PORT HARCOURT-MAIDUGURI RAIL PROJECT GETS BUHARI’S $15BN LOAN APPROVAL

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved that negotiation be carried out for about $15billion loan to complete the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project. Transportation Minister Rotimi Ameachi...

GOVT ROLLS OUT ROAD USE REGULATIONS TO CURB RECKLESSNESS ON HIGH WAYS

The Federal Government has presented to the public gazetted regulations that will guide against overload and reckless disregard for road furniture on federal highways...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMPLETE CERTIFICATION OF NIGERIAN AIRPORT

The Federal Government, Monday, announced plans to complete the certification of Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, and the Port Harcourt Airport in line...

WHY NIGERIAN OIL TANKER FLEET MAY DECREASE BY 2.23% IN 2018

The size of the Nigerian oil tanker fleet is expected to reduce by 2.23 percent in 2018, an industry report has shown. This was...

UNSAFE WATERWAYS: LEGISLATORS SLAM NIMASA

The House Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has slammed the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Ministry of Transportation...

APAPA TRAFFIC: NPA MAY TAKE OVER ROAD CONSTRUCTION FROM MINISTRY OF WORKS

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has made a request to the Federal Ministry of Transportation for consideration to have the NPA take over the construction...

EXPECT NEW PORT HARCOURT AIRPORT TERMINAL IN JULY, MINISTER ASSURES

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the new Port Harcourt Airport International Terminal will be completed by July. Sirika also says the...

NSC MOVES TO RECOVER N1TRN SHIPPING CHARGES FROM TERMINAL OPERATORS

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the country’s certified ports economic regulator, has begun moves to recover over N1 trillion Shipping Line Agency Charges (SLAC)...

WHY NNPC, NIMASA MAY OKAY LOCAL SHIP OWNERS TO LIFT CRUDE

Ship owners and other stakeholders in the maritime sector may get the desired change in trade terms from Free On Board (FOB) to Cost...

NEW LAGOS-IBADAN RAIL MAY DELAY OVER RIGHT OF WAY ISSUES

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed worry about a number of unforeseen challenges affecting the construction of a standard gauge railway line...