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.
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.
Govt denies plans to invest N108b in new national carrier
The Federal Government has denied plans to invest $300 million (N108 billion) in the new national carrier, clarifying that the sum was the startup capital of ‘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.
FG woos investors at national carrier’s London unveiling
The Federal Government (FG) will next week unveil the new national carrier at the Farnborough International Public Airshow in London, as part of measures to attract more investors to the new airline.
Minister rallies airlines, travellers behind new ID card scheme
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has urged airlines and the travelling public to support travel agencies and the industry at large in the quest to rid the sector of illegal operators and fakery. Sirika, at the launch of the Nigeria Travel Practitioners Identification Card (NTPIC), in Lagos on Tuesday, said the initiative was…
Airline operators uneasy over new national carrier
The proposed take-off of a new national carrier in December is unsettling airline operators, with many fearing their investments and operations may crash.
Towards a new national carrier, airport concession for efficiency
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had in 2016 launched the aviation road map, to reiterate the Federal Government's commitment to turnaround one of the most critical non-oil sector of the economy. On the agenda were plans to set up a new national carrier, concession the airports for efficiency, set up Maintenance Repair and Overhaul ...
FG receives certificate of compliance for establishment of aviation leasing company
As part of the procurement process for the establishment of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Facility (MRO), the Federal Government has received the Outline Business Case certificates for the proposed Aviation Leasing Company and the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility.