Thursday, 1st June 2023

Nigeria Railway Corporation

14 Mar
While the politicians were brawling over the results of the last presidential and National Assembly elections a distraction occurred in Shogunle, Ikeja, Lagos State. If it had been a pleasant distraction it would have been that: pleasant.
5 Dec
As the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) resumes operation on the Abuja-Kaduna train service today, the Federal Government may have lost a whopping N6.6 billion to the 251 days shutdown following the March 28 terrorist attack on the train in Rigasa, Kaduna State.
3 Dec 2022
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) says the increased cost of diesel and other logistics is going to be a significant determinant in the new price of train services in the country. Mr Fidet Okhiria, NRC’s Managing Director said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday. He, however,…
13 Jul 2022
In its effort to combat railway vandalism, the Railway Police Command has arrested 13 suspected railway vandals in the months of May and June.
22 Jun 2022
The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) will collaborate with the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on the movement of cargo and other postal services to boost Nigeria's economy.
4 Feb 2022
Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami have been dragged before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged award of a 190km rail line construction to a Chinese firm without due process.
24 Dec 2021
The Federal Government has declared free train rides for citizens from Dec.24 to Jan 4, 2022.
Abuja-Kaduna railway
17 Oct 2021
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) announced on Sunday that it would reduce the number of trips on the Abuja-Kaduna route from Oct.19 – Oct.21.
15 Oct 2021
Passengers on the Warri-Itakpe standard Guage rail line were yesterday stranded for four hours in a bush between Ajaokuta and Itobo rail station, following the breakdown of the locomotive conveying them.
8 May 2021
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of vandalising rail tracks along the Kaduna-Zaria rail line.
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
17 Feb 2021
Property and goods worth millions of naira, including cartons of batteries, candles, hand sanitisers, nails, face masks and others were burnt yesterday evening at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigeria Railway Corporation


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Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday spoke on his rumoured appointment as chief of staff to President Bola Tinubu. "Be patient. The system works in its own way - allow the system to work," Gbajabiamila told a journalist that quizzed him at the State House in Abuja. A report by Leadership…
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The Auditor General of the Federation should carryout a forensic audit to ascertain whether the sum of N413billion borrowed from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN for subsidy payments was refunded after the passage of the 2015 budget, the House of Representatives has said. This followed a report of the House Ad-hoc Committee on “Petroleum…
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Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Thursday submitted himself to operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The former Ekiti State Chief Executive is presently undergoing intense questioning at the Ilorin office of the Commission. Sources closed to The Guardian disclosed that Fayemi arrived at the EFCC facility at about…
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The governor of Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah, has declared an end to sit-at-home in the state effective from Monday, June 6, 2023, saying such orders were restricting creativity, entrepreneurship, and productivity in the state. He, however, expressed government’s readiness “to engage in dialogue with people, who have genuine grievances towards bringing lasting peace and…
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The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) said it has apprehended 56 roadside operators for examination malpractice in the ongoing 2023 May/June Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. The head of the examination body's national office in Nigeria, Patrick Areghan, announced this on Thursday while monitoring the examination in some government secondary schools in Abuja. Areghan revealed that…