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Flight Delays: FG Orders Airlines To Compensate Passengers

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika reiterates Federal Government orders on airline flight delays Local & international airlines must - provide refreshment and communicate to passengers via call/SMS for flight delays within one hour; - reimburse full ticket fares to customers for flight delays more than two hours; and

  4 months ago ago
Flight Delays: FG Orders Airlines To Compensate Passengers

POLITICS

Katsina 2023: Meet Governor Amin Masari's top three possible successors.

There are prominent politicians to watch out for in the run-up to the 2023 governorship election in Katsina State, particularly those suspected of harboring governorship ambitions. Among the most notable are: 1. Senator Hadi Sirika Sirika, a 56-year-old pilot who later became a politician, is the current Minister of Aviation, a position he has held since November 2015.

  5 months ago ago
Katsina 2023: Meet Governor Amin Masari's top three possible successors.

POLITICS

Special Security Squad Flown From Abuja To Kano As Buhari Leaves For Son's Wedding

Today (Friday), President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for the wedding of his only son Yusuf to Zahra Nasir Bayero, daughter of the Emir of Bichi. Security has been tightened up in Kano, according to reports, with a special team flown in from Abuja.

  3 months ago ago
Special Security Squad Flown From Abuja To Kano As Buhari Leaves For Son's Wedding

POLITICS

Opinion: Cheering Of Buhari In Kano By Supporters Shows That The President Is Still Winning Hearts

Buhari receives a warm welcome in Kano state today as he witnessed the wedding of his son Yusuf in Bichi Local Government area of Kano state. Thousands of supporters trooped to the emir's of Bichi palace to witness the great occasion as powerful politicians were in attendance too.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: Cheering Of Buhari In Kano By Supporters Shows That The President Is Still Winning Hearts

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: Buhari Establishes New University, Don't Take Unreasonable Risks - IGP Warns Cops

Photo Credit: Instagram Buhari Establishes New University Photo Credit: Platinum Post President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of African University of Aerospace and Aviation to be located in Abuja. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known when he led management team of the Aviation Ministry on a visit to the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in Abuja.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Establishes New University, Don't Take Unreasonable Risks - IGP Warns Cops

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Nigeria To Begin Production Of Airplanes Very Soon- Sirika, APC Accuses PDP In Imo State

Nigeria Will Start Producing Airplane Before Buhari Leaves- Sirika Photo Credit: Daily Post Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria will commence the production of airplanes before the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) leaves office. The minister gave the hint when he paid an inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft industry in Pogany, Hungary.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Nigeria To Begin Production Of Airplanes Very Soon- Sirika, APC Accuses PDP In Imo State

TRAVEL

FG Replies United Arab Emirates, UAE, After They Placed A Travel Ban On Nigerians

The federal government of Nigeria has spoken, hours after it was reported that the United Arab Emirates, UAE, has placed a travel ban on Nigerians. While speaking, the federal government insisted that Nigerians have the right to travel directly to Dubai, without flying Emirates.

  5 months ago ago
FG Replies United Arab Emirates, UAE, After They Placed A Travel Ban On Nigerians

POLITICS

"Nigeria will start producing airplanes before Buhari leaves" - Sirika

Nigerian plane manufacture will begin before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office, according to the federal government. When Hadi Sirika paid an inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft Industry in Pogany, Hungary, he gave the hint. In a statement, James Odaudu, the ministry's spokesperson, said, "If we go with them, we may start with an assembling factory and later manufacturing."

  3 months ago ago

TRAVEL

Nigerian Aviation Sector Suffers Shortage Of Airworthiness Inspectors

Despite the avalanche of airlines at it disposal to inspect for carriage, the Nigerian aviation sector is currently battling with acute shortage of airworthiness inspectors. According to a report by Daily Trust Newspaper, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) Director General, Captain Musa Nuhu has over time bemoaned the shortage of inspectors to survey and enforce activities in the sector.

  1 month ago ago
Nigerian Aviation Sector Suffers Shortage Of Airworthiness Inspectors

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: "Nigeria Will Start Producing Airplanes" - Sirika, IPMAN Begins Strike In Imo

"Nigeria Will Start Producing Airplanes Before Buhari Leaves" - Sirika The Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika has announced that the production of airplanes will commence before President Buhari leaves office, as reported by Daily Post. The minister disclosed this during his inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft Industry In Pogany, Hungary.

  3 months ago ago
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TRAVEL

Today's Headlines: FG Slams UAE Over Flight Ban On Nigerians, EFCC Arraigns 5 Sokoto Officials

FG Slams UAE Over Flight Ban On Nigerians Admist the Nigeria-United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomatic spat, the federal government has insisted that Nigerians have the right to travel directly to Dubai without flying Emirates. On Monday, aviation minister Hadi Sirika, while briefing the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, accused the UAE of blocking direct flights to Dubai, asserting that the government will not succumb to the Middle East country’s discriminatory position.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: FG Slams UAE Over Flight Ban On Nigerians, EFCC Arraigns 5 Sokoto Officials

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Drones will be regulated by the Federal Government, according to the Aviation Minister.

Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, has stated that the Federal Government will develop a "simple policy" to control the use of drones for both private and commercial reasons in the near future. During the weekly State House Briefing in Aso Villa, Abuja, on Thursday, he made this announcement.

  4 months ago ago
Drones will be regulated by the Federal Government, according to the Aviation Minister.

TRAVEL

Passengers who qualify for a full refund of their airfare are listed on airlines' websites.

Following the Federal Government's announcement that airline operators must return the full cost of travel tickets to passengers who experience a two-hour delay, commercial airlines have detailed the criteria under which such compensation will be made available. In a speech delivered on Thursday at the weekly State House Briefing in Aso Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, read out some of the rights of air passengers as enshrined in Part 19 of the Consumer Protection Regulations of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (2015) and urged them to demand their rights whenever their rights were being trampled upon by airlines.

  4 months ago ago
Passengers who qualify for a full refund of their airfare are listed on airlines' websites.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FEC Approved N658 Million For Deployment Of Dogs In Lagos And Abuja

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N658 million for the deployment of sniffer dogs at Lagos and Abuja international airport. The council gave the approval during the weekly meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, while speaking with reporters after the council meeting, said four memorandum was approved for the sum totalling N16, 679, 742, 839.

  3 months ago ago
FEC Approved N658 Million For Deployment Of Dogs In Lagos And Abuja

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Setting Up An Aircraft Assembly Plant In Nigeria Will Be Another Addition To Buhari's Achievements

The federal government of Nigeria revealed that plans are underway to setup an aircraft assembly plant in Nigeria, with the intentions of reaching a partnership agreement with Magnus aircraft manufacturing firm. Photo Source || Google. The firm is a Hungarian company and they plan on forming a partnership with president Buhari's administration to establishment an assembling plant and manufacture of light airplanes in Nigeria.

  3 months ago ago
Setting Up An Aircraft Assembly Plant In Nigeria Will Be Another Addition To Buhari's Achievements

TRAVEL

Return passengers' airfare if delay is more than 2 hours - FG tells airlines.

The honorable minister of Aviation, Mr Sani Sirika, says his ministry has began sanctioning a few airways who default on client rights. The Federal Government has requested airline operators within the inside of Nigeria to refund the whole value of travel tickets to passengers each time their flight is behind schedule for more than 2 hours.

  4 months ago ago
Return passengers' airfare if delay is more than 2 hours - FG tells airlines.

POLITICS

Nigeria-UAE Spat: Nigerians Have Right To Travel To Dubai, FG Insists

Throughout the diplomatic disagreement between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the federal government has maintained that Nigerians have the right to travel directly to Dubai without flying to the Emirates. On Monday, when briefing the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, aviation minister Hadi Sirika accused the UAE of preventing direct flights to Dubai, stating that the government would not capitulate to the Middle Eastern country's discriminating stance.

  5 months ago ago
Nigeria-UAE Spat: Nigerians Have Right To Travel To Dubai, FG Insists

TRAVEL

Federal Government Speaks On Why There Are No Flights Yet From Nigeria To Dubai.

The federal government, through the minister for aviation,Hadi Sirika has on Monday,28th disclosed that the flight protocols listed out to Nigerians by the Emirati authorities is not acceptable. According to Hadi Sirika, Emirates Said that Nigerians can only fly to UAE through Emirate airlines. And if they choose to do so through other airlines, like Turkish, Quatar, e.t.c, the individual,so long as he is a Nigerian must remain in the country of that airline for two weeks, before continuing to Dubai.

  5 months ago ago
Federal Government Speaks On Why There Are No Flights Yet From Nigeria To Dubai.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nigeria Will Start Manufacturing Aircraft Before 2023, Minister Of Aviation Reveals

The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed that Nigeria will start manufacturing aircraft before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in the year 2023. Hadi Sirika who is the Minister of Aviation made this announcement during a visit to Magnus Aircraft Industry in Hungary. According to the Minister, the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is READY to partner and relate with Magnus Aircraft Industry.

  3 months ago ago
Nigeria Will Start Manufacturing Aircraft Before 2023, Minister Of Aviation Reveals

TRAVEL

Nigeria Set To Manufacture Airplanes — Minister Of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.

Civil aviation is a critical element in Nigeria's transportation system and indeed its economy. Nigeria has twenty (20) airports and many regulated airstrips and heliports; 23 active domestic airlines; 554 licensed pilots; 913 licensed engineers and 1700 cabin personnel. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said Nigeria will begin the creation of planes before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023.

  3 months ago ago
Nigeria Set To Manufacture Airplanes — Minister Of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.