CIoTA Holds Summit on Sustainable Transport Infrastructure in Abuja, Dec 1
By Shola Fadeyi The National President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administrators (CIoTA) , Dr Bashir Jamoh (Middle) , Deputy National President ,Mr Darlington Ofor(Left) and Chairman,Organsing Committee , 2nd CIOTA National Transportation Summit, Barrister Emmanuel Nwagbara at the Press Conference organised in Lagos  to announce the event.... Read more
Road Repairs , others Receive FEC Approval for N39.771bn
A sum of N39.771bn has been approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC)  for various road maintenance contracts in different parts of the country. The Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina  confirmed the figure  and... Read more
FG Enforces Order on Removal of Trailers from Lagos- Ibadan Expressway
…as Julius Berger Says 400,000 Vehicles Ply the Highway Daily The Federal Government has ordered the enforcement of its directive on removal of trucks  to owners of the  vehicles   parked at the   Ogere section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, said to be plied daily, by 400,000 vehicles . Minister of... Read more
FG Says It Will Prioritize Repairs of Roads, Bridges Leading to Ports , others in 2021
The Federal Government will next year focus attention on the completion of ongoing projects , which have to do with the  repairs of  roads and bridges,  leading to the ports and major agricultural hubs across the six geopolitical zones of the country . The Minister of Works& Housing ,... Read more
FG To Totally Close Section of Third Mainland Bridge From Friday
The Federal Government has said it would completely close a section of Third Mainland Bridge for a period of two days, for repair works. It disclosed this  on Wednesday in a statement signed by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Joshua Popoola. The total closure of the section of... Read more
FEC Approves $3.02bn for PH- Maiduguri Rail line, $461.9bn for Bonny Port
The sum of $3.02bn  has been approved by the Federal Executive Council(FEC)  for the rehabilitation  of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri eastern narrow gauge railway as well as  $461,924,369 for the construction  of the Bonny Deep Seaport , even as it has been said that  it will be  at no cost... Read more
$2.2bn 4th Lagos Bridge Project will be Less Destructive, Meet Standard- Sanwo Olu
An assurance has been given by the Lagos State Government , that the proposed  $2.2 billion Fourth Mainland Bridge  would be less destructive when the construction starts, even as the State has also agreed with the Federal Government that the project would meet international standard and be environmentally friendly.... Read more
FEC Approves $1.96bn for Kano to Niger Republic Rail Project
About $1.96 billion worth of  contract  meant for the development of the proposed Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic has been approved  by  the Federal Executive Council (FEC). The Council also approved N12.088 billion  for the Umuahia/Bende/Ohafia road project  with a distance of 45 kilometers. The Ministers... Read more
Hyundai recalls 600,000 Vehicles  over Brake Fluid Leak
Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 600,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires. The recalls cover more than 440,000 Kia Optima midsize sedans from 2013 through 2015 and Kia Sorento SUVs from 2014 and 2015.... Read more
Reps Threatens Revocation of Abuja-Kaduna Road Rehabilitation Project
The House of Representatives has threatened to direct that  the Abuja-Kaduna road contract be cancelled  if it was not completed by the contractor , Julius Berger Plc on the terminal date of May 2021. The  House Committee on Works who made the threat  while inspecting the project,  said it... Read more