The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended Azman Air flight operations.
This was confirmed in a statement signed by NCAA Director-General, Capt. Musa Nuhu, on Tuesday.
Nuhu said the suspension was with immediate effect.
It read, “Following series of incidents involving Azman Air Boeing 737 Aircraft, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has pursuant to Section 35 (2) of the Civil Aviation Act, 2006 and Part 220.127.116.11 (A) of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations 2015, suspended the operations of all the Boeing 737 Aircraft in the Fleet of Azman Air Services Limited, with effect from March 15, 2021.
“The suspension is to enable the Authority conduct an audit of the airline to determine the root cause(s) of the incidents, and recommend corrective actions to forestall re-occurrence.
“The NCAA regrets the inconvenience this action may cause to the public, particularly to Azman air passengers but the need to ensure the safety of Air Transport and protect the public interest, cannot be compromised.
“The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority will continue to ensure compliance to its regulations in the interest of safety and will viewed any violation(s) seriously.”
Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has chose to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as captain, despite his disciplinary issues last weekend, the UK Sun reports.
Aubameyang was benched for the Gunners' North London Derby win against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, after he arrived late to a team meeting ahead of the game.
The Gabon international looked furious on the bench throughout the match at Emirates.
He also did not also take part in the post-match warm down, choosing to leave the Emirates Stadium early instead.
Some had suggested Arteta may choose to strip Aubameyang of the captaincy in order to further punish the 31-year-old for his behaviour.
However, Arteta considers that the issue has been dealt with and does not...
The National Leader of the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has stepped down from his role.
He confirmed his decision during their monthly meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The 95-year-old cited old age as the reason why he was stepping down.
Fasoranti also named the body's former deputy leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo as the acting National Leader while the former financial secretary, Oba Oladipo Olaitan, the Alaago of Kajola Ago, Atakumosa East council area, Ilesa, Osun state was named the group's deputy leader.
Speaking, Fasoranti explained that the development became necessary "as the group needs more than ever before to have an improved organisation with a more effective approach to combat the monstrous invasion of our culture and pride...
Nigerian sensational singer David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has caused a stir on social media with his mother's day post.
A few days after the mother's day celebration, Davido took to his Twitter page to celebrate all mothers.
However, a Twitter user identified as Emmanuel Jerry slammed the singer for the late post, saying he was depressed on the mother's day celebration, the reason he failed to celebrate them.
Davido tweeted: Happy Mother's Day to all mother's! Y'all are the real heroes.
Emmanuel Jerry wrote: Rest Jor. Mother's day was yesterday. You didn't post because you were depressed throughout yesterday.
This generated mixed reactions on social media, as some people defended the singer saying every day...