Posts Tagged ‘Federal Ministry of Transportation’

FG Plans to Build Six Dry Ports Across Nigeria To Be Linked To Rail Lines

by Breaking Timeson July 23, 2016
The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council, Bar. Hassan Bello, has said the six dry ports (inland container deports – ICDs) being built across the country through public private partnership will be linked to rail lines to ease movement of cargo. He stated this during a meeting with the various concessionaires and the minister […]

FG, CCECC signs $11.117bn Lagos-Calabar Rail Contract

by Breaking Timeson July 2, 2016
The Federal Government yesterday signed an agreement with the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar coastal railway line at $11.117billion Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi said the first segment of the rail line, which comprises Calabar, Uyo, Aba and Port-Harcourt will be ready within two years. Signing the […]

APC Has to Stop Playing Blame Game – Amaechi

by Breaking Timeson June 14, 2016
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has admitted that the All Progressives Congress, APC, led Federal Government has been playing “blame game” since it took over the country’s mantle of leadership but it’s high time it stopped. Speaking yesterday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, the former Governor said if the “blame game” is not stopped […]

Expect Demolition and Pains – Ameachi Warns

by Breaking Timeson April 25, 2016
Rotimi Amaechi has warned Nigerians that they should expect “pains” and “demolition” as he seeks to bring “development” the transport sector, which he oversees as its minister. Speaking in Lagos on Monday at a town hall meeting organised by the federal government, Amaechi reminded the people that the reason they went for change was that “things were becoming extremely […]

How Calabar-Lagos Rail Project was Left out of Budget

by Breaking Timeson April 11, 2016
• Executive, N’Assembly to meet today on Appropriation Bill More facts have emerged on how the funds proposed for the Calabar-Lagos railway project in the 2016 budget estimates were taken out of the Appropriation Bill by the National Assembly. TheBreakingTimes learnt that in the amended budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari last January after the […]