Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tag "pilot"

    Soyinka on nationwide killings: Nigeria on auto-pilot… the captain is missing

Soyinka on nationwide killings: Nigeria on auto-pilot… the captain is missing

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says Nigeria is on auto-pilot, and could crash if efforts are not made to regain control of the country in time.In a statement titled 'MAYDAY! MAYDAY!! MAYDAY!!!', the scholar likened the security situation in the country to that of the Aeroflot Flight 593 of September 28, 1994 where all passengers died because the pilot left the [...]

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    Arik Air will now train pilots for presidential fleet

Arik Air will now train pilots for presidential fleet

The Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) and management of Arik Air have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will allow the airline assist in providing proficiency and line training for PAF's pilots.The agreement was signed on March 1 when Hassan Bala Abubakar, an air commodore and commander of PAF, led senior officials of the fleet to Arik Air Aviation Centre [...]

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    Buhari’s pilot is an Igbo man — beat that!

Buhari’s pilot is an Igbo man — beat that!

In 1981, US President Ronald Reagan, of the Republican party, was shot outside a hotel. After the failed assassination attempt, he had to undergo a surgery to remove pellets from his body.As he lay on the operating table about to be sedated, he joked to the doctors: "Please tell me you're all Republicans." Joseph Giordano, the surgeon and a Democrat, replied: [...]

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    Our pilot not an ex-militant, says Air Peace

Our pilot not an ex-militant, says Air Peace

Air Peace has denied reports that one of its pilots, John Paul Nku, is a former militant.In a statement issued on Sunday by Christian Iwarah, Air Peace spokesman, the airline said although Nku was one of the beneficiaries of the presidential amnesty programme , he isn't a repentant militant.The airline was reacting to a claim by one Wabiye Idoniboyeobu who described [...]

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