Lagos-Ibadan train operations to begin Feb 2019, says Amaechi
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan railway project, Chinese Civil Engineering...
FG decries slow pace of work on Lagos-Ibadan railway
The Federal Government is not impressed by the contractors handling the Lagos-Ibadan railway project, as the minister of transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has lamented the slow pace of work. From the look of things, the Federal Government may not meet up with the December deadline for the completion of the project. Amaechi had often assured…
Amaechi reiterates December completion date for Lagos-Ibadan railway
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has again assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan railway will be delivered December this year. The minister, who confirmed 60 per cent status of the project during his monthly tour, said 12 kilometres of the 156-kilometre track had been laid by the contractor, China Civil Aviation Construction Company (CCECC). The…
Breathing life to comatose rail transportation
Not long ago, the Abuja-Kaduna leg of the train system became fully operational, while work is ongoing on Lagos-Ibadan leg, and the Itakpe, Kogi State to Warri, Delta State is to come on stream by December 2018.
Federal Government urges completion of Lagos-Ibadan gauge rail by December
Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has reaffirmed that the 156.65 kilometres Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project would be completed by December.
FG redesigns N40b Rivers, Abia road project
Determined to ensure that water channel on the road gets a safe discharge point, the Federal Government has confirmed the re-design of the Rivers, Abia road project, which is expected to gulp N40 billion.
FG tasks contractor on planned demolition of buildings for Lagos-Ibadan rail
The Federal Government has said it would be saving about N2.8bn required to compensate owners of the affected buildings on the right of way for the construction of the $1.5bn standard gauge Lagos-Ibadan rail line.
We’ll commence laying of tracks on Lagos-Ibadan rail line by next month, says Amaechi
I challenge anybody to show me anywhere in the world where railway lines are built by private funding business. For them, it does not make any economic sense for a private business to put money in railways.
Abuja airport N61.2b terminal opens February 2018
All things being equal, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport’s (NAIA) new terminal in Abuja will open for operations February next year.