RAIL PASSENGER TRAFFIC RAKES IN N595.05M, DROPPED BY 2.41% IN Q2

The total number of passengers who travelled by rail transportation dropped by -2.41 per cent to 730,289 passengers in the second quarter of the...

ABUJA AIRPORT ACCIDENT: AIB INVESTIGATES SKYBIRD AIRCRAFT

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has launched an investigation into the Skybird Gulfstream 4 aircraft that skidded off the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe...

AMID SLOW GROWTH, AIRLINES TARGET N12.2 TRILLION PROFIT IN 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday announced its expectation for airlines to achieve a collective net profit of N12.2 trillion ($33.8 billion), being...

UBER PLANS 50,000 DIRECT ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA

Uber has said it plans to create 50,000 direct economic opportunities in Nigeria by 2020, as well as bring additional socio-economic value to the...

RUSSIA 2018: HYUNDAI HANDOVER 530 HYUNDAI VEHICLES FOR FIFA WORLD CUP

The four-yearly vehicle handover ahead of the World Cup finals is thus a familiar event; with two weeks before the first game, the ceremony...

CUBA PLANE CRASH: OVER 100 PASSENGERS FEARED KILLED

More than 100 people were killed in a fatal crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba Friday, Cuban broadcaster CubaTV reported. According to...

NIGERIA RECORDS DROP IN AIR PASSENGER TRAFFIC GROWTH

Total passenger movement figures in 2016 and 2017 indicated that Nigeria recorded lower passenger traffic last year despite the fact that economic recession peaked...

FEC OKAYS $995M LOAN FOR ABUJA-MAKURDI ROAD PHASE 2

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a loan request worth $995 million to be sourced from China’s Exim Bank for the construction...

REVAMPING AIRPORT FACILITIES WILL COST NIGERIA $50BN

Richard Aisuebeogun, a former managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has called for immediate expansion of airport facilities and upgrade...

WORLD BANK PLANS TO BUILD 500 KILOMETERS OF ROADS IN KANO

The World Bank has reached an advanced stage to construct road networks of about 500 kilometres across the 44 local government areas of the...