Stakeholders divided over suspended national carrier
Stakeholders in the aviation sector are divided over the fate of the national carrier. While some described it as a white elephant project that should be forgotten, others urged the Federal Government to ...
Nigeria suspends national carrier takeoff over investors’ apathy
The Federal Government has suspended indefinitely the takeoff of the proposed national carrier scheduled for December 24. Though the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who announced the decision yesterday did not give reasons...
FG, AMCON undecided over Arik, Aero Contractors airlines
The Federal Government is at the crossroads in deciding what to do with the duo of Arik Air, and Aero Contractors that are currently being managed by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
Why APC must win Katsina by-election, by Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) must win Saturday’s Katsina North senatorial district by-election.
Nigeria Air: New era of waste and worries?
Dakar, the capital of Senegal, was one of the scheduled destinations of Nigeria Airways in the 1980s. Despite the legendary tolerance of the Senegalese to foreigners, people of different faiths, and ideas, the mere mention of Nigeria Airways would shift discussions to a boiling point.
Aviation minister allays fears of Nigeria Air’s collapse
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Thursday assured that the newly launched Nigeria Air will not go under like the defunct Nigerian Airways.
FG to inject N3.2 billion as startup capital into Nigeria Air
To get the new national carrier off its feet, the Federal Government will be injecting about N3.168billion ($8.8million) as the startup capital for Nigeria Air.
Unlike Buhari, I will not condone rebel ministers - Oshiomole
Chairman of the All Progressive Congress ( APC) Adams Oshiomole has vowed to expel the Minister of labour and productivity, Chris Ngige and the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika from the party for failing to inaugurate the board of agencies under their ministries. Oshiomole had asked Ngige and Sirika on the need to…
Fed government unveils Nigeria Air as new national carrier, owns 5% equity
The Federal Government has unveiled the name of the new national carrier as Nigeria Air. The airline, set for take-off on December 24, is largely private investors-owned, with the government owning only five per cent equity.