• No going back on railway concession – FG

    No going back on railway concession – FG

    Despite concerns by workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation over plans to concession the NRC, the Federal Government has maintained that it will go ahead with the plan.

    According to the government, handing over the facility to a genuine investor would guarantee enormous benefits, as it stressed that there was no going back on the plans to concession the corporation.

    The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this while playing host to the President-General, Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporation and Government […]

  • WAR!! Jonathan And Buhari In Disagreement Over Railway Achievement

    WAR!! Jonathan And Buhari In Disagreement Over Railway Achievement

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari over claims by him (Buhari) that he inherited “no light, bad roads and no railway.”

    Buhari, while briefing Nigerians in the United States last week, had said he met nothing on the ground after he took over as the president.

    He had said, “We got into trouble as a country because we did not save for the rainy day. For example, between 1999 and 2015 when we produced an average of […]

  • President Buhari to commission the Abuja-Kaduna railway today (photos)

    President Buhari to commission the Abuja-Kaduna railway today (photos)

    President Buhari will commission the $1 billion Abuja – Kaduna railway today July 26th. The project was initiated by the last administration & completed by this administration.

    President Buhari will commission the $1 billion Abuja – Kaduna railway today July 26th. The project was initiated by the last administration & completed by this

  • 30-Year-Old Man Kills Daughter Of Chief Imam In Bauchi

    30-Year-Old Man Kills Daughter Of Chief Imam In Bauchi

    The household of the Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, Bala Inna, has been thrown into mourning, as after a 30-year-old resident of Railway Road in Bauchi allegedly poisoned and Hajara Ahmed, the Imam’s 11-year-old daughter.

    Jarelu Ahmed, the suspect, who was arrested on Monday, August 31, by Police detectives, was said to have buried the deceased in his room after killing her.

    Haruna Mohammed, the police public relations officer, Bauchi state command, in a statement, said forensic experts visited the scene […]

  • Jonathan explains benefits of his promises to connect all the 36 states of the federation to railway line, if re-elected

    Jonathan explains benefits of his promises to connect all the 36 states of the federation to railway line, if re-elected

     

    President Goodluck Jonathan, who made the pledge in Daura on Saturday during courtesy call on the Emir of Daura, promises to connect all the 36 states of the federation to railway line, if re-elected in the March 28 elections.

    He said that that the railway lines, when operational would ease transportation of goods and persons to all nooks and crannies of the country.

    Jonathan said that the railway line would boost economic activities of Nigerians.

    He said that his administration had constructed and […]