NIWA Lays Foundation For Modern Boat Station In Yauri 

NIWA Lays Foundation For Modern Boat Station In Yauri 

The National Inland Water Ways (NIWA) has laid the foundation of a modern boat station, tagged “Passenger Lounge”, at Yauri, Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi State.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ceremony also featured the...
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LAMATA Deploys CNG Buses

LAMATA Deploys CNG Buses

As part of measures to reduce emissions into the atmosphere by public transport buses, the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) on Monday commenced the pilot phase of the use of buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for passenger...
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Test Run Of Lagos Blue Line Rail Project Begins December

Test Run Of Lagos Blue Line Rail Project Begins December

The test run of the Lagos Blue Rail Line train service project is to commence December 2022.   Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this in Marina on Wednesday at the launch of the last track beam (T-beam) for the blue line...
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LAMATA: Transportation Master Plan’ll Make Lagos FDI Paradise

LAMATA: Transportation Master Plan’ll Make Lagos FDI Paradise

Lagos state government’s master plan on transportation would transform Lagos into a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) paradise, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) Managing Director, Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, declared on  Tuesday   Speaking at...
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Lagos Mulls Total Ban On Commercial Motorcycles  

Lagos Mulls Total Ban On Commercial Motorcycles  

The Lagos State Government is considering a total ban of commercial motorcycles in all local government areas of the state.   The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso made this known at a stakeholders forum organised to...
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NIWA Unveils Watercraft Ambulance

NIWA Unveils Watercraft Ambulance

The Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA),  Dr George Moghalu, has deployed a new ambulance boat to the Lagos area office to enhance search and rescue. Moghalu, in a statement on Monday, explained the watercraft ambulance which wou...
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Transport Minister Threatens To Sanction CCECC Over Rail Contract, Inspect Lekki Deep Seaport 

Transport Minister Threatens To Sanction CCECC Over Rail Contract, Inspect Lekki Deep Seaport 

The Minister of Transportation, Alhaji Mu’azu Sambo, has threatened to sanction the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for not meeting up with the contract of providing 85 per cent of the rail project cost.  Speaking on Saturday in Lag...
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Transportation Minister Lauds SIFAX Group, Pledges FG Support

Transportation Minister Lauds SIFAX Group, Pledges FG Support

Minister of Transportation, Alhaji Muazu Sambo, has commended SIFAX Group for its socio-economic impact on the nation’s development.  Sambo also promised to support the company’s businesses in order to contribute more to the economy.  He made thi...
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NIWA Reiterates Commitment To Tackle Boat Mishaps

NIWA Reiterates Commitment To Tackle Boat Mishaps

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is putting measures in place to avoid the reoccurrence of boat mishaps in the country.  The Managing Director of NIWA, Dr George Moghalu said this at a news conference on Tuesday, following the recent...
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NLC Protest: LASG Urges Motorists To Remain Calm, Receives Letter From Protesters

NLC Protest: LASG Urges Motorists To Remain Calm, Receives Letter From Protesters

The Lagos State Government has urged motorists to remain calm despite the protest rally of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Ikeja and its environs.  The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde made this known in a statement issued in...
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Transport Ministry, Shippers’ Council To Sensitise Stakeholders

Transport Ministry, Shippers’ Council To Sensitise Stakeholders

The Federal Ministry of Transport (FMOT) is collaborating with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) to organize a sensitization programme on some functions of the council.  A statement issued by Rakiya Dhikru-Yagboyaju, Head, Public Relations, NSC, expl...
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STOAN Congratulate New Transportation Minister

STOAN Congratulate New Transportation Minister

The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) on Sunday congratulated the new Minister of Transportation, Mr Mu’azu Sambo, on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.  The Chairman of STOAN, Princess Vicky Haastrup, in a statement ...
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NIWA, Bangladesh Collaborate On Waterways

NIWA, Bangladesh Collaborate On Waterways

National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Republic of Bangladesh have agreed to collaborate to enhance activities in the waterways of Nigeria and Bangladesh.  Dr George Moghalu, the Managing Director of NIWA said this when the Ambassador of Bangl...
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My Journey Through NPA, NIWA, By New Transportation Minister 

My Journey Through NPA, NIWA, By New Transportation Minister 

The newly appointed Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has described the Ministry as home, having started his career in the Maritime sector as a Civil Engineer with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and ended up as the  Lagos Area ...
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