The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has banned the launching of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, RPA, in the Nigerian airspace without its permit and that of the Office of National Security Adviser, ONSA.
This is contained in a statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, in Lagos, yesterday. The statement said the move was part of the safety guidelines issued by the regulatory agency to drone operators, following the proliferation of the technology in the country. According to the statement, “in recent times, RPA/UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are being deployed for commercial and recreational purposes in the country without adequate security clearance. Read more