Nigeria Railway Corporation
2 Jan 2020
When will there be real testimonies concerning protracted stories of railway development project in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria? When will even state governments be serious with even light rail development....
29 Dec 2019
Alhaji Alhasan Dantata was an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. He motivated and financed many people, especially in northern Nigeria to go into business.
15 Dec 2019
Despite coming on stream since July 2016, the Abuja–Kaduna Standard Gauge - the first operational standard gauge in the country is not yet a profit-making venture, necessitating the need for better monitoring commercialisation...
7 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has begun demolition of structures along its track corridors at Pen Cinema, Agege in line with its new vision of giving the people best rail transport system. A visit to the area yesterday saw heavy weight caterpillars demolishing structures shortly after Pen Cinema down to Mangoro area where a lot of…
18 Jan 2019
Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has warned Nigerians against buying train tickets online as the corporation is yet to commence online sales of tickets. Some social media accounts had commenced advertising of the sales of train tickets in Nigeria but the NRC has said existing online ticket sales outlet are fraudulent and not issued by the…
30 Jun 2018
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…
16 Feb 2018
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Lagos Federal High Court has threatened to order the arrest of Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, if he fails to appear in court next Wednesday. The judge frowned at Okhiria’s refusal to appear in court on committal proceeding filed against him by a former employee…
13 Oct 2017
Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has reaffirmed its commitment to the completion of the of Lagos-Ibadan rail gauge by 2018.Besides, issues of right of way and obstructing structures remain impediments to the smooth progress of the ongoing construction of the construction.
13 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has disclosed that it is currently in talks with the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), to encourage movement of cargo by rail to and from Apapa Ports to...
4 Jul 2017
President of the NUR, Comrade Saidu Garba, expressed skepticism about the success of the planned concession of the Nigerian Railway narrow gauge track, referring to the post-privatization failure of former Federal Government parastatals.
29 Jun 2017
Some past and serving heads of parastatals in the country have suggested the need to prune the number of government agencies or take appropriate steps to reengineer the functions of the agencies for greater efficiency.
18 Apr 2017
Protests have trailed the demolition of structures allegedly standing on the right of way of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) in many parts of Lagos State.