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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.
The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project will be completed by April 2020, just as it has fixed next week as the commencement date for the test-run of the train. 5

Lagos-Ibadan railway: Federal government promises April 2020 completion deadline

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project will be completed by April 2020, just as it has fixed next week as the commencement date for the test-run of the train.
Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. 2

Muda Obasa: Why we’re lobbying President Buhari

Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Assemblies and also the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, has said that the rationale behind lobbying President Mohammadu Buhari is to ensure that all states legislatures and judiciary are given financial autonomy.
Abuja Light Rail

China to supply three Abuja Light Rail coaches mid 2020

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) would in the middle of next year deliver three railway coaches from China for the operation of Lot 1A and 3 of the Abuja Light Rail service.
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.

Railway director beats up doctor during brawl

A Principal Medical Officer at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos State, Dr Chukwuweike Ojeah, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly attacked by the Director of Operations, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Niyi Alli.
Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Nigeria/China deal: Federal government approves $3.9 billion for Abuja-Itakpe rail line

The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a $3.9bn contract with the China Construction Railway Corporation, CCRC, to build a standard railway track connecting Abuja to Itakpe, Kogi State. The contract also includes the construction of the Warri seaport.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Enugu residents want functional railway transportation

Residents of Enugu State on Saturday urged the Federal Government to revitalise railway transportation system to ease movement of goods and persons.
The Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested 262 suspected beggars in August in Kano metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.

Kano Hisbah arrests 262 beggars in August

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested 262 suspected beggars in August in Kano metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 2

President Buhari: Asia is Nigeria’s strategic partner for socio-economic development

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Japan as Nigeria’s strategic partner for socio-economic development.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 4

President Buhari woos foreign investors in Japan

President Muhammaudu Buhari on Thursday wooed foreign investors at the ongoing seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) assuring them of good returns.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 4

President Buhari: Nigeria offers attractive investment opportunities

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’.
The local government chairman, Omolola Rashidat Essien had set the tone of the event with her statement that “safety is very crucial and important to the local government, Lagos State Government and the whole country.”

Lagos council inaugurates 50-man security apparatus to curb crime

Security authorities and executives of Lagos Mainland Local Government have assured Lagosians of improved security during the Eid-el-Kabir festive occasion and beyond following the absorption of additional 30 members into a recently constituted vigilance group on Wednesday, August 7.
Abdullahi Halims

Rep: Nigeria’s steel companies will begin full operations within four years

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Steel Development, Rep. Abdullahi Halims (APC-Kogi), has promised that the Ajaokuta Steel Company will begin to function effectively within the next four years.

Police deploy personnel, dogs for railway security

The Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of personnel and trained dogs to complement existing security apparatus at railway stations across the country.
The Secretary General of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Blessing Akinlosotu, has called on the government at all levels to prioritise its patronage for made in Nigeria goods.

NYCN scribe urges federal government, states to patronise Nigerian products to grow economy

The Secretary General of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Blessing Akinlosotu, has called on the government at all levels to prioritise its patronage for made in Nigeria goods.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: Federal government’ll improve ease of doing business

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to boosting business and investment opportunities by reviving train and railway services, building roads and improving on the power sector.
Nigeria Railways

Containers, tankers start movement with rail

Beginning from today (Tuesday) containers and oil tankers would start moving goods from Lagos ports through the newly acquired Railway wagons to the north.

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Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Governors plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole with Abdulaziz Yari

Kabir Marafa, a former senator, said some governors are plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with AbdulAziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara state.
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Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has called Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) to display fresh innovations in tackling security challenges facing the country.