Federal Govt. Advised To Sign Metallurgical Industrial Bill

Sign the Metallurgical Industrial Bill (NMIB) into law urged The Nigerian Metallurgical Society . This is to as to revitalise the steel sector. The former President of the Society, Prof. Benjamin Adewuyi, made this call in a statement on Monday in Abuja. The Bill was a regulatory framework to ensure that operations in the steel sector were in line with global practices, Adewuyi said. The bill if passed into law he says, it will control excesses of steel manufacturers or steel producers. It will also curb both economic and human losses…

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Lagos Declares Zero Tolerance For Workplace Tragedies

“There is now zero tolerance for workplace tragedy in the state”. The Lagos State Government had declared this on Monday through the Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Hakeem Dickson. He said this at a news conference on ‘Vision Zero’ in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Dickson said in recent time, there had been series of unfortunate incidences on record. One of such occurrence was LPG gas explosions. Another one was fire incidences, building collapse, workplace incidences etc. He further said, “It is in view of this that the Lagos…

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NAMA Committed To Sustaining Nigeria’s Zero Accident Record – Akinkuotu

NAMA Director speaking addressing and audience

Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says the agency is committed to sustaining the zero accident recorded by Nigeria commercial aviation industry in 2017. Akinkuotu gave the assurance while speaking with aviation journalists on Sunday in Lagos. “Zero accident is a goal that we must always strive to achieve. I believe that we had done well with the zero accident recorded in 2017. But we must not be carried away by that feat”, he said. “It is always more difficult to sustain it and that is…

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Nigerian Government to enhance safety, security in aviation industry

The Nigerian Government has put measures in place to continuously enhance safety and security in the aviation industry. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika said this on Wednesday in Abuja. According to Sirika, this was in accordance with the reformation agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari- led administration for the aviation sector. The minister made the assertion in a statement by Mr James Odaudu. Mr James is the Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation on Wednesday in Abuja. All these will be done to enhance safety…

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US Aviation Authority Revalidates Nigeria’ Safety Status

By Chinedu Eze The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has re-validated the Category 1 given to Nigeria’ Safety Status about eight years ago. This body  re-validated the safety status a few months after the body carried out successful audit of the country’s aviation industry. A top official from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) confirmed this. This official told THISDAY that a letter conveying the re-validation ‎was received by the Authority on Thursday. The official further said that the approval had corroborated the confidence expressed by the Authority that Nigeria did well…

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FG Puts Measures in Place to Enhance Safety, Security in Aviation Industry

The Federal Government has put measures in place to continuously enhance safety, security in Nigeria’s aviation industry. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika said this. According to Sirika, this was in accordance with the reformation agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari- led administration for the aviation sector. The minister subsequently made the assertion in a statement by Mr James Odaudu on Wednesday in Abuja. Mr James Odaudu is the Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation. Sirika spoke following the Tuesday accident. The accident involved the…

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