Friday, 20th May 2022
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7 May
Local airlines yesterday notified the Federal Government and the general public of the plan to shut down all scheduled services indefinitely effective next Monday, May 9, over unbearable cost of aviation fuel that currently sells at N700 per litre.
1 Apr
Local airlines and aviation stakeholders, yesterday, pushed back on the Federal Government’s policy on multiple destinations that accord multiple landing rights to foreign carriers and alleged exploitation of the local aviation market valued at $400 billion.
16 Mar
Some aviation experts have urged the Federal Government to grant operational licences to airline operators to import Jet-A fuel, with a view to reducing the current price hike of the product.
24 Sep 2021
Local airlines have apologised for multiple delays and cancellations in the air transport service, attributing the discomfort to bad weather that has cost carriers about 60 per cent loss in their operations.
8 Jan 2021
Details have emerged on how airlines, travel agencies and service providers shared the N5 billion intervention funds for COVID-19 granted to all members of the aviation sector.
3 Nov 2020
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, yesterday, disclosed that the local airlines’ total debt burden to regulatory agencies stood at N22 billion. A breakdown showed the sum of N19.37 billion and $6,993,284 million (N2.7 billion) as unremitted Ticket Sales Charge ....
8 May 2020
The Federal Government’s change of mind and ditch of local airlines in the evacuation of Nigerians overseas is causing rancour in the aviation industry, at a time all hands should be on deck.
11 Nov 2019
Unless urgent steps are taken to address the imbroglio between insurance operators and Aircraft owners, under the umbrella of Airline Operators of Nigeria...
1 Nov 2019
The local airlines in Nigeria are doing more with less. But beyond some dozy recognition of efforts, the National Assembly needs more than a passing interest, to overhaul toxic provisions that undermine sustainable growth of the air travel business.
24 Jul 2019
Airline operators, on Tuesday, rallied behind Air Peace, seeking Federal Government’s support for the carrier to succeed on the international front. 
7 Jun 2019
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has entered into a partnership with the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) and Airline Operating Committee (AOC) towards improving services at airports nationwide. The move, which is an initiative of the new Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, is to get the buy in of the major…
24 May 2019
The recent allocation of 35 per cent hajj passenger traffic to Saudi Arabian airlines, Flynas, by the National Hajj Commission...


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From next week, all attention will be on Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as the country’s two major parties – All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party....
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Despite challenges occasioned by the COVID-10 pandemic, the Nigerian banking industry has remained resilient, delivering 15.6 per cent and 6.8 per cent growth in total assets and profits respectively in the first half of 2021.
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Experts and stakeholders in Nigeria’s payment industry have called for concerted efforts to mitigate the growing menace of digital frauds.
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I am not contesting for any position. I’m only a participant to the extent that justice is done, and to see that we elect a good President for this country.
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Notwithstanding the fact that the newly promoted former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been retired, Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi...