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Hadi Sirika added : “Our road map is yielding good result. We appreciate your support,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, November 23, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "In countries that are much more comfortable, Qatar which is the richest country on earth today, they have the best airport in the world. " External link

allafrica Monday, November 23, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We approved a flight indeed, but not for any musician. The approved flight was to convey a Justice on official assignment but ExecuJet illegally used it to convey the Musician to Abuja for a concert. We have suspended Execujet’s operations indefinitely. It will also be fined” External link

thesourceng Saturday, November 14, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika added : “These are monies we get from tickets and they ought to be remitting this money so that we can train more inspectors and keep the industry safe,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika added : “These are monies we get from tickets and they ought to be remitting this money so that we can train more inspectors and keep the industry safe,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika declared : “We understood the principles and importance of air connectivity and it is a very important sector. It boosts our economy and we believe investment in this sector will do well for our economy” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So, we have about 10 new airports coming up; that is almost half the number of airports we used to have in Nigeria. We are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). Soon after it completion, it will go to the Federal Executive Council for approval. We will not leave this government without having it in place,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So sitting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Certainly we are making Ilorin one of the best airports because in the first place it is an alternate for Lagos,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So, we have about 10 new airports coming up, which is almost half the number of airports we used to have in Nigeria. So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

leadership Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by ICRC. Soon after it finishes, it will go to FEC and it will be approved. We will not leave this government without having it in place,” External link

leadership Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We have a lot of agricultural activities around there. There is fishery; there is perishable item production and so on. So siting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Certainly, we are making Ilorin one of the best airports because in the first place it was an alternate for Lagos,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Certainly, we are making Ilorin one of the best airports because in the first place it was an alternate for Lagos,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So, we have about 10 new airports coming up, that is almost half the number of airports we used to have in Nigeria. So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by ICRC. Soon after it finishes, it will go to FEC and it will be approved. We will not leave this government without having it in place,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We have a lot of agricultural activities around there. There is fishery, there is perishable item production and so on. So siting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We have a lot of agricultural activities around there. There is fishery; there is perishable item production and so on. So sitting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Responsible because it listened to these demands, responsive because it has answered all of the demands,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika déclaré : “Je suis heureux d’annoncer que Monsieur le Président, au nom du Nigéria, a signé les instruments de ratification de l’accord bilatéral sur les services aériens entre le Nigéria et les États-Unis, l’Inde, le Maroc et le Rwanda” External link

rwandaises Sunday, October 11, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika disclosed : “while the procurement (of the Enugu Airport rehabilitation) was going on, a certain cantankerous individual by name Arch. J.J. Emejulu, came with bulldozers and hundreds of armed thugs and destroyed more than 2km of our fence” External link

authorityngr Saturday, October 10, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika déclaré : “Je suis heureux d’annoncer que Monsieur le Président, au nom du Nigéria, a signé les instruments de ratification de l’accord bilatéral sur les services aériens entre le Nigéria et les États-Unis, l’Inde, le Maroc et le Rwanda” External link

rnanews Friday, October 9, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Health insurance can be paid through travel agents/airline,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “I am glad to announce that Mr. President has signed the instruments of ratification of the bilateral air service agreement between Nigeria and USA, India, Morocco and Rwanda,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika stated : “I am glad to announce that Mr. President has signed the instruments of ratification of the bilateral air service agreement between Nigeria and USA, India, Morocco and Rwanda” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Airplanes are designed in such a way that the ambient air at altitude is clean. It is not contaminated,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Airplane are designed in such a way that the ambient air at altitude is clean. It is not contaminated,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “However, all flights out of the country and into the country that are private charter will still need approvals for those kinds of flights including technical stops,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “However, all flights out of the country and into the country that are private charter will still need approvals for those kinds of flights including technical stops,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “What we are trying to do is to keep assets of the people for the people. We are not trying to sell the assets of Nigerians like the last administration tried to do. What we are doing is for good service delivery. They will revert back to the people. What they are doing is to assist to provide these facilities. Government has no money to pump into airports,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, September 13, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "So once you come, we will force you into quarantine at a facility approved by government and to the cost of the passenger," External link

