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…
Stakeholders seek solution to haulage of petroleum products
Key stakeholders in the petroleum, transport and logistics sector have raised concerns about the recurring cases of tanker accidents in Nigeria, and called for an end to the development.
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.
Interstate travels: FG to withdraw permit for transporters flouting safety protocols
The Federal Government says it will withdraw operational permit of transporters who flout safety protocols.
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…
Minister advocates youth engagement for peace, security
Minister of State for Transport, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, has identified youth engagement and empowerment as catalyst for peaceful and secure society. According to her, the Federal Government is making efforts to ensure that the injustices and inequalities .....
Reps quiz Ahmed, Fashola, Saraki, others over use of $22.7b foreign loan
The House of Representatives yesterday questioned four members of the President Muhammadu Buhari cabinet over fresh move to secure a $22.72b foreign loan
FEC okays $50.6m additional shares in World Bank
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved for Nigeria to subscribe additional 3,230 shares worth $50.637 million in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank.