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Legally, the Nigeria Airways is still operating because it was set up by an Act, which has not been repealed.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.
Nigeria Airways retirees okay N45b for pension arrears
The Chairman of the Nigeria Airways branch of NUT, Sam Nzene, told The Guardian that the retirees agreed to accept the sum to assist their suffering and sick members.
Nigeria Airways retirees: endless wait for a funeral’s closure
Since the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways closed shop in 2003, about 6,000 ex-workers of the outfit have continued to wait on the Federal Government to pay their entitlements
50th anniversary: How Nigeria Airways plane was hijacked
Odu: Cold-blooded Odu was caught in Ibadan with 10 tons of gelignite meant for blowing up the Jebba Bridge and was packed off to Kirikiri where he spent two years and seven months till the war ended.
Nigeria airwaste and Jonathan’s Airports
Must we forever be an underdeveloped nation? Or must we till eternity be a so-called third world or developing country? Are we even developing?