More Nigeria Airways’ ex-workers get five-year salary arrears
No fewer than 2000 ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited have, as at yesterday, received confirmation of Federal Government’s payment of their salary arrears...
FG begins payment of N22.6bn to defunct Nigeria Airways workers
The Federal Government will on Monday, October 15, 2018 begin the final verification and payment of entitlements to former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways. According to a statement by Paul Abechi, the special adviser on media and communications to the finance minister, the payment will last one week simultaneously across Lagos, Kano and Enugu…
N22bn entitlements: Nigeria Airways pensioners set for fresh verification
Ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) are getting set for a fresh verification following the Federal Government’s approval of N22.6 billion for the payment of their entitlements. Mr Godwin Jibodu, the Chairman, Nigeria Airways Elders Forum, confirmed the development on Wednesday at a meeting of the pensioners of the former national carrier at…
Government gives Airways ex-workers N22.7b, ASUU gets N20b
The Federal Government has approved the release of N22.68 billion to workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways and N20 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
How Nigeria Airways ex-workers’ N45b benefit got stuck again
The outstanding benefits of Nigeria Airways’ workers recently got a hearing at the National Assembly, but in a manner that only raised false hopes. WOLE OYEBADE writes on the fresh huddle and prospects of a respite for over 5000 senior citizens. Rumour of the Senate’s approval of N45 billion brought a huge sigh of relief…
Nigeria Air: Gearing for take off in stormy skies
In the 1980s and the early 1990s – the heydays of defunct national carrier, the Nigeria Airways, the airline was a delight to behold and fly. Combining efficiency and profitability, its fleet of about 30 airplanes (of different ranges), covered major Nigerian, African and world cities.
We need a fly Nigeria act in place- Adenekan
Legally, the Nigeria Airways is still operating because it was set up by an Act, which has not been repealed. So, the workers all have legal rights. Creating Nigeria Air is having two national carriers on the list of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), and International Air Transport Association....
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.
In the spirit of ‘just like that’
The assertive ‘just like that’ or the question form: ‘just like that?’ is a form of phrasal expression that we are widely familiar with in our beloved country. Just like that has an underlying spirit...
Nigeria Airways ex-workers lament delay of N45b pension arrears payment
Represented by Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Nigeria Airways branch, they complained that they were yet to hear from government officials one month after the money was approved at a Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.