pulse Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “The naira component is N3.491,504,488.31. Of course, there’ll be 7.5% added VAT. It’ll be for completion period of 12 months,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are ready for the official reopening of this airport tomorrow and I am happy that we have been able to achieve this as scheduled,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, August 30, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is a business, not a social service. The government will not be involved in running it or deciding who runs it. The investors will have full responsibility for this” External link

thesourceng Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are ready for the official reopening of this airport tomorrow and I am happy that we have been able to achieve this as scheduled,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “I think until quarter four of 2021 and perhaps quarter one of 2022, we will continue to see a sharp decline in passengers and that is directly proportional to the revenue that we collect because people’s confidence has to be raised,” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : “The principle of reciprocity will be applied,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, August 24, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that’s what’s going to happen,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our (COVID-19) numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Our (Covid-19) numbers are not equal to the numbers we’ve seen in Europe,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

wsau Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our (COVID-19) numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

wsau Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 21, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “What we are trying to do is to keep assets of the people for the people. We are not trying to sell the assets of Nigerians like the last administration tried to do. What we are doing is for good service delivery. They will revert back to the people. What they are doing is to assist to provide these facilities. Government has no money to pump into airports,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, August 21, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 21, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

wsau Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

iol Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “They will also fill in health questionnaires online, and hand them in at the point of entry, instead of filling the forms on the aircraft or on arrival,” External link

aa-en Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 17, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from August 29, 2020, beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption," External link

afp-en Monday, August 17, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 17, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika disclosed : “while the procurement (of the Enugu Airport rehabilitation) was going on, a certain cantankerous individual by name Arch. J.J. Emejulu, came with bulldozers and hundreds of armed thugs and destroyed more than 2km of our fence” External link

authorityngr Friday, August 14, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika disclosed : “while the procurement (of the Enugu airport rehabilitation) was going on, a certain cantankerous individual by name Arch. J.J. Emejulu came with bulldozers and hundreds of armed thugs and destroyed more than 2km of our fence” External link

dailypost Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “If it were up to us, we won’t even close the airports but we were forced by the virus to close,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “In liaison with the Health, Foreign Affairs & PTF COVID-19 (groups), we will announce the agreed date, regardless of the ban by Europe and UAE, may be earlier than October,” External link

pulse Friday, July 24, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “In liaison with the Health, Foreign Affairs & PTF COVID-19 (groups), we will announce the agreed date, regardless of the ban by Europe and UAE, maybe earlier than October,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Makurdi is scheduled for inspection. We will try to pair it with Jos. Some of those we are awaiting to send in their plans for restart are not airports owned by the FG. They are like Bauchi, Gombe, Asaba, and Escravos. However, Dutse, and Osubi are FG owned. We will wait until they tell us that they are ready,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “If you’re are caught, we have some videos on this unruly passengers who we’ll investigate and the punishment will be not less than two months of being criminally liable by a court of law,” External link

dailytrust Friday, July 17, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika declared : “The air flow is not from the cock pit to the rear, it is from the top down and exit downward and get recirculated through that filter because of that, the chances of the microorganisms, viruses, bacteria and all of those particles to land on you is reduced even with thesystem of circulation itself” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Within the sector, we want to reopen because we are bleeding and losing money but we have to remain alive first before we make money. Whatever decision we take has to be in the interest of humanity in general,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Similarly, let me also say that all the airports will be ready before the 15th of July as scheduled but anyone that is not ready will remain closed because we cannot risk the lives of Nigerians for anything,” External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Similarly, let me also say that all the airports will be ready before the 15th of July as scheduled but anyone that is not ready will remain closed because we cannot risk the lives of Nigerians for anything,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We may downgrade Enugu Airport in terms of international status and I have discussed it with the Federal Government,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Everyone who has seen me travel knows that I don’t travel with aides or assistants. I travel alone, I carry my bags by myself. I’m leading by example, so I expect all VIPs to comply with the new directive that no non-travelling aides will be permitted in terminals,” External link

