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Federal government moves to preserve railway heritage

The Federal Government is fully aware of he importance of preserving the history of the Nigerian Railway heritage, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: Nigerian ports filled up, running out of space

The Managing Director/CEO of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has warned that Nigeria’s ports are currently running out of space due to increasing numbers of overtime cargoes in the various port terminals.

Catholic bishops want federal government to strengthen security

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to further strengthen the peace and security of the nation.
Simon Lalong

COFSSHA: We went through hell to secure state assembly autonomy

The Conference of Former Speakers of the State Houses of Assembly in Nigeria (COFSSHA) said it went through hell to secure autonomy for State Houses of Assembly.
Simon Lalong of Plateau

Conference of former speakers back states assembly autonomy

The Conference Of Former Speakers of State Houses of Assembly (COFSSHA) has thrown its weight behind the call for autonomy of state houses of assembly in the country.g
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

No APC faction in Rivers – NWC

The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress has insisted that there is no faction of the party in Rivers State.

Ministers Amaechi, Saraki interact with maritime stakeholders

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rivers Congresses: APC promise level playing ground for all

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured members of the party in Rivers state that it will provide a level playing ground for all to participate in the forth coming congresses to elect a new leadership for the party in the state.
Train Lagos Railway

Federal government to rake in N16 billion from automated train ticketing service

The Federal Government will rake in N16 billion in the next 10 years from an estimated rise in the sales of train service through automated ticketing platform, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has revealed.

Stakeholders spell out dos, don’t in fresh four-year roadmap to new minister

On August 21, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari swore in Mr. Hadi Sirika, as the substantive Minister of Aviation. In Buhari’s first four year tenure as President, Hadi Sirika served as a Minister of State for Aviation, a designation that made him to report directly to the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.
Mujahid Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo: Nyesom Wike, Rotimi Amaechi singled-out Rivers mosque for demolition — video

Asari Dokubo, former Niger Delta militant leader, has described the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as a liar, following his denial of demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt.

Federal government to introduce solar powered vehicles – minister

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the federal government plans to introduce solar powered vehicles and vehicles that can dive on land and water.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo decries high port charges

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decried the imposition of arbitrary high charges by shipping lines in West and Central African countries.

Rotimi Amaechi, Magnus Abe at war over fresh Rivers APC congresses

It appears the trouble in the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, will not be over soon as factional leaders of the party, Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has queried why the immediate past senator representing Rivers South-East, Senator Magnus Abe are at each others’ throat over the forthcoming congresses of the party.

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.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Minister embarks on inspection of Lagos-Ibadan railway

Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Amaechi, has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail line.
The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.

Popular Lagos bus stop relocated over railway construction

The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.

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Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, has called on the Federal Government to send a visitation panel to universities to douse tension and prevent further breakdown of industrial relations in campuses.
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Manchester City monitoring 15 year-old Turkish midfielder

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