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President Buhari presides over FEC meeting — video

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber Presidential Villa Abuja.
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.
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Senate screens Pius Odubu, Bernard Okumagba, 12 others for NDDC Board

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs Thursday screened President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

FEC okays N718.6 million mobile security scanner for Lagos port

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port Complex.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting in Aso Rock

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.

Minister reads riot act to freight forwarders

Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that freight forwarders who do not follow the established processes as stated by law would not be allowed to operate in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries..5

Nigerian, Russian firms seal deal to develop railway infrastructure, others

A Nigerian-based infrastructure development company, Trans-Continental Infrastructure Company (TCIC), on Wednesday signed a deal with a Russian firm, JSC Transmashholding, to develop railway infrastructure projects in Nigeria.
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.

NIWA: We know nothing about N4 billion budget padding

The National Inland Waterways Authority on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.

Minister: 20 new rail coaches to arrive in Nigeria in six weeks

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says 20 new coaches would be arriving Nigeria for the Abuja-Kaduna and the Lagos-Ibadan rail lines in about six weeks.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan discussing with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP Kogi West), during the upper chamber's plenary on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate president decries poor roads

Senate President Ahmad Lawan in Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads.

Federal government, CRCC sign $3.9 billion contract for Abuja-Itakpe railway

The Federal Government has signed a $3.9bn contract with the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited for the construction of a new Abuja-Baru-Itakpe-Lokoja rail line.
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.

With a secured maritime industry, the economy will blossom – minister

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that with the new maritime security infrastructure being built by the Federal Government, the Deep Sea Project would be a major economic trigger for the country.

Minister urges women in maritime to lift the poor out of poverty

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged Nigerian women working in maritime industry to try as much as possible to lift other poor women in the country out poverty.

NITT can design Made-in-Nigeria vehicles – minister

Chief Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Zaria, has all it takes to design “Made-in-Nigeria” vehicles.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

NRC to suspend Ijoko-Lagos train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said that it would suspend the daily operations of narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa from Monday to fast track completion of the new standard gauge within deadline set by Federal Government.

Rotimi Amaechi urges women to stop begging for government appointments

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the women in the maritime industry to stop peddling gender inequality as the reason they don’t get appointments in Nigeria, rather he urged them to focus on building their competence and lifting one another.

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.

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
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PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.