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20 Jun
We are winding down. In about 11 months, the Muhammadu Buhari administration will be done. So we are ticking off the days.
16 Feb
The Senate, yesterday, passed the bill for the establishment of Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), a multimodal agency for aviation, rail and maritime safety.
7 Jan
Land travel recorded one of its bumpiest rides last year. Besides the poor infrastructure that afflicted both road and rail paths nationwide, worsening insecurity made safe travel
19 Jul 2021
Except built environment professionals, especially cost experts are recognised in national development, the recovery of the economy would remain a mirage, quantity surveyors
29 Mar 2021
The scale of investment in critical national infrastructure - rail, road, and power, being witnessed in Nigeria today, is unprecedented and commendable. However, to make a success of large-scale investments
9 Oct 2020
As the country celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, Nigeria has seen much of its transport network fall into disrepair in the wake of unprecedented population growth, as well as decades of under-investment in critical transport infrastructure. Recognising transport as the requirement to unlock new and non-oil economic growth and trade, stakeholders have emphasised transport investment, particularly…
24 Sep 2020
The Presidency has debunked impression making the rounds that the Kano-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi railway line would be built by Nigerian in the territory of the neighbouring Niger Republic was wrong. The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved $1.96 billion for a rail project, starting from Kano and terminating at Maradi. However, explaining the scope and form…
24 Sep 2020
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved $1.96 billion for the construction of the Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in the Niger Republic...
28 Aug 2020
Advocacy to increase women's participation across all sectors of the African economy was taken a notch higher as stakeholders observed that, despite widening skills and public scrutiny, the rail sector was still struggling to attract more women to opportunities in the industry. To encourage more females to join the sector, the stakeholders canvassed pragmatic policies…
30 May 2020
Across the world, as countries and economies slowly reopen, Africa lags behind. We were last to experience the coronavirus- and we expect to be the final continent to flatten the curve.
18 Feb 2020
Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to activate functional rail system that would not only crisscross Nigeria but also localise manufacturing
15 Feb 2020
Following Lagos State government’s restriction of commercial motorcycles (popularly known as okada) and tricycles (keke) from operating within the urbanised areas of the state, citing accidents, insecurity

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The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has urged the military to increase awareness on mental health among its personnel toward addressing impact of post-trauma and stress disorder among troops. Ehanire made the call at the opening of a Mental Health Resilience and Wellness Course 2 (MHRWC2) of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) on…
21 mins ago
The United States is seeking a "true partnership" with Africa and not trying to "outdo" other world powers in vying for influence on the continent, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday.
25 mins ago
Norway's 85-year-old King Harald V was discharged from hospital on Monday after being admitted for an infection and is "in good health", the royal palace said.
36 mins ago
Kenyans braced for Tuesday's high-stakes election, as millions prepared to vote for a new president in a tight race between Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a veteran opposition leader now backed by the ruling party.
55 mins ago
The Kano State House of Assembly has mandated its standing committee on sports to investigate the relegation of Kano Pillars FC from the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).