Amaechi apologises to Nigerians over suspension of free Iju-Abeokuta train ride
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections. Amaechi tendered the apology during the monthly rail inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan modernisation project in Ibadan. He said that the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) suspended the three months…
Amaechi awaits FEC approval for $8billion Ibadan-Kano project
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday assured that the proposal for the construction of the Ibadan-Kano standard gauge railway estimated
Wike, Amaechi rivalry creates tension as residents engage in last-minute shopping
There was tension in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital yesterday when supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) besieged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s office. To most residents of Port Harcourt, the 2019 election in the state is largely about the rivalry between Governor Nyesom Wike and his predecessor and Minister of Transportation,…
Guinness fosters responsible drinking through partnerships
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that as at the third quarter of 2017, Nigeria had about 11 million motor vehicles in the country. More than four million of these vehicles are privately-owned while more than six million vehicles are registered as commercial vehicles. Another 135,216 vehicles are registered as government owned vehicles. While…
APC and PDP as metaphoric ‘Egypt’
From North to South, East to West of Nigeria, the socio-economic indices of good things of life for Nigerians point to the negative side....
Nigeria to spend N939.5 billion on vessels by 2023
Nigeria’s maritime sector is projected to spend about N939.5 billion ($2.588 billion) on vessels financing in the next four years, going by the new forecast released by the Nigerian Maritime Administration....
Buhari promises to take Niger Delta development more seriously
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that he would take the development of the Niger Delta more seriously if re-elected. Buhari stated this in Benin City and Warri in Edo and Delta states respectively during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential mega rally.
Appeal Court adjourns sine die Amaechi’s faction case over party congresses
An Appeal Court panel, led by Justice Isaiah Akeju, has adjourned sine die the appeal by Amaechi’s faction of the Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) to set aside the judgment of the state high court on the party’s congresses.
Nigeria’s maritime sector now attractive to investors, says FG
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has disclosed that the Federal Government has repositioned the Nigerian maritime industry for the country’s economic growth.