Tag: Transport

FG approves N10bn to cushion COVID-19 setback in transport sector

Abdul Jimoh- August 26, 2020

The Federal Government has approved N10 billion to cushion the sufferings encountered by road transport workers and operators as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More

Rail Transport Remains Game Changer for Nigeria’s Economy – Shippers’ Council

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2020

The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC ), Hassan Bello, has said that rail transport remains the game changer for the Nigeria’s economy and ... Read More

Groups Laud Buhari’s Govt on Improvements in Aviation Sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

Some groups, Market Youths Congress of Nigeria, the Igbo Traders Support Group on Good Governance and the Yoruba Women’s Traders Support Group, have commended the ... Read More

Fashola Pushes For The Development Of A National Digital Map

Henry Solomon- August 29, 2017

The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, Tuesday in Abuja advocated the development of a National Digital Map for the whole country ... Read More

FG To Provide An Enabling Environment For The Private Sector

AMT Tanimu- May 24, 2017

The Minister of Transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to sustain the modest feat recorded in the Transportation sector by providing ... Read More

Standards Org. of Nigeria Staff, Stakeholders Undergoes Training On Vehicle Inspection

Suleiman Idris- April 15, 2017

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),  commenced the training of its staffers and other stakeholders on vehicle inspection and compliance with standards. The Director-General, SON, ... Read More

ABUJA: FCTA To Strengthen Transport Policy For Improved Security

Suleiman Idris- March 1, 2017

The policy of the Transportation system in the Federal Capital Territory would be strengthened in line with the Abuja Master Plan to improve the security ... Read More

Nigerian Senate Working To Reposition Transport Sector

AMT Tanimu- February 3, 2017

Sanni Onogu, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate is presently working on critical legislation to reposition the nation's transport ... Read More

Ship Wreck Removal Process To Be Reviewed – NIMASA DG

Suleiman Idris- January 24, 2017

  The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has said the Agency will revisit the procedure of wreck ... Read More

Minister Amaechi on Establishment of a National Carrier

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 7, 2016

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has once again reiterated that Government efforts are at advance stage to facilitate the establishment of a National ... Read More

Minister Ann Linde Leads Swedish Investors To Nigeria

admin- October 26, 2016

Nigeria has received a team of Swedish investors who intend to come into the nation’s economy within the field of smart cities, it and financial ... Read More

MD Of NPA Assures To Work Assiduously Towards Actualization Of Hub Status

Suleiman Idris- September 26, 2016

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority Hadiza Bala Usman has assured stakeholders in sub sector that her Management would work assiduously towards the ... Read More

#Budget2016: The Truth on Lagos-Calabar Rail Project – Senator Ashafa

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 12, 2016

I have carefully followed the news items making the rounds in relation to the budget presented to the National Assembly and what was defended by ... Read More

Lagos State To Transform Tafawa Balewa Square Bus Terminal Into Tourist Centre

Henry Solomon- March 18, 2016

The Lagos State Government says it has concluded arrangements to transform the Tafawa Balewa Square(TBS’s) Bus Terminal to attract more tourists to the edifice. This ... Read More

Federal Government to Unveil New National Aviation Policy Within 2 Weeks – Min. State Aviation

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2016

The Federal Government is set unveil the new national aviation policy within the next two weeks. The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, said this ... Read More

Ministry of Transport Still Discussing With President Buhari On National Carrier – Amaechi

Henry Solomon- February 10, 2016

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport The Ministry of Transport says it has commenced discussion with President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the nation has ... Read More

Umaru Dikko Dies

admin- July 3, 2014

    By .Mohammed Lawal Baba The death has been announced of the Second Republic Minister of Transport, Alhaji Umaru Diko. Mohammed Lawal Baba in ... Read More

Update on Withdrawal of Mini-Buses

admin- June 6, 2013

By Hamisu Rogo Commuters have welcomed the withdrawal of Mini-Buses along major roads in the FCT, but some say they away the alternative provision and ... Read More

FCT Enforces New Transport Policy

admin- June 5, 2013

By Ignatius Nkwoh The Federal Capital Territory Administration has finally commenced the enforcement of the new FCT Transport Master Plan. The transport policy which restricts ... Read More

Transport Minister Scorecard

admin- June 4, 2013

By Zainab Banu Besides the ongoing Abuja - Kaduna, Itakpe - Ajaokuta to Warri standard gauge lines as well as Lagos to Ibadan to start ... Read More