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CAPT. MUSA SHUAIBU NUHU THE JOURNEY SO FAR... image
6 Aug, 2021

CAPT. MUSA SHUAIBU NUHU THE JOURNEY SO FAR...

It was Raymond Albert Croc of McDonald fame that says, “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get". As a corollary, Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu did not become Director General of Nigeria's apex regulatory authority by a stroke of luck rather his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari was a fitting tribute to a stellar aviation career spanning over 36 years; beginning in 1984 as co-pilot B737 at the defunct Nigeria Airways. Among others he was in the Presidential Air Fleet for 16 nourishing years, with a total flight time of 12,000 hours+ and Plc Jet Multi-Engine of 9,000 hour+.
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6 Aug, 2021

“SAFETY IS A JOINT RESPONSIBILITY” -Engr. Kayode Isiaka Ajiboye (Director, Air worthiness Standards)

A rare breed Engr. Isiaka Kayode Ajiboye is a man who cannot be excused from any compendium on distinguished public servants of his time. His intelligence, integrity and industry have been his greatest assets. There is no other quality as essential to success of any kinds as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes anything everything. That sterling quality Engr. Kayode Isiaka Ajiboye Director, Airworthiness Standards (DAWS) sufficiently possesses. He is also an iconic example of a self-made man in the mold of Benjamin Franklin. They set a course for greatness and proceeded to work without rest until their goals became a reality. It was like a hen coming home to roost when on 2nd September, 2020 he was meritoriously appointed as the superintendent of the new-look Directorate of Air Worthiness Standards (DAWS). No other anthem resonates among staffers than it is an appointment well deserved and well earned.
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6 Aug, 2021

NCAA NOT OUT TO KILL ANY AIRLINES

The Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu has declared that the Authority is not out to kill any airlines but to fulfil its mandate of ensuring compliance with extant Regulations.
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6 Aug, 2021

GM, CONSUMER PROTECTION BOWS OUT IN STYLE

The General Manager, Consumer Protection Department of the Directorate of Air Transport Regulation, Mrs Megwa Ifeyinwa Victoria has bowed out in grand style.
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6 Aug, 2021

NCAA CELEBRATES SUPERB CAPT. MUSA NUHU AT 57

The Management and staff of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) recently rolled out drums of celebration for Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, helmsman of the regulatory agency as he added another year. The Director General, who clocked 57 on the 23rd April, 2021 was looking radiant and cheerful as he received senior management team and other members of staff in his Abuja office.
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5 Aug, 2021

The Regulator Volume 27

The Regulator Volume number 27
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23 Mar, 2021

The Regulator Volume 26

NCAA Publication
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10 Dec, 2020

REPS. COMMENDS NCAA FOR ROBUST OVERSIGHT

The House Representatives′ Committee on Aviation has commended the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for robust oversight of the industry...
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1 Dec, 2020

NCAA CAUTIONS PILOTS, OTHERS OVER ADVERSE WEATHER

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued Advisory Circular to caution Pilots, Airline Operators and others on severe dust haze/fog phenomenon prevalent in Nigerian airports.
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19 Oct, 2020

GUIDELINES FOR THE OPERATIONS OF RPAS/UAV IN NIGERIA

1. Background Flight by remotely piloted aircrafts (RPAs) in controlled airspace and over populated areas presents problems to the Authority in terms of ensuring the safety of other users of airspace and persons on the ground.....
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10 Jul, 2020

WAY FORWARD FOR AVIATION

As NCAA is charting the way forward for Aviation in Nigeria.
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25 Jun, 2020

NCAA LEADS, AS AVIATION AGENCIES RELOCATE TO ABUJA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), in compliance with the directive of the Federal Government has since relocated its Corporate Headquarters to the nation’s Federal Capital, Abuja. The Agency, as the Regulator, was in fact the first to comply with the directive as a way of encouraging others to follow suit.
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22 Jun, 2020

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION

Our letter Ref. No: NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/121 dated 1st June 2020 with respect to restriction of international flights into Nigeria, refers.
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3 Jun, 2020

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION

Following the announcement by President Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on the easing of and the start of second phase on the COVID-19 lockdown , we wish to inform the industry of the following:
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29 May, 2020

COVID -19 PANDEMIC PUBLIC HEALTH PROTOCOLS

Further to our earlier letter on Quarantine protocol for Nigerian flight crew who operate flights outside the country, we wish to inform you that the Federal Ministry of Health has approved a public health protocol to prevent the spread of the disease by flight crew members.
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22 May, 2020

RELIEF ON SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CALENDAR TASKS

The Authority has receive request in relation to the impact on calendar time intervals or deferral of calendar time intervals on base scheduled maintenance tasks as a result of aircraft storage or inability to access NCAA Approve Maintenance Organizations caused by the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.
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6 May, 2020

POST COVID-19 LOCKDOWN RESTART PLAN GUIDELINES

The Federal Government on Monday 27th April 2020 announced the gradual phasing and controlled easing of the country’s lockdown especially in Ogun, Lagos and Abuja from the 4th May 2020. Following this announcement, it is important for the Civil Aviation Authority to start the process of getting the industry ready for an organized, safe, secure and efficient restart of flight operations when the nation’s airspace is reopened for business.
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6 May, 2020

