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Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says corruption discourages investment and growth of the country.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Coalition of Niger Delta Stakeholders for Credible Leadership, yesterday, slammed the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for allegedly attacking the Minister for Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, in Spain.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says its members attacked Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, based on an order from Nnamdi Kanu, its leader.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government to recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly.
The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but in two days only six passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.
The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.
Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says Buhari has come to make Nigeria “a country of our dreams.”
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has rejected an emergency caucus meeting called by the South-South region of the party.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South-South zone, has invited the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Edo governor, Godwin Obaseki, to an emergency caucus meeting scheduled for this Thursday in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his call on state governments to double their efforts in the anti-corruption battle as the gains of their collective collaboration continue to face the dangers of annihilation if corruption persists at sub-national levels.
The project was initially scheduled to be completed by February 2020, but Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, during an inspection tour of the project at the weekend, said that the contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), had pleaded for an additional two months for the completion of station buildings and communication signals.
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.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has hinted that the Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be fully completed by April, 2020.
Itsekiri National Youths Council, the umbrella body for Itsekiri youths worldwide has commended the Federal Government for approving the construction of two new seaports in the South-South region of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber Presidential Villa Abuja.
By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
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.
Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
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.
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.
The Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, has commended the Sunti Golden Sugar Estates for the level of investment made in the sugar sector in Nigeria.
As anti-government demonstrations engulfed Hong Kong in August, Reuters broke a sensitive story: Beijing had rejected a secret proposal by city leader Carrie Lam to meet several of the protesters' demands in a bid to defuse the unrest.
Stakeholders the Nigerian cyber security space under the aegis of the Information Security Society of Africa-Nigeria (ISSAN) have called for collaborations in boosting cyber security in the country.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Manchester United star Marcus Rashford reportedly made contact in the past with Barcelona despite his obvious loyalties to his boyhood club.
The Commandant General of VGN, Mohammed Usman-Jahun, stated this in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on his Victory at the Court of Appeal, sitting in Kaduna as the duly elected Commandant General of Vigilante Group of Nigeria.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said he would have inherited an empty treasury if the account of the state government had not been frozen on the eve of his inauguration.