Nigerian Railway Corporation

FG affirms GE’s provision of 20 locomotives, wagons to Nigeria in May

FG affirms GE’s provision of 20 locomotives, wagons to Nigeria in May

THE Federal Government has tasked the would-be concessionaire of the nation’s railway sector, General Electric (GE), to establish a University of Transportation in order to enhance training of…

Nigeria to borrow $6.1bn from Chinese Exim Bank for rail projects

Nigeria to borrow $6.1bn from Chinese Exim Bank for rail projects

The Federal Government has concluded plans to borrow 6.1 billion dollars from Chinese Exim Bank to complete all rail projects in the country by 2019. The Minister of Transportation…

FG to concession Nigerian Railway Corporation

FG to concession Nigerian Railway Corporation

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to concession the Nigerian Railway Corporation to any reputable foreign company. Chairman of the NRC, Usman Abubakar, disclosed this to newsmen after flagging off…

Amaechi says external loan critical for rail projects

Amaechi says external loan critical for rail projects

Photo Credit: Israel Ibeleme. The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday urged the National Assembly to approve the $30 billion external borrowing from China by the Federal Government…

FG, GE to revive 25 locomotives to boost rail project

FG, GE to revive 25 locomotives to boost rail project

Photo Credit: Israelc Ibeleme The Federal Government has expressed interest in reviving the 25 locomotives supplied to Nigeria by General Electric (GE) during the late Gen. Sani Abacha’s regime…

Concession as way forward for Railway Sector

Concession as way forward for Railway Sector

After decades of failed efforts by the federal government to have an efficient rail system, introducing a concession programme in the sector remains the only option at a time of…

FG confirms Okhiria as Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation

FG confirms Okhiria as Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed Engr. Edatanlen Freeborn Okhiria, as the substantive Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). A statement from the Public Relations Office, Federal Ministry Of Transport…

FG Appoints new SON DG, NRC Chairman, 11 others

FG Appoints new SON DG, NRC Chairman, 11 others

The Federal Government has appointed Mr. Osita Aboloma, as the new Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). Aboloma was among the 13 new appointments made by the federal government…