ECONOMY · POLITICS

Third Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit Postponed Due to Current State of the Nation_Ada Nkong

The 3rd Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit has been postponed.A statement by Dr Badewa Adejugbe-Williams , Chairman organizing committee says this became necessary in the light of the current situation in the country.The statement reads in part," the Organising Committee regretfully informs the general public, in particular, all registered participants and invited guests, that this event… Continue reading Third Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit Postponed Due to Current State of the Nation_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Infrastructure ,Economic Development Key to Crime Reduction-Amaechi _Ada Nkong

Infrastructure and economic development has been identified as key to reducing crime and aiding better functionality of security agencies in Nigeria. Minister of Transportation , Rotimi Amaechi stated this when he delivered a lecture to participants of National Defence College Course 29 in Abuja, Friday. A statement by Mr Eric Ojiekwe ,Director press and public… Continue reading Infrastructure ,Economic Development Key to Crime Reduction-Amaechi _Ada Nkong

Transportation

Prioritize Safety of Communities on Rail Corridor- Amaechi _Ada Nkong

To prevent accidents along the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor and protect residents of communities along the rail line, the Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi has emphasized the need for synergy between the States and Federal government in provision of level crossings. Speaking after the monthly inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail project, the Minister said… Continue reading Prioritize Safety of Communities on Rail Corridor- Amaechi _Ada Nkong

Transportation

NRC to Commence E-Ticketing November_Ada Nkong

The Nigerian Railway CCorporation (NRC) says the first set of people will be able to buy train tickets online by November. The just reappointed MD NRC ,Engr Fidet Okhiria made this known during an unscheduled visit to the Idu train station Thursday. Okhiria said plans are on to ensure the e- ticketing becomes operational as… Continue reading NRC to Commence E-Ticketing November_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY

NLC,TUC Suspend Strike Action_Ada Nkong

Following a protracted meeting between labour leaders and the Federal government Sunday evening, the proposed strike action that should have started today has been called off. Our correspondent reports that the new electricity Tariff which is part of Labour's grievance has been suspended for two weeks and a committee set up to review the tariff.… Continue reading NLC,TUC Suspend Strike Action_Ada Nkong

Transportation

World Maritime Day 2020: Minister of Transportation Calls for Reduction of Cost of doing Business at Seaports_Ada Nkong

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate world maritime day, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has charged regulatory agencies to reduce the cost of doing business by checking exploitation of operators at seaports.A statement by Eric Ojiekwe Director press and public relations says the Minister who gave this… Continue reading World Maritime Day 2020: Minister of Transportation Calls for Reduction of Cost of doing Business at Seaports_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Approves Deep Sea Project_Ada Nkong

FG APPROVES DEEP SEA PROJECT The Federal Government has approved the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure otherise known as the Deep Blue Project to tackle insecurity in Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea. The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has disclosed this virtually during an… Continue reading FG Approves Deep Sea Project_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FMOT Collaborates With International Maritime Organization to Host World Maritime Day_Ada Nkong

Rt.Hon. Rotimi Amaechi Minister of transportation The Federal Ministry of Transportation is to the 2020 world Maritime day in conjunction with the International Maritime Organisation.A statement by Eric Ojiekwe ,Director Press And public relations States the theme of the event is : Sustainable Shipping For Sustainable Planet: The Nigerian Dimension.The statement reads in part ;… Continue reading FMOT Collaborates With International Maritime Organization to Host World Maritime Day_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Amaechi Clears the Air on Oshodi Train Incident, Kaduna Supposed Attack_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has frowned at misuse of the railtracks by vendors and other people.Speaking after an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail, the Minister attributed the recent accident between a train at Oshodi and a vehicle to the wrong use of the rail track as a parking space by the… Continue reading Amaechi Clears the Air on Oshodi Train Incident, Kaduna Supposed Attack_Ada Nkong