Sunday, February 21, 2021


Nigeria Railway Corporation

Transport ministry proposes N205bn as capital budget for 2021

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has proposed N205 billion as capital budget for 2021 to enable the ministry make significant progress on all its ongoing projects.

NRC reacts to bandit attack on Abuja-Kaduna train

Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, has denied claims by some national dailies that a train conveying passengers to Abuja from Kaduna was attacked by suspected gunmen.

Retired federal workers begins verification exercise

The biometric verification of retired civil servants, who served in federal agencies, corporations and institutions, commenced smoothly in two centres in Enugu metropolis on Monday.

Passenger train derails at Agege in Lagos

Hundreds of passengers escaped death on Thursday in Lagos when a mass transit shuttle train derailed at the Ashade railway crossing on the Agege-Ikeja corridor in Lagos.

Stay away from rail tracks, NRC warns residents, traders

The Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, on Thursday warned Lagos residents against trading on rail tracks to avoid being crushed by trains. Jerry Oche, the NRC...

Nigerian gov’t takes delivery of 2 standard gauge locomotives

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday took delivery of two double-end-drivers’-cabin standard gauge locomotive engines from China. The minister, who was represented by...

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