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Budget Defence: Lack of Funds Mars Linking Major Cities by Rail- Amaechi

Oru Leonard The Federal Government has blamed the inability to secure the required capital to link the major cities across the country by rail as the main reason why construction work has not commenced, saying that its doors are    open to all willing investors that can muster the capital required

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‘Lagos-Ibadan speed train ready before May 29’

Minister of Transportation Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said acts of God, such as rain, which may prevent the pace of work, remains the only snag that could stop President Muhammadu Buhari from riding on the Lagos -Ibadan standard gauge train. He disclosed this at Moniya, Ibadan, during the routine monthly monitoring of the project, which

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Navy seizes 130 vessels in 2018 till date

The Nigerian Navy has arrested about 130 vessels for crimes perpetrated in the maritime sector and other activities between 2018 and February, 28, 2019. According to the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, the arrests were made following the recent enhancement of the navy’s surveillance capability. He stated this while

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Rescheduled Polls: Aero, Arik slash fares by 50% to encourage voters

Nigerian carriers, Aero Contractors and Arik Air, have introduced promo fares to help Nigerians who wish to travel to go and vote during the 2019 General Elections. The airlines made the announcement in separate statements issued by their spokespersons on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigerians are set to go

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FG signs $100m concession agreement with firm for Warri Port terminal

  The Federal Government and a core investor, Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited, on Tuesday, signed a concession agreement for Terminal B of Warri Old Port. This followed the National Council on Privatisation’s approval of the technical and commercial bid of $100.78m submitted by Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited on

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The Online Ticketing for Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line Is Fake- Engr Okhiria

Oru Leonard The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Engr. Freeborn Okhiria has said that the story circulating that there is online  ticketing for Abuja - Kaduna rail line is fake news. According to him, there is a website circulating on social media for passengers to purchase tickets online saying it’s

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Abuja – Kaduna Train Service Hits N80 Million Monthly- Okhiria 

Oru Leonard The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it generated over N80 million monthly from the Abuja-Kaduna train service in 2018. Engr Freeborn Okhiria, the Managing Director of the corporation disclosed this in Abuja, saying that the figure was higher than the N16 million generated monthly in 2017. The Managing Director however noted

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