News - Transport

Aviation Minister Inspects Airport Prior To WEF Africa

5 years ago /

The supervising minister of aviation, Samuel Ortom has assured all visitors and delegates to the World Economic Forum adequate security at all entry points in airports across the country.

Federal Government plans to privatise transport sector

5 years ago /

The Federal Government has set machinery in motion for the privatization of the nation’s transport sector.

MISSING AIRCRAFT: AIRCRAFT'S LAST LOCATION YET TO BE KNOWN

5 years ago /

Search teams are scouring waters off both sides of the Malaysian peninsula, amid confusion over a missing Malaysia Airlines plane's last known location.

MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT LATEST: STOLEN PASSPORTS NOT LINKED TO TERRORISM

5 years ago /

A man travelling on a stolen passport on a missing Malaysian jet was a young Iranian who is not believed to have terrorist links, Malaysian police say.

SEARCH FOR MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT WITH 239 PASSENGERS CONTINUES

5 years ago /

The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.

EXPERT SPEAKS ON SHAKE UP IN THE AVIATION MINISTRY

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked four heads of aviation parastatals in one fell swoop just one month after the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah was sent packing in what appears to be a clean-up in the sector.

BAMANGA TUKUR TO PROMOTE PRESIDENT'S JONATHAN TRANSFORMATION AGENDA IN RAILWAY SECTOR

5 years ago /

The Federal Government has promised to invest more in the development of the Nigerian railway as part of the reforms in the transport sector.

Minister of Aviation embarks on tour

5 years ago /

The federal government says it plans to mainstream aviation as a leading contributor to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP in the 2014 fiscal year.

RTEAN announces that thuggery in motor parks will soon be history

5 years ago /

President of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Musa Shehu said the issue of thuggery at the motor packs will soon be a thing of the past. 

FORMER FCT MINISTER, 100 OTHERS ESCAPE DEATH

5 years ago /

Former Minister of the FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai along with about a hundred passengers escaped death when a Boeing 737 plane belonging to Aero Contractors had a minor accident during landing yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA, Lagos.

"I SHOULD BE COMMENDED" - STELLA ODUAH

5 years ago /

Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah faced the Senate Committee on Aviation yesterday as part of ongoing investigations into the numerous unanswered questions about the activities in the aviation sector especially the recents air accidents. 

 

IMPORTED VEHICLES: Reps move to suspend increase in duties till Nigeria begins production

5 years ago /

A tense atmosphere fell over the House of Representatives’ sitting when the issue of the proposed increase in custom duties of imported vehicle was raised. Passionate arguments were made, most of which called for a suspension of the increase.

AVIATION: NIGERIAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF ICAO

5 years ago /

Nigeria   took the driver’s seat  in global aviation  industry  when  one of its own, Babatunde  Aliu was elected  president of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO.

 

ODUAHGATE: Stella Oduah to appear before the Senate Committee on Aviation, not the plenary

5 years ago /

The Senate has resolved that the Minister of Aviation should appear before its Committee on Aviation instead of appearing at the plenary. Chairman Senate Committee on aviation, Uzodinma, assured that the committee will do everything within its power to unravel the mystery in the aviation sector.

 

ODUAHGATE: FAAN ALLEGEDLY BOUGHT TWO LIMOUSINES FOR ODUAH

5 years ago /

In developing news on the controversial purchase of 2 armoured vehicles for the Minister of Aviation, FAAN has confirmed that it purchsed 202 cars to the Senate Committee on Aviation.

 

ODUAHGATE: NORTHERN WOMEN'S FORUM CAUTION NIGERIANS

5 years ago /

As the debate over the cars purchased by the Ministry of Aviation intensifies, a cross section of women is asking Nigerians to allow the various committees set up to investigate the case, do their job.

ODUAHGATE: Minister seeks to reschedule appearance before investigating committee

5 years ago /

The Minister of Aviation is said to have written a letter to the Committee investigating the controversial purchase of the bulet proof cars for the Minister.

ODUAH: EFCC and Femi Falana turn up the heat

5 years ago /

The controversial purchase of armoured cars worth N225million naira for the Avaiation Minister has been a source of uproar in the country with many asking for an immediate investigation into the matter by the EFCC.

We didn’t anticipate anything like this will happen – Hon. Nkiruka Onyejeocha on the Lagos Plane crash

5 years ago /

The House committee on Aviation visited the site of the Lagos plane crash which claimed the lives of over a dozen people this past week.  

LAGOS PLANE CRASH: Associated Airline aircraft crashes in Lagos

5 years ago /

The 30-seater capacity aircraft with registration number 5NBJY was said to have hovered or about 5minutes before it finally crashed. The chartered flight was to travel from Lagos to Akure before crashing at the Joint Users Hydrant Installation premises, close to the international wing of the airport.


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