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Breaking: Abuja-Kaduna train services resume tomorrow with improved security

Minister of Transportation Chibuike Amaechi has reassured Nigerians that there would be improved security on the Abuja/Kaduna train route even as passenger service resumes Saturday. The service was suspended by the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) after a suspected terrorist attack on a train and tracks on Wednesday. Amaechi who...

TRANSPORT MINISTER URGES HIGHER STANDARDS IN SHIPS INSPECTIONS, PORTS CONTROL

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has made a case for Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) to display high level of professionalism in carrying out their duties of inspecting foreign ships at national ports. Amaechi spoke at the 11th Port State Control Committee (PSC) Meeting of the Memorandum of Understanding on PSC for West...

Group urges Sowore, Sahara Reporters against blackmail, falsehood

The Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has been asked to henceforth desist from engaging in journalism of falsehood and blackmail. A group, Equity and Justice in Politics and Governance Movement, EJPGM, Thursday in Abuja, called on Sowore and his platform to desist from series of blackmail and name- callings that he and...

AFRICAN MINISTERS RESIST COMPULSORY VACCINE PASSPORTS FOR AIR TRAVEL

African Ministers of Aviation have described the much-touted proposal to impose vaccine passports for air travelers as unacceptable. They described it as discrimination against certain groups of population, especially on the African Continent which still has considerable number of its citizens who are yet to receive the vaccines. They also described the proposal as...

Group expresses confidence in Audi’s leadership at NSCDC

A group,   Stand Up Nigeria, has passed a vote of confidence on Dr Audi Ahmed following what it described as superlative leadership reforms in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The group which early this morning besieged the National Assembly vowed that Audi wont be distracted despite several calls for his removal.

Action Women for GYB Nigeria Project 2023 flags off mobilisation campaign

A political advocacy platform, Action Women for GYB Nigeria Project 2023, was today flagged off at Abejukolo, headquarters of Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State. According to its founder, Hon. Joy Odaudu, the group is driven by the overall objective of mobilizing women across the country towards supporting...

NIMASA, CUSTOMS AGREE ON FAST DELIVERY OF DEEP BLUE PROJECT ASSETS

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Customs Service have agreed on modalities for seamless and timely delivery of the Deep Blue Project assets currently at the ports. The agreement was reached in a meeting between the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh and Comptroller General of the Nigerian...

Group Threatens Legal Action Against INEC Over Electronic Transmission of Results

The ongoing debate over the most acceptable mode of transmitting election results in the country has taken a different twist following widespread media reports that the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) chair, Prof Mahmoud Yakub body language is suggestive of an unholy alliance with the main opposition party, the People's Democratic Party (PDP).

Railway: Amaechi decries ethnicity as bane of Nigeria’s development

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has condemned what he described as the attempt at politicising railway development Nigeria. He insisted it a major challenge facing the country in the government’s effort to stimulate the economy. He also said ethnicity is a big challenge to development in Nigeria, noting that rail projects around the...

Group says IPOB, Yoruba Nation Agitators plan to infiltrate judicial officers

The Conference of harmonised Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria, COHCSON has raised alarm over alleged plots by the Indigenous Persons of Biafra (IPOB) and the Yoruba Nation agitators to infiltrate judicial officers.  COHCSON President,  Solomon Semaka at a press conference in Abuja said following an emergency expanded meeting of the COHCSON, there is need...

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