FAAN OFFICER ARRESTED FOR STEALING 600DOLLARS BTA FROM PILGRIM

An official with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Yola International Airport (name withheld) is being interrogated by the police over the theft of $600 from two pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia through the airport. It was gathered on Thursday that the officer, a woman, was found with the money when she was checked following an alarm by her two victims who each said that $300 was missing from their basic travelling allowance (BTA) after the female officer searched them for prohibited items prelude to their clearance…

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HOW POLITICIANS HIJACKED FAAN RECRUITMENT, WORKERS SPOIL FOR SHOWDOWN

Unions in the country’s aviation sector are gearing up for a showdown with the management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) over what they termed an ongoing irregular recruitments into the aerodrome rescue and fire fighting services and aviation security departments in the organisation. The findings by the unions indicated that the ongoing recruitment has been marred by irregularities as politicians have hijacked the exercise to force on FAAN more than half of people that turned out for the exercise. In a petition signed by the Secretary General…

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