Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika has received the Honorary Fellowship and Distinguished Service Award of the Nigerian Institute of Architects for the unprecedented infrastructural developments within the aviation sector. According to a statement on Thursday by the Director public Affairs, James Odaudu, the award was given to the Minister...
The last may not have been heard of the much-touted proposal to impose vaccine passports for air travellers, as the African Ministers of Aviation have rejected the move, which they argued, was discriminatory. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who made the position known on Wednesday during a virtual presentation...
The Federal Government has said it would collaborate with the Magnus aircraft Manufacturing industry in Hungary to establish an assembling plant and begin to manufacture in Nigeria from start to finish before the end of the Buhari administration. The Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika on Tuesday in a statement...
The Federal government has released a request for qualification for the concession of four International Airport terminals in the country, and related services. The Director , Public Affairs of the ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. TheFact Nigeria reports that the action of...
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has congratulated the Director-General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Professor Mansur Bako Matazu, on his appointment into the Executive Council of the World Meteorological Organisation. Professor Matazu who is also the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the Meteorology regulatory body, was elected at...
The National University Commission (NUC)has assured the Ministry of Aviation that it would expedite action on the proposed Aviation and Aerospace University. Executive Secretary, National University Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed gave the assurance on Friday after receiving the concept note from the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika in Abuja. Rasheed said...
Air peace has suspended its flight operations to South Africa, effective from July 2,2021. The airline in a statement on Wednesday said the suspension is till further notice. TheFact Nigeria reports that the suspension is coming six months after the airline began the Lagos-Johannesburg route. However, the airline said it acted in...
The Emirates airline has reintroduced the ban on passenger flights to and from Nigeria with effect from June 21. The ban is until further notice, according to an announcement made by the airline in a statement on Monday. TheFact Nigeria reports that the Emirates had, on Saturday, announced resumption of flight...
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned all pilots over severe thunderstorms and other hazardous weather which hamper flight operations especially now that the rains are here. This warning is coming on the heels of the Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) released by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) for the...
The governor of cross river state, Ben Ayade, has received  another Boeing 737 aircraft at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos for the state’s commercial airline, Cally Air. On ground to receive the second aircraft on Wednesday at Arik Air hanger in Lagos were the trio of the state Commissioner...