dailytrust Monday, July 6, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 6, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika déclaré : "Je suis heureux d'annoncer que les aéroports d'Abuja et de Lagos reprendront leurs activités intérieures le 8 juillet 2020" External link

afp-fr Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "I am glad to announce that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on the 8th of July, 2020," External link

afp-en Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said ( about Harcourt International Airport ) : “I am glad to announce that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on the 8th of July, 2020. Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri & Maiduguri to resume on the 11th. Other airports on the 15th. Date for international to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “The second contract is for the third phase of the construction of roads within the city of Abaji, which is in the southern tip of the FCT. This is about 8.4 kilometres and it’s intended to complete and compliment the other roads that were already there and this contract has been approved for the sum of N2,128,176,102.50, with the completion period of six months” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said ( about Federal Executive ) : ”With these certificates of compliance we will go ahead to the Federal Executive Council for approval for the full business of concession to proceed and that will turn the airport terminals to their full potential in private hands…” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “I think once we are good to go, we are good to go. You know there are two components of it: The health and safety components. This thing is not as easy as you think. I don’t want to give a date, but I am sure we are getting there,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, June 28, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We must make sure the aircraft are airworthy and certified fit to fly. We will ensure that every single pilot and aircrew have done their proficiency test,” “All of these procedures are recommended practices and we are almost ready to begin. At least about 90 per cent in that aspect,” External link

premiumtimesng Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Nobody not permitted to travel will access the airport, adding that the new airport security operatives, who have been trained to handle it, will ensure compliance with the help of K9,” External link

dailypost Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika explained : “There will also be social distancing in the aircraft. But new ideas are coming on board on how to remain seated to make the carbon economical okay and to ensure we don’t infect each other. Those new norms are coming and we will implement them in such a way that flights are profitable. WHO and ICAO have developed protocols of the sitting,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are doing everything to ensure that ticket prices do not skyrocket. They may be different, but they are not going to be something that air passengers cannot afford” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are doing everything to ensure that ticket prices do not skyrocket. They may be different, but they are not going to be something that air passengers cannot afford” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said ( about Federal Executive ) : “with these certificates of compliance, we will go-ahead to the Federal Executive Council for approval for the full business of concession to proceed and that will turn the airport terminals to its full potential in private hands as millions of dollars would be pumped into the airports” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are doing everything to ensure that ticket prices do not skyrocket. They may be different, but they are not going to be something that air passengers cannot afford” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT



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Henrietta Yakubu said ( about Hadi Sirika ) : “Stating that the new international terminal being constructed at the airport will also be completed before the end of the year, Senator Sirika noted that Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Air Field Lightning (AFL), Taxi lights and other key deliverables are also parts of the project,” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Allen Onyema said ( about Hadi Sirika ) : “I really want to thank the federal government of Nigeria for making this possible. Previous administrations were unable to pull this through, but this government did it. We have a compassionate government; that I can tell you. It is difficult to get flight permits even during this critical period of emergencies from other countries, but Nigeria did not waste a second to approve this flight. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika approved the request the moment it was presented to him. All the heads of aviation agencies gave their support, which made the flight possible. So it is the federal government that made the evacuation possible,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, March 30, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Allen Onyema said ( about Hadi Sirika ) : “It is difficult to get flight permits even during this critical period of emergencies from other countries, but Nigeria did not waste a second to approve this flight. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika approved the request the moment it was presented to him. All the heads of aviation agencies gave their support, which made the flight possible. So it is the federal government that made the evacuation possible,” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

