Tag: Hadi Sirika

Read Air Peace Letter to Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika

11th December 2021 The Honourable Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Abubakar Sirika, Ministry of Aviation, Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Dear Sir RE: AIR TRANSPORT RELATIONS – THAT LETTER TO YOU FROM UAE – A DELIBERATE FALSEHOOD Our attention has been drawn to a letter written to you by the UAE Minister[Read More…]

Again, Federal Government has lifted the suspension placed on Emirates Airline in Nigeria

The Federal Government has lifted the suspension placed on Emirates Airline in Nigeria. NewsWireNGR recalls that, there had been a diplomatic row between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates, UAE, following disagreements between both countries. Direct flights between both countries were suspended in March over issues relating to COVID-19 protocol.[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Aviation Minister accuses Emirates Airlines of discrimination

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says flights to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are yet to resume due to discriminatory nature of protocol introduced by the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Sirika made the assertion during the briefing by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday. Mr Sirika, who[Read More…]

Jangebe abduction will be the last – Buhari assures

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that last Friday’ abduction of female students from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be the last to happen. The president’s statement was relayed on Sunday, through Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who led a high-powered federal government delegation to sympathise with the[Read More…]

Aviation minister, Hadi Sirika announces bailout for Nigerian airlines

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, said on Monday that the Federal Government would soon start the disbursement of the N5bn bailout it approved for the operators of the Aviation sector. Sirika stated this at the opening of a  three-day public hearing on the six executive bills meant to[Read More…]

Aviation Ministers say no Foreign airline will be allowed to treat Nigerians with disdain

The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika, has said that no foreign airline operator will henceforth be allowed to treat Nigerian travellers with disdain. Sirika made the declaration on Saturday in Abuja in a statement signed by Mr James Odaudu, the Director of Public Affairs in the ministry. The minister[Read More…]

I Will Resign If Abuja Airport Does Not Reopen As Scheduled, Says Hadi Sirika

Nigeria’s minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said he would resign if the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, is not reopened on schedule. The airport was shut down on March 7 for a six-week repair work on its failed runway and it is expected to be ready for operations on[Read More…]

Finally, Nigeria Begins Operation of a National Airline In 2017

Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, says Nigeria will have a very strong, viable national airline before the end of 2017. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Sirika said the project would be private sector driven, and the federal government may own only three percent of the airline. “When we[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Aviation Minister Blames Chinese Contractors For Damaging Cables Supplying Power At MMIA Lagos

Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s Aviation Minister is blaming Chinese Contractors for sabotaging electricity cables at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos Yesterday.. 3rd time the Chinese contractors are damaging cables supplying power to Lagos airport! It is not acceptable, I apologize. We are dealing???? — Hadi Sirika (@hadisirika) September 12, 2016[Read More…]

Is There Bad Blood Between Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika And Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi?

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Thursday debunked insinuations in the social media of a rift between him and the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi. Sirika made the clarification when he hosted members of the Abuja Transport/Aviation Correspondents (ATACA) in Abuja. “Just recently, the social[Read More…]