The United Kingdom has announced that it would remove Nigeria and 10 other countries from its travel red list effect Wednesday 15. UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, mad the announcement on Tuesday while addressing Members of Parliament. TheFact Nigeria reports that the British government had...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has called on foreign investors to explore opportunities in the nation’s maritime industry, listing seven key areas in that regard. The Minister disclosed this on Tuesday in a presentation entitled`` Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Maritime Sector`,at the 2021 Greek- Nigeria Chamber of Commerce...
Nigeria’s Dr. Paul Adalikwu has emerged as the new secretary General of the Maritime organization of west and central Africa (MOWCA). Adalikwu was elected on Thursday in the just concluded election during the Ordinary session of the General Assembly of Maritime Organization of West and Central African (MOWCA) that took...
The Federal Government has said it would prioritize the completion of all ongoing railway projects across the country in other to spur economic growth and facilitate trade between Nigeria and other African countries. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this assertion in a statement signed by the Director of...
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has flagged off the third phase of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), sending off new Cadets to sea, while graduating the returning set from phase two. The Minister while speaking at the flag-off event organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA...
As part of measures to guarantee the safety of passengers along the Abuja - Kaduna rail corridor, the federal government has indicated plans to digitalise security on the critical route. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who made the disclosure during an unscheduled assessment tour of the train service, also announced...
The Nigeria Railway Corporation( NRC) has suspended train services on the Abuja –Kaduna route following Wednesday's reported bomb on its train along the strategic rail corridor. The corporation, which announced this on Thursday via its website, said the services were suspended for the safety of passengers and crew members. TheFact Nigeria...
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has stressed the need for Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) to display high level of professionalism in carrying out their duties of inspecting foreign ships at national ports. Amaechi made the call on Wednesday at the 11th Port State Control Committee (PSC) Meeting of the...
Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has lauded the Director General Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Dr. Bayero Farah for his outstanding achievements. Amaechi made the commendation on Thursday at the 2021 World Maritime Day in Lagos. TheFact Nigeria notes that the minister described Bayero as a complete gentleman stressing that,...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the politicization of railway development is a major factor militating against government’s effort in stimulating the economy of the country The ministers who stated this on Friday while speaking as the guest lecturer, at the annual Public lecture of the Department of...