POLITICS · Transportation

Lagos-Ibadan Railway Update in Pictures_Ada Nkong

The Lagos-Ibadan rail project which is a baby of the Ministry of transportation was expected to be commissioned in January 2021. The covid -19  disruption made it impossible with challenges range from workers who caught the virus to difficulty transporting materials for work. The project has finally taken shape and is already in use as… Continue reading Lagos-Ibadan Railway Update in Pictures_Ada Nkong

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Lack of Funds Stalling Lagos- Calabar Rail Project_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi says the Lagos- Calabar rail project will kick off as soon as the funds being sought materialize.The minister said this during the annual ministerial briefing in Abuja.Amaechi said funds for some other rail projects are ready but cabinet approval is being awaited before work starts. "The ones we are… Continue reading Lack of Funds Stalling Lagos- Calabar Rail Project_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari to Flag off N 3.2 Bn Eastern Rail Project Tuesday_Ada Nkong

President Buhari will today flag off the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail rehabilitation project. The project according to the MD Nigerian Railway Corporation, Engr. Fidet Okhiria will cost N3.2 VN and work will commence soon. During the February monthly inspection of the Lagos -Ibadan rail which is nearing completion, the Minister of transportation ,Rotimi… Continue reading President Buhari to Flag off N 3.2 Bn Eastern Rail Project Tuesday_Ada Nkong

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FG to Flag off Eastern Rail Corridor March 9, Extend to Abakiliki and Awka_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government has approved the commencement of the Port Harcourt - Kano rail project. The Minister of transportation,Rotimi Amaechi who spoke to Journalists after the inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari, will perform the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern rail corridor on 9th March, 2021.He further disclosed that the… Continue reading FG to Flag off Eastern Rail Corridor March 9, Extend to Abakiliki and Awka_Ada Nkong

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Lagos-Ibadan Rail Track Linked Succesfully With Apapa Port_Ada Nkong

In what can be considered a milestone. the linking of the Lagos-Ibadan rail to the Apapa port has been successfully completed. The Minister of Transportation shared the good news on his twitter handle after successfully riding from the station at Ebute Meta to the Apapa port and all the way to Ibadan by rail. The… Continue reading Lagos-Ibadan Rail Track Linked Succesfully With Apapa Port_Ada Nkong

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FG Names Idu Train Station After UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed _Ada Nkong

The Federal government has named the Idu train station and Abuja Light rail after the UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed. A statement by Mr Eric Ojiekwe ,Director Press Ministry of transportation says, this has received the concurrence of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaech and the Minister of the FCT administration Mohammed Bello. The… Continue reading FG Names Idu Train Station After UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed _Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Performs Ground Breaking of $ 1.96 Billion Kano-Maradi Rail Project_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday performed the ground breaking ceremony of the Kano-Maradi rail project. A statement by Mr Eric Ejiekwe says the President in a virtual ceremony,performed the ground breaking which was attended by the Minister of Transportation, Niger Republic, Sadu Saidu, the Governor of Jigawa, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar… Continue reading President Buhari Performs Ground Breaking of $ 1.96 Billion Kano-Maradi Rail Project_Ada Nkong

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Association of Passenger Rights and Welfare Advocates Better Treatment of Passengers_Ada Nkong

In a bid to ensure the rights of passengers to access safe transport services as well as assistance in case of accidents are protected, the association for rights and welfare of passengers converged in Abuja for its fifth annual general meeting. The AGM which was well attended by officials of the association for passenger rights… Continue reading Association of Passenger Rights and Welfare Advocates Better Treatment of Passengers_Ada Nkong

POLITICS · Transportation

FG Launches E-Ticketing for Abuja-Kaduna Rail Services_Ada Nkong

In a bid to put an end to racketeering and serve customers better, the Federal Government has launched e- ticketing on the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor. The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Ameachi, who spoke at the virtual launch of the e- ticketing online solution in his office in Abuja said the automation of ticket… Continue reading FG Launches E-Ticketing for Abuja-Kaduna Rail Services_Ada Nkong