EFCC arrests Sirika over alleged N8bn Nigeria Air fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly arrested former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, over an ongoing N8,069,176,864.00 money laundering probe. The indicted former Minister of Aviation arrived at the Federal Capital Territory Command of the EFCC at about 1:00 pm on Tuesday, The PUNCH can confirm. Our correspondent, who was at the Wuse

Departing Nigerian President Apparently Created Fake Airline as Final Act in Office

According to the Nigerian legislature, departing President Muhammadu Buhari created a fake airline as his final act in office. Buhari even managed to arrange the flight of a lone aircraft bearing the livery of the nonexistent Nigeria Air before taking his final bow. Buhari took office in 2015, returning to power after presiding over a junta government

Enugu international Airport Runway To Open On August 30 (images)

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Tuesday, said that the ongoing rehabilitation of the runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, will be completed on August 30, 2020 for the reopening of the airport. Senator Sirika, who addressed newsmen shortly after inspecting the ongoing works at the airport, said that the rainy

Nigeria unveils name of national carrier, logo

  [dropcap]M[/dropcap]inister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday unveiled the name of Nigeria’s national carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London. Sirika said the national carrier is Nigeria Air. During the unveiling, the minister said, “this will be a National Carrier that is Private sector-led and driven.