Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Rotimi Amaechi

Nigerian govt names Idu railway complex after UN’s Amina Mohammed

The Federal Government has named the Idu railway complex after the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mrs Amina Mohammed.

South-South forum backs Akpabio over appointment of Sole Administrator for NDDC

The South-South Emerging Leaders Forum, SELF, has absolved the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, of any wrongdoing in appointing Effiong Akwa as the Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

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.

BREAKING: FEC approves $3.02bn for reconstruction of Port Harcourt – Maiduguri Railway

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the award of contracts for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri eastern narrow gauge railway, with new branch lines and trans-shipment facilities.

Virtual FEC: Buhari presides as Interior, Aviation, other ministries make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 18th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja.

Railway will support Nigeria’s industrialisation, economic growth – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says railway mode of transportation is a vital backbone for industrialisation and economic development of the country.

Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting as ministries of Interior, Transportation, others make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 16th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, with some Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, expected to make presentations at the meeting.

Over 20,000 Nigerians employed for Lagos-Ibadan rail project – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said over 20,000 workers were engaged for the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Ondo Guber: APC accuses Fayemi, El’Rufai, Amaechi of causing crisis

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State has accused Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and his counterpart in Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’I, of causing intra-party crisis in the state.

Amaechi inaugurates NPA board, charges members on trade facilitation, seaport management

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has charged the newly inaugurated board members of the Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, to improve on trade facilitation and sea port management in the country.

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.

Kano-Kaduna rail project to commence soon – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Kano- Kaduna rail project would commence as soon as the Federal Government secure loan for the project.

Next Level to witness faster pace of development – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has assured Nigerians that the “Next Level’’ administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, will witness a faster pace of infrastructure development.

Ministerial List: Buhari wants to distract Nigerians from Shiite, police tragedy – Atiku’s spokesman

Paul Ibe, a spokesman for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of shifting the attention of the country from the Shiite-police clash by releasing the much-awaited ministerial list.

7 ex-governors, 7senators make Buhari’s ministerial list

Seven former governors and seven ex-senators are among the 43 ministerial nominees whose names were sent to the Senate for screening and confirmation on Tuesday.

Pantami, Sabo Nanono, Akpabio, Akume, Keyamo, 37 others make Buhari’s ministerial list [FULL LIST]

A former Akwa Ibom Governor Senator Godswill Apkabio, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Festus Keyamo and Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Isa Ali-Pantami, and 39 others have made it to the much-awaited ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Amaechi orders two additional coaches for Abuja-Kaduna route

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, gave the directive on Monday during the monthly inspection of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail line at Ologueru, Ibadan.

At Kebbi, Buhari urges Nigerians not to relent in farming

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians not to relent in their support for the Federal Government’s drive to move away from over dependence on oil to agriculture.

Lawmakers commend Amaechi over Lagos-Ibadan rail project 

The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Buhari’s investments on infrastructure paying off – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the massive investments on infrastructure by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration are paying off in economy...

Amaechi’s wife urges youths to participate in politics

Judith Amaechi, Founder of Empowerment Support Initiative, ESI, on Monday advocated for more youths participation in politics and decision making in the country. Mrs Amaechi...

Lagos-Ibadan railway: Amaechi summons CCECC MD over shortage of equipment on site

The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has summoned the managing director of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC, over shortage of equipment deployed for...

Buhari urges African countries to improve ports infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised African countries to improve on ports infrastructure and utilise all natural maritime endowments to facilitate trade. Mr Buhari made the...

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