Oransanye Report: Merger of Aviation Agencies’ll Spell Disaster, Stakeholders Tell FG

Oransanye Report: Merger of Aviation Agencies’ll Spell Disaster, Stakeholders Tell FG

The aviation industry was thrown into a frenzy last week when President Bola Ahmed Tinubu directed the implementation of the Stephen Orosanye report which recommended the merging, scrapping and subsuming of government agencies. Not a few thought that the Federal Government had jettisoned the controversial decision to merge many of the Ministry, Department, or Agency (MDAs) to save costs. Since the announcement, workers in the aviation industry have begun to fret over the plan by…

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Runway incursion: Aero Contractors cooperating with aviation agencies

Runway incursion: Aero Contractors cooperating with aviation agencies

Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s oldest aviation company is cooperating with the relevant agencies following a runway incursion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja this afternoon.  All passengers were safely evacuated through a controlled disembarkation.  Flight NG 119 with a registered Boeing 737 aircraft 5N-BYQ from Lagos to Abuja had a total of 133 passengers on board.  The Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Capt. Ado Sanusi said, “We apologise for the inconveniences caused to our…

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To breathe, aviation agencies want TSA shackles broken

To breathe, aviation agencies want TSA shackles broken

The aviation agencies are in dire need of financial independence. They cannot spend what they earn to develop the sector the way they claimed they would have done. Who knows, their agitation could make the Federal Government remove them from the Treasury Single Account (TSA) which has helped to curb massive heists in MDAs but at the same time slowed down developmental projects, Writes, WOLE SHADARE Background The Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy was introduced to…

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