POLITICS · Transportation

Lagos-Ibadan Railway Update in Pictures_Ada Nkong

The Lagos-Ibadan rail project which is a baby of the Ministry of transportation was expected to be commissioned in January 2021. The covid -19  disruption made it impossible with challenges range from workers who caught the virus to difficulty transporting materials for work. The project has finally taken shape and is already in use as… Continue reading Lagos-Ibadan Railway Update in Pictures_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Lack of Funds Stalling Lagos- Calabar Rail Project_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi says the Lagos- Calabar rail project will kick off as soon as the funds being sought materialize.The minister said this during the annual ministerial briefing in Abuja.Amaechi said funds for some other rail projects are ready but cabinet approval is being awaited before work starts. "The ones we are… Continue reading Lack of Funds Stalling Lagos- Calabar Rail Project_Ada Nkong

Aviation · POLITICS

Expect Sunny and Slightly Hazy Weather in the North- NiMet _Ada Nkong

The present dust haze being experienced across the north and central regions of the country which resurfaced on Thursday 25th of March, 2021 is as a resukt of the midlatitude wave that strenghtened the surface pressure.A statement by the General Manager public relations NiMet, Muntari Ibrahim says it was anticipated by the CFO in its… Continue reading Expect Sunny and Slightly Hazy Weather in the North- NiMet _Ada Nkong

Aviation

FG Expends Over N100 Bn  on Aviation Sector in 5 Years _Ada Nkong

Sen. Hadi SirikaMinister of Aviation Over N100billion has been invested in the aviation sector over the last five years for airport equipment’s, staff training, and emolument.The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika made this known at the 8th edition of the aviation workers week with the theme; ‘The challenges of COVID-19 pandemic to the Nigerian Aviation industry:… Continue reading FG Expends Over N100 Bn  on Aviation Sector in 5 Years _Ada Nkong

Aviation

World Meteorological Day 2021: NiMET Alerts Farmers on False Onset of Rainfall_Ada Nkong

Abuja:  As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Meteorological day,the DG NiMet Prof Mansur has warned farmers to comply with the advisories in the seasonal rainfall prediction issued by the agency in February. In a press briefing to mark the day in Abuja, Prof Mansur said the rainfalls witnessed recently in… Continue reading World Meteorological Day 2021: NiMET Alerts Farmers on False Onset of Rainfall_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY

PPRA Issues Advisory For New Petroleum Pump Price_Ada Nkong

Contrary to reports that a new pump price has been fixed for PMS in Nigeria, stakeholders say the PPRA merely issued an advisory without which marketers would pick arbitrary prices. According to our source. "what the PPPRA has done is advisory and within its regulatory framework"."Breakdown of average littering expenses are as follows: N4.81 per… Continue reading PPRA Issues Advisory For New Petroleum Pump Price_Ada Nkong

Transportation

President Buhari to Flag off N 3.2 Bn Eastern Rail Project Tuesday_Ada Nkong

President Buhari will today flag off the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail rehabilitation project. The project according to the MD Nigerian Railway Corporation, Engr. Fidet Okhiria will cost N3.2 VN and work will commence soon. During the February monthly inspection of the Lagos -Ibadan rail which is nearing completion, the Minister of transportation ,Rotimi… Continue reading President Buhari to Flag off N 3.2 Bn Eastern Rail Project Tuesday_Ada Nkong

Aviation

FG Reopens Osubi Airport Warri for Daylight Operations_Ada Nkong

The Federal government has approved the reopening of Osubi Airport Warri for daylight Operations. Minister of Aviation ,Hadi Sirika made the announcement on his twitter handle. He tweeted: “I have just approved the reopening of Osubi Airport Warri, for daylight operations in VFR conditions, subject to all procedures, practices and protocols, including COVID-19, strictly being… Continue reading FG Reopens Osubi Airport Warri for Daylight Operations_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG to Flag off Eastern Rail Corridor March 9, Extend to Abakiliki and Awka_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government has approved the commencement of the Port Harcourt - Kano rail project. The Minister of transportation,Rotimi Amaechi who spoke to Journalists after the inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari, will perform the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern rail corridor on 9th March, 2021.He further disclosed that the… Continue reading FG to Flag off Eastern Rail Corridor March 9, Extend to Abakiliki and Awka_Ada Nkong