GDP growth, NNPC profit and national cohesion
Three important positive developments grabbed the headlines last week and gave hope to a beleaguered nation seized by constant news of bloodshed and violence.
Lack of spare parts causing recurring breakdown of Abuja-Kaduna train
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has blamed the recurring breakdown of locomotives on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line on lack of spare parts.
Amaechi restates commitment to efficient transportation
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has restated the Ministry’s commitment to ensuring a safe, efficient, affordable and seamless multimodal transport system in line with global best practices...
Two weeks after closure of Airport Road link bridge, government silent on reopening
Fifteen days after closure of the bridge linking the Airport Road to the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos, road users have begun to lament the continued closure of the bridge
Lekki Deep Sea Port must be operational by 2022 – Minister
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has directed its legal department to put on paper an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Ltd., to ensure 2022
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…
The strange Nigeria-Niger Railway project
The discordant tunes over a proposed controversial railway line from Kano to Maradi in Niger Republic clearly exposed the lack of synergy in governance. It is amazing how officials of the same government that should speak with one voice are feeding members of the public with divergent information, thereby creating confusion. The penchant for government…
Sanwo-Olu promises ease of transportation in Lagos
Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has given his assurance that the state would embark on programmes that would enhance ease of transportation in the state.
Nigeria, others must deepen investment in infrastructure to solve transportation challenges
CHINEDU AZODOH is the Co-founder and CTO, Metro Africa Xpress Inc. and one of the top 20 finalists of the 2020 Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize competition, a flagship philanthropic
Exploring the waterways to ease transportation in Lagos
Recently, 10 persons lost their lives in a boat mishap around Kirikiri area of Amuwo-Odofin in Lagos. Days earlier, seven persons had lost their lives in another incident. Yet, a fortnight ago, there was a mishap where all those on board were luckily rescued. These are avoidable recurring incidences, among other militating factors, that have…