Alhaji Alhasan Dantata: Entrepreneur par excellence
Alhaji Alhasan Dantata was an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. He motivated and financed many people, especially in northern Nigeria to go into business.
NRC battles with unwieldy crowd seeking free train ride
There’s no gainsaying that anything free attracts a mammoth crowd, especially in an environment like Nigeria’s where the take-home-pay for the common man can hardly take him to the nearest bus stop
I have no regret siting the transport university in Daura - Amaechi
The Minister for Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said he had no regrets siting the transportation University in Daura.
Management issues quit notice to illegal occupants of Railway’s properties
Officials of Railway Property Management Company Limited (RPMCL) have issued notice of ejection to illegal occupants of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) landed properties nationwide.
Abuja-Kaduna train service generates N100m monthly – Okhiria
Mr Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service (AKTS) generates an average of N100million monthly.
SGF lists threats to democracy, good governance in Nigeria
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has identified terrorism, insurgencies and electoral violence as the greatest challenges threatening democracy and good governance in the country. Mustapha stated this yesterday in Abuja at a two-day Summit on Terrorism, Insurgency and Incidence of Electoral Violence in Nigeria.
Flood destroys 6,800 IDP shelters in Borno
Country Director of Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Nigeria; Eric Batonon, has said that flood destroyed shelters for 6,800 displaced persons in Maiduguri camps of Borno.
Fresh hope for Apapa as FG links rail to port by December
Perennial congestion of roads inward Apapa port may find a lasting solution by December when the Federal Government completes the Lagos-Ibadan rail line extension into the port.
Flaming Flamingo: The life and times of Israel Adebajo
Israel Adebayo Ogunyeade Adebajo was born on 21 January 1920 in the south-western Nigerian town of Imobi in the fishing district of Epe in Lagos State, which had been the capital of the Ijebu Kingdom in the 18th century. He was born under British colonial rule: just six years after the amalgamation of Northern and Southern Nigeria by Lord Lugard.