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The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line should be ready by December, considering the progress works on the construction of rail stations by contractor.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday visited the scene of the fatal accident involving a commuter train and two vehicles.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the University of Transportation being constructed at Daura, Katsina State, would boost the transfer of technology from China to Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 14th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the estimated time for completion of the Transportation University in Daura by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) was September 2021.
The National Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has reconciled a former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi and former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva.
A former leader of Rivers State House of Assembly, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, has dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party.
Those peddling the rumour that the South East is disunited, have been advised to think of better things to say because Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said over 20,000 workers were engaged for the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan rail project.
The House of Representatives Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements and the Federal Ministry of Transport on Monday disagreed over commercial contract figures signed by the ministry.
Report submitted to the Federal Government recently indicates that significant progress is being recorded in the Apapa traffic situation while some challenges are still being sorted out, the Presidency has said in a statement.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says it will commence skeletal operations on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line from the middle of September with 16 trips daily.
Elated Nigerians on Saturday cheered the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as the duo inspected the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain and former governorship candidate in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has advised the Mai Mala Bunmi-headed APC Caretaker Committee to resolve the internal crisis in the party first before wooing new members.
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark has taken a swipe at the Federal government for naming the railway complex in Agbor, Delta State after former President Goodluck Jonathan, describing it as demeaning, callous and an insult.
A popular Nollywood actor and producer, Bolaji Amusan, has said Nigeria must remain together as one indivisible entity, warning politicians to watch their tongues.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate Dorathy has disclosed why she and Lucy stopped being close friends in the house.
The Anambra State Police Command Monday announced arrest of 80 suspected cultists and allegedly recovered arms and ammunition.
Jesse Lingard is considering his Manchester United future after being ‘frozen out’ of the team’s opening Premier League tie against Crystal Palace.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it is amused by the conduct of All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, who is a video tasked Edo voters to reject Governor Godwin Obaseki
Sporadic shooting by gunmen in Karji on the outskirt of Kaduna made residents to scamper and take cover, a community leader has said.
A businesswoman, Mrs Uju Ohanenye, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on the alleged involvement of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 13, Dammalam Mohammed, in a land tussle between her and some persons in Enugu State.
The Ogun State Government workers have embarked on a one-week warning strike over the refusal of the government to implement the new national minimum wage.
The United Kingdom (UK) announced on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 that Nigerians responsible for electoral malpractice will be met with strong sanctions.