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

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

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

Transportation

Amaechi Apologizes to Nigerians for Hitches on Abuja-Kaduna Rail_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has apologized to Nigerians for the disruptions experienced in some train services on the Abuja- Kaduna rail due to technical issues with some of the coaches.The Minister made this known after his monthly inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project.According to the Minister, the breakdown is worrisome because the coaches… Continue reading Amaechi Apologizes to Nigerians for Hitches on Abuja-Kaduna Rail_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Gives Lekki Deep Sea Port Concessionaire 2022 DeadLine _Ada Nkong

Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has given the concessionaire for the Lekki deep seaport to ensure completion in 2022. A statement by Eric Ojiekwe, Director Press ,Ministry of transportation, says Amaechi gave the directive during an inspection tour of the facility to ascertain the level of work done so far. The Lekki… Continue reading FG Gives Lekki Deep Sea Port Concessionaire 2022 DeadLine _Ada Nkong

Transportation

2021 Budget Proposal: Amaechi Pledges to provide Efficient Alternative Means of Transportation_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, says the aims and objectives of it's 2021 budget is to make significant progress on all ongoing projects, to complete as well as deliver modern railway services that will provide efficient and cost effective alternative transport system that will engender economic growth and create job opportunities for… Continue reading 2021 Budget Proposal: Amaechi Pledges to provide Efficient Alternative Means of Transportation_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