Osita Chidoka was in London. It was an opportunity for him to impress the international community with his plans to grow the budding, but fast-paced Nigerian aviation industry. The venue was the famous Chatham House, where Chidoka told his audience[Read More…]

Ebola Scare: Nigerian Government Turns Back Corpse Flown In From Egypt

Aviation Authorities, Wednesday night, turned back a corpse flown into the country from Egypt at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport. Airport officials disallowed the family of the deceased from collecting the body flown in aboard Egypt Air at about 11.30 pm. Airport sources confided in Vanguard that the stand[Read More…]

Governors, SGF Lobbying Pres. Jonathan To Appoint Peter Obi, Aviation Minister

From the grapevine, it looks like the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi will be appointed the Minister of Aviation, to take over from Where Stella Oduah Stopped. Sources say the President is pressured by State governors and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ayim Pius[Read More…]

Hi-Tech Explosive Detectors Purchased By Aviation Ministry

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Aviation has acquired Hi-tech three-in-one explosive detectors for 15 out of the 22 airports in the country. This is in a bid to intensify safety and security measures in Nigeria’s airports. The facilities would be capable of detecting liquid, metals and explosives during airport screening. Sspokesman for the[Read More…]

Oduahgate: Aviation Ministry Lambast House Report On N255m Bullet Proof Cars

19/12/13 RE: HOUSE REPORT ON BULLET- PROOF CARS PURCHASE As feared, the House of Representatives, sitting in Plenary today endorsed wholesale, the recommendations of its Committee on Aviation that investigated the Bullet- Proof cars purchased by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA). We are shocked and disappointed that in spite[Read More…]