The official says the aircraft will fly into Montego Bay again on Dec. 27, 2020 for the return flight on Dec. 28, stressing: "Air Peace has the aircraft and the requisite manpower to do this." Air Peace, one of Nigeria's leading airlines, on Monday, left on a nonstop 11-hour flight from the Murtala Muhammed International... Continue Reading →
Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace, was recently indicted by the United States Department of Justice for fraud and money laundering. The airline’s Chief of Administration and Finance, Ejiroghene Eghagha, was also charged with bank fraud. Although Allen and Eghagha both insist they are innocent, here is a summary of the DOJ’s indictment.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has expressed satisfaction with the indictment of the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema The TIDE NEWS reports. She said the United States laws are only targeted at those who flout them. Onochie, therefore, advised Onyema to go to the United States to... Continue Reading →
A major disaster was averted after a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft operated by Air Peace, with registration marks, 5N-BUJ developed engine failure shortly after takeoff Sahara Reporters and Linda Ikeji's Blog reports. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said it was investigating a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft operated by... Continue Reading →
TELL Magazine yesterday honored the Chairman of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema, Prof Attahiru Jega, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili and others as heroes of democracy at the Magazine’s 20th anniversary of Democracy Conference in Abuja Ladun Liadi's Blog More photos below...
Hours after President Buhari left Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in South Africa for a three-day state visit. We had earlier reported that President Buhari on Wednesday departed Abuja for a three-day official visit to South Africa. According to the presidential spokesman; President Buhari went to South Africa to honor the invitation of his counterparts,... Continue Reading →
The second batch of Nigerians evacuated from South Africa has arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos. No fewer than 315 returnees were aboard the Air Peace flight APK 7818 which touched down at the Lagos airport at from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg at about 8:00pm on Wednesday. The 315 returnees, comprising... Continue Reading →
Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday gave N20,000 to each of the second batch of 315 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa. The fresh batch of returnees arrived a week after another 187 Nigerians fleeing xenophobia came back from South Africa. The joyous returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport,... Continue Reading →
South African authorities have granted landing permits to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed. Nigeria’s Consul- General in Johannesburg, Mr. Godwin Adama, made the confirmation in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on... Continue Reading →
The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm.... Continue Reading →