Hadi Sirika

Just in: EFCC arrests Ex-Aviation Minister Sirika over alleged N8bln fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, over alleged N8.06 billion fraud. He arrived at the...

Just in: National carrier– Nigeria Air– lands in Abuja

At last, the national carrier, “Nigeria Air”, promised by the outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari administration about two years ago, has finally arrived in...

National carrier — Nigeria Air — to fly into nation’s airspace May 26 — Minister

At last, the National carrier — Nigeria Air — will fly into the country’s airspace on Friday, May 26 for operational takeoff, outgoing...

FG renames Aviation Ministry, announces concession of Abuja, Kano International airports

"Abuja airport will be concession for 20 years while the international airport in Kano will be concession for 30 years"

Nigeria Air to commence flight operations in few weeks

The New Nigerian national airline, Nigeria Air is expected to be issued its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) within the next two weeks, Persecondnews.com gathered....

Lagos gets FG’s approval for construction of Lekki International airport

The Lagos State Government has received approval of the Federal Government for the construction of the Lekki International Airport on the Lekki-Epe axis...

$464m trapped funds: CBN releases $265m to foreign airlines

After several appeals and interventions to the Federal Government to save the nation’s aviation industry from total collapse, the Central Bank of Nigeria...

FEC approves N707m for AIB’s accident investigation tool

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has allocated a sum of €1,506,285.7 (N707.96 million) for the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) for the deployment of...

FEC approves N92.12bn contract for Abuja second runway project

Barely 24 hours after the inauguration of the new terminal at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) in lkeja Lagos, the Federal Executive...

Omicron: FG bans flights from Canada, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia 

  By Ajuma Edwina Ameh In a retaliatory action taken against Canada, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, the Federal Government has announced...

FEC approves N658.8m for sniffer dogs at Lagos, Abuja international airports

  …N187.5m for operational vehicles for FRSC, N537m for NEITI’s permanent head office   By Ajuma Edwina Ameh In a bid to improve...

Five airports get Instrument Landing Systems for aircraft landing under poor weather conditions – Sirika

  Five airports have been fitted with Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) to enable aircraft to land under poor weather conditions just as plans...

Airlines’ N37bn debt overhang: We will go after them to collect the money – Aviation Minister

    The Federal Government said on Thursday that airlines flying the country’s airspace are owing a humongous N37 billion and threatened to go...

Military aircraft in fatal crash in Abuja, passengers, crew burnt to death

  A military aircraft, King Air 350, has crashed a few yards off the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja. Passengers...

Naira Marley: FG suspends Executive Jets Services Limited, sanctions pilot for violating COVID-19 flight ban 

      Controversial Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, has got an airline — Executive Jets Services Limited– into trouble by contracting it to...

FG okays domestic flights from June 21

  With effect from June 21, domestic flights will begin across the country, the Federal Government said on Monday. Currently, the 23 airports...