Monday, 25th September 2023

John Ojikutu

26 Aug 2022
Aviation stakeholders have urged the Federal Government and the Ministry of Aviation to think outside the box for sustainable solutions to defray foreign airlines’ trapped funds and the foreign exchange liquidity crisis.
26 Aug 2022
Experts in the aviation sector, yesterday, bemoaned insecurity in the country, advocating multi-layer security mechanism to safeguard nationwide airports from terrorists.
28 Apr 2022
Almost a year after the new vigor to end the historic blackout on the Runway 18L, the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, still awaits the deployment of the airfield lighting it has been deprived of in the past 14 years.
11 Mar 2022
Ongoing constitution amendment to move aviation from exclusive to concurrent legislative list has been received with cautious optimism in the air transport sector.
11 Feb 2022
Local airlines may be in for hard times and an uncertain future as more customers are heading to the law court to demand huge compensations for alleged abuses in the sector.
14 Jan 2022
Airline operators have raised concerns over the feasibility of Nigerian airports adopting the daily slot system for domestic scheduled operations.
6 Apr 2021
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority's (NCAA) has uncovered unpaid levies to the tune of N1.545 billion and several safety violations in the operations of embattled Azman Air.
20 Jan 2021
Aviation stakeholders have expressed worry over the quality of aviation fuel airlines use locally, especially its exposure to contaminants within the supply chain. The concern is not unconnected with recent findings that linked some air crashes and contaminated fuel.
15 Jan 2021
As nations go into another round of lockdowns in response to the second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19), Nigerians have warned government against shutting down the economy again, saying the impact of doing so will be deadlier than the effect of COIVID-19 itself.
6 Jun 2020
Except you are around in the industry in the 1980s and 1990s, you may not understand what is going on now. For me, there is nothing wrong in what has happened. We only need to remove sentiments from it.
22 Aug 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday disclosed he would retain his position as Minister of Petroleum Resources, working alongside former Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva...
17 Apr 2019
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has again threatened to withdraw both aviation security and firefighting personnel from some airports over debt in excess of N2.6 billion beginning from May 1. The fresh warning is coming after an earli­er notice was issued last December to private and state-owned aerodromes, though was later suspended due…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.