Transportation

We Will Pay Back China Loan in 20 years-Amaechi _Ada Nkong

Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi says the Nigerian can pay back the loans collected for the construction of rail projects within the stipulated period of twenty years. Amaechi said on a live television programme (Democracy Today) aired on AIT in Abuja, Friday. According to him,China was the only country given out loans with… Continue reading We Will Pay Back China Loan in 20 years-Amaechi _Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Tasks Female Drivers on Embracing Technology, Safety_Ada Nkong

Female drivers have been urged to observe Covid-19 guidelines as they go about their daily business activities. The Minister of state for Transportation gave the charge during a sensitization workshop on digitization organized by the Female drivers association of Nigeria, FEDAN.While applauding the initiative of the female drivers in venturing into a field hitherto considered… Continue reading FG Tasks Female Drivers on Embracing Technology, Safety_Ada Nkong

Transportation

President Buhari Names Railway Stations After Prominent Nigerians_Ada Nkong

Some railway stations along the Lagos -Ibadan corridor and others on the Itakpe /Ajaokuta /Aladja-Warri have been named after some deserving Nigerian citizens by President Muhammadu Buhari.. Minister of transportation Rt.Hon.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this via a statement by the Director of Press, Ministry of transportation, Eric Ojiekwe. According to Ojiekwe, the deserving citizens have… Continue reading President Buhari Names Railway Stations After Prominent Nigerians_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Train Services on Abuja-Kaduna Corridor Resume Next Week as Fares Increase_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation , Rotimi Amaechi says train services on the Abuja- Kaduna line will resume next week. The Minister spoke during a prereumption test run of the newly acquired ten coaches and two locomotives on the Abuja -Kaduna corridor .According to him, passengers have been clamouring for the resumption."We are being pressured to… Continue reading Train Services on Abuja-Kaduna Corridor Resume Next Week as Fares Increase_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Minister of State for Transportation Promises Synergy With Female Drivers to Set up Female Transport Service_Ada Nkong

The Minister of state for Transportation, Hon Gbemisola Saraki has promised to collaborate with Female Drivers Association of Nigeria to set up a transport service for female drivers in Nigeria within the next six months.The Minister who spoke during a zoom meeting with officials of Fedan said the female transport service will help take care… Continue reading Minister of State for Transportation Promises Synergy With Female Drivers to Set up Female Transport Service_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Nigerian Shippers Council Collaborates With NAICOM to Improve Insurance Cover at Ports_Ada Nkong

The Nigeria Shippers Council(NSC) has collaborated with National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)  to reduce the cost of doing business through the introduction of insurance cover on Containers regime and looking into risk management at the various Ports to ease business.  Barr. Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary , NSC, disclosed this when the Council's delegation paid a courtesy… Continue reading Nigerian Shippers Council Collaborates With NAICOM to Improve Insurance Cover at Ports_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Moves to Double Railway Fares, Vows to Deal With Violators of Covid-19 Guidelines_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi says disregard for Covid-19 guidelines will not be tolerated on trains.The Minister made this known during a trial run on the Itakpe-Warri Rail line Saturday, 18 th July 2020.Amaechi said irrespective of status, the use of sanitizers and face Masks would be enforced while less than half the capacity… Continue reading FG Moves to Double Railway Fares, Vows to Deal With Violators of Covid-19 Guidelines_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Female Drivers Lament Gender Discrimination, Seek Government Support_Ada Nkong

Female drivers association of Nigeria have lamented discrimination against them in employment opportunities and patronage by Commuters. The drivers made this known during a zoom meeting with the Honorable Minister of state for transportation Hon. Gbemisola Saraki Tuesday. The association led by Ambassador Eunice Odeghe listed their challenges to include non acceptance during government recruitment… Continue reading Female Drivers Lament Gender Discrimination, Seek Government Support_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Operations of The Port is Primitive, Unacceptable it Has to Change- Hassan Bello _Ada Nkong

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers council, Barrister Hassan Bello has applauded the Presidents directive to keep the ports operating during the Lockdown. In an interview session with our correspondent, the Executive Secretary said transportation and banking services were the most daunting challenges faced by the Shippers council in ensuring smooth operations at the ports.Bello recounted… Continue reading Operations of The Port is Primitive, Unacceptable it Has to Change- Hassan Bello _Ada Nkong