Transport

Passengers praise us for Arik, Aero intervention – AMCON

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says it has received commendation from airline passengers for its intervention efforts in Arik Air and Aero Contractors.

Volkswagen denies price fixing by German car-makers

Volkswagen’s Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said on Wednesday that German car-makers being investigated over possible collusion in price fixing did not engage in such act or an illegal cartel.

Nigeria needs about $36bn connect all states by rail – Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday stated that Nigeria needed about $36bn to connect rail lines across the country.

Air Passengers to double to 7.8bn by 2036 – IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the four billion air travelers expected to fly in 2017.

Airports concession will lead to massive job losses – ULC chief Joe Ajaero

Mr Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress (ULC), on Monday warned that the concession of the four major airports in the country would lead to massive job loss among airport workers.

National Assembly, Minister Hadi Sirika to meet over airport concession

The National Assembly on Monday summoned Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika and other stakeholders in the industry over the concession of four major airports in the country.

Intels yet to state readiness to comply with TSA – NPA chief Hadiza Bala-Usman

The Nigerian Ports Authority is yet to be notified of the readiness of Intels Nigeria Limited to comply with the Treasury Single Account policy of the government, the Managing Director of the NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, has said.

Storm delays Azman flight from landing in Lagos

An Azman Air flight from Abuja was on Sunday afternoon reportedly made to hover in the air for more than 30 minutes as it was unable to land at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, due to stormy weather.

We’ll comply with govt’s directive on TSA – Intels

The Chairman of Intels Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gabriele Volpi, has pledged that his company will comply with the Federal Government’s directive on the Treasury Single Account policy.

Nigeria Air Force bombs Boko Haram base, kills many – official

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, said on Saturday that it has neutralised and set ablaze many Boko Haram structures in Urga area near Konduga in Borno State.

Fed govt releases mobilisation fees for 2nd Niger Bridge – Yemi Osinbajo

The Federal Government has paid N2 billion mobilization fees to contractors for the commencement of work on the second Niger bridge in Onitsha.

FERMA assures of zero potholes on federal roads – official

Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has assured the people of Kogi of zero potholes on federal roads in the state before the Christmas.

Babatunde Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday in Lagos called for the collaboration of all stakeholders to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Alphabet leads $1bn funding round for Uber rival Lyft

Google's parent company Alphabet is leading a $1bn round of new funding for ride-hailing company Lyft that will help it step up its challenge to larger rival Uber.

President Buhari orders all state capitals to be connected with rail – Chibuike Amaechi

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the directive that all the 36 state capitals should be connected with rail in the ongoing railway projects.

NIMASA appeals NLNG tax holiday judgement

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has filed an appeal against the judgment of the federal high court, Lagos, delivered in favour of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Ford assembly plant unveiled in Lagos, to produce 20,000 vehicles yearly

Coscharis Group has unveiled its Ford assembly plant in Lekki area of Lagos. It has the capacity to produce 10,000 to 20,000 cars yearly.

Fed govt seeks $36 billion to complete railway projects

The Federal Government needs a total of $36 billion to complete its rail projects across the country.

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