Transport

Fiat Chrysler joins Intel and BMW to develop self-driving cars

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is teaming up to develop autonomous cars with BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye.

Arik Air joins 7 African airlines at Hitit’s Crane Solution Suite

Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest carrier, has completed the migration of passenger service solution to Hitit’s Crane Solution Suite. The airline becomes the eighth African airline to sign to the Crane Solution Suite.

Ethiopian airlines targets $10bn revenue by 2025

Ethiopian Airline says it is working to be a 10 billion dollar profit making organisation, fly 120 international and 26 domestic destinations by 2025.

19 ships with petrol, food items to arrive Lagos ports

A total of 19 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Aug. 14 to Aug. 28.

Akerodolu commends Air Peace for extending flight operations to Akure

Gov. Rotimi Akerodolu of Ondo State has commended Air Peace for extending its domestic flight operations to Akure, the state capital.

Bond investors give Tesla a $1.8 billion endorsement

Bond investors on Friday gave a $1.8 billion boost to Tesla Inc’s balance sheet by snapping up the electric car maker’s first foray into the U.S. junk bond market, where yield-hungry investors have raced to lock in relatively higher returns.

Fed govt fires managers of Abuja-Kaduna rail over extortion

The Federal Government, Friday, sacked the Manager of Idu and Rigasa train station including all the ticket sellers and porters involved in extorting money from passengers.

National carrier will grow Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the establishment of a national carrier will grow Nigeria’s economy.

Minister orders sack of rail workers over ticket racketeering

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has directed that the station managers, porters, and ticket officials at Idu and Rigasa rail stations be removed for alleged ticket racketeering at the stations.

US company offers to fund renewed search for MH370

Relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 have demanded Malaysia accept a US exploration firm's offer to take up the hunt for the aircraft, which was suspended earlier this year.

NPA chief emerges VP of Int’l Association of Ports and Harbors

Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has emerged vice-president (Africa Region) of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH).

Services across states through rail to start soon – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government will soon ensure that all the states are connected to rail services very soon to enhance commercial activities.

Local contractors excluded from $20bn rail projects

The Federal Government is breaching its own local content policy in the construction of over $20 billion rail tracks across the country, as indigenous firms are being excluded from the execution of the projects.

No explosion at Lagos airport – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has declared that there was no explosion at the Hajj /Cargo axis of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

Med-View Airline grows half-year profit to N857m

Med-View Airline Plc has reported a growth of 27 per cent in profit after tax (PAT) to N857 million for the half year ended June 30, 2017, compared with N672 million in the corresponding period of 2016.

Abuja-Kaduna rail line generating N1 million daily – Amaechi

The Abuja to Kaduna rail line now generates N1 million daily, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed.

Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line to start operation in June 2018 – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday said the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri standard gauge rail lines would start commercial operation in June 2018.

Arik Air gets fresh international certification

Arik Air has become the latest African airline to be listed on the International Air Transport Association (IATA) ground operations manual (IGOM) registry.

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NYSC: No deployment of corps member to crisis prone areas in Niger

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator in Niger state, Mrs. Funmilayo Ajayi, has said that no Corps Member would be posted to Shiroro local government area and other areas that are prone to violence and attacks in the state.
Nigeria international Brown Ideye has joined Greek Super League club Aris on a one-year deal.

Brown Ideye joins Greek Super League outfit Aris

The 30-year-old has been without a club since he left Malaga at the end of the 2017-18 season and he will hope to revitalize his career at the Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium during the 2019-20 season.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Borno governor pledges security for NYSC members

Gov. Umar Zulum of Borno State has promised to provide adequate security for Batch B Stream 1 of the 2019 National Youth Service Corps posted to the state.

Governor El-Rufai re-assures NYSC members of safety in Kaduna

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has renewed his administration’s commitment to safeguarding the welfare, lives and properties of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state.

DPR, NSCDC arrest five illegal cooking gas retailers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in conjunction with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Thursday arrested five illegal dealers of the Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas in Abuja.