PDP faults Amaechi’s claims on South East omission from rail projects
The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted a statement credited to the Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, that the South East zone was not omitted in the development...
FG approves office for trade negotiations, new yellow card
Okechukwu Enelamah, who briefed State House Correspondents shortly after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said...
Nigeria votes $186m to combat maritime crime
Determined to revive the maritime sector through a guaranteed secured waterways, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved $186 million (about N56.9 billion) to procure machineries and fully combat maritime crimes.
Buhari healthy enough for a second term, says Amaechi
Ill-health and his limited activities notwithstanding, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is fit enough to stand for reelection, the country’s transport minister said on Saturday.
Our moments of angst
The latest discovery of $43.4 million, N23.3 million and 27,800 pounds in a flat at the Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos, has unarguably been the biggest of such discoveries by the EFCC.
Those marginalising the south-east revisited
As I said in my first script on the mega-industrial and commercial city in the South-East, this project is a seamless method of reflating an economy in recession. This city must be built on “no-man’s-land” just like Lagos and Abuja.
Wike turning governance into circus, says Peterside
An All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart in Rivers, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has questioned the mental state of Governor Nyesom Wike after Wike claimed that the $43.45million found in a Lagos apartment belongs to Rivers Government.
Rivers PDP, APC still at daggers drawn
Wike had emerged winner of the state governorship election despite the perceived federal might and influence of his immediate predecessor in office and the incumbent minister of transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.
Federal government seeks legal framework for tunneling, underground space technology
Towards ensuring that Nigeria meets the infrastructural need of its population by 2050, the Federal government has been urged to put in place necessary legal framework for the adoption of tunneling and underground space technology in the country.