‘Some government agencies don’t understand need for safety collaboration’
COVID-19 is not new to anybody; even kids on the streets know what it’s all about. The pandemic has affected the aviation industry worldwide. We are one of the industries that this pandemic has affected a lot in terms of revenue losses.
Transport owners task govt on disbursement of N10 billion palliative
The Governing Council of the Public Transport Owners of Nigeria Association (PTONA), has called on the Federal Government to expedite disbursement of the N10 billion COVID-19 palliative funds to enable members achieve the set objectives.
Lagos urges Nigerians to take ownership of terminal
Commissioner for Transportation, Lagos, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the facilities at the Oshodi Transport Interchange (OTI) terminals, to ensure that none was vandalized.
COVID-19: Stakeholders chart path to safe public, private transportation
Stakeholders have stressed the need for Nigerians, especially commuters, to take personal responsibility for their lives following the new normal of transportation post-pandemic.
AAM, Deloitte present Africa's first automotive forum
Africa has the potential to become the world’s next automotive industry powerhouse. The opportunities are there – with a young, growing population and rapid urbanisation across the continent. But how can this potential be unlocked? What obstacles does the continent face in growing vehicle demand and becoming a true industry competitor? And how can regions…
Lagos to tackle truck drivers menace with ember months campaign
Ahead of the ember months, the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS), has expressed its readiness to tackle the menace of truck drivers even as it is set to commence state-wide sensitisation exercise for commercial drivers and other road users. The programme, an advocacy approach, would address more of truck/tanker driver education, basic training on…
‘Nigerians can own a car with government support, finance scheme’
A proper vehicle finance scheme with government support for the establishment of more assembly plants in the country will avail the average Nigerian the opportunity to own a car, an automobile expert, Oluwatobi Ajayi, has said. Ajayi said setting up an assembly plant involves huge capital investment, and with the government’s assistance would solve Nigeria's…
'Regulations in e-hailing industry will tackle insecurity, harassment'
As Lagos State Government begins profiling of electronic hailing (e-hailing) drivers, and unionisation in the sector, Professional E-Hailing Drivers and Private-Owners Association (PEDPA), has said the newly-reviewed laws would guarantee the security of drivers and riders and check harassment by officials while on duty. The group, which welcomed the development, also expressed its readiness to…
Automobile firm invests $50 million to boost industry capacity
Hyundai Motor Company has invested $50 million in building a new complete knock-down (CKD) plant to boost activities in the automobile industry.
RTEAN urges members to comply with government rules
The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), has charged its members to cooperate with government at all times to move Nigeria forward.