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Hadi Sirika added : “Our road map is yielding good result. We appreciate your support,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, November 23, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "In countries that are much more comfortable, Qatar which is the richest country on earth today, they have the best airport in the world. " External link

allafrica Monday, November 23, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We approved a flight indeed, but not for any musician. The approved flight was to convey a Justice on official assignment but ExecuJet illegally used it to convey the Musician to Abuja for a concert. We have suspended Execujet’s operations indefinitely. It will also be fined” External link

thesourceng Saturday, November 14, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika added : “These are monies we get from tickets and they ought to be remitting this money so that we can train more inspectors and keep the industry safe,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika added : “These are monies we get from tickets and they ought to be remitting this money so that we can train more inspectors and keep the industry safe,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika declared : “We understood the principles and importance of air connectivity and it is a very important sector. It boosts our economy and we believe investment in this sector will do well for our economy” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So, we have about 10 new airports coming up; that is almost half the number of airports we used to have in Nigeria. We are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). Soon after it completion, it will go to the Federal Executive Council for approval. We will not leave this government without having it in place,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So sitting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Certainly we are making Ilorin one of the best airports because in the first place it is an alternate for Lagos,” External link

pulse Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So, we have about 10 new airports coming up, which is almost half the number of airports we used to have in Nigeria. So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

leadership Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by ICRC. Soon after it finishes, it will go to FEC and it will be approved. We will not leave this government without having it in place,” External link

leadership Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We have a lot of agricultural activities around there. There is fishery; there is perishable item production and so on. So siting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Certainly, we are making Ilorin one of the best airports because in the first place it was an alternate for Lagos,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Certainly, we are making Ilorin one of the best airports because in the first place it was an alternate for Lagos,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “So, we have about 10 new airports coming up, that is almost half the number of airports we used to have in Nigeria. So we are adding 50 per cent of the number of airports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by ICRC. Soon after it finishes, it will go to FEC and it will be approved. We will not leave this government without having it in place,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We have a lot of agricultural activities around there. There is fishery, there is perishable item production and so on. So siting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We have a lot of agricultural activities around there. There is fishery; there is perishable item production and so on. So sitting an airport there is quite apt. For me, it is is something we should have done long ago for its importance,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Responsible because it listened to these demands, responsive because it has answered all of the demands,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika déclaré : “Je suis heureux d’annoncer que Monsieur le Président, au nom du Nigéria, a signé les instruments de ratification de l’accord bilatéral sur les services aériens entre le Nigéria et les États-Unis, l’Inde, le Maroc et le Rwanda” External link

rwandaises Sunday, October 11, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika disclosed : “while the procurement (of the Enugu Airport rehabilitation) was going on, a certain cantankerous individual by name Arch. J.J. Emejulu, came with bulldozers and hundreds of armed thugs and destroyed more than 2km of our fence” External link

authorityngr Saturday, October 10, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika déclaré : “Je suis heureux d’annoncer que Monsieur le Président, au nom du Nigéria, a signé les instruments de ratification de l’accord bilatéral sur les services aériens entre le Nigéria et les États-Unis, l’Inde, le Maroc et le Rwanda” External link

rnanews Friday, October 9, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Health insurance can be paid through travel agents/airline,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “I am glad to announce that Mr. President has signed the instruments of ratification of the bilateral air service agreement between Nigeria and USA, India, Morocco and Rwanda,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika stated : “I am glad to announce that Mr. President has signed the instruments of ratification of the bilateral air service agreement between Nigeria and USA, India, Morocco and Rwanda” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Airplanes are designed in such a way that the ambient air at altitude is clean. It is not contaminated,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Airplane are designed in such a way that the ambient air at altitude is clean. It is not contaminated,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “However, all flights out of the country and into the country that are private charter will still need approvals for those kinds of flights including technical stops,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “However, all flights out of the country and into the country that are private charter will still need approvals for those kinds of flights including technical stops,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “What we are trying to do is to keep assets of the people for the people. We are not trying to sell the assets of Nigerians like the last administration tried to do. What we are doing is for good service delivery. They will revert back to the people. What they are doing is to assist to provide these facilities. Government has no money to pump into airports,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, September 13, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "So once you come, we will force you into quarantine at a facility approved by government and to the cost of the passenger," External link

pulse Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “The naira component is N3.491,504,488.31. Of course, there’ll be 7.5% added VAT. It’ll be for completion period of 12 months,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are ready for the official reopening of this airport tomorrow and I am happy that we have been able to achieve this as scheduled,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, August 30, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is a business, not a social service. The government will not be involved in running it or deciding who runs it. The investors will have full responsibility for this” External link

