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FG slates Tuesday for Kano-Maradi rail line groundbreaking

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has fixed Tuesday, February 9, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kano-Maradi railway project, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed on Sunday. The 284km standard gauge rail project, Vanguard reports is contracted to a Portuguese firm, Mota-Engil Nigeria Limited. Amaechi in a release yesterday issued
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We borrowed $2.5bn from China for Lagos-Ibadan rail, says Amaechi

Lagos-Ibadan Rail: Amaechi warns Chinese contractors over delivery deadline

The minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, handed down January 2021 target timeline for commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line to the contractor handling the project, China Civil Engineering Construction Company, CCECC. Speaking during an inspection tour of the construction of the rail project, Amaechi threatened to bring in his personal engineers to carry
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FEC okays new anti-corruption agency

FEC approves $3.02Bn PH/Maiduguri narrow gauge railway project

…Okays N5.1bn for shoes, garments, leather processing hubs in Aba, Kano By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Eastern Narrow Gauge railway project for the cost of $3.02 billion. FEC also approved the setting up of two shoes, garments and leather processing hubs
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Buhari commissions 326-kilometre Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line

By Festus Ahon – Asaba The 326-kilometre Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line and Railway Ancillary Facility Yard at Goodluck Jonathan Railway Complex, Owa-Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State has been commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a virtual inauguration of the rail line, Tuesday, Buhari directed the Federal Ministry of Transportation to link all the
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