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SOCIETY

SAD: List of plane crashes in Nigeria From 1956 to 2021 (PHOTOS)

1956 Kano Airport BOAC Argonaut crash: The 1956 Kano Airport BOAC Argonaut crash occurred on 24 June 1956 when a British Overseas Airways Corporation four-engined Canadair C-4 Argonaut airliner registered G-ALHE crashed into a tree on departure from Kano Airport in Nigeria, three crew and 29 passengers were killed. Nigeria Airways Flight

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SAD: List of plane crashes in Nigeria From 1956 to 2021 (PHOTOS)

ACCIDENT

Always Thank God For Your Life: See Photos Of Plane Crash Incidents That've Happened Over The Years

Always Thank God For Your Life: See Photos Of Plane Crash Incidents That've Happened Over The Years It's of no doubt that plane crash is one of the deadliest form of accidents that could happen. And over the years, plane crashes have occurred almost all over the world.  Thousands of lives and properties have been lost through plane crashes. It's something no body will ever pray for. Plane crash is very drastic. People rarely escape or survive it. Few who were able to survive, are either left with severe burns

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Always Thank God For Your Life: See Photos Of Plane Crash Incidents That've Happened Over The Years

SOCIETY

The Worst Accident In the History of Commercial Aviation In Nigeria

Plane crashes occurs on rare occasions but could be very fatal when they occur.Over the years there have been series of aircraft accident recorded in the aviation sector of the country, but none can be more deadly as compared to the crash of McDonnell-Douglas DC-8 aircraft.

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The Worst Accident In the History of Commercial Aviation In Nigeria

BUSINESS

"Where Is Nigeria Airways", Reactions As Ibom Air Takes Delivery Of Its Fifth Aircraft

Nigeria Airways was a pride of the nation until it ceased operations for various reasons. The Nigeria Airways had its boom in the early 1980s, just before the departure of a KLM team that had been hired to make the airline efficient and profitable. It recorded about 30 aircraft in its fleet. Operation of the airline came into being on 23 August 1958 under the name West African Airways Corporation Nigeria Limited (WAAC Nigeria), also known as Nigerian Airways, to succeed the folded West African Airways Corporation

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POLITICS

Buhari mourns former MD of Nigeria Airways

Following the announcement of the death of a former Managing Director of Nigeria Airways, Captain Paul Mamman Thahal, some prominent Nigerians who knew the man have been pouring their condolences and tributes the the deceased family. The burial arrangement released by the family indicates that the late patriot will be buried on Monday 4 September. President Muhammadu Buhari has thus in a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, commiserated with the family

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Buhari mourns former MD of Nigeria Airways

OTHERS-PLANE-CRASH

Remembering The Only Plane Crash In Enugu Airport; 1983

Photo Credit: Google The residents of the South Eastern State of Enugu was thrown into mourning as well as the nation in general on 29th November 1983. This was as a result of the crash of one of the fleets of Nigeria Airways, named The Fokker F-28. The plane, a twin-engine short-haul was manufactured by The Netherlands Photo Credit: Google It was gathered from the New York Times that the plane was on a morning flight from Lagos, Western Nigeria to Enugu, Eastern Nigeria. The ill-fated plane met its end in a

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Remembering The Only Plane Crash In Enugu Airport; 1983

BUSINESS

"Where Is Nigeria Airways", Reactions As Ibom Air Takes Delivery Of Its Fifth Aircraft

Nigeria Airways was a pride of the nation until it ceased operations for various reasons. The Nigeria Airways had its boom in the early 1980s, just before the departure of a KLM team that had been hired to make the airline efficient and profitable. It recorded about 30 aircraft in its fleet. Operation of the airline came into being on 23 August 1958 under the name West African Airways Corporation Nigeria Limited (WAAC Nigeria), also known as Nigerian Airways, to succeed the folded West African Airways Corporation

  2 years ago ago

OTHERS-PLANE-CRASH

10 Terrible Plane Crashes in Nigeria’s History

1. July 1991: 261 people were killed in the worst commercial aviation accident in Nigeria 's history after a McDonnell-Douglas DC-8 plane carrying hajj pilgrims to Sokoto on behalf of Nigeria Airways crashed in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Nigeria Airways flight took off from the Jeddah runway but cabin pressure problems were found at 2000-3000 feet shortly after the takeoff. A burst tire and hydraulic failure quickly followed those reports. The plane lost control while trying to return and crashed in flames. It

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10 Terrible Plane Crashes in Nigeria’s History

AUTO

SAD REALITY: How The Value of The Naira Kept Reducing From 1972 Till Now

In 1972, a dollar was not even up to a naira. It was approximately 66 kobo. I do not need to tell you how much a dollar is right now, when it is converted to naira. You see, people who were born in the sixties and seventies, even up to the eighties, will tell you how amazingly cheap prices of things were then. So how exactly did we get to the level we are in at the moment? Here is what I think. In the 80s, we had several sectors contributing to the growth of the economy. Almost everything we used in the nation

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SAD REALITY: How The Value of The Naira Kept Reducing From 1972 Till Now

CRIME

Heartbreaking Story of the First Female Pilot of Nigeria Airways

Hadiza Lantana Oboh This is a tale of a visionary, an Amazon, and a symbol capable of becoming a role model. Unfortunately, when her life reached a waterloo only at 39, her story isn't motivating enough. As she rose to become one of the first women pilots in Africa, she was someone who pulled the bull by the horn and defiled every odd thing against a woman in the aviation industry. The spirit of Hadiza Lantana Oboh would weep for justice wherever she is, and you will soon understand why I have said so. The Person

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Heartbreaking Story of the First Female Pilot of Nigeria Airways

