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Lagos-Ibadan rail

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 ....
11 Apr 2021
Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has urged the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) to speed up work on the Lagos- Ibadan rail line project
11 Dec 2020
The commercial activities of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line struggled to a start on Monday. But its speed is being delayed by controversy over ‘elitist’ charges and concern about its commercial viability.
4 Dec 2020
Nigerian government Friday said the new Lagos-Ibadan rail standard gauge fare will range from N3000 to N6000. “I have received the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the Lagos/Ibadan rail project by January 2021 which will make Nigerians see the way the standard gauge railway looked like,” Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation, said…
12 Aug 2020
The Lagos State Government has announced closure of Ilupeju bypass for the Lagos-Ibadan Railway Modernisation Project between 8:00p.m. on Wednesday and 6:00a.m. on Thursday
27 Mar 2020
The Lagos State Government says it will be closing down the Jibowu and Yaba Level Crossings for laying of tracks on the right side of the new standard rail line.
15 Feb 2020
Lagos State Government says it will close down the Adejobi Street in Agege area on Sunday to facilitate the completion...
25 Jan 2020
The Minister Of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has charged the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to deploy more equipment and manpower to commensurate the volume of work
24 Jan 2020
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says there is remarkable improvement on the pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway line.
22 Jan 2020
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that the state will take full advantage of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project when it becomes fully functional.
20 Dec 2019
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday ordered stoppage of work at Omi-Adio Railway Station under construction on Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail line over compromise of standards by the contractor.
25 Nov 2019
The Federal Government has extended the completion date of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project to April 2020. The project was initially scheduled to be completed by February 2020, but Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, during an inspection tour of the project at the weekend,


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