PANDEF demands immediate reversal of naming railway station after ex-President Jonathan

Pan Niger Delta Forum, (PANDEF), has demanded the immediate reversal of the naming of Agbo Railway station after former President Goodluck Jonathan, describing the action as meaningless and belittling to the person and status of the former president. The Pan Niger Delta socio-cultural organisation said that It was worst that after the supposed honour, the government went ahead to name …

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China have Right to take Assets If Nigeria default – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday disclosed that the clause ‘waiving sovereignty’ in the loan agreement between Nigeria and China is only a contract term, a sovereign guarantee that assures payback according to the terms and conditions of any loan. The former Governor of Rivers State stated this while answering questions about the loan controversy on a TV …

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Probe may Stall Ongoing Railway Projects – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ongoing probe by the National Assembly into loan agreements being entered into by the Federal Government with China may frustrate various rail projects in the country. The House of Representatives had on Tuesday expressed its resolve to review loan facilities already taken by the country from China and other countries. Amaechi had …

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Third Mainland Closure: KAI Orders Traders Off Oyingbo Road

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) has warned traders to stay off Oyingbo Road following the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for routine maintenance by the Federal Ministry of Works. The Corps Marshal of the Agency, CP Akinpelu Gbemisola (retd) disclosed this at the Command Headquarters, Bolade-Oshodi. She also expressed disappointment  at the unending issue of traffic, …

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OYTMA advise Motorists on Road usage

The Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYTMA) has reeled out advisories to commercial and private vehicle owners in the state on precautionary measures aimed at preventing incessant break-down of vehicles as a result of a heavy downpour in recent days and the attendant flooding that affected the free flow of traffic across major roads and highways. Disclosing this on …

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Governors flout COVID – 19 protocools at the Airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has asked all very important personalities to obey all COVID-19 protocol at the nation’s airports or risk being denied access to any of its facilities. FAAN also insisted that Governor Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State and former Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State flouted the guidelines in place for passenger facilitation at the Port …

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FAAN relocates HQ from Lagos to Abuja

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it has relocated its headquarters to Abuja. The General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, adding that the decision was in compliance with the Federal Ministry of Aviation’s directive that agencies in the sector relocate their headquarters to Abuja. Yakubu said the new development …

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COVID-19: BRT operators lament new transport guidelines in Lagos

The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos State, Primero Transport Services Ltd, have lamented on how difficult it is to break even with the new transport guidelines which requires high-capacity buses to carry only 20 commuters amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The Managing Director of the firm, Fola Tinubu, stated this in an interview with NAN on Wednesday. Tinubu, …

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