‘Saboteurs stall $195m maritime security contract’
The fund is meant to acquire three helicopters, three aircrafts, three big battle-ready ships, 12 vessels and 20 amphibious cars to combat the menace of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The contract had been approved to an Israeli security firm, but it has rather become a mirage.
FG tasks contractor on planned demolition of buildings for Lagos-Ibadan rail
The Federal Government has said it would be saving about N2.8bn required to compensate owners of the affected buildings on the right of way for the construction of the $1.5bn standard gauge Lagos-Ibadan rail line.
Amaechi expresses believe in Ken Saro-Wiwa’s principles
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said on Saturday that he believed in the principles of the late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa without knowing him.
FG explains delay on Lagos-Ibadan railway project
Due to much impediment on the right of way for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project earlier scheduled for completion by December 2018, the Federal Government..
FG may increase Abuja-Kaduna fares
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says Federal Government may increase the transport fares of the rail services on the Abuja-Kaduna route following the inauguration of 10 new luxurious coaches. Ameachi announced this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja,…
Lagos-Ibadan rail line to be completed December 2018, says Amaechi
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…
Nigerian youths not copying right leadership model — Amaechi
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says Nigeria youths are copying the wrong model of leadership, an act, he notes, may jeopardise their future.
Amaechi urges states to sustain motorcycles, tricycles operations
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday charged states and local councils in the country to integrate motorcycles and tricycles operations into the transportation system rather than ban them.