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Eleven people were killed and 98 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt's Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement.
Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, on Tuesday described the rail mode of transportation as the awakening giant that would run government.
A coalition of Niger Delta agitators, weekend, called on governors of South South to work with Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to develop Niger Delta region and its people.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has voided an interim order of a Rivers State High Court against the membership revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.
Both the PDP chairman Prince Uche Secondus and former Rivers governor Celestine Omehia have lost out to Governor Wike, in fielding candidates for the 17 April local council election.
The much talked about 284 kilometre rail project starting from Kano, Nigeria, via Jibia in Katsina and extending into Maradi in Niger Republic has been flagged off by President Muhammadu Buhari.The much talked about 284 kilometre rail project starting from Kano, Nigeria, via Jibia in Katsina and extending into Maradi in Niger Republic has been flagged off by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would construct three new sea ports across the country, no nation can celebrate efficient transportation without good sea ports.
A faction Rivers All Progressives Congress, APC loyal to former Senator Magnus Abe has asked its supporters to pick up forms to contest for councillorship and chairmanship positions in the 319 Wards and 23 LGAs respectively in the state’s local government election scheduled for April.
The Appeal Court, Abuja has set aside the June 2020 judgment of Justice George Omereji of the State High Court, Port Harcourt and sacked Igochukwu Aguma as Acting/Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC in Rivers.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State under the leadership of the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has suspended the former representative of Rivers South-East at the Senate, Senator Magnus Abe, the factional Chairman of the party, Honourable Igo Aguma, Wogu Boms, and the assistant to Aguma on Media, Livingstone Wechie, for anti-party activities.
Chris Finebone, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, claims he has uncovered plans by a group working in cohort with the Rivers government to use the state judiciary to destabilize the party.
The reconstruction and rehabilitation of Port Harcourt–Maiduguri (Eastern narrow gauge railway) is to start in 2021, says Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi.
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.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has expressed his desire for all Southsouth states to be under the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in the March 9 governorship election in Rivers State, Engr. Biokpomabo Festus Awara, has accepted the Supreme Court Judgment which upheld the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and finally confirmed him as the duly elected Governor of Rivers State.
The management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, in Akwa-Ibom, on Sunday cautioned newsmen against the spread of fake news, urging them to be professional in their coverage of activities of the academy.
The representative of Rivers Southeast Senatorial District in the Seventh and Eighth Senate, Magnus Abe, has stated that the process of change in Nigeria’s democracy is still work in progress.
Embattled National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, was right in his assertion that the South East does not stand a chance in the 2019 presidential election.
Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China.
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Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.
Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for the sack of Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, over what it described as an attempt to mislead Nigerians.
Germany will not let down its Afghan staff as the international military mission in the country winds down after nearly two decades of war, Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer pledged on Sunday.
The South African government’s downpayments to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccines are not refundable under any circumstances, its health minister said on Wednesday, describing the condition as onerous.
Former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, has said he will not appeal against the ban imposed on him last month, claiming the members of the world governing body’s ethics committee are “biased”.
The Interim Management Committee (IMC), of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has blamed politicians planning to use the association for their selfish interest ahead of the 2023 general elections for the current crisis rocking it.