The Aviation union, are set to embark on an indefinite strike tomorrow, Wednesday May 22, the resultant effect of this is that flight activities will be disrupted starting from tomorrow.
The indefinite strike is a result of their demand not being met by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Following the expiration of an earlier seven days ultimatum it issued by the union, they chose to resolve to embarking on industrial action.
The union which is made up of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and the National Association of Air Transport Pilots and Employees (NAAPE), having exhausted all available means of reaching an impasse have declared an indefinite strike taking effect from Tomorrow (Wednesday) the 22nd of May, 2019.
According to a statement by the union, the industrial action would commence from 5:00am tomorrow. The General Secretary, NUATE, Com. Ocheme Aba; Deputy General Secretary, ATSSSAN, Comrade Frances Akinjole; Secretary General ANAP, Comrade Abdulrazaq Saidu; Deputy General Secretary, NAAPE, Comrade Umoh Ofonime had, in the notice, said that the Aviation ministry had failed to address its demands.
According to the union, “Having therefore exhausted all efforts and patience on the issues, we are left with no other option. Our unions hereby direct all staff of NCAA nationwide to commence an indefinite industrial action with effect from 0500hrs on Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019.
Nigeria NEWS yesterday reported the appointment of FAAN managing director, Rabiu Yududu
Atiku Abubakar Is Not A Threat To Democracy But Believes In The Rule Of Law – Paul Ibe
The Presidential Candidate for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the last Nigeria Presidential Election, Atiku Abubakar recently states that he saw a signal to be arrested, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
However, Atiku media spokesperson, Paul Ibe states this on Sunday.
Besides, the accusation of Atiku about the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC conduct of the election, he is tagged to be a threat to the current administration.
His Spokesperson is quoted saying, “I wish to emphatically state that such a statement did not emanate from Atiku Abubakar or his privies.
“It is the work of mischief makers who want to mar his spotless pro-democratic record and lay the groundwork for their threatened actions against him on false charges of being a threat to national security.
“For the avoidance of doubt, Atiku Abubakar believes in the rule of law and in the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In his almost four decades in politics, he has never taken action or spoken words against democracy and will not start now.
“Atiku Abubakar and his team have confidence in God and thus call on those bent on mischief to have the fear of God and retrace their steps.
Ibe then finally stated that:
“Democracy has come to stay in Nigeria. The culture of fear being created now cannot rein in our democracy. Nigeria and Nigerians have a consistent history of outlasting tyranny and will continue to do so by the grace of God.”
Breaking: Gorilla Swallows N6.8 Million At Kano Zoological Garden
The Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje instruct with the immediate effect, the State Anti-Corruption Commission to query the issue of the alleged missing of the sum of 6.8 million naira made by the Zoological Garden in the state. It was proclaimed that Gorilla swallows the whole sum, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
According to the report gathered, the missing money was proclaimed to have been swallowed by the Gorilla in the zoo and in reaction to that Governor, Ganduje ordered the anti-corruption agency in the state to dig into the matter with immediate effect.
The Zoo generated the money from the gate fees collected from the visitors of the garden.
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