Kaduna dry port to boost export by $50b yearly, says El-Rufai
The newly built Kaduna Inland Dry Port will boost the country’s export capacity by over $50 billion yearly.
Corruption, bad roads bane of businesses at Nigerian ports
Notwithstanding the commendations that trailed the executive order signed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to enhance the ease of doing business at the ports, concerned stakeholders have expressed...
Rotimi Amaechi says social media will play big role in 2019 poll
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday said social media will play a prominent role in the conduct and determination of the outcome of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria because of its ability to sensitise the voting population.
Ogun SSG’s alleged resignation: Smoke behind the fire
When news of resignation of the Secretary to Ogun State Government (SSG), Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa, filtered across the state penultimate weekend...
Amaechi seeks ports reforms for more private sector involvement
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has called for total reforms of the Nigerian economy by reducing government’s overwhelming involvement in the ownership and daily operations of ports and harbours as well as other critical sectors of the economy.
Stakeholders chart path to logistics industry growth
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the private sector players in Nigeria are 99 per cent dependent on government, as such, they cannot be described as investors.
PDP faults Amaechi’s claims on South East omission from rail projects
The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted a statement credited to the Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, that the South East zone was not omitted in the development...
‘Nigerian ports cannot be world-class overnight’
It was unexpected and shocking for many key stakeholders in the maritime sector to hear from the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi that the Nigerian ports cannot assume the rating...
Nigeria votes $186m to combat maritime crime
Determined to revive the maritime sector through a guaranteed secured waterways, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved $186 million (about N56.9 billion) to procure machineries and fully combat maritime crimes.