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Nigerian government receives coaches, locomotives for Lagos-Ibadan, Abuja-Kaduna railways

The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had received some coaches and locomotives to be deployed on key rail lines in Nigeria.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Railway project: Lagos closes Ilupeju, Ogunmokun crossing

In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan Section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be closing down Ilupeju and Ogunmokun Level Crossing for the laying of tracks on the right side along the level crossings of the aforementioned.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday disclosed its plan to close two roads in the metropolis for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan railway project.

Lagos to close two roads for railway construction

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday disclosed its plan to close two roads in the metropolis for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan railway project.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced that completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line by April 2020 is no longer feasible.

Minister: We seek approval to rehabilitate Port Harcourt-Maiduguri railway

The Ministry of Transportation is seeking President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt – Maiduguri narrow gauge.

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.

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.
Nigeria Railways

NRC: Federal government targets one train per hour

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would increase the number of trains plying the Abuja-Kaduna route to run a train per hour before the end of 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari: Our economic policies are making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Lagos said his administration’s economic policies are making the desired impact, evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.
Yemi Osinbajo in Ekiti

VP Osinbajo tasks Ekiti people to focus on ‘Next Level’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told the people of Ekiti State that re-electing president Muhammadu Buhari means benefitting from `Next Level’ projects.
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Ekiti monarch hails federal government for TraderMoni initiative

The Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, has commended the the Federal Government for empowering common people through the TraderMoni scheme.

Rotimi Amaechi gives deadline for completion of Lagos-Ibadan rail line

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has directed the Chinese Civil Engineering Company, the contractors handling the Lagos-Ibadan railway, to ensure that the train becomes operational before February 2019.

Rotimi Amaechi reiterates commitment to Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged to ensure the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project in honour of the late Chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Usman Abubakar.

China: Why 2018 FOCAC Summit is important to Nigeria

The Government of the People’s Republic of China has outlined reasons why the forthcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), holding in Beijing, China, from September 3rd to 4th, is important to Nigeria.
4 Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, on Thursday met with maritime unions and stakeholders to find a lasting solution to the longing gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi expressway.

Minister: Apapa ports phase 1 of Lagos-Ibadan rail project takes off next week

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.

Efficient rail system will ensure maximum economic growth – NRC official

Dr Aminu Gusau, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has identified vibrant and efficient rail system as a path to maximum economic growth and development.

$40 billion needed to fund railway projects in Nigeria – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would require $40 billion to finance the ongoing rail projects in the country.

Fed govt launches ‘bicycle riding’ project for transportation in Abuja

The Ministry of Transportation says the National Council on Transportation has approved the commencement of a `bicycle riding’ project, as a means of transportation in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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