Hurdles as Lagos-Ibadan rail test-run, free rides begin
The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but with low patronage as only few passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.
Abuja-Kaduna train service generates N100m monthly – Okhiria
Mr Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service (AKTS) generates an average of N100million monthly.
Bureaucracy, poor infrastructure stall regional connectivity in West Africa
Until Nigeria and her West African neighbours collectively tackle wide spread bureaucracies, the region will continue to have an unwritten restriction...
Court orders remand of railway MD in Prison over contempt
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria to be remanded in prison for three months over contempt of court. The judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered Okhiria to be remanded following his perpetual refusal to appear in court despite several summons. She further ordered…
Railways mulls update to mitigate emerging challenges
Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has stated that it is working on upgrading its standard to meet up with federal government’s decision to revive railway operations across the country.
Court orders railway MD to show evidence for his absence
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria
Construction of Lagos-Ibadan rail begins April 14
The construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail would begin on April 14.