Thursday, October 6, 2022

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FEC Approves $3.02bn for PH- Maiduguri Rail line, $461.9bn for Bonny Port

The sum of $3.02bn  has been approved by the Federal Executive Council(FEC)  for the rehabilitation  of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri eastern narrow gauge railway as...

FEC Approves $1.96bn for Kano to Niger Republic Rail Project

About $1.96 billion worth of  contract  meant for the development of the proposed Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic has been approved ...

Coronavirus Stalls Completion of Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

 Indications have emerged that the outbreak of Coronavirus may delay the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, as the bulk of the workforce doing...

Why Lagos- Ibadan Rail Completion Was Delayed Till April 2020- Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation By Shola Fadeyi & Emmanuel Ajiboye The Lagos-Ibadan railway project will now be fully completed by April, 2020, according to the...

Minister of Transportation Signs MoU In Russia on Rail Modernisation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi   with two Russian firms, for the modernisation and development...

FG to Make N16bn from e- ticketing , Set to Purchase New Locomotives, Coaches

The Federal Government has resolved to purchase new set of coaches and locomotives to increase the number of rolling stock available to the Nigerian...

Lagos – Ibadan Railway: NRC MD Rules Out Overpricing , Misappropriation of Funds

The Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria has said that , there was nothing like overpricing or misappropriation of funds in the...

Nigerians Prepare to Take over Abuja Light rail from Chinese

Series of intensive technical training for Nigerians  who are integral part of Abuja Rail Mass Transit (ARMT) operations team have  commenced by  the Federal...

Lagos-Abeokuta Train: FG Offers Two Months Free Ride

Flags off Test run Wednesday   The federal government is offering free train ride for commuters on the Lagos-Abeokuta section of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge...

22 Die, 160 Injured in Train Accident in Taiwan

 At least 22 people have died while over 160 were injured  after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal tourist...

FG Set to Launch Abuja Rail Mass Transit

 The Abuja Rail Mass Transit project is to be launched by the Federal Government  later this month.   The project, which is the first light rail...

Railways to Kick Off E- Ticketing in Sept for Passengers

E-ticketing for passengers wishing to enjoy the services of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)  across the country will commence by September this year, according...
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Western Marine Customs: Ridding South West Waters, Creeks of Smuggling

FEATURE STORY By Shola Fadeyi The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has stepped up its policy of effective   monitoring and patrol  of   the waterways and creeks  in ...

Stronger Global Synergy on Renewable Energy Will Reshape Shipping – Report

Countries should work harder to develop interconnections for renewable energy, allowing multiple nations to share larger production capacity and build stronger markets, according to...

President Buhari to Invest ACG Adeniyi with National Honour of MFR In Abuja, Oct 11

By Shola Fadeyi   The Commandant of the  Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja and a former National Public Relations Officer(PRO) of the...