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The Federal Government has approved passengers’ charges on the new Lagos Ibadan rail standard gauge. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made the disclosure during the inauguration of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIOTA) in Abuja on Friday. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Managing Director Engr Continue Reading
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The Lagos State government has announced plans to temporarily close the Railway Level Crossing at Ilupeju, Ogunmokun, Jibowu and Yaba in continuation of the ongoing Nigerian Railway Modernisation Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with extension to Lagos Port, Apapa. A statement issued on Thursday by the State Ministry of Transportation explained that the closure of Continue Reading
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Infrastructure projects that offer the highest developmental impact in lower income countries are experiencing many challenges in raising capital. The technicalities and logistics of developing infrastructure projects, the underlying country and political dynamics, and the multifaceted structures involving various stakeholders to deliver the projects contribute to a level Continue Reading
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  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the Federal Government requires the sum of $656 million to complete work on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project. Amaechi disclosed this on Friday while defending his ministry’s 2021 budget at the Senate. He explained that the amount is needed to put the necessary infrastructure in place for […]Continue Reading
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Legal tussle may stall Port Harcourt- Maiduguri rail project if the exit plan and settlement with outgoing contractors are not handled with care, feelers from Nigeria has revealed. Checks showed that certain interests are pushing to browbeat and coerce the previous contractors into exiting the project without a settlement plan. Tactics adopted according to investigation Continue Reading
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The Joint Working Group (JWG) comprising the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Ministry of Transport, Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Ports Authority, Marine Police Interpol, the oil industry (represented by OCIMF) and shipping industry (represented by ICS, BIMCO, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and the Nigerian Shipowners’ Association) was established in May Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ordered that the newly commissioned Itakpe-Warri railway be extended to link with Abuja creating a direct line between the north and the south. The President said this should be achieved before the end of his tenure as President in May 2023. READ ALSO: FEC Approves $1.96bn for Kano to Niger […]Continue Reading