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•Commissioner unveils LAGFERRY’s six routes of operations Lagos State Government has formally kicked off commercial waterways transportation, with the official launching of eight newly acquired speed boats by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday. Sanwo-Olu unveiled the speed boats, which will be operated by the Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), at a carnival-like ceremony held at Badore …

The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday. The District Manager of NRC in Lagos, Mr Jerry Oche, disclosed this in Lagos on Wednesday. Oche said that the operation, suspended in September 2019, would resume with one return trip daily from Kajola in Ogun to Iddo …

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said he had no regrets siting the transportation university in Daura. Mr Amaechi said this at the ground breaking of the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina on Monday. ”When we sited the factory at Kajola, there was no noise, nobody debated about it, nobody abused us for it unlike …

One of the foremost and respectable Nigerian Local and International Aircraft, Air peace, yesterday experienced some hitches that delayed passengers coming from Abuja to Lagos on 8:30 pm flight for over 3 hours. The flight arrived Abuja airport at about 10:20pm to disembark the on-board passengers and then took about an hour to get the …

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has advised motorists to minimize night traveling to avoid being victims of armed robbery attacks and reduce carnages on the highways. The FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr Clement Oladele, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Trans-Continental Infrastructure Company (TCIC), a Nigerian based infrastructure development company, Trans- continental company (TCIC) has signed an MoU with JSC Transmashholding (TMH), the largest rolling stock engineering company in Russia, on the development of railway infrastructure and supply of rolling stock in Nigeria. TMH, alongside its strategic partner, RZD Russian Railways, jointly develop …

Shah Mathias, the Founder of Ameri Metro Inc, based in the United States, said on Monday that the company was ready to invest over $10 billion in the coastal rail project from Lagos to Calabar and Calabar to Port Harcourt. He told journalists after paying a courtesy visit on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The minister for transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, is currently in China inspecting some of the locomotives (trains) built for Nigeria by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCRC). Below are the pics showing some CCRC officials, the Nigerian minister test running one of the two motored cars at the company’s premises in Qisuyan district, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Federal Government has approved the request for the construction of a new International Airport in Ebonyi State. The approval was conveyed in a letter to Governor David Umahi by the minister of aviation Hadi Sirika In a letter signed on his behalf by the Director Safety and Technical Policy, Captain T A …

The President of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa, has dissolved the NURTW Lagos State Council. The NURTW President took the decision today Tuesday 3rd September, 2019, at the National Secretariat in Abuja, following the reported clashes and rifts among the leaders and members over leadership control in Lagos State. The …