Transportation

E-Ticketing for Rail Services Commence Next Week- Amaechi_Ada Nkong

The Minister for transportation,Rotimi Amaechi says e-ticketing for train services has commenced. The minister disclosed this on his twitter handle Wednesday. The development hopefully will check sharp practices currently reported in the purchase of tickets on the abuja- Kaduna rail corridor. Demand for train tickets witnessed marked increase as many dread the Abuja- Kaduna road… Continue reading E-Ticketing for Rail Services Commence Next Week- Amaechi_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Signs MOU For US$ 1.959 Billion Kano- Maradi Rail Project_Ada Nkong

In furtherance of its objective  of linking the entire country by rail,the Federal Government has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Mota- Engil Group for the construction of US$1.959 billion Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines.The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi  signed on behalf of the Federal Government while the Managing Director, Mota-… Continue reading FG Signs MOU For US$ 1.959 Billion Kano- Maradi Rail Project_Ada Nkong

Aviation

Indonesia Plane Disappears With Passengers 4 Minutes After Take Off_Ada Nkong

Relatives of Passengers, waiting for feedback A passenger plane with an estimated 62 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, officials said. Flight tracking website Flightradar24.com said the aircraft had lost more than… Continue reading Indonesia Plane Disappears With Passengers 4 Minutes After Take Off_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY · Governance

BUDGET 2021 Highlights: LAGOS TO COMPLETE ONGOING PROJECTS_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Government has promised to complete all the ongoing projects captured in the year 2020 budget as well as others that were started earlier. The Honourable Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Sam Egube, disclosed this yesterday during a Press briefing on how the State's Budget of N1.16TR for the Year 2021… Continue reading BUDGET 2021 Highlights: LAGOS TO COMPLETE ONGOING PROJECTS_Femi Ehiabhi

Transportation

NRC Debunks Claim of Train Derailment at Jere_Ada Nkong

Following reports making the rounds that a train that departed Abuja for Kaduna had derailed leaving Passengers stranded,the NRC says it was a mechanical fault otherwise known as loco malfunction. According to Mr Paschal Nnoli,Station manager, the operations manager said another locomotive had been dispatched to convey the passengers to Abuja. "Loco had some issues… Continue reading NRC Debunks Claim of Train Derailment at Jere_Ada Nkong

Aviation

FG to Return Defaulting Passengers Over UK Covid Strain_Ada Nkong

In a bid to contain a fast-spreading new strain of COVID-19 recorded in the United Kingdom and South Africa, the Federal Government has issued fresh protocol for airlines and passengers coming into Nigeria from the two countries. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority said non-Nigerian passengers who fail to comply with the new protocol would be… Continue reading FG to Return Defaulting Passengers Over UK Covid Strain_Ada Nkong

BANKING · ECONOMY

Nigerian banks migrate to new cheque standards, old ones expire 31 Dec_Femi Ehiabhi

Nigerian banks are migrating in the New Year, into brand new cheque standards, on the order of the Central Bank of Nigeria. From 1 January 2021, the old cheques will expire, said the First Bank in a notification to customers. It means the bank will no longer accept them for payments. The new cheques come… Continue reading Nigerian banks migrate to new cheque standards, old ones expire 31 Dec_Femi Ehiabhi

Transportation

Commisioning of Lagos-Ibadan Rail January Sacrosanct- Amaechi_AdaNkong

The Minister of Transportation, has tasked APM Terminal operators to cooperate with China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to expedite the completion of the Ebute meta - Apapa extension of the Lagos -Ibadan rail to meet the January 2021 Deadline. Amaechi who spoke during the monthly inspection of the project asked APM Terminals to allow… Continue reading Commisioning of Lagos-Ibadan Rail January Sacrosanct- Amaechi_AdaNkong

Transportation

Amaechi Vows to End Apapa Gridlock in One Week _Ada Nkong

Hon Minister of Transportation inspects Tincan in the company of Perm Sec FMOT,others The Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi, has assured Nigerians and Motorists plying the Tin can Island Port (TCIP) , that the heavy vehicular gridlock which has been an impediment to Movement of goods and services in and out of the… Continue reading Amaechi Vows to End Apapa Gridlock in One Week _Ada Nkong