News - Minister of Transportation

Lagos/Ibadan Rail To Get More Equipment

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal government has charged the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line to get more equipment to speed up the track laying and launching of beams.

Fed. Govt Set To Improve Security Of Nigeria’s Transport Sector

1 month ago /
Nation 

The federal ministry of transportation says it is set to deploy technology as safety measures on critical infrastructure in the country especially on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line

 

Nigeria, Japan Sign M.O.U. On Improvement Of Infrastructure

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Japanese government for improvement of infrastructure in the country

Lagos-Ibadan Railway: Minister Expresses Dissatisfaction With Pace Of Work

1 month ago /
Nation 

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi says the current level of work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail project is unsatisfactory.

Buhari Visits Campaign Office

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari took time off late Wednesday afternoon to visit the proposed presidential campaign office for next year's election.

Amaechi Decries Slow Work Pace On Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister Of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi has decried the current slow pace of work at the Lagos-Ibadan rail line. 

FG Inspects East-West Road, Assures Of Timely Completion

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has made a strong case for the safety of workers and equipment at the east-west road to ensure a timely completion of the project.

Experts Advocate Underground Space Infrastructure For Nigeria

7 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria must begin to explore the socio-economic benefits in tunneling and underground space infrastructure to accommodate the growing population in cities.

Amaechi Explains Distribution Of Rail Projects

7 months ago /
Transport  

Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi says the distribution of rail projects across the country under the current administration is not based on ethnic considerations.

NASS Asks Transport Ministry For Details Of N10 Billion Budget For Mass Transit

8 months ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Land and Transport has asked the Ministry of Transport for details of the 10 billion Naira budgeted for the purchase of solar-powered mass transit vehicles meant for upgrade of public transportation across the country. Chairman of the Joint Committee, Gbenga Ashafa, queried Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, during...

Governor Wike Assures ONELGA People Of Enhanced Security

9 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom  Wike,  has assured the people of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) that the State Government will continue to build the security infrastructure in the area to enforce peace. He stated that the younger brother of slain cultist, Don Wanny, Mr Oluchi Igwedibia will soon be tracked down...

President Buhari Restates His Administration's Determination To Providing A Functional And Efficient Rail System

9 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's determination to providing a functional and efficient rail system in Nigeria.  The President gave the reassurance on Thursday while commissioning additional locomotives and passenger coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge rail line at the Nigerian Rail corporation in Rigasa, Kaduna State. President Buhari reassured Nigerians that...

Rivers Govt Defends Wike, Blasts Amaechi For Comments On Killings

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Government has defended Governor Nyesom Wike against claims by the Minister of Transport that the governor was responsible for the New Year killing in the state. Mr Rotimi Amaechi had earlier on Tuesday accused the governor of encouraging thuggery and, thereby, causing the killing of up to 16...

Rotimi Amaechi Blame Governor Wike For New Year Killings

9 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike for the new year killings in Rivers state. Amaechi who is the immediate past Governor of Rivers State accused his successor of encouraging thugs and failing to save guard the lives of the people. He spoke on Tuesday while fielding questions from...

Wike Accuses FG Of Creating Crisis In Rivers

11 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of creating crisis in the state using the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Wike’s accusation comes barely 24 hours after he escaped an alleged assassination attempt involving his security aides and that of the Minister of...

Abuja Kaduna Rail Station Managers Sacked

1 year ago /
Nation 

The station manager of the rail station at Idu, the terminus of the Abuja- Kaduna rail line, Pascal Nnorim has been removed. Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi wielded the hammer today while undertaking an inspection of the train station. Amaechi said reports of ticket racketeering by passengers at the Idu station had...

Buhari Has Not Lost Any Bit Of His Sense Of Humour- Okorocha

1 year ago /
Nation 

Imo State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, has  said  that President Muhammadu Buhari was very cheerful and has not lost any bit of his sense of humour when he and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress met him in London on Sunday. Okorocha gave this report in a telephone conversation Reported by...

 

2019: I’ll Never Endorse Sen. Abe’s Governorship Ambition – Amaechi

1 year ago /
Politics 

The leadership crisis rocking the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has taken a turn for the worse with the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, asserting that not even President Muhammadu Buhari, can make him endorse the governorship aspiration of Senator Magnus Abe. Amaechi told some stakeholders...

Amaechi Exposes Jonathan’s Wasteful Spending On River Niger Dredging

1 year ago /
Politics  Transport  

The minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has revealed how former president Goodluck Jonathan spent a whopping N34bn on River Niger dredging without getting the job done. He also stated this at the opening of a conference on Fast-tracking Port Reforms while saying the same job was costing the present administration...

I Am Not Losing Sleep Over Threats – Fani-Kayode

1 year ago /
Nation 

The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has responded to the threat of a law suit by Chibuike Amaechi, saying he is not losing any sleep over it. In a statement by the Special Adviser to Femi Fani-Kayode on Media, Jude Ndukwe,  the former Minister of Aviation said he has been...


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