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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Saraki To Chair Lagos Transport Conference, Exhibition

Saraki To Chair Lagos Transport Conference, Exhibition

The Minister of State for Transportation, Mrs Gbemisola Saraki, is to chair the Lagos State National Transport Technology Conference and Exhibition (NTTCE), aimed at integrating all means of transportation into greenhouse energy. Speaking at an interactive ses...
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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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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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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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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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NRC Insist On E-Ticketing, To Train Staff 

NRC Insist On E-Ticketing, To Train Staff 

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has reiterated the importance of e-ticketing platform in the purchasing of tickets across the country, saying it’s the way to go.  Mr Fidet Okhiria, NRC’s Managing Director, made this known in an interview with t...
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Amaechi Receives Report On Private Jetties

Amaechi Receives Report On Private Jetties

Minister of Transportation,  Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has commended members of the Presidential Standing Committee on Private Jetties (PSCPJ) for compiling and presenting report and compendium of private jetties in Nigeria.  Amaechi, while receiving the re...
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Abuja-Kaduna Rail: Ministry Hands Over Six Patrol Vehicles To NRC

Abuja-Kaduna Rail: Ministry Hands Over Six Patrol Vehicles To NRC

Federal Ministry of Transportation, on Thursday, handed over six patrol vehicles with scanners to Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to boost security on Abuja-Kaduna rail line.  Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Magdalene Ajani,&nbsp...
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NRC Receives 24 Bids For Lagos-Ibadan, Warri-Itakpe e-Ticketing Solutions

NRC Receives 24 Bids For Lagos-Ibadan, Warri-Itakpe e-Ticketing Solutions

The Nigerian Railway Corporation has received a total of 24 bids on open requests for the Lagos/Ibadan and Warri/Itakpe e-ticketing solutions for standards gauge railway operations under  Public/Private/Partnership (PPP) arraignment.  The Managing Direct...
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Nigeria Railway To Shut Down Operations, Implores Police, Others On Security For Infrastructure

Nigeria Railway To Shut Down Operations, Implores Police, Others On Security For Infrastructure

By ebosele@hotmail.com   — Ahead of the proposed strike by the two in-house unions of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), management of the parastatal has directed Railway District Managers (RDMs), Managers and Coordinators to shut down train services...
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