Aviation bailout and Senate’s strange oversight
Alarm raised the other day by the Senate Committee on Aviation on the plight of local air travel industry and its airlines are unduly dramatic and does little to address the real problem
‘Senate’s position on air crash demarkets local aviation’
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has faulted the Senate House Committee on Aviation over its claims that financial distress has caused carriers to cut corners, thereby rendering the local airspace unsafe.
Senate panel alerts to financial straits in aviation industry
The Senate Committee on Aviation has alerted the authorities to a grave danger pervading air travel in Nigeria.The panel said operators were cutting corners to maintain aircraft due to their poor financial situation in the absence of sustainable palliatives from government as obtained in other climes
Adeyemi advocates N50bn bailout fund for airline operators
Sen. Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi), has called on the Federal Government to provide a bailout fund of N50 billion for airlines operators in the country.
Tribunal dismisses Dino Melaye's appeal to return to Senate
The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition by Dino Melaye challenging the election of Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 Kogi West Senatorial rerun election. The tribunal said all the 71 witnesses called by the petitioners contradicted themselves during cross-examinations and…
Kogi West: Return of Adeyemi and implications for zone’s power shift ‘agreement’
For Smart Adeyemi, who was declared winner of the rerun election in Kogi West Senatorial District, making it to the red chamber for the third time was a tough journey.
Dino Melaye, Smart Adeyemi fight dirty after Kogi West senatorial election
The rivalry between former lawmaker Dino Melaye and Senator Smart Adeyemi has been reignited after the Kogi West senatorial election was concluded over the weekend. Melaye and Adeyemi have both contested and occupied the seat for Kogi West in the Senate for 12 years. Adeyemi was first elected Senator in 2007 and served for eight…
Melaye's cars were his only 'achievement' as senator - Smart Adeyemi
Newly elected All Progressives Congress's senator Smart Adeyemi Sunday evening said the man he defeated in the recently held Kogi West senatorial election did nothing to merit re-election, describing him as "the worst senator Nigeria ever produced." Adeyemi said People's Democratic Party's Dino Melaye only achievement as a senator was the purchase of expensive cars…
Dino Melaye to challenge election loss to Adeyemi at tribunal
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress's Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election. "I will challenge the temporal and evaporative victory of Adeyemi at the Tribunal," Melaye said in a tweet. "Victory attain by violence and fraud is tantamount to defeat." Independent National…
INEC declares Smart Adeyemi winner of Kogi west senatorial district election
The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Smart Adeyemi, has won the Kogi West senatorial district election. The Returning Officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, announced the result at the collation center in Kogi State on Saturday. Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to defeat the incumbent Senator Dino Melaye of the…