NCAA POST COVID-19 AIRLINE RESTART PLAN

NCAA POST COVID-19 AIRLINE RESTART PLAN ASSESSMENT PROTOCOL CHECKLIST
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6 May, 2020

GUIDANCE ON FACILITATING FLIGHT OPERATIONS

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to Airlines to operate safely post COVID-19 lockdown. It aims to address the following concerns:
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6 May, 2020

GUIDELINES FOR NCAA AUTHORISATION FOR RESUMPTION

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from the Aviation Security Department contain information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be necessary at this time for safe and secure operations of civil aviation
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6 May, 2020

POST COVID-19 LOCKDOWN AIRLINE INDUSTRY RESTART PLAN

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide information and guidance on health, safety and environmental measures required of all Air Operators Certificate (AOC) holders to restart flight operations post COVID-19 lockdown hitherto in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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1 May, 2020

THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE NCAA GOODWILL MESSAGE

Fellow Comrades , It is my singular honour and privilege to issues out this goodwill message on the occasion of the 2020 May Day celebration otherwise called the ‘International Workers Day’.
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27 Apr, 2020

NATIONAL INTERIM GUIDANCE ON AIRCRAFT/AVIATION FACILITIES

Around December 2019, an outbreak of a new type of coronavirus was identified in the province of Hubei,China. Since that time the evolution of the outbreak was very rapid reaching out to the most of the countries worldwide majorly by air travel.
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21 Apr, 2020

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION

Our letter Ref. NO :NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/106 dated 21st March 2020 with respect to restriction of international flights into Nigeria, refers.
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3 Apr, 2020

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIAN

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria we wish to inform you that the following crew rest protocols have been developed to accommodate crew operating evacuation flights of more than 6 hours:
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1 Apr, 2020

COVID-19: INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION FROM NCAA

On the 29th March 2020, President Muhammed Buhari,announced a lockdown from 23:00hrs effective from 30 March 2020.......
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29 Mar, 2020

THE PROTOCOL FOR THE OPERATIONS AND HANDLING OF CARGO

Further to our earlier letter on protocol for the operations and handling of cargo and other essential flights. Please find below the reviewed set of protocols which should be strictly adhered to by all operators.
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27 Mar, 2020

PROPER MAINTENANCE OF AIRCRAFT ON STORAGE

The purpose of this letter is to remind all airline operators and aircraft owners of the necessary short term or long term maintenance requirements that are applicable to any aircraft that is put out of service for short or long periods of time for whatsoever reason.
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26 Mar, 2020

COVID- 19 EVENT AT AVIATION HOUSE

NCAA complies with social distancing and hand wash exercise.
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26 Mar, 2020

THE PROTOCOL FOR THE OPERATION AND HANDLING OF CARGO

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of International flights into Nigeria, you are hereby directed to adhere strictly to the following protocol. Any deviation to these protocols will not be accepted.
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24 Mar, 2020

RE-FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID 19 PANDEMIC
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24 Mar, 2020

UPDATE ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, you are hereby directed to deploy the following measures to protect the passengers and the general public against the spread of the COVID – 19.
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23 Mar, 2020

FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION OF FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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23 Mar, 2020

RE-FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION OF FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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5 Mar, 2020

COVID-19 OUTBREAK… NCAA ORDERS AIRLINES

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered all airlines operating International and Regional flights into Nigeria to issue Health Declaration Forms to their passengers including crew members before arriving Nigerian airports.
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2 Mar, 2020

NCAA HARMONISES COVID-19 PREVENTIVE MEASURES AT AIRPORTS

Following the first recorded confirmed case of COVID-19 on 27th February 2020, of an Italian travelling from Milan who came in through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday, 24th February 2020.
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13 Feb, 2020

NCAA APPEALS TO PASSENGERS FOR UNDERSTANDING

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has sent out an appeal to passengers for their understanding.
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3 Feb, 2020

2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ON INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC FLIGHT OPERATIONS
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24 Jan, 2020

NCAA PUTS AIRLINES ON ALERT

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has put all Airline Operators, Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) and Aerodrome Operators on alert over the outbreak of Coronavirus.
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21 Jan, 2020

NCAA 20 YEARS OF IMPACTFUL OVERSIGHT…..

Celebration bells jingle for Nigeria’s apex aviation regulatory agency, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). It has been 20 wholesome years of acting as the “general overseer”, “watchdog”, “police”, “security” “and “referee” of the entire air transportation in line with global best practice.
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17 Dec, 2019

AFTERMATH OF SUSPENSION…….

Consequent upon the suspension of Turkish Airlines operations into Nigeria, the Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Capt. Abdullahi Sidi met with the management of Turkish Airlines at the NCAA Office in Abuja on Friday.
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16 Oct, 2019

AFCAC/Singapore CAA conducts Safety Oversight Course

AFCAC/Singapore CAA conducts Safety Oversight Course in Nigeria
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17 Sep, 2019

Weather Alert…… Beware of Thunderstorms, NCAA warns Pilots

In recognition of the outset of the rainy season with the attendant thunderstorms, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has called on all
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19 Aug, 2019

Airport Encroachment: NCAA collaborates with other agencies

Airport Encroachment: NCAA collaborates with other agencies to enhance security at airports

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