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The federal government Thursday explained that the national carrier, which was earlier billed to kick off in December was suspended temporarily because the process to actualise it was delayed.
Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said he was not impressed with the pace of work at the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project.
You will recall that after opening the major airport terminals in the country in the late 70s and early 80s, not much was added to increase the passenger handling capacity of these facilities by successive administrations.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has summoned the Managing Director of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) over shortage of equipment deployed for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail project.
The Federal Government has given a marching order to China construction giant, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), to work day and night, including on Sundays, to meet up with the 2018 deadline for the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project.
Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, visited the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, revealing that work on the Apapa corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail project would commence next week.
The Federal Government has read the riot act to China Construction Engineering Civil Company (CCECC) urging them to increase the pace of work on the ongoing Ajaokuta, Itakpe, Warri railway project or risk revocation of the contract.
Considering the loss of lives and properties that has remained hallmark of carriage of goods by road, especially petroleum products, management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has been advised to channel more resources towards assisting the haulage sector of our economy.
Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly has commended the Federal Ministry of Transport, Nigeria Railway Corporation and China Civil and Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) for their commitment towards the revitalisation of Nigeria Rail.
The federal government has reiterated its commitment to the construction of Lagos to Kano Standard gauge railway line in order to enhance economic development of the country.
Motorists on the ever-busy Lagos-Badagry expressway are complaining about perennial traffic gridlock on the road as reconstruction and expansion work appears to have slowed down.
In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.
Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said that the Federal Government has intensified efforts to ensure early completion of all abandoned road projects in Niger-Delta region by the previous governments in the country and all ongoing road projects in the region for the benefit of the people of the region.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Dec. 2018 date for the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan speed rail project “is non-negotiable’’.
The Delta State Government on Monday said that it would require N11.5 billion to complete three ongoing storm water routing projects in Asaba, the state capital.
Diego Maradona believes Jose Mourinho is a better coach than Pep Guardiola, saying the Manchester City boss can "choose any player he wants".
Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to the president on social media, has lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his commitment towards the TraderMoni scheme, officially called Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).
The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.
The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Education has been identified as a solution to the problem of early marriages in Africa. This position was made known by wife of the President of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, while receiving female delegates of the Africa Parliamentary Union, at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday 7th November, 2018.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos state chapter, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to activate its power to ensure fairness in elections by disqualifying the All Progressives Congress (APC) from contesting in the governorship election in Lagos State.
The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe had been brought under control after troops foiled terrorists attempted attack on the military location in the town.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria.
The Court of Appeal has explained why it relocated the Osun State governorship election petition tribunal from Osogbo, the state capital, to Abuja.