The current economic downturn being witnessed in Nigeria and the rising inflation figure is taking another dimension in the road transport sector,as players said their operations cost increased to a record high of more than 80 per cent in recent time.
The players, under the aegis of Association of Private Transport Company Owners of Nigeria (APTCON), said in Lagos yesterday that a 40 per cent increase on road transport fare effective Monday, September 19 is inevitable if the sector must remain […]
Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, The Minister of Transportation, on Thursday said the federal government has fixed the cost of travelling on the newly completed Abuja to Kaduna rail lines at N500 per passenger per trip on the economy class.
Answering reporters’ questions after the final inspection of the project which is due for inauguration by President Muhammadu Buhari next week in Abuja, he said the test run has been on for more than a month with passengers being ferried from Kaduna to […]
An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 48-year-old nurse in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly failing to pay a commercial bus owned by the Lagos State Government the correct fare.
The nurse, Oduwole Taiwo, who lives at Lucky Fiber Road, Ikorodu, was said to have boarded the bus from Ikorodu to Ojota at about 4.15 p.m. A journey which costs N100 instead of the N50 she offered to pay.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Ihiehie Lucky, told the court that the accused committed the offence […]