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Car Assembly Plant: Israeli Firm to Train 50 Artisans in A’ Ibom

To boost the Vehicle Assembly Plant in Akwa Ibom State, an Israeli company specializing in the manufacturing of various types of vehicles in the Middle East, Mimshak, has planned to train 50 indigenes of the state in the car production process. The Chief Operating Officer and Car Plant Technologist of the Car Assembly Company, Mr. Rolen …

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Lagos Mulls Construction Of Bicycle Parking Terminals To Encourage NMT

There are indications that the Lagos State Government may have concluded plans to construct bicycle parking terminals in the state. The aim, according to the state government, is to encourage the Non-Motorized Transport Plan (NMT). Recall that the state government has set aside a day to observe non-vehicular movement owing to the traffic gridlock usually …

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LASTMA warns LagosRide operators against flouting traffic laws

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has warned operators/drivers of LagosRide Taxi in the state against disobedience to the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018. According to the Director, of Public Affairs LASTMA, Adebayo Taofiq, the General Manager, of LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba sounded the warning when top management of Ibile Holdings Limited, …

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Modern Technology, Rapid Response Panacea To Rail Insecurity – Sambo

The Minister of Transporta­tion, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has identified modern-day tech­nology and rapid response to security challenges as ones that could be a lasting inter­vention to rail and by exten­sion, road insecurity. The Minister made this as­sertion after studying several submissions and recommen­dations presented to him. He, therefore, zeroed in on employing present-day tech­nology and …

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Transportation Seminar: Passengers Can Arrest Erring Drivers: LASU Don

LAGOS – Passengers of commercial vehicles have been awoken to their right to arrest any driver disobeying the traffic laws while conveying them to their destinations. Ringing this bell of awakening was Prof. Charles Asenime, the Dean, School of Transportation and Logistics Lagos State University while delivering a paper titled Drivers Ethics And Behaviour under the theme: Drivers’ …

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FG to deploy present-day technology in tackling rail insecurity, Minister says

The Federal Government is to deploy present-day technology and rapid response by relevant security agencies in tackling rail insecurity. The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, said the decision was reached after studying several submissions and recommendations presented to him on how to tackle the menace. He made this known when he visited the Deputy Secretary-General …

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Lagos, stakeholders move to avert ‘Apapa gridlock’ in Lekki-Epe axis

In furtherance of the development of industries, and in particular the commencement of operations in Lekki Deep Sea Port, which will impact traffic flow along the Lekki/Epe corridor, the Lagos State government has met with transport stakeholders to discuss strategies to improve and manage traffic in the axis. In a statement, on Saturday, the Commissioner …

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Lagos to observe Car Free Day on Sunday

The Lagos State Government is collaborating with the Lagos Urban Development Initiative (LUDI) to observe the first ever ‘Car Free Day’ in Lagos on Sunday. The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, said this in a statement through the Deputy Director, Public Affairs Unit of the Ministry, Mrs. Bolanle Ogunlola, in Lagos on …

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Energy Transition: FG to adopt natural gas-based transport system for Nigerian cities

In a bid to boost Nigeria’s $1.9 million Energy Transition Plan and adopt more natural gas to reduce emissions, the Federal Government has finalized a report on the adoption of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) based Transportation System in Nigeria’s urban cities. The report was received by the Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola A. Adegoroye on Tuesday in Abuja. It was …

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Nigeria to adopt new technologies for greener shipping

Maritime stakeholders in the country have stressed the need for more concentration on advanced technologies that will entrench a new era of shipping activities that guarantee a clean environment. The stakeholders, who spoke at the 2022 Lagos International Maritime Week in Lagos, said that green shipping entails improving the environment of the sea by ensuring …

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