Posts Tagged ‘Amaechi’

Regime to ban heavy cargo transport by road

by Seun Adeuyion February 2, 2020
The Regime plans to ban the movement of certain category of cargoes on some roads after the completion of major railways in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said this in Lagos during a panel session on infrastructure development and financing at an event organised by Deloitte on Nigeria Economic Outlook 2020. “As […]

‘We have plans for Port Harcourt-Maiduguri railway’ – Amaechi reveals

by Seun Adeuyion January 29, 2020
Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed plans by the regime to construct the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line. Amaechi said the Ruler had also approved the building of two new seaports; one in Bonny, Rivers State and the other in Warri, Delta State. The minister expressed the assurances of Muhammadu Buhari to reconstruct the entire stretch […]

Amaechi mounts pressure on Lagos-Ibadan rail contractors

by Seun Adeuyion January 25, 2020
Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday asked the contractor handling the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan railway project, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, to speed up the pace of work. He spoke in Lagos on Friday after an inspection of the project along with top managers of the of the CCECC. Amaechi stated that he had to invite […]

Lagos-Ibadan rail project: Amaechi summons contractor over pace of work

by Seun Adeuyion January 21, 2020
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has queried the pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, especially the Ebute Metta to Apapa seaport axis. The minister also summoned the contractor, CCECC, to an emergency meeting on Thursday to explain why the pace of work has slowed significantly. Mr. Amaechi who briefed journalists shortly […]

No Amount of Blackmail Will Change The Termination of state Assets, Wike Taunts Amaechi

by Breaking Timeson December 27, 2018
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that no amount of blackmail and propaganda will alter the termination of sale of valued state assets to Sahara Energy Limited. “No amount of blackmail will change the situation. The courts are there for them to seek redress. “Rivers and Lagos States are not the same. No […]

Amaechi Explains Rail Line Across Daura from Kano

by Breaking Timeson September 12, 2017
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, thrown more light into the Federal Government’s approval of a rail line crossing Daura, the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State, from Kano, saying it is to connect the country with her landlocked neighbours. He intimated that the government realized Nigeria’s landlocked neighbours like Niger, import through  Ghana, […]