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BREAKING: Nigeria unveils name of national carrier, logo

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Minister of State for Aviation , Hadi Sirika on Wednesday unveiled the name of Nigeria ’ s national carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London .Sirika said the national carrier is Nigeria Air .

During the unveiling , the minister said , “ this will be a National Carrier that is Private sector – led and driven . It is a business , not a social service . Government will not be involved in running it or deciding who runs it . The investors will have full responsibility for this. ”

“ The Nigerian Government will not own more than 5 % ( maximum ) of the new National Carrier . Government will not be involved in running it or deciding who runs it , ” he said

He added that government is in talks with aircraft providers , “ We ’ ve been talking to Airbus and Boeing ( and they’ re present at this event ) regarding the aircraft for and we will be making announcements very soon . We are currently negotiating . ”

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