thesourceng Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are ready for the official reopening of this airport tomorrow and I am happy that we have been able to achieve this as scheduled,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “I think until quarter four of 2021 and perhaps quarter one of 2022, we will continue to see a sharp decline in passengers and that is directly proportional to the revenue that we collect because people’s confidence has to be raised,” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : “The principle of reciprocity will be applied,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, August 24, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that’s what’s going to happen,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our (COVID-19) numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Our (Covid-19) numbers are not equal to the numbers we’ve seen in Europe,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "If they ban both the passengers and the carriers together, then that's what's going to happen," External link

wsau Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Our (COVID-19) numbers are not equal to the numbers we've seen in Europe," External link

wsau Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 21, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “What we are trying to do is to keep assets of the people for the people. We are not trying to sell the assets of Nigerians like the last administration tried to do. What we are doing is for good service delivery. They will revert back to the people. What they are doing is to assist to provide these facilities. Government has no money to pump into airports,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, August 21, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 21, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

wsau Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika told : "The principle of reciprocity will be applied," External link

iol Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “They will also fill in health questionnaires online, and hand them in at the point of entry, instead of filling the forms on the aircraft or on arrival,” External link

aa-en Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 17, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from August 29, 2020, beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption," External link

afp-en Monday, August 17, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "It is safe to fly, if we observe all those protocols in place," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 17, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika disclosed : “while the procurement (of the Enugu Airport rehabilitation) was going on, a certain cantankerous individual by name Arch. J.J. Emejulu, came with bulldozers and hundreds of armed thugs and destroyed more than 2km of our fence” External link

authorityngr Friday, August 14, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika disclosed : “while the procurement (of the Enugu airport rehabilitation) was going on, a certain cantankerous individual by name Arch. J.J. Emejulu came with bulldozers and hundreds of armed thugs and destroyed more than 2km of our fence” External link

dailypost Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “If it were up to us, we won’t even close the airports but we were forced by the virus to close,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “In liaison with the Health, Foreign Affairs & PTF COVID-19 (groups), we will announce the agreed date, regardless of the ban by Europe and UAE, may be earlier than October,” External link

pulse Friday, July 24, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “In liaison with the Health, Foreign Affairs & PTF COVID-19 (groups), we will announce the agreed date, regardless of the ban by Europe and UAE, maybe earlier than October,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Makurdi is scheduled for inspection. We will try to pair it with Jos. Some of those we are awaiting to send in their plans for restart are not airports owned by the FG. They are like Bauchi, Gombe, Asaba, and Escravos. However, Dutse, and Osubi are FG owned. We will wait until they tell us that they are ready,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “If you’re are caught, we have some videos on this unruly passengers who we’ll investigate and the punishment will be not less than two months of being criminally liable by a court of law,” External link

dailytrust Friday, July 17, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika declared : “The air flow is not from the cock pit to the rear, it is from the top down and exit downward and get recirculated through that filter because of that, the chances of the microorganisms, viruses, bacteria and all of those particles to land on you is reduced even with thesystem of circulation itself” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Within the sector, we want to reopen because we are bleeding and losing money but we have to remain alive first before we make money. Whatever decision we take has to be in the interest of humanity in general,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Similarly, let me also say that all the airports will be ready before the 15th of July as scheduled but anyone that is not ready will remain closed because we cannot risk the lives of Nigerians for anything,” External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Similarly, let me also say that all the airports will be ready before the 15th of July as scheduled but anyone that is not ready will remain closed because we cannot risk the lives of Nigerians for anything,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We may downgrade Enugu Airport in terms of international status and I have discussed it with the Federal Government,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Everyone who has seen me travel knows that I don’t travel with aides or assistants. I travel alone, I carry my bags by myself. I’m leading by example, so I expect all VIPs to comply with the new directive that no non-travelling aides will be permitted in terminals,” External link

dailytrust Monday, July 6, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, July 6, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Date for international (flights) to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika déclaré : "Je suis heureux d'annoncer que les aéroports d'Abuja et de Lagos reprendront leurs activités intérieures le 8 juillet 2020" External link

