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2 Jun 2021
Given the profile of the dramatis personae and the organisation that is in question, it is not surprising that Hon Rotimi Ameachi and the suspended Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman.....
4 Dec 2020
Nigerian government Friday said the new Lagos-Ibadan rail standard gauge fare will range from N3000 to N6000. “I have received the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the Lagos/Ibadan rail project by January 2021 which will make Nigerians see the way the standard gauge railway looked like,” Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation, said…
3 Dec 2020
Our last editorial on this subject of federalism summed up the pros and cons of federalism. Categorically, it stressed the need to revert to a federal constitutional arrangement along with the finest principles of federalism....
28 Nov 2020
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.
20 Sep 2020
The Federal Government’s focus on railway and seaport development is a necessity to drive the nation’s economy, according...
22 Jan 2019
The Supreme Court has reserved ruling on the competence of appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi’s faction of Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A five-man panel led by Justice Mohammed Dattijo, fixed ruling on a date to be communicated to the parties after listening to counsel’s submissions in the…
5 Dec 2018
Stakeholders in the maritime sector have sought for synergized system that prioritises electronic clearing and installation of new cargo scanners at the nation’s seaports. The stakeholders, who spoke at Freight Forwarders Day in Lagos, said this would facilitate trade and clear the lingering congestion at the ports. President, National Association Government Approved Freight Forwarder’s (NAGAFF),…
31 Oct 2017
According to him, an operator spends about $18 million on a yearly basis due to insecurity on the nation’s waterways, in addition to high war risk insurance payable by shippers to do business Nigerian waters.
13 Jul 2017
The Federal Government’s initiative to float Truck Transit Parks (TTP) along major highways is expected to save over $15 billion currently lost to road accidents yearly.
1 May 2017
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) will be embarking on the maintenance dredging which is part of the project for the dredging of the water channels...
27 Nov 2016
A political tremor is brewing in Rivers State between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the December 10, 2016 ...
19 Jul 2016
Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has petitioned the Minister of Transport Rotimi Ameachi over activities of some shipping companies, consignees and agents considered anti-workers and inimical to the nation’s economy.

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