Friday, April 9, 2021



BREAKING: NRC begins e-ticketing for Abuja-Kaduna train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says it has commenced the e-ticketing for train services on the Abuja-Kaduna route.

Amaechi inaugurates new import terminal in Apapa

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has inaugurated a new operation command centre built by APM Terminals Apapa to boost efficiency and service delivery.

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.

BREAKING: FEC approves N1.28bn for installing security equipment on Abuja-Kaduna-Kano rail line

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved N1.28billion for the purchase and installation of security equipment at seven stations of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, along Abuja-Kaduna-Kano lines.

Tofa to Buhari: Free Nasturah before bloodbath consumes the North

An elder statesman and former presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention, NRC, Bashir Tofa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of the convener of Katsina protest, Nasturah Ashir Sheriff.

Cargo evacuation by rail will help decongest port — NSC Director

Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, on Monday said it would be supervising the Standard Operating Procedure, SOP, of cargo evacuation between the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, and the APM Terminal.

NRC introduces another train service for Lagos-Ogun transit

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, on Monday increased its Lagos-Ogun Mass Transit Train Services, MTTS, to two trains daily to reduce the sufferings usually experienced by its commuters.

Suspended Lagos mass transit train service resumes Thursday — Official

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service will resume operations on Thursday.

Suspended Lagos mass transit train to resume services soon – NRC

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service will resume operations soon.

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.

Amaechi defends self over criticism against siting Transport University in Daura, says ‘I have no regret’

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defended himself over verbal attack from some Nigerians against his decision to site the proposed Transport University in Daura, the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari, Katsina State.

Border Closure: Tiamin Rice MD hails Nigerian govt, urges more support for local farmers

A renowned Kano-based industrialist, Aminu Ahmed, has commended the Federal Government for its decision to close the nation’s borders to check smuggling of foodstuff and other goods into the country.

My wife’s abductors yet to contact us, Nigerian Railway Corporation MD laments

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, Fidet Okhiria, on Thursday said that his family had yet to receive any contact or information pertaining to his abducted wife, Francisca.

Speak out when you perceive injustice, Baba-Ahmed to Northerners

A Northern Elders Forum member, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has advised the Coalition of Northern Groups not to remain silent whenever they perceive any injustice against the region.

Rerun elections: We must not allow our state burn – Kano Elders

Kano concerned citizens initiative, KCCI, on Monday in Kano declared that the group of elders will not fold its arms and allow anyone’s vaulting ambitions to plunged the state into chaos.

New Lagos-Abeokuta train transports 2,500 passengers for free – NRC

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says it has so far transported no fewer than 2,500 passengers free of charge on the Lagos-Abeokuta route with the new Standard Gauge line.

Train service: People living in Abeokuta, Ibadan can now work in Lagos — NRC

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has said that there were possibilities for residents of Abeokuta in Ogun to now work in Lagos with the new standard gauge rail line.

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.

Abuja-Kaduna train service generates over N960m in 2018 – NRC

The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says it generated over N80 million monthly from the Abuja-Kaduna train service in 2018.

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...

NRC reacts to ‘gun attack’ on Abuja-Kaduna train, says kids threw stone at windows

The Managing Director of the corporation insisted that the report was false and unfounded.

Walking, trading on railway line is suicidal, NRC warns

The Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, has warned the public to desist from trading and walking on rail line as such acts were suicidal. The NRC...

1.8m IDPs not ready to return home — Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, has said 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to their ancestral communities any...

Nigerian govt to connect 36 states, FCT with rail lines

Nigeria’s minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said a mandate was given by President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the entire country is connected...

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