Nigeria Air: Ethiopian Airlines owns 49%, local investors 46%,  FG 5%

By Favour Nnabugwu
Ethiopian Airlines (ET) consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for Nigeria Air, owning 49 percent of the national carrier as 46 percent is oened by local investors and federal government own only 5 percent
Minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika when briefing yesterday in Abuja, stated  ET scored 89 percent out of 100 in the technical bidding process and 15 out of 20 as regards financial bids.
Sirika explained that the request for proposal (RFP) under the public-private partnership (PPP) Act, governed by Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission(ICRC), has been completed.
After a careful, detailed and ICRC governed selection process, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) Consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder, offering an owner consortium of 3 Nigerian investors.
“The Nigerian investors are MRS, SAHCO and the Nigerian Sovereign Fund (46 percent), FGN owning 5 percent and ET 49 percent. The consortium has been subject to a due diligence process.
“The contract will be negotiated between consortium and FGN, leading to a full business case (FBC) which will be expected to be approved by the federal executive council (FEC). We expect this process to take 6-8 weeks
The minister said the national carrier would launch with three Boeing 737-800 in a configuration very suitable for the Nigerian market.
According to him, “Nigeria Air will be launched with a shuttle service between Abuja and Lagos to establish a new comfortable, reliable and affordable travel between the two major airports”
The minister added that other domestic destinations would follow later. “The first aircraft is ready to arrive in Abuja for further work and NCAA inspection, demo flights and audit as part of the AOC requirements”
“In time, two others will arrive to complete the required three aircraft for a new AOC holder. The interim executive team has prepared with the support of FAAN.
“The team has arranged for Terminal C at the Abuja Airport and finalised a contract with MMA 2 terminal in Lagos for the operation of an initial shuttle between Lagos and Abuja,” he said.
He noted that the Operations Control Centre (OCC) at the Abuja Airport would act as the headquarters of the airline.
Open Heavens by Pastor Favour Onoja

By Pastor Favour Onoja



“Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw the visions of God” (Ezekiel 1:1; Genesis 7:11-12).


1. Open Heavens are times or seasons characterized by revival, outpoured blessings, and manifestations of Gods’ glory and power.

2. It is a season where the Windows of Heaven is opened, and those under the opening experience miracles, healings, deliverances, wealth, and other blessings.

3. Open Heaven is a season of blessing when revelation is bountiful through Gods’ Apostles and Prophets. It is when Gods’ people experience visitations from Angels; when His presence dwell among us and the church experiences growth & developments.

4. It means that we have complete access to God and every resources that He has promised us; that heaven is not on hold for you; and that you don’t have to break through a barrier to get to where God is in your pursuit for Him.

5. It is characterized by unprecedented harvest of souls through spreading of the Gospel of Jesus Christ across the nations of the Earth, unhindered (Acts 4:20-37; 12:23-25; Psalm 110:3)


1. There is an unprecedented, unlimited, and perpetual blessings released upon Gods’ people and the earth yields her increase. Also, the fountains of great deep are broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened, and the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights (Genesis 7:11-12; Deuteronomy 28:12; Malachi 3:10; Ezekiel 34:26-27; Psalm 67:6).

2. Righteousness and salvation are poured forth upon the earth. (Isaiah 45:8; 61:20-11; Psalm 73:6-9; 85:11 Hosea10:12; Joel 3:18)

3. The Anointing of the Holy Spirit is released upon lives and destinies (Matthew 3:16; Mark 1:10).

4. You are announced, approved and accepted (Luke 3:21-22).

5. There is high traffic of angelic activities and visitations upon your life and destiny (Genesis 28:12-18; John 1:51, Luke 2:10; Revelation 7:2).

6. Your voice is amplified, you become a global voice and reference point to your generation (Matthew 17:5).

7. The book of your life and destiny is opened; mysteries are revealed (Revelation 5:3).

8. Your tears, shame, reproach, affliction, struggles and toiling are wiped away (Revelation 5:4-5).

9. Your eyes and ears are opened to hear the voice of God clearly (Revelation 4:1; 19:11).

10. Visions, dreams and revelations becomes spontaneous when the heavens opens (Ezekiel 1:1; Revelation 19:11)

11. Divine Intervention occurs when the heavens opens (Isaiah 64:1).

12. Your dominion and authority is established (Psalm 72:8-17).


* The heavens over you shall be opened and the rain shall be upon your earth continually. No more dry season in Jesus Name

* You shall experience angelic visitations that shall translate into good tidings in your life in Jesus Name.

* A major door of favour and blessings shall be opened unto you this season, in Jesus Name.

* You shall hear God clearly. Divine encounters and revelation shall be your experience, in Jesus Name.

* Your dominion and authority shall be established, in Jesus Name.

God bless you.


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