Abuja Light Rail Project
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, assured on Monday that the Abuja Light Rail would resume service before the end of this administration in May.
13 Jul 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly claiming credit for the newly commissioned Abuja Light Rail. The 45.245km standard gauge rail line, which connects Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to the Abuja metro station, is the first of its kind in West Africa. "It is unfortunate that after three years in office, the…
12 Jul 2018
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Abuja Light Rail Project. The rail which is 45.245km standard gauge rail line from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to the Abuja metro station is the first of its kind in West Africa. The project was flagged-off by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2007 in an attempt to host…
10 Jul 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission the recently-completed first phase of the Abuja light rail project on Thursday, July 12, 2018.He is also expected to flag-off the railway services signalling the commencement of operations of the long-awaited rail services in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
9 Jul 2018
Transportation Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kayode Opeifa has expressed optimism that most of the transport gridlock in Abuja would soon disappear with the commissioning next Thursday by President Muhammadu Buhari, of the Abuja light rail system. Speaking during a chance encounter with The Guardian Monday, Opeifa, a former Commissioner of Transport in…
13 Mar 2017
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said on Monday that work on Abuja Light Rail Project has reached 90 per cent, as most of the rail stations are at the finishing stages.