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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.
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.

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.
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Five passengers die in Ondo auto-crash

No fewer than five people, including two children, have died in a road crash involving a bus and a truck on Tuesday morning in Ore Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
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Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.

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.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to educate over 170,000 almajiris, hawkers – agency

Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to put into use the World Bank assisted Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, take-off grant, towards educating about 170, 536 out-of-school children in 23 local government areas and ensure their retention in schools.

Oyo Reps member supports graduate farmers with N50 million grant

A federal lawmaker under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives in Oyo State, Hon. Shina Abiola Peller, representing Iseyi/Kajola/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa federal constituency of Oyo State, has empowered about 120 graduate farmers in the state with over N50 million as part of efforts to improve the economic well being of the people.

NRC: We’ll no longer treat roof top riding with levity

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned rooftop riders against endangering their lives, saying the corporation would no longer treat the offence with levity.
Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin

Oyo assembly passes bill to establish four ministries

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday August 6, 2019 passed the executive bill to establish four ministries in the state namely, Ministry of Energy; Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry bill; Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport bill and Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Inclusion bill.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

NRC suspends train service to Ijoko, Lagos Station

The Lagos District, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), on Thursday announced the termination of the Mass Transit Train Service (MTTS) at Agbado Station due to ongoing construction of a standard guage.
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Three kidnapped Ekiti civil servants regain freedom

The Ekiti State Police Command on Friday confirmed the release of three civil servants, abducted along the Ayede-Isan Ekiti road in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Medical doctor counsels hypertensive patients on things to avoid

A medical doctor, Adekunle Adedeji, on Thursday warned that excess consumption of tobacco, alcohol, sugar, salt and sauce could increase blood pressure, a condition known as hypertension.
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Tears as Funke Olakunrin laid to rest

The remains of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan Yoruba socio cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti were yesterday laid to rest amidst tears by relatives, friends, and associates.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu while paying tribute to the late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin – Photo By Ayodele Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Olufunke Olakunrin gave her best to humanity

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of Chairman of Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, as someone who gave her best to the humanity and worthy of emulation.

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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Federal government sets boundaries for acreage management

The statement said energy professionals and consultants gathered by the ministry agreed that to achieve the new targets set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the Oil and Gas sector, there is need to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place.
Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.

Ryan Giggs: Paul Pogba can unlock the door for Manchester United

Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during a BBC debate in London, England, December 6, 2019. (Jeff Overs-BBC-Handout via Reuters)

UK parties in final campaign push for Thursday election

The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days.
Ernesto Valverde has praised Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored a hat-trick against Celta Vigo on Saturday night.

Ernesto Valverde’s deal could be terminated at the end of the season

Barcelona could terminate Ernesto Valverde's contract at the end of the season, according to the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Nashua, N.H., on Sunday. Cheryl Senter - AP

Joe Biden says no foreign business for family if he wins White House

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says his family members would not engage in any business abroad if he were to win the White House next year, citing the activities of Donald Trump’s children as problematic.