NIWA Decries Increased Boats’ Mishaps, Threatens Punitive Measures

NIWA Decries Increased Boats’ Mishaps, Threatens Punitive Measures

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has decried the increase in boats’ mishaps within the nation’s waterways, leading to loss of innocent lives.  NIWA’s Managing Director, Dr George Moghalu, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...
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FG Tasks States On Inland Water Transportation

FG Tasks States On Inland Water Transportation

Federal Ministry of Transportation on Thursday charged states across the nation to key into developments of inland water transportation.  Dr. Ajani Magdalene Nwanwuche, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, gave the charge at the 9t...
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Abuja-Kaduna Train Resumes May 23

Abuja-Kaduna Train Resumes May 23

The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMoT), has directed that the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service (AKTS) should resume on May 23.  The Deputy Director, Public Relations of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Yakub Mahmo...
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FRSC Remains Focused To Achieve Safest Road By 2030, Says Oyeyemi

FRSC Remains Focused To Achieve Safest Road By 2030, Says Oyeyemi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is determined to bestow on Nigeria, a country with one of the safest road globally by 2030, Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has said   Oyeyemi said this at the opening of a two-week...
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FRSC Conducts Clearance Operations In Jalingo, Cautions Illegal Park Operators

FRSC Conducts Clearance Operations In Jalingo, Cautions Illegal Park Operators

The Taraba Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Saturday, conducted a clearance operation at the Roadblock area of Jalingo to achieve ease in traffic flow.   Sector Commander, Selina Williams, who supervised the operation, told Journalists ...
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Fredrick Ogidan Assumes Duty As Kwara FRSC Sector Commander

Fredrick Ogidan Assumes Duty As Kwara FRSC Sector Commander

Corps Commander (CC) Fredrick Ogidan has assumed duty as the new Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kwara State.  Ogidan reported for duty on Saturday, April 30, at the sector command’s office in Ilorin.    A...
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Eid-el Fitr: FRSC Cautions Fleet Operators Against Reckless Driving

Eid-el Fitr: FRSC Cautions Fleet Operators Against Reckless Driving

As Nigerian Muslims celebrate Eid-el Fitr festival, the Jos Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised operators of fleet vehicles to abide by traffic rules and regulations.   Mr Wobin Gora, Commanding Officer of the zone ...
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Lagos Rolls Out 1,000 GAC Cars For Taxis

Lagos Rolls Out 1,000 GAC Cars For Taxis

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday unveiled 1,000 technology-driven GAC-branded cars codenamed ”LAG RIDE”.  Sanwo-Olu said during the rollout ceremony that the initiative was a ride hailing taxi initiative, being operated on a lease...
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Amaechi: Kano’ll Host Nigeria’s Biggest Rail Station

Amaechi: Kano’ll Host Nigeria’s Biggest Rail Station

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Kano State will house the biggest rail station in the country.  Amaechi stated this when a delegation from Kano State, led by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje visited him in Abuja to discuss the rail and...
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FEC Approves $2.8m For Ibadan-Lagos, Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Rail Projects

FEC Approves $2.8m For Ibadan-Lagos, Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Rail Projects

The Federal Executive Council has approved $2.8million for the procurement of rolling stocks operational maintenance equipment for Ibadan to Kano standard gauge and Port Harcourt to Maiduguri narrow gauge railway projects.  The Minister of Transportation,...
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Fintiri, Jime Inaugurate Committee To Develop Transport Infrastructure Projects

Fintiri, Jime Inaugurate Committee To Develop Transport Infrastructure Projects

Governor  Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa and the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, have inaugurated a committee for the development of transport infrastructure projects. The transport infrastructure projects are the...
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Paucity Of Fund May Stall Kano-Kaduna Rail Project

Paucity Of Fund May Stall Kano-Kaduna Rail Project

Lack of adequate funding may slow down the pace of work and completion of the Kano-Kaduna railway project,  Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said  Amaechi made this known while inspecting work on the project in Kano on Friday....
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FG Pays N22.7b Petroleum Bridging Claims To Transporters 

FG Pays N22.7b Petroleum Bridging Claims To Transporters 

The Federal Government has paid bridging claims amounting to N22.7 billion to transporters of petroleum products, the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), disclosed on Wednesday.  The Chief Executive Officer, NMDPRA, ...
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FEC Approves $183.7m For Railway Consultants 

FEC Approves $183.7m For Railway Consultants 

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $183.7 million for consultancy services for supervision of three railway projects in Nigeria.  Addressing Journalists on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday, the Minister...
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