The Federal Government has said it would be collaborating with Messrs MPH Rail Development (UK) Limited on the design, construction, commissioning, operation and transfer of the PortHarcourt – Enugu – Calabar – Abuja Standard Gauge Rail Line on Public – Private Partnership basis. The Minister of Transportation, Senator Said Alkali...
The Minister of Transportation, Senator Said Alkali has said the Kano- Maradi rail project when completed would facilitate trade and boost bilateral relations between Nigeria and Niger. The Minister disclosed this while receiving representatives of the Take-Out facilities Lenders for the Kano - Katsina - Jibiya - Maradi (Niger Republic)...
The Presidency has debunked claims that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted the ban on visa services to Nigerians. The Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga disclosed this via his “X” page on Tuesday. TheFact Daily recalled that the UAE had implemented a ban...
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation/Marine and Blue Economy, Olufemi Oloruntola has said, the Federal Government was working hard to ensure 100 percent scanning of cargoes across ports in the country. The Permanent Secretary disclosed this on Monday while receiving the Chief Executive Officer of the APM Terminals, Frederik Klinke...
The Minister of Transportation Senator Said Alkali has tasked management staff and agencies under the ministry to come up with ideas on how best to market projects and Programmes to attract private sector financing and investment. He made the call on Thursday at the ongoing 2-day retreat on cascading of...
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the commencement of free train service for all commuters for fifteen days. This development was contained in a statement signed by the corporation’s management on Wednesday. The free service would commence from Thursday 21st December 2023 to Thursday 4th January 2024. According to the statement,...
The Vehicle Owners Association Of Nigeria (VOAN) has appealed to President Bola Tinubu to liaise with them in the distribution of transportation palliatives to drivers In other to ensure the sustainability of the programme. VOAN made the appeal in a letter dated August 7th, jointly signed by the National President,...
The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has denied any involvement in maritime contract fraud as was widely reported on some online media platforms. Sambo in a statement on Tuesday described the publications as false and baseless. The Minister was reported to have allegedly involved in a hijack of a maritime...
The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has appealed to the general public to assist with any useful information that would aid in conducting a more comprehensive investigation on the Collision of a train and a Bus Rapid Transit(BRT) bus in Lagos State. The NSIB who made the appeal in a...
The Nigerian Railway Corporation(NRC) has announced the temporary suspension of train services ahead of the Saturday’s presidential elections. The Corporation in a statement on Tuesday by the Deputy Director, Public Relations, Mahmood Yakubu, the suspension is from Saturday the 25th to Monday February 27th. The statement reads,“In view of the forthcoming...