‘Trade, Transport Interconnectivity critical to sustained growth in Africa’

‘Trade, Transport Interconnectivity critical to sustained growth in Africa’

Member States of Union of Africa Shippers Council (UASC) on Thursday in Abuja commenced a two-day special Sub-Regional Interactive meeting aimed at improving trade and transport infrastructure within the continent.   With the theme:Transport Infrastructure Development and Maintenance: Funding Options...
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Motorists, commuters groan on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Motorists, commuters groan on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Motorists and commuters playing the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have continued to groan over the slow-pace of work on the stretch of the road with most of them spending several hours for a journey that was supposed to last for 15minutes,  ...
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‘No going back on October 1 deadline for speed limiting device’

‘No going back on October 1 deadline for speed limiting device’

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said the installation of speed limiting device on vehicles is in accordance with the commission’s Establishment Act.  Assistant Corps Marshall Kayode Olagunju, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar th...
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Criticism trails suspension of Abuja-Kaduna train services

Criticism trails suspension of Abuja-Kaduna train services

An economist, Dr Matthew R. Otoide has criticized the suspension of Abuja-Kaduna train l services by the management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC).  Dr Otoide, in a four paragraph statement sent to  www.citybusinessnews.com onSunday, September 11, 201...
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Frsc deploys 20,000 personnel, 697 vehicles for Sallah patrols

Frsc deploys 20,000 personnel, 697 vehicles for Sallah patrols

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 20,000 for the sallah celebration scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.    According to the FRSC Corps Marshall, Boboye Oyeyemi, the agency was not comfortable with road clashes and casualties, deposit their red...
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FG to award Lagos-Ibadan railway contract

FG to award Lagos-Ibadan railway contract

The Federal Government has concluded plans to award the contract for the construction of Lagos-Ibadan railway contract.  According to the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, plans are also underway to sign the contracts for Kano-Kaduna and Calabar-Port Har...
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NSC  seeks truck transit park in Anambra, Imo, others

NSC seeks truck transit park in Anambra, Imo, others

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called on Eastern State Governments to support the development of Truck Transit Park (TTP) for the growth of the nation’s maritime industry. The Chief Executive Officer of the Council, Mr. Hassan Bello, who was...
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Railway workers fault alleged sales of scraps, outsourcing

Railway workers fault alleged sales of scraps, outsourcing

By Moses Ebosele –   Workers of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have called for the suspension of alleged sales of iron scraps and outsourcing of recreational facilities.   Under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Railway Workers (NUR)  and Senior Sta...
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Lagos to partner private sector on $1b rail line

Lagos to partner private sector on $1b rail line

To successfully construct $1 Billion urban rail line, the Lagos State Government has announced plan to partner the private sector.    Speaking in Lagos during a seminar organized by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority in conjunction with the Japa...
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‘Fleet operators record 226 dealt in six months’

‘Fleet operators record 226 dealt in six months’

 By Moses Ebosele –    The Corps Marshal/Chief Executive Officer of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has decried increase in Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) involving Fleet Operators across the country.  In his presentation at the just ...
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