1,000 Companies Compete For 12 Rail Projects in Nigeria

More than 1,000 contractors are participating in the bids for 12 projects advertised by the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). The corporation has opened the bids to pre-qualify the contractors for the 2018 projects. Mr Ben Iloanusi, the NRC Director of Procurement, told the newsmen during pre-qualification exercise at the NRC headquarters, Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Wednesday. Iloanusi said about 1,000 ...

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Apapa Gridlock: FG Task Force Draws Battle Line with Deviant Truck Drivers 

The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Gridlock has said that it would on Monday start impounding deviant and idle articulated vehicles on Lagos bridges and roads. The Task Force Chairman, Commodore Okon Eyo, announced this at stakeholders’ meeting on Apapa traffic gridlock on Wednesday in Lagos. He said the punitive measures would only apply to non-compliant drivers of articulated vehicles. ...

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FRSC Board Chairman Decorates Newly Promoted Officers

The Chairman of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Board, Mallam Bukhari Bello has decorated the newly promoted senior officers of the FRSC with charges to them to observe high standards of discipline and productivity in their areas of assignment. He gave the charges on Friday in his remarks at the decoration of 8 Assistant Corps Marshals and 6 Corps ...

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Award-Winning Mercedes-Benz Actros Tractor, Concrete Mixer Arrive Nigeria

Following its continued dedication to bringing better results and fulfilling the needs of businesses in Nigeria,Weststar Associates Limited, Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria has announced the arrival of new batches of the award winning Mercedes-Benz ‘Actros 3340 S’ tractors &‘Actros 3331B’ concrete mixers. In a statement released on Thursday, Weststar assured Companies in the construction industry that The ...

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Honda Racing Frustrated at British Superbike Championship

Saturday’s British Superbike round at Oulton Park saw the best of the British weather throw everything at the Cheshire venue, and despite podium-pace, Honda Racing were ultimately left wanting. After morning rain, race one was fully wet with the spray from the pack on the opening laps adding to the challenge of the treacherous conditions. Starting from 10th, Jason made ...

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Gas Explosion Kills 2 in Nasarawa, Nigeria

At least two persons died and 37 others injured in a gas explosion that occurred in Lafia on Monday. The Nasarawa State Government expressed shock and sadness over the explosion. The Deputy Governor, Mr Silas Agara, said during on-the-spot assessment visit to the scene of the incident that the government would take the necessary steps to unravel the cause of ...

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Guinness Nigeria Partners FRSC to Deepen Safety Culture among Drivers

In further demonstration of its avowed commitment to promote road safety and sustainable transport systems in the country, Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, has partnered with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to drive advocacy for a heightened safety culture on the roads during the Benin leg of the Guinness Nigeria 2018 Transport and Safety Week. With ...

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Photonews: View Newly Built Pedestrian Bridge At Secretariat Bus Stop, Across Lagos-Ibadan Expressway By Lagos State Government

For years, residents and commuters around Magodo Phase 2 and Alausa Secretariat axis had yearned for a pedestrian bridge to enable them navigate both sides of the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway section of the area. Hence, many residents have lost their lives in an attempt to cross the road. In response to their yearnings, the State Government under Governor Akinwunmi ...

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Buhari to Spend $1.3b on East-West Road, Niger Bridge, Others

The Federal Government has set aside $1.3 billion (about N468 billion) from the National Sovereign Investment Fund to finance five critical infrastructure projects, among which are the second Niger Bridge, the East-West Road that links all Niger Delta states and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Sunday when he appeared as ...

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