Nigerian Officials Quiz Mother of Stowaway Teenager


The mother of the 15-year-old stowaway who sneaked into the wheel well of an Arik fight to Lagos has been quizzed by authorities of the Department of State Security and Aviation security.
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Arik Air A330

  • Nigeria:  Mother of Stowaway Boy Begs for His Release

    Daily Trust, 27 August 2013

    Mother of Ricky Daniel Ohikhena, the teenager who sneaked into the wheel of an Arik fight to Lagos last Saturday, has appealed to authorities to release of her son. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Security Agents Quiz Teenage Stowaway's Mother

    This Day, 27 August 2013

    Security agents have begun a probe into the circumstances that led 15-year-old Ricky Daniel Ohikhena to sneak into the wheel of an Arik Air fight to Lagos last Saturday as they ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  SSS Denies Arresting Mother of Stowaway Boy

    Premium Times, 26 August 2013

    The Department of State Security Service, SSS, in Benin on Monday denied arresting Evenly Ohikhena, the mother of the 13-year-old stowaway boy, Daniel Ohikhena. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boy Hides Inside Plane's Wheel From Benin to Lagos - ... Narrate Turbulent Take-Off

    Vanguard, 25 August 2013

    What desperation could have led a teenager to 'ride' in the main wheel of an aircraft from Benin-City, the capital of Edo State, to Lagos? read more »

  • Nigeria:  Arik Air Apprehends Stowaway Teenager in Aircraft Wheel From Benin to Lagos

    Leadership, 25 August 2013

    Personnel of Arik Air yesterday apprehended and handed over a stoaway teenager to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Aviation Security (AVSEC). The lad was on an ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FAAN, Arik Trade Words Over Teenager's Stowaway

    Vanguard, 26 August 2013

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday, asked the management of Arik Airlines to accept responsibility for the teenager that stowed away on it's aircraft rather ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FAAN Blames Arik Air, Probes Stowaway Incident

    This Day, 26 August 2013

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has blamed Arik Air for negligence that led a teenager to stow away in its aircraft that brought him from Benin to Lagos at the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FAAN Hands Stowaway to SSS for Further Investigations

    Leadership, 26 August 2013

    The teenager, Daniel Ihekina, who beat airline and airport security on Saturday to fly on an Arik Air flight from Benin Airport to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos has been ... read more »