Transportation

NRC to Start Hourly Train Services on Abuja-Kaduna Route_Ada Nkong

Better days are here for passengers on the Abuja -Kaduna rail as the Nigerian railway corporation says it is set to roll out hourly train services on the route.The MD ,NRC, Engr Fidet Okhiria who spoke to journalist over the weekend says new coaches have arrived to boost the service on the Abuja-Kaduna rail. "For… Continue reading NRC to Start Hourly Train Services on Abuja-Kaduna Route_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Jamoh Resumes at NIMASA_Ada Nkong

The newly appointed Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh, has resumed duty as the 6th DG of the maritime regulatory Agency since the merger of National Maritime Authority with Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council to form NIMASA. Jamoh took over from Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside whose four-year term… Continue reading Jamoh Resumes at NIMASA_Ada Nkong

INFRASTUCTURE · Transportation

Failed portion of Eko Bridged Closed-LASG_Ada Nkong

LASG has announced alternative routes for motorists as the Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Adedamola Kuti confirmed the closure of a section of Eko Bridge to enable rehabilitation works on worn-out bearings noticed between Alaka and Costain portion inwards Apongbon The Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure Engr. Aramide Adeyoye, issued a… Continue reading Failed portion of Eko Bridged Closed-LASG_Ada Nkong

Transportation

NIMASA:Jamoh to Replace Peterside_Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Jamoh is to replace Dakuku Peterside who has headed the agency since 2016. Peterside’s tenure as NIMASA DG ends on March 10, 2020. Jamoh is currently the executive director… Continue reading NIMASA:Jamoh to Replace Peterside_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Funding: Key Challenge in Developing Rail Infrastructure_Ada Nkong

Stakeholders have identified funding as the key challenge being faced in the struggle to overhaul Nigeria's Rail infrastructure.Speaking at the infrastructure dialogue organized by TTL group under the Leadership of Dr Onuoha Nnachi with theme: Rail infrastructure rebirth, the issue of how to fund railway projects across the country took center stage.While the Director rail… Continue reading Funding: Key Challenge in Developing Rail Infrastructure_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Amaechi Refutes Claims of Escape From Kaduna Train Attack_Ada Nkong

Following a report making the rounds that the Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi was involved and escaped an ambush on passengers that disembarked the train at Rigasa around Mando area, the Minister has taken to his twitter page to describe the report as concocted.The attack allegedly took place around 8:05 pm on Sunday night.

Transportation

CILTN Supports Okada Ban in Lagos_Ada Nkong

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Nigeria, CILTN says its organisation is in support of the recent ban of motor cycles and tricycles otherwise known as okada and Keke Maruwa by the Lagos State government in major areas across the State .Speaking in an interview over the weekend, the Chairman of the young professionals… Continue reading CILTN Supports Okada Ban in Lagos_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Court Upholds Nigerian Shippers Council as Port Economic Regulator_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has reaffirmed the role of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) as Economic Regulator of Nigerian Ports . This follows the dismissal of a suit brought before it by Associated Ports and Marine Development Company (APMDC) Limited. The Plaintiffs had challenged the legitimacy of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council’s directive… Continue reading Court Upholds Nigerian Shippers Council as Port Economic Regulator_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Okada Ban may lead to Security Issues- Amaechi_Francisca Ogar

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Monday said the Lagos state government might face unemployment and an increase in crime following its ban of ‘Okada’ and tricycles in some parts of the State.⁣⁣Amaechi who spoke on ChannelsTV’s Sunrise daily said, “I am sure he must have addressed it in his mind before he took… Continue reading Okada Ban may lead to Security Issues- Amaechi_Francisca Ogar