Japan and Singapore top 2019 list of world's most powerful passports

It's been a two-horse race this year to be named the world's most powerful passport, with both top contenders in Asia. Going into the final quarter of 2019, Japan and Singapore held onto their position as the world's most travel-friendly passports. That's the view of the¬†Henley Passport Index, which periodically measures the access each country's […]

Lagos Tarries On 'Restricting' Motorcycle, Tricycle Operations

The Lagos State Government clarified yesterday that it has not taken a decision on the operation of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in the state. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, explained that the government would not be taking "definitive action" on the Okada and Keke riders without consulting the stakeholders. Daily Trust reports […]

Extreme Weather Forces Foreign Airlines to Divert Flights to Ghana, Benin Republic

There is no end in sight to the massive flights disruption occasioned by the inclement weather conditions as foreign airlines are now diverting flights to neighbouring countries. Passengers on the domestic routes have continued to experience disruption in travel plans since the commencement of the harmattan season accompanied by haze and fog which blur visibility […]

2020 - FRSC to Prosecute Sirens, Convoy Offenders

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says it is out to prosecute abusers of sirens and convoys across the federation. Mr Oyeyemi made this disclosure on Wednesday at a news conference on the recently concluded end of the year activities in Abuja. He said the organisation would work with […]

Peace Mass Transit Launches 50 Brand New Buses

Peace Mass Transit (PMT) Limited, the leading mini-bus transport company in the country, has readied a total of 50 brand new buses for injection into its fleet. The buses are all products of newly established PMT Vehicle Assembly Plant, located within the Emene Industrial Layout headquarters of the company. PMT Executive Director in charge of […]

8 Feared Dead, As Car Rams Into Market in Ugep

No fewer than eight persons have been reported dead after a vehicle lost control and rammed into a market in Ugep, along the Ikom/Calabar Highway in, Yakurr LGA of Cross River state. Vanguard learned that the tragic incident occurred on Tuesday when a Toyota Camry's braking system failed and it lost control, ramming into the […]

Absence of ILS At Lagos Airport Forces BA to Divert Flights to Ghana

UK mega carrier, British Airways, yesterday diverted its Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos-bound flights to Accra, Ghana, due to absence of functional Instrument Landing System (ILS, THISDAY has learnt. THISDAY's investigation also revealed that the UK mega carrier had on Monday diverted its flights to Accra, Ghana because the pilots did not want to […]

Bolt Appoints Femi Akin-Laguda As New Country Manager

The leading on-demand transportation platform, Bolt, has appointed Femi Akin-Laguda as the Country Manager for its operations in Nigeria. Having served in various capacities at Bolt over the last three years most recently as City Manager for Lagos where he engineered the introduction of an identity verification portal- a first of its kind safety feature […]

BRT Operator Mulls Upward Review of Fares in Lagos

Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, says it is planning an upward review of transport fares across all routes in the state to meet up with current realities. The Managing Director of the firm, Mr. Fola Tinubu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Accident - 3 Dead, 3 Injured On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Three persons have been confirmed dead while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Monday night. The accident involved an Iveco truck and a Toyota Hiace bus before Ishara bridge, Ogere. Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident to the […]

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