Tag: railway

FG begins construction of Kaduna-Kano rail

Suleiman Idris- July 14, 2021

  In a bid to link the country through rail, President Muhammadu Buhari will do the ground breaking of the Kaduna-Kano standard gauge by Thursday. ... Read More

NRC apologises to passengers for Abuja-Kaduna train breakdown

Suleiman Idris- June 29, 2021

By Lucy Ogalue The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has apologised to the passengers on board the KA2 train that left Rigasa on Monday morning and ... Read More

Two Track Vandals Arrested in Zaria – NRC

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2021

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of vandalising rail tracks along Kaduna-Zaria rail line. Haruna Sabo, the NRC ... Read More

Rail Transport Remains Game Changer for Nigeria’s Economy – Shippers’ Council

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2020

The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC ), Hassan Bello, has said that rail transport remains the game changer for the Nigeria’s economy and ... Read More

Unemployment: Ex-CBN Official Advises FG To Invest In Infrastructure

Abdul Jimoh- May 22, 2017

Ex-CBN official advises FG to invest in infrastructure A former Deputy Governor of CBN, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, has advised the Federal Government to invest massively ... Read More

FCTA To Commence Abuja Light Rail Test Run Mid November 2017

Suleiman Idris- April 10, 2017

The contractor handling the Abuja Rail Mass Transit is expected to complete work on the project by October and the FCT Administration will commence the ... Read More

Gov. Al-Makura Warns Residence Against Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse On Railway Lines/Waterways

AMT Tanimu- November 30, 2016

The Nasarawa State Government warns the people who reside along rail lines against indiscriminate dumping of refuse on railway lines and waterways. The governor, Umaru ... Read More

FG Saves $800m on Coastal Railway Renegotiation Agreement with CCECC

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 1, 2016

The Federal Government has signed a contract agreement with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) on the construction of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Railway project. ... Read More

#Budget2016: The Truth on Lagos-Calabar Rail Project – Senator Ashafa

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 12, 2016

I have carefully followed the news items making the rounds in relation to the budget presented to the National Assembly and what was defended by ... Read More

Coaches For Abuja-Kaduna Rail Project to Start Test-Run On March 31 – Amaechi

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2016

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna Rail Modernisation Project have arrived Lagos and will begin test-run by March 31. He disclosed ... Read More

Federal Government To Reconnect Railway With Sea Ports – Amaechi

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2016

Rotimi Amaechi , Minister of Transportation (Photo: Internet) The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government will re-connect the country’s ... Read More

President Buhari, Chinese Leader To Discuss Railway, Power Projects In South Africa

Abdul Jimoh- December 2, 2015

President Buhari And Chinese President Xi Jinping President Muhammadu Buhari will be in South Africa , Thursday to participate in the Forum on China/Africa Cooperation ... Read More

President Buhari Queries $1b Diversion of Foreign Loans For Rail Projects

AMT Tanimu- August 12, 2015

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammed Buhari Monday in Abuja called for an explanation from the Ministry of Finance on the foreign loans obtained for ... Read More

Special on Modern Railway

admin- March 18, 2014

By Zainab Banu The decision of the Federal Government to resuscitate the railway and develop a modern gauge in line with global trend is seen ... Read More