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Retired railway workers raise alarm over sale of monetised staff quarters

“They have no right to come and remove any structure in the quarters because we are the judgement creditors and everything in the land is part of the land, the quarters allocated to us is inclusive of land and all the appurtenances, they cannot come and carve out some areas and sell.”

President Buhari to commission Lagos-Ibadan Railway Jan, 2021 — Amaechi

“The construction is coming to an end; they are trying to beat the target they gave the ministry of transportation because there is huge improvement.

FG approves $3.02bn for Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line

The railway line will be at the cost of $3,020,279,549. The industrial park, which is under PPP, at no cost to Federal Government, will cost $241,154,389.31. The Bonny deep seaport will cost $461,924,369, at no cost to the Federal Government.

FEC approves reconstruction of Port Harcourt – Maiduguri railway

The Port Harcourt to Maiduguri narrow gauge railway will have new branch lines: from Port Harcourt to Bonny and from Port Harcourt to Owerri are new lines.

Buhari commissions 326-kilometre Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line

The railway infrastructure that I have the honour to commission today is the rail line from Itakpe via the steel town complex of Ajaokuta to Warri, and it is an important link for the country’s economy as the central rail line.

Sanwo-Olu, Amaechi visit train accident scene in Oshodi

The accident victims, a father and son, were said to be driving into the shopping arena when they were caught up by the speeding train. Their Highlander Jeep got stuck on the rail track.

Lagos bus collides with moving train, passengers narrowly escapes death

Subsequently, the agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers and note that there was no loss of life

Breaking: Buhari names Agbor Railway complex after Goodluck Jonathan

As FG begins test-run of coaches on Itakpe-Warri rail line President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday appreciated the effort of...

7 imported locomotives arrive Abuja rail station

Seven locomotives, expected to boost rail operations for the Abuja Kaduna rail services, arrived Abuja on Sunday. Five of...

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