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Nigeria Port Authority Reviews Policy

4 months ago /

The new Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, has said that the Nigerian government had begun a review of the automobile policy, which came into effect during the previous administration. Mrs Usman made the statement on Thursday during a tour of the Tincan Island seaport, Kirikiri Lighter Terminal,...

Mauritius And South Africa Debris 'Almost Certainly' From Missing Plane

8 months ago /

Two pieces of debris found in South Africa and on Rodrigues Island near Mauritius ware "almost certainly" from missing flight MH370. The two pieces now brings the total number of pieces thought to come from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane to five.  The aircraft disappeared more than two years ago with 239 people on board. An extensive underwater search of a wide...

Federal Road Safety Corps Partners Religious Bodies To Better Road Culture

8 months ago /

The federal road safety corps is going into partnership with religious bodies across the country to advocate better road culture as a first step to reducing the alarming rate of accidents on the nation’s highways. This was the outcome of what was called ''save-a-victim meeting between the FRSC corps...

Lagos: Blue Line Rail Will Boost Economy Of Island CBD – Hon. Agboola Dabiri

8 months ago /

The Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Central Business Districts (CBD), Hon. Agboola Dabiri on Monday expressed hopes that the Blue Line Rail Project expected to run from Okokomaiko to CMS when concluded would go a long way to transform the Lagos Island CBD economically and otherwise Dabiri, who gave...

Ethiopian Airline Wins Best African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

8 months ago /

Ethiopian Airline has won the Best African Cargo Airline of the Year Award. The awards are based on the voting results of more than 18,000 supply chain professionals over a two month period. Shippers, the beneficial owners of the goods, and their logistics partners were asked to vote on the publication's...

 

FAAN Assures Airport Users Of Befitting Terminals

8 months ago /

The Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, on Monday in Lagos said the agency was working toward providing the best terminals for airport users across the country. Dunoma stated this while speaking with aviation correspondents at the inauguration of the Aviation White House built by Air...

ARIK Air Passengers Stranded As Workers Shutdown Operations

9 months ago /

Arik Air operations were yesterday disrupted at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Lagos. This was as a result of protest by aviation workers under the aegis of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) over alleged indebtedness of the airline to the Federal Airports Authority...

 

Breaking: Confusion At Nnamdi Azikwe Airport As Passengers Obstruct Boarding

9 months ago /

Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport have obstructed boarding due to delayed flights. The passengers who complained to have been left stranded by the airline say they wont allow boarding except flight to their destination iks provided.    More details to follow......

France: Aviation Strike Disrupts Flights Across Europe

10 months ago /

Up to a third of all flights to and from French airports were canceled on Monday, as air traffic controllers entered a second day of strikes against staff and spending cuts, but also against a lack of investment. The French Civil Aviation Authority called for airlines to cancel more flights on...

FG To Unveil New National Aviation Policy Within 2 Weeks – Minister

10 months ago /

Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has said that the Federal Government would unveil the new national aviation policy within the next two weeks. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr. Sunday Iyogu, the Principal Information Officer in the minister's office. According to the statement,...

Rep urges Nigerians to resist FRSC’s N36,000 for ‘speed limiter’

10 months ago /

A member of the House of Representatives, Philip Shaibu, has called on Nigerians to resist the planned attempt by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to introduce what is called “Speed Limiter” for installation on vehicles in the country. Specifically, Shaibu, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who...

Fuel Scarcity: Remove Nnamdi-Ogbue Now, CSOs Order Kachikwu

10 months ago /

For what it termed flagrant abuse of office and aiding in the scarcity of petroleum products in country, a frontline human rights group, The New Initiative for Credible Leadership, NICL has charged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC within 72 hour the Minister of State for Petroleum and Group Managing...

Delta State Government To Build Monorail In Asaba

10 months ago /

The Delta State Government has held talks with a consultant to carry out a feasibility study on Monorail Transit System in Asaba, the capital of the state. The government while doing so also restated its resolve to sell the Independent Power Plant, IPP, project in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area...

Ocholi’s Death: FRSC to reintroduce speed limit device on vehicles

10 months ago /

The Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi says the commission is spearheading the re-introduction of the speed limit device on vehicles across the country. Boboye unfolded this policy on Monday in Abuja at a news conference on the accident that claimed the lives of the Minister of...

Transport Minister Gives Freight Forwarders 2 Weeks Ultimatum To Register With Regulator

10 months ago /

Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation has directed the various freight forwarding associations to meet with the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) and resolve the differences that they have with the regulatory agency. Rotimi Amaechi gave the freight forwarding and Customs brokers associations two weeks to resolve...

NNPC, Oil Marketers join forces to end emerging fuel queues

10 months ago /

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it has stepped up collaboration with the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, (MOMAN) and other downstream industry players to end the resurgence of fuel queues in some major cities across the country especially in Lagos and environs. The NNPC, in a release on...

ICRC set to concession Lagos lighter terminals

10 months ago /

THE management of the Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission, ICRC is presently working round the clock to complete the concessioning of the phase one and two of the Kirikiri lighter terminals in Lagos.  Director General of the Council, Mallam Aminu Diko disclosed this in Lagos during a tour of some port...

N3.6 TRILLION RAIL CONTRACT BYPASSES FEC APPROVAL

10 months ago /

House of Representatives committee in an interim report has revealed that the N3.6 trillion ($12 billion) standard coastal railway line contract awarded before the 2015 elections did not follow regulations guiding contract award. The government of former President Goodluck Jonathan awarded the contract to the Chinese construction giant, CCECC. The rail...

FG to establish mobile courts on violators of speed limit

10 months ago /

The federal government is establishing two hundred mobile courts to try violators of the speed limit by vehicles as from the first of April, 2016. Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi stated this on Monday in Abuja when speaking with reporters on emergency measures to mitigate...

Bayelsa communities clash with Shell over contract agreement

11 months ago /

Twelve aggrieved oil producing communities in Bayelsa State have threatened to shut down operations of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, over the company’s handling of its relationship with the host communities, according to a report by Vanguard. In a communique after a meeting attended by all the Community Development Committee, CDC,...


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