FG Needs Extra N225.6bn to Complete 80 Priority Road, Bridge Projects
The Federal Government has said it requires an additional N225.6 billion to complete 80 projects it has prioritized across the country, even as it is  currently undertaking  524 road and bridge projects  in  every State in the Federation, including the FCT , with   at least three such ongoing projects.... Read more
Why FG Is Building Transportation University in Daura
The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that  the establishment of the University of Transportation in Daura , Katsina State  was an attempt at responding to the question of how Nigeria will maintain the infrastructure it is  building, and the realization that education is key. Amaechi who made... Read more
FG Yet to Repair 58% of Lagos Ibadan Express-Way , Opens Kara Axis to Traffic
The Federal Government has said that the reconstruction and repair works on the Lagos Ibadan Expressway is already 42 percent completed, just as it opened  the Kara Bridge of the Road, 9am yesterday as he has promised. The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti who confirmed this... Read more
Why Lagos- Ibadan Rail Completion Was Delayed Till April 2020- Amaechi
Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation By Shola Fadeyi & Emmanuel Ajiboye The Lagos-Ibadan railway project will now be fully completed by April, 2020, according to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. The Minister who made the disclosure in Ibadan yesterday. during his monthly inspection of  the project site ,... Read more
Lagos Traffic Congestion: Assembly Orders Repairs of Roads from 11pm to 5am
Directs FRSC, Police to Stop Checkpoints Temporarily To check the gridlock on Lagos roads due to the on-going palliative work, the State House of Assembly, has directed contractors handling the repairs, and the Ministry of Works to reschedule their work time to between 11 pm and 5 am. The... Read more
Lagos Explains Chaotic Traffic Situation In Metropolis, Finds Solutions
The Lagos State Government has directed its relevant agencies  to review its  traffic  control and regulation policies , as part of measures to find a lasting solution  to the ongoing Gridlock that has characterized  most parts of the State. The State Commissioner for Information and Culture, Gbenga Omotoso,  who... Read more
Why FG  May Not  Repair  3,300 Bad Roads Next Year
Strong indications have emerged that the Federal Government will not be able to fund  the repairs  of 3,300 out of the 3,800 roads that need to be repaired nationwide next year. This is because, out of all the roads that have been identified as requiring attention, only 500 have... Read more
FG Says Proposed Rail Wagon Assembly Plant Will Create 5,000 Jobs
About 5,000 direct and indirect jobs would be generated when the construction of the Rail Wagon Assembly Plant in Nigeria is completed ,while the project would boost socio -economic activities , according to the  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo . Osinbajo made this disclosure while performing the Official Ground Breaking... Read more
FRSC Begins Inspection of Driver’s License In Lagos, from Nov  4
 “Operation Show Your Driver’s Licence” is  to be kicked off  from Nov. 4, 2019 by  the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command , as part of efforts to enforce collection of abandoned licences in its offices. In a statement on Thursday in Lagos,  Olabisi Sanusi, the... Read more
Minister of Transportation Signs MoU In Russia on Rail Modernisation
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi   with two Russian firms, for the modernisation and development of railway infrastructure. The MoU also covers the rehabilitation of existing Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) rolling stock-fleet and upgrading of workshops across the country. Mr... Read more