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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...

FG Gets $7. 5bn loan for Lagos–Kano Rail Line

The Federal Government has secured $7. 5 billion loan for the construction of standard rail gauge from Lagos to Kano. The Minister of Transportation ,...

Lagos-Ibadan Rail: FG Releases N72bn Full Counterpart Funding

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi  has said that the Federal Government  has released N72billion being the full counterpart funding for the construction of...
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Comrade Adeyanju Bags League’s Meritorious Award on Peace Initiative in Maritime

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NDLEA Seizes 12,385kg Drugs Smuggled Into Lagos On Waterways

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