Nigeria Suspends Ban On Minibuses

Federal Capital Territory Administration has suspended the ban on the use of minibuses in Abuja city.
Photo: Vanguard

Abuja commercial buses

  • Nigeria:  FCTA Suspends Ban On Mini Commercial Buses in Abuja for Three Weeks

    This Day, 17 January 2013

    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has suspended the ban on the use of commercial mini-buses (Araba) within Abuja for three weeks. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Drivers' Protest Turns Violent in Abuja, Commuters Stranded

    Vanguard, 17 January 2013

    ECONOMIC activities at the Nyanya axis of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, were temporarily brought to a halt on Tuesday morning as commercial bus drivers, under the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FCT - UPP Condemns Ban On Mini-Bus Transport

    This Day, 16 January 2013

    The United Progressive Party (UPP) has decried the Federal Capital Territory Administration's clampdown on the use of mini-bus transportation within the Abuja city centre. read more »

  • Nigeria:  NLC Wants FCTA to Provide Adequate Buses Before Ban

    Leadership, 16 January 2013

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed, to provide adequate buses in the territory's satellite towns before banning mini buses. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Restriction of Mini-Buses - Commuters Resort to Long Trekking in Abuja

    Leadership, 16 January 2013

    Hundreds of FCT workers residing in the satellite towns and neigbhouring states resorted to long trek on Wednesday as commercial mini-bus drivers withdrew their services in protest ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Youths Protest FCT Ban On Minibuses At Mararaba

    Daily Trust, 15 January 2013

    Youths numbering over 50 gathered close to Mararaba bridge this morning protesting the ban of minibuses by the FCT Administration. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Commuters Groan Over New FCT Mini Bus Policy

    Daily Trust, 16 January 2013

    A large number of commuters were seen trekking on Sunday afternoon to Wuse Zone 6 "Abuja" due to a new policy by the FCT Administration banning the activities of commercial ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  TUC to Protest FCT Minibus Ban

    Daily Trust, 16 January 2013

    FCT chapter of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) yesterday condem-ned the restriction of commercial mini buses in new transport policy unveiled by the FCT administration. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Commuters Face Hardship As FCTA Ban On Mini Buses Bites Harder

    Leadership, 15 January 2013

    Commuters in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday criticised the FCT Administration's new policy of banning the mini buses without providing alternative means of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Residents Lament Restriction of Mini Buses in FCT

    Leadership, 14 January 2013

    Hundreds of FCT residents on Monday were stranded on Monday as FCT Administration began enforcement of policy restricting mini bus services in major areas. read more »