Transportation
General Transportation

LASWA, security agencies to curb crime on Lagos waterways

By Our Correspondent The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) is working with two security arms to curb insecurity on Lagos waterways, the General Manager, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, has said. TheNewsZenith reports that the collaboration is with the Marine Police and the Nigerian Navy. Emmanuel explained that beyond the Marine Police and the Navy, LASWA laos […]

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General Science & Technology Transportation

Tinubu directs MDAs to patronise NASENI tech products

  By Abdulfatah Babatunde President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to patronise technologies and products of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). TheNewsZenith gathered that the directive aims to support Made-in-Nigeria goods and reduce importation.   The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, represented President Tinubu […]

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Foreign News Transportation

8 dead, 40 injured as farmworkers’ bus overturns in Florida

A bus carrying, farmworkers in central Florida, overturned on Tuesday, after colliding with a pickup truck on a rural road, killing eight people and injuring about 40 others, authorities said. The bus was transporting 53 farmworkers at about 6.40 a.m. when it collided with a truck in Marion County. Marion is 80 miles north of […]

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General Transportation

FRSC tasks firms to key into its RTSSS Scheme

By Our Correspondent The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged companies and institutions owning large vehicles fleet to key into its Road Transport Safety Standardisation Scheme (RTSSS). TheNewsZenith gathered that FRSC designed RTSSS, specifically for big companies to ensure safer motoring. The FRSC Unit Commander in Ojota, Mr Spence Olakunjo, gave the advice when […]

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General Transportation

Task force seizes 344 Okada in Lagos

By Our Correspondent Lagos State Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Task force) seized 344 commercial motorcycles (Okada) in different parts of the state within one week. The Public Relations Officer of the Task force, Mr Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, disclosed the seizure in a statement on Sunday. Abdulraheem said the task force raided Abule-Ado area and […]

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General Transportation

9 die in Christmas Day accident in Osun

From Our Correspondent  No fewer than nine persons died  in a road accident on Christmas day in Insha town Osun State. TheNewsZenith reports that the accident, involved a trailer loaded with beans and passengers, heading to Niger State from Edo. The accident occurred along the Ikirun-Offa highway near Inisa town. Rescue team deposited bodies of […]

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General Transportation

LASWA moves to reduce rescue time

By Our Correspondent The joint Search and Rescue Simulation by the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) will reduce rescue time and boost passenger confidence in water transportation. The Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Oluwaseun Osiyemi, made this declaration during the joint exercise held, on Thursday, in Lagos. Osiyemi said because emergencies and disasters know no boundaries, […]

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General National Transportation

5 Nigeria Airports to get narcotic screening machines – FG

From Our Correspondent The Federal Government is set to provide customised explosives and narcotic detection screening systems for five international airports. Mr Festus Keyamo, the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, announced this at a news briefing after the Federal  Executive Council meeting on Monday in Abuja. TheNewsZenith reports that the equipment, which will have […]

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Environment General Transportation

Driver fleeing from LASTMA kills 2 street sweepers

By Our Correspondent A fleeing driver has crushed two street sweepers with the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to death. TheNewsZenith gathered on Monday that the driver was trying to evading arrest from traffic officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), when the accident happened. The incident occurred around Charly Boy Bus […]

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General Transportation

8 die in tanker explosion in Delta

From Our Correspondent  The Federal Road Safety Corp’s (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed eight persons dead in an early hour tanker explosion in Warri, Delta State. Seven others sustained varying degrees of injuries in accident that occured at the Koko Junction end of the Ologbo Bridge on the Warri-Benin highway. The Sector Commander of the FRSC […]

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