Saraki urges African nations to support Nigeria for IMO seat
Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, has stepped up talks with African countries to support Nigeria to be elected into Category C of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council.
‘New transport policy to unlock Nigeria’s maritime potential’
The Federal Government has assured that the National Maritime Transport Policy will lead to improved Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow and enhance the ability...
Mohammed, Sirika, Amaechi to attend National Tourism Transportation Summit
All is set for the third edition of The National Tourism Transportation Summit and Expo, which will now hold on December 7 and 8, 2020, under the theme, Repositioning Tourism and Transportation Mobility and Connectivity to Revitalise the Economy.
FG moves to sanitise commercial cycle riders operations across states
Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, has restated the Federal Government’s commitment to collaborate with respective state governments to sanitise the operations of commercial and tricycle operations in Nigeria. Senator Saraki, who disclosed this while playing host to the National President, Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Adebayo Samsideen Apelogun, and…
Only registered transporters to benefit from N10b COVID-19 bailout, minister insists
UN, ECOWAS donate palliatives to Abuja, Kano Lagos residents Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, has maintained that only registered unions would benefit from the N10 billion Federal Government Intervention Fund for road transport workers and operators. Receiving members of the National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS) led by its…
Govt approves N10b intervention for transporters
To cushion the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the transport sector, the Federal Government has approved a N10 billion intervention fund for the operators.
FG approves N10bn to cushion COVID-19 setback in transport sector
The Federal Government has approved N10 billion to cushion the sufferings encountered by road transport workers and operators as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saraki urges agencies synergy to tackle insecurity in Gulf of Guinea
Worried about the spate of insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, has called on security agencies and other stakeholders to provide the needed impetus and synergy to tackle the rate of violent crimes in the region. Saraki made the call when participants of the Executive Intelligence Management…
Gbemisola Saraki unveils plan to overhaul Nigerian port operations
Worried that Nigeria operates the costliest seaport in the West African region, occasioned by duplicity of functions, Minister of State Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, has unveil plans to overhaul operations at the ports.
Revenge is not governance, Gbemisola Saraki tells Kwara governor
Nigeria's minister of State for Transportation Gbemisola Saraki has accused Kwara State governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of prioritising witch-hunt of opposition above governance. Gbemisola in a statement told Abdulrazaq that “revenge cannot be a policy thrust of (his) governance”. “The level of force and violence that the governor chose to adopt was totally unwarranted." The Kwara…