Thursday, February 2, 2023

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Apapa Rail Project for Inauguration Soon Despite Non Completion

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government will go ahead to inaugurate the ongoing rail line project in Apapa Port...

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...
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FG Says IDPs Will Decongest Seaports and Take Shipping Closer to Shippers In Hinterlands

The Federal Government has said that the Inland Dry Ports Projects will help decongest the seaports and also take shipping and port services closer...

Sokoto/Zamfara Command :Comptr Omale Pledges on Trade Facilitation, Revenue Target

The new Controller of the Sokoto/Zamfara Area Command, of the Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) , Comptroller Musa Omale PhD has promised to sustain the legacy...

NAGAFF Tasks CACs to Emulate Comptr Oloyede on Duty Collection, Trade Facilitation

By Shola Fadeyi The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders(NAGAFF), has advised  other Customs Area Controllers(CACs) ,  to learn from the Controller of the...