afp-fr Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : "I am glad to announce that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on the 8th of July, 2020," External link

afp-en Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said ( about Harcourt International Airport ) : “I am glad to announce that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on the 8th of July, 2020. Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri & Maiduguri to resume on the 11th. Other airports on the 15th. Date for international to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “The second contract is for the third phase of the construction of roads within the city of Abaji, which is in the southern tip of the FCT. This is about 8.4 kilometres and it’s intended to complete and compliment the other roads that were already there and this contract has been approved for the sum of N2,128,176,102.50, with the completion period of six months” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said ( about Federal Executive ) : ”With these certificates of compliance we will go ahead to the Federal Executive Council for approval for the full business of concession to proceed and that will turn the airport terminals to their full potential in private hands…” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “I think once we are good to go, we are good to go. You know there are two components of it: The health and safety components. This thing is not as easy as you think. I don’t want to give a date, but I am sure we are getting there,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, June 28, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We must make sure the aircraft are airworthy and certified fit to fly. We will ensure that every single pilot and aircrew have done their proficiency test,” “All of these procedures are recommended practices and we are almost ready to begin. At least about 90 per cent in that aspect,” External link

premiumtimesng Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “Nobody not permitted to travel will access the airport, adding that the new airport security operatives, who have been trained to handle it, will ensure compliance with the help of K9,” External link

dailypost Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika explained : “There will also be social distancing in the aircraft. But new ideas are coming on board on how to remain seated to make the carbon economical okay and to ensure we don’t infect each other. Those new norms are coming and we will implement them in such a way that flights are profitable. WHO and ICAO have developed protocols of the sitting,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are doing everything to ensure that ticket prices do not skyrocket. They may be different, but they are not going to be something that air passengers cannot afford” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are doing everything to ensure that ticket prices do not skyrocket. They may be different, but they are not going to be something that air passengers cannot afford” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said ( about Federal Executive ) : “with these certificates of compliance, we will go-ahead to the Federal Executive Council for approval for the full business of concession to proceed and that will turn the airport terminals to its full potential in private hands as millions of dollars would be pumped into the airports” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Hadi Sirika said : “We are doing everything to ensure that ticket prices do not skyrocket. They may be different, but they are not going to be something that air passengers cannot afford” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator60.54%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
minister15.06%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
current minister of aviation0.30%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
minister of aviation5.12%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
captain0.90%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
aviation minister6.93%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
aviation senator4.22%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
chairman0.30%EN02/10/201710/02/2017
chairman of the committee0.30%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
chief0.30%EN01/30/201730/01/2017
managing director1.81%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
director0.60%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
inspector general0.30%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
minister of works0.30%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
governor1.51%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
managing director of faan0.60%EN10/25/201625/10/2016
state minister for aviation0.30%EN10/13/201613/10/2016
special assistant0.60%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Hadi SirikaEN97.33%
Hadi SirikaFR2.67%


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Henrietta Yakubu said ( about Hadi Sirika ) : “Stating that the new international terminal being constructed at the airport will also be completed before the end of the year, Senator Sirika noted that Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Air Field Lightning (AFL), Taxi lights and other key deliverables are also parts of the project,” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Allen Onyema said ( about Hadi Sirika ) : “I really want to thank the federal government of Nigeria for making this possible. Previous administrations were unable to pull this through, but this government did it. We have a compassionate government; that I can tell you. It is difficult to get flight permits even during this critical period of emergencies from other countries, but Nigeria did not waste a second to approve this flight. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika approved the request the moment it was presented to him. All the heads of aviation agencies gave their support, which made the flight possible. So it is the federal government that made the evacuation possible,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, March 30, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Allen Onyema said ( about Hadi Sirika ) : “It is difficult to get flight permits even during this critical period of emergencies from other countries, but Nigeria did not waste a second to approve this flight. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika approved the request the moment it was presented to him. All the heads of aviation agencies gave their support, which made the flight possible. So it is the federal government that made the evacuation possible,” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT