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22 Jul 2022
Augustine Arisa is the District Manager (Lagos) of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). In this interview with journalists, he spoke about the operations of the district
24 Apr 2022
On a sunny afternoon at Mile 2 bus park in the Amuwo-Odofin area of Lagos state, a commercial bus driver prepares to embark on an inter-state journey.
18 Jun 2021
Four Chinese working at the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project were yesterday, abducted in Ogun State by gunmen while a policeman was killed during the operation...
13 Jun 2021
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will begin full operation of the standard gauge railway service from Lagos to Ibadan on Tuesday.
16 Mar 2020
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) at the weekend said it had concluded plans to launch an hourly train service on the Abuja-Kaduna route.
22 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
11 Jan 2018
Ten people were confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident around Alapako/Ogunmakin by the Foursquare Camp ground, Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Tuesday night.    The fatal crash occurred around 9:00p.m. immediately after the diversion by a construction firm working on highway, RCC, to enable repairs of the weakened bridges around the segments of the expressway.   …
13 Dec 2017
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line would be completed in December 2018 and set for commissioning in Jan 2019. Amaechi said this during the end of the year news briefing and inspection of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line in Papalanto, Ogun. The minister said he was…
26 Sep 2017
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has ordered the dismantling of all roadblocks nationwide with immediate effect.
16 Sep 2017
The accident, which occurred around Elelubo area in Oluyole local council of Oyo State, involved two 18-passenger buses. One was said to be coming from Lagos while the other departed from Ibadan garage.
17 Jun 2016
Ogun State government has started the demolition of shanties and illegal structures along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and other parts of the state.
11 May 2016
I read “Lagos-Ibadan express road: The way out”, a piece by Oluyemi Olagokun, on page 18 of The Guardian, Friday, April 29, 2016. The piece is more of sympathy solicitation than a balanced ...


2 hours ago
Senator Bola Tinubu's presidential spokesman, Dr Josef Onoh has described the prevailing Naira scarcity in the country as a policy solely trumped up by the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, from an aggrieved concept to derail the political process after he failed to achieve a presidential aspiration. Onoh said that…
2 hours ago
A "generational" Arctic blast brought dangerously cold temperatures to swaths of the northeastern United States and Canada on Saturday
3 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari says Bola Tinubu, Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election, loves Nigeria and the electorates should vote for him as the next president.
3 hours ago
Arsenal fell to just a second Premier League defeat of the season as James Tarkowski's header gave Everton the perfect start under new manager Sean Dyche in a 1-0 win at Goodison Park on Saturday.
4 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred the title of Ambassador-in Situ to one hundred and fifteen foreign officers for their contributions to the nation’s development and economy.