COVID

5 Major Things That Will Happen To World's Aviation Sectors After The Sack Of Over 100 Pilots

5 Major Things That Will Happen To World's Aviation Sectors After The Massive Sack Of Over 100 Pilots In Nigeria A Nigerian airline, Air Peace reportedly sacked 70 pilots across its fleets and reduced staff salaries by up to 40% because of the disruptive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations.  In the same line of action, the management of  Lagos-based Bristow Helicopters, also  sacked over 100 pilots and engineers, who are  both National and Expatriates. This mass purge came on the heels of

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5 Major Things That Will Happen To World's Aviation Sectors After The Sack Of Over 100 Pilots

POLITICS

Remembering Alhaji Umaru Dikko's Abduction In The U.K.: How Buhari's Military Regime Reacted

The Umaru Dikko Affair As a result of the 31st of December 1983 military coup, a number of former politicians fled Nigeria. Discussions on their possible return had been rather heated. Prominent among those wanted politicians is Alhaji Umaru Dikko who happened to be a core ally of newly deposed president Shehu Shagari and also served under his administration as Minister of Transportation from 1979-1983. Alhaji Umaru Dikko It is interesting to note that it was in the midst of this quagmire that a Nigeria Airways

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Remembering Alhaji Umaru Dikko's Abduction In The U.K.: How Buhari's Military Regime Reacted

POLITICS

Buhari grieves the Death of Yakubu Gowon's Presidential Air Fleet Pilot, Capt. Thahal

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the family of Ex managing Director of Nigeria Airways, Captain Paul Mamman Thahal, who's now late. The news agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Late Paul Thahal served commendably as Captain of Gen. Yakubu Gowon's Presidential Flight for quite a long time (about a period of 9 years) He (Paul Thahal) also supported the previous Head of State in setting up the public spiritual platform, 'Nigeria Prays' The President, in an announcement by his Senior Special

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Buhari grieves the Death of Yakubu Gowon's Presidential Air Fleet Pilot, Capt. Thahal

CRIME

The Tragic Story of Hadiza Oboh, Nigeria Airways’ First Female Pilot.

This is the gruesome story of Hadiza Oboh, the first female pilot of the Nigeria Airways who as a Senior First Officer (S/FO), was murdered by her domestic staff on February 8, 1998. The killers were arrested, jumped bail, escaped police custody and are yet to be found, even until today. She was only 39. Hadiza Oboh was the first and only female pilot of the defunct Nigeria Airways in the 1990s. She was an amazon in, not only, the Nigerian aviation industry but the world at large. She has also been hailed

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The Tragic Story of Hadiza Oboh, Nigeria Airways’ First Female Pilot.

ENTERTAINMENT

Throwback Photos Of How Nigeria Looks Like Between 1950 -1970

Nigeria is one of the blessed nations of the world that has loads of mineral resources and fantastic infrastructures. Some of these infrastructures were built by the colonial masters. However, some of those structures now are dilapidated and some are totally destroyed. Some of the ways things were done back in those days have seriously eroded. Cultural practices such as the way we dress and eat as yielded to the demands of modernization. As you see through these throwback photos of Nigeria between 1950 to 1970

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Throwback Photos Of How Nigeria Looks Like Between 1950 -1970

CRIME

Meet Nigerian First Female Pilot Who Was Murdered By The People Who Are Meant To Protect Her

This is the very sad story of a girl who had the dream of conquering the sky, Captain Hadiza Oboh. When she was cut down in her prime by the same people that she cooked, clothed and trusted with her own soul, she was basking in the manifestation of her dreams. Hadiza Lantana Oboh (1959–1998) was a pilot from Nigeria. She was Nigeria Airways' first and only female pilot.She was murdered at her house on 8 February, in a supposed robbery involving members of her domestic staff. Hadiza was independent and lived

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Meet Nigerian First Female Pilot Who Was Murdered By The People Who Are Meant To Protect Her

TRAVEL

Opinion: What faith awaits the new national carrier 'Nigeria Air'?

With the news that the government will be floating a new national carrier by 2022, more questions than answers have been raised. Of course, it has remained an international embarrassment that Nigeria, the giant of Africa is not able to maintain a national carrier, while smaller nations compared to Nigeria are able to.

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Opinion: What faith awaits the new national carrier 'Nigeria Air'?

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Stakeholders urge the Federal Government to learn from Nigeria Airways' experience.

Stakeholders in the aviation industry have urged the Federal Government to learn from the defunct Nigeria Airways' experience as it moves forward with plans to establish a new national carrier. The Federal Government revealed its plan to establish a national carrier in its updated roadmap status, which would allow Nigeria to reap the maximum benefits from bilateral aviation safety agreements.

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Stakeholders urge the Federal Government to learn from Nigeria Airways' experience.

SOCIETY

5 Plane Crashe Incidents That Shook Nigeria

5 Aircraft Crashes that Shook Nigeria Nigerian has recorded several aircraft crashes, and most recent the crashing of a Nigeria airforce Jet that claimed the lives of 7 persons, Meanwhile, some air accidents have left the country with deep scars.1).

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5 Plane Crashe Incidents That Shook Nigeria

POLITICS

Latest News In Nigeria This Afternoon Wednesday (18/11/2020)

Good afternoon my readers, here are the latest news in Nigeria. 1. Former Nigeria Airways A310 Burns Down In Belgium. According to the latest report, an incident has happened whereby the former Nigeria Airways A310 has burnt down in Gilly, Belgium. The reports show the this aircraft has been parked since 1999 after an unpaid price of Brussels. According to Aviation24 reporting that the aircraft burn down yesterday which Tuesday. The source explained that the incident started in the evening and start to become

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Latest News In Nigeria This Afternoon Wednesday (18/11/2020)