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

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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

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Saraki Laments High Cost at Nigerian Ports_Ada Nkong

The Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, has described Nigerian ports as the most expensive in the West African sub-region. In a statement signed by Mr Eric Ojiekwe, Head, Press and Public Relations of the ministry, the minister says that the high cost of port operations in the country is occasioned by duplicity of… Continue reading Saraki Laments High Cost at Nigerian Ports_Ada Nkong

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NIGERIA SHIPPERS COUNCIL FELICITATES WITH NEW AIG MARINE COMMAND_Ada Nkong

The newly appointed Assistant Inspector General, (AIG) Marine Command, Muhammad Uba Kura, says,if revived, the Cargo Tracking Note, an initiative of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, has the potential to curb the activities of criminals.Kura made the remark when the Management of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, led by the Director, Consumer Affairs Department, Chief Cajetan C.… Continue reading NIGERIA SHIPPERS COUNCIL FELICITATES WITH NEW AIG MARINE COMMAND_Ada Nkong

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Ship Owners to Get Cabotage Vessel Fund_Ada Nkong

The two hundred million dollar Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) which was initially used to build faculties of maritime in different Nigerian Universities will now be applied to Ship owners directly. Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this at a briefing with newsmen in Lagos, Thursday , shortly after a meeting organized by NIMASA for… Continue reading Ship Owners to Get Cabotage Vessel Fund_Ada Nkong

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Emergency Inspection: Amaechi Confirms Signs of Progress

Following an unsatisfactory level of completion of the Lagos- Ibadan railway as seen by the January inspection tour, the Honourable Minister for Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, summoned the Chairman, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) Group, Zhao Dianlong for an emergency inspection of the rail project.The emergency inspection started at the Ebute Meta… Continue reading Emergency Inspection: Amaechi Confirms Signs of Progress

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Unscheduled Inspection of Transportation Ministry: Amaechi Frowns at Truancy

In a bid to ascertain the level of commitment by staff of his ministry , Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has paid a surprise visit to staff in their different offices . Amaechi was seen Wednesday at about 3pm going round the offices one after the other interacting closely with few of… Continue reading Unscheduled Inspection of Transportation Ministry: Amaechi Frowns at Truancy