Aviation · POLITICS

Expect Sunny and Slightly Hazy Weather in the North- NiMet _Ada Nkong

The present dust haze being experienced across the north and central regions of the country which resurfaced on Thursday 25th of March, 2021 is as a resukt of the midlatitude wave that strenghtened the surface pressure.A statement by the General Manager public relations NiMet, Muntari Ibrahim says it was anticipated by the CFO in its… Continue reading Expect Sunny and Slightly Hazy Weather in the North- NiMet _Ada Nkong

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FG Expends Over N100 Bn  on Aviation Sector in 5 Years _Ada Nkong

Sen. Hadi SirikaMinister of Aviation Over N100billion has been invested in the aviation sector over the last five years for airport equipment’s, staff training, and emolument.The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika made this known at the 8th edition of the aviation workers week with the theme; ‘The challenges of COVID-19 pandemic to the Nigerian Aviation industry:… Continue reading FG Expends Over N100 Bn  on Aviation Sector in 5 Years _Ada Nkong

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World Meteorological Day 2021: NiMET Alerts Farmers on False Onset of Rainfall_Ada Nkong

Abuja:  As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Meteorological day,the DG NiMet Prof Mansur has warned farmers to comply with the advisories in the seasonal rainfall prediction issued by the agency in February. In a press briefing to mark the day in Abuja, Prof Mansur said the rainfalls witnessed recently in… Continue reading World Meteorological Day 2021: NiMET Alerts Farmers on False Onset of Rainfall_Ada Nkong

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FG Reopens Osubi Airport Warri for Daylight Operations_Ada Nkong

The Federal government has approved the reopening of Osubi Airport Warri for daylight Operations. Minister of Aviation ,Hadi Sirika made the announcement on his twitter handle. He tweeted: “I have just approved the reopening of Osubi Airport Warri, for daylight operations in VFR conditions, subject to all procedures, practices and protocols, including COVID-19, strictly being… Continue reading FG Reopens Osubi Airport Warri for Daylight Operations_Ada Nkong

Aviation · COVID-19

Aviation Minister Takes Delivery of Allied Aircraft For Vaccine Distribution_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday received a new aircraft brought by Allied Air at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the country. The modern aircraft B737-800SF was acquired by Allied Air, a Lagos-based and the only International Air Transport Association (IATA) designated cargo airline… Continue reading Aviation Minister Takes Delivery of Allied Aircraft For Vaccine Distribution_Ada Nkong

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List of Officers on Board NAF Aircraft that Crashed in Abuja_Ada Nkong

NAF has issued a statement saying 7 people died in the crash involving its aircraft on Sunday. A source gave the list below though not up to 7. See NAF statement AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT This is to confirm that a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after… Continue reading List of Officers on Board NAF Aircraft that Crashed in Abuja_Ada Nkong

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6 Feared Dead in Abuja Plane Crash _Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say an aircraft has crash landed soon after taking off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja. According to our source the aircraft experienced engine failure soon after take off. All six passengers are feared dead though the fire service was alerted and made efforts to put out the fire. A source… Continue reading 6 Feared Dead in Abuja Plane Crash _Ada Nkong

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Minister of Aviation Tasks Aviators to Adapt to Covid Operations

As the world continues to graple with the covid-19 pandemic and its challenges,Minister of aviation ,Senator Hadi Sirika has urged aviation stakeholders to tighten their belts and device means by which the sector will adapt and operate efficiently with COVID 19 pandemic, inferring that COVID 19 might linger for a while. A statement by Mr… Continue reading Minister of Aviation Tasks Aviators to Adapt to Covid Operations

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FG to Resuscitate Airstrips in the Country_Ada Nkong

As part of efforts to tackle insecurity and boost commercial activities, the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has reiterated Federal Government's commitment to resuscitate and ensure functional airstrips all over the country. A statement signed by Sani Datti says Sirika stated this when a delegation sent by Emir of Hadejia and led by a… Continue reading FG to Resuscitate Airstrips in the Country_Ada Nkong