NIWA Seeks Proper Funding, Infrastructure

NIWA Seeks Proper Funding, Infrastructure

Huge opportunities in the nation’s waterways can be maximised if there are infrastructure and proper funding, the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has said  A statement issued on Saturday quoted Managing Director, NIWA, Dr George Moghalu, as saying this during...
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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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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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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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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 Begins Process To concession Oguta, Lokoja, Baro River Ports

NIWA Begins Process To concession Oguta, Lokoja, Baro River Ports

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has commenced the process of concessioning Oguta, Lokoja and Baro River ports.  Speaking at the formal handing over of the Onitsha River Port to the concessionaire in Abuja, the Managing Director of NIWA, Dr...
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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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NIWA Boss Congratulates New Transportation Ministers 

NIWA Boss Congratulates New Transportation Ministers 

The Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr George Moghalu, has congratulated Mr Mu’azu Sambo and Mr Ademola Adegoroye on their appointment as Minister of Transportation and Minister of State for Transportation.  Moghalu in a s...
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PDP Faults Planned BRT Fare Hike In Lagos, Wants Reversal

PDP Faults Planned BRT Fare Hike In Lagos, Wants Reversal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has faulted the proposed increase in the fare for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) across various routes in the state, urging the reversal of the plan.  The Lagos State Publicity Secretary of the...
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Sanwo-Olu Approves Increase In BRT Fares 

Sanwo-Olu Approves Increase In BRT Fares 

Lagos State Governor, Babajida Sanwo-Olu has approved an N100 increase in fares of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on all routes. A statement issued on Wednesday by the spokesperson for Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Kolawole Ojelabi, ...
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NIWA Board Holds Inaugural meeting, Pledges To Make 10,00km Waterways Navigable

NIWA Board Holds Inaugural meeting, Pledges To Make 10,00km Waterways Navigable

The Board of Directors, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has promised to make the nation’s 10,000km-waterways navigable all year round.  The Board Chairperson, Sen Binta Masi-Garba, made the promise on Tuesday during the Inaugural meeting o...
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Transport Ministry Canvasses Support For Port Task Team

Transport Ministry Canvasses Support For Port Task Team

Dr Magdalene Ajani, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, on Friday tasked agencies in the maritime sector to support the Port Standing Task Team (PSTT) to work seamlessly.  Ajani, represented by Mr Adams Ofie, Deputy Director at the Fe...
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