Author Archives: Nats Odaudu

Call security agencies to order, Frank tells Buhari

Call security agencies to order, Frank tells Buhari

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to feign ignorance of persecution of political opponents in the country, asking him to call the security agencies to order. Frank, also said unless the president caution the Nigerian police and other agencies of government,

Nigeria will not be a weak link in global aviation security – Sirika

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to taking aviation security to the next level and not be a global weak link. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika voiced out the country’s commitment to the global aviation security while addressing participants at the ongoing Regional ministerial conference on aviation security entitled ‘Global

FG seeks ICAO collaboration in regulating use of drones

The Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika has disclosed the desire of his Ministry to forge close collaboration with stakeholders as it works hard to integrate the safe operation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in its airspace. The Minister who made this known while speaking, Monday at the opening ceremony of the ICAO RPAS symposium

Fake corps members detected by NYSC online registration, denies overseas posting

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC scheme said Monday it has detected several fake corps members following the introduction of the online registration platform some years back while also denying the media reports that the scheme had commenced posting of corps members to countries abroad. The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure who said while

Abuja Airport Shutdown: Mixed feelings as Sirika lobbies stakeholders on Kaduna airport

Local and international airline operators have expressed deep concerns on the decision of the federal government to adopt the Kaduna International Airport as alternative to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, Abuja during its planned shutdown for runway repairs. The operators expressed their reservations on Thursday during a stakeholders forum organized by the Minister of State

RMAFC kicks against sale of NLNG

The Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission has disagreed with Aliko Dangote on the sale of Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and other Federation Assets he proposed during an interview with a cable Television, the CNBC Africa as a way of augmenting the current revenue shortfall as a result of economic recession. In a press

Sirika begins concessioning of Nigeria’s airports

The federal government has kick-started the concession process for the nation’s major airports, with the inauguration of two committees; a Project Steering Committee, and a Project Delivery Committee by the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika. Performing the inauguration in his office, the Minister said the Project Steering Committee with him as Chairman, is

Edo Gov Poll: PDP professionals hail INEC on decision to go ahead with election

The National PDP Professionals an Business Group (NPPBG) has thrown its support behind the decision of the national electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to continue with the Edo State governorship elections as planned. In a statement on Thursday, NPPBG National Coordinator, Dr. Arome Salifu said the decision by the Independent National Electoral