The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) on Monday graduated 235 seafarers, 52 Higher National Diploma with 183 National Diploma Cadets in various courses and tasked them on patience and humility. Speaking at the Passing Out Parade, the Rector of the Academy, Commodore Duja Effedua (Rtd), charged the graduating Cadets to...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Friday, led the Managing Director of Nigerian Port Authority, NPA, Hadiza Usman, and Executive Secretary of Nigeria Shippers Council, Barr. Hassan Bello, on inspection of the Tin Can Island in Lagos. The visit was aimed at fashioning out ways to address the acting congestion...
The Federal Government has approved passengers' charges on the new Lagos Ibadan rail standard guage which would commence operations by January, 2021. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made the known aduring the inauguration of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIOTA) in Abuja...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the establishment of maritime bank, would facilitate development of the West and Central African regions. Amaechi made the assertion, Friday during a one-day conference of Ministers of Transportation organized by the Maritime Organisation for the West and Central Africa (MOWCA) in...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that work on the Itakpe-Abuja rail project, will commence next year. The rail line is expected to connect to new Warri Port. Amaechi made the disclosure at the 2021 Budget Defence at the National Assembly in Abuja. The Warri-Itakpe rail line, which was commissioned...
The Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidets Okhiria, has said that as at September 30, 2020, the agency had generated a total of N1.4 billion as internally generated revenue (IGR), from where N245million was remitted to the TSA as at Oct.31. According to Okhiria, the amount was a far...
The Ministry of Transportation  has proposed  the total sum of N205,161,882,492 as budget for the year 2021. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made the disclosure at the presentation of the ministry's 2021 appropriation before the Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives on Land and Marine Transport. According to...
The managements of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Maritime Academy of Nigeria(MAN), Tuesday, appeared before the Senate Committee on Marine Transport, to present their records of performance in the 2020 budget. The meeting also afforded the Maritime agencies the opportunity to defend their 2021 budget proposals. The Managing Director of...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said infrastructure and economic development is key to reducing crime and aiding better functionality of security agencies in Nigeria. Amaechi stated this on Friday when he delivered a lecture to participants of National Defence College Course 29 in Abuja. Referencing his time as Governor of...
In a bid to forestall accident along the Lagos - Ibadan rail corridor, the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has stressed the need for the contractors and communities to meet and decide the safety of the people by constructing under and over passes. The minister, while speaking during a routine...