BREAKING: Nigeria Suspends Proposed National Carrier, Nigeria Air

By Victor Okunola After two months of its debut, the Federal Government FG has temporarily suspended the National Carrier Project – which offshoot is the recently unveiled Nigeria Air. The Minister of State for Transport (Aviation) Senator Hadi Sirika announced the suspension Wednesday on his Twitter Handle – @hadisirika “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has […]

We’ll frustrate take-off of Nigeria Air – Labour

— 22nd August 2018 “We have resolved that the issue of payment of the severance benefits of ex-Nigeria Airways workers must be resolved immediately to forestall brewing labour issues…” Louis Ibah Nigeria’s aviation sector senior staff union yesterday, warned that it would frustrate the take-off of Nigeria’s new carrier, Nigeria Air, over the failure to […]

National carrier needs $300m initial capital – FG

The new national airline, Nigeria Air, will require initial capital of between $150m and $300m, and the Federal Government is seeking a strategic partner to operate the carrier, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday said the government would not own more than […]

Hundreds of Nigerian Air France passengers stranded in Paris

Passengers including hundreds of Nigerians on board Air France operated commercial Aircraft from France to Lagos and Abuja have since Wednesday been stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that many of them have to sleep at the airport from Wednesday for a day or two days […]

Nigerian sues United Airlines for kicking her, children out of plane

A Nigerian mother of two, Queen Obioma, has sued United Airlines, claiming she and her two children were booted from its plane because a passenger complained she smelled ‘pungent’. Obioma said she was traveling fromLagos,Nigeria, to Ontario,Canada, on March 4, 2016, when an airline employee escorted her from the plane before takeoff. The Nigerian said […]

Pilot forced to make an emergency landing, man removed from plane for excessive farting

Pilot forced to make an emergency landing, man removed from plane for excessive farting     Passengers who criticised him banned from using airline again   A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a row caused by a passenger who refused to stop farting. The passenger apparently kept breaking wind on board […]

Robbers attack Air Peace aircraft while taxiing to take off at Lagos Airport

A security scare occurred at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos on Thursday night as burglars attacked Air Peace aircraft at the airport while it was taxiing to take off to Abuja. The aircraft, a Boeing 737 was attacked at 7:35 pm by unknown bandits on the domestic runway of the airport. A source close to the scene […]

I am under serious pressure – Buhari

…Assures improvement on aviation infrastructure By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-AS Nigeria hosts International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said he was under serious pressure from Nigerians to establish a national airline. Buhari also reiterated the determination of his administration to speed up the improvement of aviation infrastructure in the country for the benefit […]

More ex Nigeria Airways staff die waiting for severance pay 13 years and counting

wo former workers of the defunct national air carrier, Nigeria Airways, have died in the past two days while awaiting their final severance packages of N45 billion, as promised by the Nigerian government. Felix Agbabuwa died on Wednesday, while Ray Sunmonu died on Thursday in Akure, Ondo State, marking the eleventh former Nigeria Airways employee […]

Declare emergency on Enugu airport – Reps (Newly opened airport already in a state of disrepair)

John Ameh and Okechukwu Nnodim Members of the House of Representatives admitted on Saturday that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, was not safe. They asked the Federal Government to declare an emergency on the airport so that a major repair could be carried out there. They were reacting to the position of the Joint […]

Headlines

NNP BREAKING NEWS:

Categories

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/779 of National Politics

Browse Corruption Politics

Featuring Top 3/128 of Corruption Politics

Advertisement

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1283 of NNP Columnists

Browse Books & Magazines

Featuring Top 4/15 of Books & Magazines

Alleged corruption: EFCC replies Fayose

--

FEATURED VIDEOS

SEARCH POSTS BY DAY & MONTH

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
345
6
7
8
910
11
1213
1415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031

© 2018 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes