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10 Aug
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said it has reduced the number of trips on the Lagos-Ibadan train service due to the hike in the price of automotive gas oil, better known as diesel. NRC Managing Director, Fidet Okhiria, said the corporation has cut down the number of return trips on the route from six to…
14 Apr
Intending railway passengers should get their National Identity Number (NIN) ready as it will be a requirement from May.
5 Apr
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will work relentlessly with security agencies to ensure the rescue of those kidnapped in the March 28 bandit attack on an Abuja-Kaduna-bound passenger train.
4 Apr
The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, has said that 14 of the 21 passengers abducted on board Ak9 train on the standard gauge rail from Kaduna to Abuja were found alive and safe.
31 Mar
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has commiserated with passengers on board its AK9 train of March 28 that was attacked by terrorists.
11 Mar
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has reacted to a trending video showing how its standard gauge train got stuck due to insufficient fuel between Ibadan and Lagos on Thursday.
30 Jan
The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, have expressed hope that the country, within the next five to 10 years would be linked by rail.
24 Dec 2021
The Federal Government has declared free train rides for citizens from Dec.24 to Jan 4, 2022.
21 Oct 2021
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has confirmed the detonation of explosives by unknown gun men on the Abuja-Kaduna railway Wednesday night. The Managing Director of the corporation, Fidet Okhiria, who confirmed this to The Guardian, said the explosives damaged the rail tracks around Dutse and Rijana in Kaduna. A viral video circulating online shows how…
11 Jun 2021
Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Lagos-Ibadan rail line, after a chequered construction period and process. The project must have been verily valued by Mr President to have physically come to Lagos ....
21 May 2021
Stakeholders have expressed worries over vandalisation of the Itakpe-Warri rail line, describing it as “very dangerous” for the emerging rail sector.
19 Feb 2021
We hope that by the time Lagos is connected to Kano, it will link up to Maradi. And because of lot of potential freights movement between Niger and Maradi to the ports, then ports to Niger


The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), FCT Command, has begun a joint interagency simulation training to secure all custodial centres in the territory.
4 mins ago
The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi, has dismissed insinuations of conflict of responsibility between NSCDC and the Nigeria Police Force.
34 mins ago
Pro-Russian authorities in the occupied southern Ukrainian city of Kherson accused Kyiv's forces of killing two people including a former lawmaker on Sunday in a missile strike on a hotel.
41 mins ago
Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round on Sunday in Japan in the latest of the boxing great's post-retirement exhibitions.The 45-year-old Mayweather floored his opponent with
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Alhaji Imran Ja’afar-Jino, the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) Gubernatorial Candidate in Katsina State, has challenged contestants to present their drug integrity test results to the public.