Ibadan/Kano railway to commence before December, says Amaechi
Despite the delay in the approval of the $5.3billion Chinese loan by the National Assembly for the construction of Ibadan-Kano standard gauge rail line, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi...
FG, Lagos State stop barge operations along Marina coastline
The Federal Government, in conjunction with Lagos State, yesterday ordered the stoppage of all barge operations, which have desecrated the once beautiful and peaceful Marina coastline.
Drama as Reps, Amaechi disagree over alleged $33 billion contract award on rail projects transportation
There was a mild drama yesterday as the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi vehemently disagreed with the Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Loans, Treaties and Protocols, Mr Ossai Nicholas Ossai allegedly on the award of contracts for the construction of railways to the tune of $33 billion.
Again, Amaechi urges National Assembly to halt probe of Chinese loans
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has again urged the National Assembly to stop probe into the Chinese loans. Amaechi, who spoke at the weekend during the inspection tour of the projects, said this could hinder the Federal Government
Amaechi, Lai Mohammed inspect Lagos-Ibadan rail project
The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.
Chinese loans: We’re not ceding sovereignty to China— Amaechi
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said Nigeria was not in anyway ceding its sovereignty to China, explaining that the Sovereign Guarantee clause in the loan agreement was to assure China that it can take over the asset constructed with the loan, should Nigeria default.
Halt loans agreements with China pending scrutiny of conditions
With China’s glaring lack of tolerance for sleaze and vague financial transactions, not a few were riled by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi’s sensational claim that the Asian giant will not approve Nigeria’s request for loans if the National Assembly (NASS) continues its ongoing probe.
Minister explains train fare hike as passengers groan
Passengers on the Abuja/Kaduna railway have continued to express dissatisfaction over the increase in the transport fare despite the harsh economic situation in the country due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Government loses N766m to four-month suspension of railway services
The Federal Government has lost about N766 million within four months of suspension of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) services due to the COVID-19 lockdown.