Standards Org. of Nigeria Staff, Stakeholders Undergoes Training On Vehicle Inspection

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),  commenced the training of its staffers and other stakeholders on vehicle inspection and compliance with standards. The Director-General, SON, Mr Osita Aboloma, was represented by Mr Dauda Yakubu, Regional Coordinator, North West, at the training. The two-day event holding in Sokoto, drew participants from the nineteen northern states.  …

ABUJA: FCTA To Strengthen Transport Policy For Improved Security

The policy of the Transportation system in the Federal Capital Territory would be strengthened in line with the Abuja Master Plan to improve the security of lives and property. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, made this disclosure, while receiving officials of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), FCT Chapter that paid…

Nigerian Senate Working To Reposition Transport Sector

Sanni Onogu, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate is presently working on critical legislation to reposition the nation’s transport sector. Saraki disclosed this when the National Executive Committee of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), led by its National President, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq visited him in Abuja….

Ship Wreck Removal Process To Be Reviewed – NIMASA DG

  The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has said the Agency will revisit the procedure of wreck removal from Nigerian waterways. The DG who made this declaration while speaking at a forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said the review of the wreck…

UK goes tough on drone owners, say they must first take fly tests

British government is about to get tough on drone owners after suggesting this week it may force everyone with a flying machine to take a test before they can use it. The proposal comes amid mounting concern over safety in the skies, with more than 50 reports in the last year of near misses with…

2017 BUDGET: Buhari allocates lion’s share to Works, Transport, Defence

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, presented the 2017 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. The President also cashed in on the presentation of the budget to unveil his economic recovery plan to lawmakers. He said as part of plans to get the country out of recession, the Federal Government decided to…

Minister Amaechi on Establishment of a National Carrier

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has once again reiterated that Government efforts are at advance stage to facilitate the establishment of a National Carrier that would be spear headed by the Private Sector. He noted that when established, it will address the current multiple challenges facing the Shipping industry and it will check…

Uber partners in Abuja suspend operations over poor payment

Incoming reports suggests that about 150 transport service providers working in partnership with Uber have suspended operations owing to poor salary and remuneration. According to one of the transport service providers who pleaded anonymity, they had suggested ways to make service delivery easy for drivers and riders to the company but Uber failed to heed…

Minister Ann Linde Leads Swedish Investors To Nigeria

Nigeria has received a team of Swedish investors who intend to come into the nation’s economy within the field of smart cities, it and financial services. The delegation led by the Swedish Minister of Trade Ann Linde was at the Ministry of Finance and sought to know what measures Government is taking to tackle the…

BREAKING: Ambode fires finance, transport, tourism Commissioners

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday sacked three of his commissioners. The affected Commissioners are Tourism-Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance-Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation-Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola. The sack of the commissioners was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello. According to the statement, Ambode directed the Special…

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