Aviation: How the Owners of Arik goofed

Arik engine goes to aero AMCON Airlines

How the Owners of Arik goofed After a decade of dominating the aviation industry in Nigeria as the largest local carrier, Arik Airline is engulfed in mortal crisis, which has set it on the same old path of many defunct Nigerian airlines like Nigerian Airways, Okada Air, Kabo Airlines, ADC Airlines, and Concord Airlines. There were also Sosoliso Airlines, Oriental […]

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Africa: Aviation regulation in Nigeria: The chequered history

By Chris Aligbe Civil Aviation regulation in Nigeria became the function of the National Government in the immediate post-colonial period. Nigeria had bought over the equities of Elder Dempstar and other stakeholders in West African Airways Corporation – WAAC following the withdrawal of Ghana in 1958 after independence; it became imperative that the new nation put in place a regulatory […]

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African Economy: African Members demand Ban of Egypt as its Minister calls Africans DOGS and SLAVES

Egypt has found itself in the eye of a diplomatic storm after its Deputy Minister for Environment called Sub-Saharan Africans “dogs and slaves” in Arabic at a UN conference in Nairobi. His fellow African representatives say his comments have eroded gains made in fostering unity among nations on the continent. Comments by a senior Egyptian official at a United Nations […]

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