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Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Ready by December

The Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line should be ready by December, considering the progress of works on the construction of rail stations by the contractor. Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation has said. Amaechi gave the assurance while briefing newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, at the end of his monthly routine inspection tour of the …read more →

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CCECC Completes Laying of Track for Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

The track laying work for the 312km-long double-track standard gauge Lagos-Ibadan railway line project between Lagos and Ibadan in Nigeria is now fully complete. This was reported by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), the company in charge of the US$ 1.53bn project, in its twitter handle. CCECC was awarded the project back in 2012 …read more →

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China to Inject US$ 5.3bn for the Completion of Ibadan-Kano Railway

China is expected to inject a sum of US$ 5.3bn by October this year, for the commencement of the construction of the Ibadan-Kano rail line, which is a part of the 2,700-km Lagos–Kano standard gauge railway line project in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Minister for Transportation, Hon Rotimi Amaechi revealed this during a special …read more →

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Lagos to speed up Mass Transportation Projects with PPP …..4 New Rail Lines in the Works

In strict adherence to the State’s Strategic Transport Master Plan, which prescribes six rail lines and one monorail for the long-term strategic goals of the State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has said that the Lagos mass transportation initiative is making tremendous progress. Already, the Blue line is taking shape with the successful completion of an elevated …read more →

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FG to Construct Port Harcourt to Maiduguri Railway- Amaechi

The Honourable Minister for Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has announced the construction of the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri railway. The Minister who stated this while answering questions at the 2020 Deloitte in Dialogue Nigeria Economic Outlook, held in Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, said the project will start with the total reconstruction of …read more →

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FG to Re-Construct Port Harcourt, Maiduguri Railway- Amaechi

The Honourable Minister for Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has announced that the Fedral Government would soon start the construction of the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri Railway. The Minister who stated this while answering questions at the 2020 Deloitte in Dialogue Nigeria Economic Outlook, held in Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, said the project …read more →

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For Buhari Infrastructure Is Key: Osinbajo

The Federal Government will continue to implement game-changing infrastructure projects around the country to connect the nation’s economic zones and drive economic development, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. The Vice President further noted that most of the signature projects of the administration, including the Lagos-Kano Rail, Mambilla Hydro Plant, Second Niger Bridge, amongst …read more →

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In 2020, Lagos’ll invest heavily in waterways, rail transportation, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Government will be pursuing audacious development programmes in 2020, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed in a New Year broadcast. The Governor unveiled his administration’s direction in policies and programmes in the year, disclosing that the Government would be prioritising investment in critical infrastructure with a new vigour. Sanwo-Olu said the State Government was prepared …read more →

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LAGOS BLUE RAIL LINE COMMENCES OPERATION IN 2021 AS SANWO-OLU KICKS OFF FINAL PHASE OF PROJECT

The integrated mass transportation initiative of the Lagos State Government has recorded a huge progress with the successful completion of an elevated sea-crossing track of the Lagos Blue Line Rail Mass Transit project. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, led members of the State Executive Council to inspect the five-kilometre long Continuous Beam Bridge constructed from …read more →

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Buhari Inaugurates 8 New Coaches, 2 Locomotives for Abuja – Kaduna Train Service January 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate eight new coaches and two locomotives for the Abuja – Kaduna train service in January 2020 to address the passengers upsurge on the route. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive …read more →