Averted Lagos Airport Tragedy
Captain Simisola Ajibola, the Female pilot who averted the near tragedy on Air Peace aircraft that occurred at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos yesterday, July 23rd....
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) revealed the identity of the man who climbed on the wings of the Azman airplane that was waiting for clearance from Air Traffic Controllers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos as Mr Usman Adamu and it was reported that he lives in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos.
The managing director of FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu stated that the man has been detained in the Airport Police Custody.
Here is a report from FAAN about the incident.
“The suspect identified as Usman Adamu, a Nigerien in origin and who claimed to reside in Iyana Ipaja, on the 19th of July was reported to have appeared at the domestic end of the taxiway and attempted to gain access to the aircraft while it was taxying to the holding point.
“He was apprehended, detained and is currently with the Airport police command as our investigation progresses.
“The authority considers this...
TVC E. For the second time this year more Nigerians have been deported back to the country for flouting immigration rules.
It would be recalled that 172 Nigerian were deported from Libya on March 10, 2016 while UK in November last year deported 48persons.
40 new Nigerians have reportedly been deported from the United Kingdom and Australia for alleged immigration related offenses.
On Wednesday, May the 25th, 2016, deportees comprising 33 males and 7 females arrived Nigeria at the hajj camp area of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport by chartered aircraft with registration number ZTA -474 while Air Seychelles with registration number SND at 7:25am.
According to a source at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the Nigerians were deported for either overstaying their visas or committing other immigration offenses.
The deportees were received into Nigeria by various agencies including the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) which checked their identities to ascertain their nationalities; the...