Member state | NIGERIA


The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria is under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and is charged with the  responsibility to investigate any civil aircraft accident and serious incident arising out of, or in the course of air navigation and occurring either in or over Nigeria, or occurring to Nigerian aircraft elsewhere.


The fundamental objective of AIB is to improve aviation safety by determining the circumstances and causes of air accidents and serious incidents, and providing safety recommendations intended to prevent recurrence of similar accidents. The purpose of this is not to apportion blame or liability.

Total Accident Investigated 24
Total Serious Incident Investigated 31
Total Investigation Completed 58
Total Investigation still Open 0
Total Investigation Re-open 0

The Commissioner

Akin Olateru


Akin Olateru is a multi-talented, resourceful Aviation industry professional with vast Airline and Air Transport management expertise. His industry experience and pedigree acquired in more than 30 years of versatile work exposure, crisscrosses the Aviation Industry in the UK, Europe, and Nigeria, at hands-on operational, management and top executive levels.

The Team