Tag: railway

AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Why Buhari’s blood pressure will rise – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the progress in railway transport. Amaechi spoke with ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 7, 2017

Osinbajo arrives Lagos for groundbreaking of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Lagos for the groundbreaking of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail. Osinbajo ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

Foreign loan: Senate tells Amaechi to withdraw ‘indicting’ statement

The Senate on Wednesday directed Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi to withdraw the statement he made in Ilorin on Monday ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

Osinbajo meets with General Electric CEO (PHOTOS)

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday met with the delegation of General Electric. Speaking about the meeting on his ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

Opinion: The railway revolution we need

by Senator ‘Gbenga Ashafa Dear Nigerians, Let me seize this opportunity to once again wish you a Happy New Year. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

Buhari lied, Nigeria had infrastructural achievements in my time – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan on Monday denied claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that there were no infrastructures in place when ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Opinion: Analysing who deserves credit for the Abuja/Kaduna railway project

by Tope Bankole and Uzoma Ngozi On July 26, the media was awash with news of the commissioning of the Abuja-Kaduna ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 31, 2016

The top 10 stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that made headlines this week 1. FIFA President visits Nigeria New FIFA President, Gianni ...

Isime EseneJuly 26, 2016

Which President should get the credit for the Abuja-Kaduna railway?

by Joachim MacEbong The Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge railway was opened for business by President Buhari and other government officials today ...

Janeth JNovember 12, 2015

Don’t offer me bribe, I don’t want to go to jail – Amaechi

Former governor of Rivers state and newly inaugurated Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi says he is scared of going to ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

FG approves fast train rail lines from Abuja to Lokoja

by Andem Effiong Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Tuesday, February 3 said the Federal Government had approved the design of a ...

October 17, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: After trade and railway, China to export culture to Nigeria (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir China he said will continue to make efforts to balance bilateral trade and train talents for Nigeria; he ...

August 26, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: The return of the trains from Lagos to the North

by Ochereome Nnanna Bearing in mind that until a couple of years ago Nigeria was totally railway immobile, the resumption ...

August 19, 2013

Tragic news: Speeding train kills 37 pilgrims in India, angry mob attacks driver (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A train ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station in eastern India early ...

August 18, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: My memories of childhood

by Tunde Fagbenle We used to sleep over at each other’s house interchangeably. And our families were so close. We ...

July 28, 2013

Femi Aribisala: Christians – A motley group of very strange bedfellows

by Femi Aribisala Have you ever had the experience where a man literally drives you off the road and, as ...

July 28, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: The crude elements of underdevelopment

by Tunde Fagbenle No president in the history of Nigeria made greater mockery of the seat and personalised the presidency ...

July 19, 2012

FG approves $1.488bn for rail project

by Isi Esene For those who have always dreamed of a train ride through the country, your dream is closer ...

June 24, 2012

“I don’t give a damn” – GEJ comes out guns blazing in media chat

by Hauwa Gambo In case you thought President Goodluck Jonathan stays awake all night worried sick about what you think ...

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