NCAA: Professional considerations jettisoned in Appointment of New Directors,Says Aviation Unions

The recent appointments of Directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority is already causing turbulence in the industry as Unions take up arms against what one staff called pecuniary considerations for technical and sensitive positions. A cross section of staff talked to by this magazine felt that imposition of some Directors on the Agency was tantamount to the killing of aviation in the industry. “Every decision taken by the ministry under this government appears directed to kill the industry. Look at Arik. Every body knows that any airline taken over…

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Relief for Vehicle Importers as Senate Pass Bill

By Stephen Ubanna Vehicle importers and their Clearing agents at the nation’s land borders heaved a sigh of relief  when information filtered out that the Senate  has passed a bill urging Yemi Osibanjo , the acting President to re-open the land borders for Vehicle imports. It was gathered that the government has set March 15,2017, for importers have vehicles lying at Republic of Benin, Togo and other neighbouring West African countries to feel free to process their documents and pay the relevant duties at the border stations. At  Seme and…

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Sanchez Yet to Decide Future

By Akinwale Kasali With the 5-1 trouncing of his club, Arsenal FC in the hands of Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, it seems the end has come for Chilean star player, Alexis Sanchez, who was removed by the coach after giving away the ball in the 18-yard box for the Bavarians to record their second goal of the match. As he sat on the bench after being substituted for Lucas Perez, his gesticulation shows that he is tired of his current team. Like a pack of fallen…

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Super Eagles Gear Up for Senegal and Burkina Faso Friendlies

By Akinwale Kasali The coach of Nigeria national side, Gernot Rohr, has invited 25-players to prosecute the two friendly matches arranged for the Super Eagles in London, United Kingdom. The Super Eagles of Nigeria is expected to trade tackles with the Stallions of Burkina Faso and the Teranga Lions of Senegal. The matches will be played on 24th and 28th of March, which is a FIFA date set aside for national engagement. This will be the first outing of the national team in 2017, since the team’s victory over the…

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