The Federal Government has said it is contemplating capital punishment for railway track vandals in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said this on Monday at a town hall meeting on protecting Public Infrastructure on Monday in Abuja. Amaechi said rail track vandalism is a capital offense and its...
President Muhammadu Buhari would launch the assets under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection, also known as the Deep Blue Project, on June 10 in Lagos. The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Friday in a statement. According to Jamah, reparatory to the...
The Federal government has said it would begin  the construction of  the Kano- Kaduna rail line  in July. The Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi  made this known on Friday, when he led a delegation of Nigerian Shippers Council and Nigeria Railway Corporation to pay a courtesy visit to the  Kano...
The Zonal Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in charge of Kwara, Ekiti and Kogi States (RS8HQ), Mr. Clement Oladele, has pledged the support and cooperation of the Corps to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the fight against corruption. Oladele made the pledge on Thursday,...
Nigeria has solicited support from Ghana as the nation bid for the seat of Secretary General in the Maritime Organization for the West and Central Africa (MOWCA) forthcoming election. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi made the plea on Wednesday the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), Benonita Bismarck...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said he would  support the  International Military Sports in Africa proposed for Sahel Region countries. The event is expected to promote peace and harmony through Sports. Amaechi made the  undertaking when a delegation led by the President of Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA),...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has directed the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC)   to  arrest  buyers of vandalised rail track facilities. Amaechi gave  this directive  on Saturday in Ibadan while  inspecting  the  ongoing Lagos-Ibadan railway project. The Minister said vandalism  thrives because there are those who are  willing to buy stolen...
The Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi has asked the Oyo State government to put infrastructures in place for the Inland Dry Port in Ibadan and access roads to service the dry port and the train station in Moniya relinquish the project to another state on the route. The minister stated...
President Muhammadu Buhari would launch the Maritime Security Project by June, in Lagos. The  Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi has announced. Amaechi made  this known on  Monday  when the Belgium Ambassador to Nigeria, Daniel Bertrand , paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja . The minister said “the Crisis in the...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has inaugurated an 11-member committee to investigate the financial activities of the Suspended Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) , Hadiza Bala Usman. Amaechi, while inaugurating the committee on Monday in Abuja said the panel would investigate the procurement of contracts from 2016 to...