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Minister: I have no regret siting the transport university in Daura

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.

Daura agog to receive President Buhari

Daura, Katsina State, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari, went agog on Monday to receive Buhari who is in town to lay University of Transportation foundation.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari commissions projects in Katsina Monday

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Sunday visited some of the sites where President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission some projects in the area on Monday.
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the federal government to urgently intervene in collapsed federal highways across the state.

Akwa Ibom governor seeks federal government intervention in failed federal roads

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the federal government to urgently intervene in collapsed federal highways across the state.
The Federal Government has extended the completion date of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project to April 2020.

Federal government extends Lagos-Ibadan rail project completion deadline

The project was initially scheduled to be completed by February 2020, but Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, during an inspection tour of the project at the weekend, said that the contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), had pleaded for an additional two months for the completion of station buildings and communication signals.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that railways hold the master key to transforming commerce in Nigeria and Africa at large.

VP Osinbajo: Railway can transform commerce in Nigeria

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that railways hold the master key to transforming commerce in Nigeria and Africa at large.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo: Ogun wagon assembly plant to create 5,000 jobs

The Federal Government on Saturday said the newly commissioned Wagon Assembly Plant located at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state would generate 5,000 direct and indirect jobs apart from driving local capacity in the railway modernization.

Railway director beats up doctor during brawl

A Principal Medical Officer at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos State, Dr Chukwuweike Ojeah, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly attacked by the Director of Operations, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Niyi Alli.

LASTMA announces postponement of road closure at Yaba level crossing

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has said that the planned road closure at Yaba level crossing had been postponed.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow).

Lagos governor declares emergency on roads, kicks off massive rehabilitation

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.
Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Nigeria/China deal: Federal government approves $3.9 billion for Abuja-Itakpe rail line

The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a $3.9bn contract with the China Construction Railway Corporation, CCRC, to build a standard railway track connecting Abuja to Itakpe, Kogi State. The contract also includes the construction of the Warri seaport.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Train shutdown: We sympathise with commuters – NRC chief

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Sunday said it sympathised with train commuters going through pains and difficulties due to the shutdown of daily operations of train services on the existing narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa in Lagos.

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan railway to commence operations by December

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed that the Lagos-Ibadan railway would commence commercial operations by December 2019.

Ibadan rail project: No reason to delay project – minister tells contractors

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has tasked the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), contractors handling the Lagos -Ibadan Rail project to quickly complete the project.

Federal government begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge November

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November.

China celebrates 70th anniversary in Nigeria, promises to maintain good bilateral relationship

Over the weekend, the People’s Republic of China celebrated her 70th-anniversary, which was ushered in with a grand reception at the glamorous Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Minister: ‘Groundbreaking’ of Transport University holds September

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, said the groundbreaking of the Transport University, Daura, would take place in Septemeber.

Minister: What slows work on Lagos-Ibadan rail line

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaech, says the need for new approvals is responsible for the slow pace of work on the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway line.

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The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
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Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

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