NRC Apologises To Passengers For Abuja-Kaduna Train Breakdown

NRC Apologises To Passengers For Abuja-Kaduna Train Breakdown

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has apologised to the passengers on board the KA2 train that left Rigasa on Monday morning and failed at Dutse section due to mechanical issues.  The Manager, Abuja-Kaduna Train Service, Mr Paschal Nnorli, made the...
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Rail Transport Generates N5.79b In Three Years

Rail Transport Generates N5.79b In Three Years

Rail transportation in Nigeria generated N5.79 billion between 2019 and Quarter One of 2021 (Q1, 2021), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.  It said this in the “Rail Transportation Data for Q1 2019 – Q1 2021” obtained from...
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Kano Approves N2.5b For Mass Transit Buses

Kano Approves N2.5b For Mass Transit Buses

The Kano State Government has approved N2.5 billion for the purchase of Mass Transit Buses to ease the movement of people in the state.  Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed this on Monday in Kano during an interactive session with Journalists to...
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GIG Deploys Electric Vehicles In Nigeria

GIG Deploys Electric Vehicles In Nigeria

Foremost logistics company, GIG Logistics Limited, has made history by becoming the first fleet company in Nigeria to deploy electric vehicles in its operations. Founded in 2012, GIG Logistics is an arm of the GIG Group, a company that started...
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Kano-Kaduna Rail Project To Commence In July

Kano-Kaduna Rail Project To Commence In July

The Kano- Kaduna rail project is to commence in July, 2021, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed on Friday.   Amaechi made the disclosure when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor of Kano State,.Abdullahi  Ganduje in Kano.&n...
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Amaechi Lauds Cooperation Of Communities Along Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridors

Amaechi Lauds Cooperation Of Communities Along Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridors

The Minister of the Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the support and cooperation by communities along Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway corridor facilitated the smooth execution of the project. Amaechi gave the commendation during the Ministe...
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Lagos Unveils 500 Mini Buses

Lagos Unveils 500 Mini Buses

Lagos State Government on Tuesday unveiled 500 mini buses to ensure efficient intra-city transportation in the state. The 500 shuttle buses, known as First and Last Mile (FLM), are the first phase of the planned 5,000 mini buses aimed at...
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NRC Arrests Rail Track Vandals

NRC Arrests Rail Track Vandals

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC)  has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of vandalising rail tracks along Kaduna-Zaria rail line.  Haruna Sabo, the NRC Northern District Engineer, made the disclosure in an interview with the News...
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Heritage Bank Partners Road Transport Workers On Insurance Scheme For Travelers

Heritage Bank Partners Road Transport Workers On Insurance Scheme For Travelers

Heritage Bank in partnership with the Road Transport Employee’s Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has launched the Travelers’ Accident Insurance Scheme (TAIS) to assist road accident victims across the country.The scheme aims to address deaths associa...
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Transporters Tackle Ministry Over N10b Covid-19 Palliative Fund

Transporters Tackle Ministry Over N10b Covid-19 Palliative Fund

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   — The N10billion approved by the Federal Government to ameliorate effects of last year’s Covid-19 lockdown on transporters and auto related segment of Nigeria’s economy is now enmeshed in controver...
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SIFAX Logistics Acquires 25 New Trucks

SIFAX Logistics Acquires 25 New Trucks

SIFAX Logistics Company Limited, one of SIFAX Group’s subsidiaries whose business offerings include haulage, clearing and forwarding, groupage and shipping, is set to increase its operational capacity through the injection of 25 new trucks to boost its opera...
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Peace Mass Transit Acquisition Of C & I Leasing To Enhance Shareholders Value

Peace Mass Transit Acquisition Of C & I Leasing To Enhance Shareholders Value

C & I Leasing Plc on Wednesday expressed optimism that the emergence of Peace Mass Transit as the company’s majority shareholder would bring enhanced value creation for all its stakeholders. Mr Andrew Otike-Odibi, the company’s Managing Director/Chief ...
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NRC Begins Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan Rail Services

NRC Begins Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan Rail Services

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the commencement of rail service operations on the Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan standard gauge train.  In a statement on Monday, the Railway District Manager, Mr Jerry Oche explained that the newly introduced s...
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Railway Employs 25,000 New Staff

Railway Employs 25,000 New Staff

Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s national railway operator, counted 25,000 more new hires than in 2020, even when fewer people were taking the train due to the Coronavirus pandemic, management announced on Thursday. German Transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer praised...
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