FG to demolish Costain, Jibowu bridges as construction of Standard Gauge rail track begins in December

FG to demolish Costain, Jibowu bridges as construction of Standard Gauge rail track begins in December

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Monday said the laying of tracks of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line would start in December. He also said that Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos would be demolished to give way for...
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FG to unveil six locomotives, 100 wagons, partner Israeli firm on maritime security

FG to unveil six locomotives, 100 wagons, partner Israeli firm on maritime security

By citybusinessnews@yahoo.com  –   The Federal Government is to deploy six locomotives and 100 wagons before the end of December, 2017 as part measure to boost rail transportation nationwide.    Speaking at the  2017 World Maritime Day, organise...
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Railway workers task FG on 1955 legal framework, concession agenda

Railway workers task FG on 1955 legal framework, concession agenda

The workers of Nigerian Railway, under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Railway Workers (NUR), have commended the Federal Government on the reconstitution of the National Council on Privatization but “regretted that the statutory Act of Parliament of 1955, whic...
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Obaseki shuts down Edo Line, relocates staff to ministry of transport

Obaseki shuts down Edo Line, relocates staff to ministry of transport

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has shut down state-owned transport outfit, Edo line, indefinitely and directed that its staff be relocated to the Edo State Ministry of Transport.   The governor gave this directive in Benin as he paid an...
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SIFAX Haulage, SAHCOL get Nigerian Transport Award

SIFAX Haulage, SAHCOL get Nigerian Transport Award

Two subsidiaries of SIFAX Group; SIFAX Haulage and Logistics Limited and Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) won two major awards at the 5th Nigeria Transport Awards held in Lagos. SIFAX Haulage and Logistics Limited won the Haulage & Logisti...
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Safety experts hing prevention of accidents on adequate management system

Safety experts hing prevention of accidents on adequate management system

How to best use Safety Management Systems (SMS) in accident prevention was the topic of an International Transport Forum (ITF) Roundtable held in Paris recently.  According to ITF, an unusually large and diverse group of more than 40 experts from all...
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Minister explains N243.7b capital project for land transport, maritime, aviation in 2017

Minister explains N243.7b capital project for land transport, maritime, aviation in 2017

Barring any further adjustment, the Federal Ministry of Transportation, comprising of Land Transport, Maritime and Aviation is to execute N243,746,507,321.00 capital project in 2017. In 2016, the total Capital budget of the Ministry was N171,652,299,451.00 out...
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Truck Masters: We handle auto maintenance, training of drivers for firms

Truck Masters: We handle auto maintenance, training of drivers for firms

The major focus of Truck Masters is to provide quality after-sales services on a multi-brand basis through well-equipped workshop for passenger and commercial vehicles, Executive Director, Dr. Oseme Oigiagbe has said. Speaking at a special training for motorin...
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EU Ministers adopts transport declaration

EU Ministers adopts transport declaration

European Transport Ministers have adopted a ministerial declaration on maritime transport, the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) informed.  The so-called ‘Valletta Declaration’ outlines priorities for the EU’s maritime transport policy...
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Lagos to aquire 5,000 airconditioned buses, float N100b transport infrastructure bond

Lagos to aquire 5,000 airconditioned buses, float N100b transport infrastructure bond

Inline with its three-year Bus Reform Initiative, the Lagos State Government is to introduce over 5000 air-conditioned buses to replace the yellow commercial buses, popularly called Danfo. Under the arrangement, the State Government isto launch  public transp...
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FG seeks self-sustaining railway, completes studies on 13 routes

FG seeks self-sustaining railway, completes studies on 13 routes

It is important to have viable self-sustaining and self-improving railway service, the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has said. Speaking in Lagos at the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Segment II Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project with extension to Lagos Port Com...
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