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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Cargo Train: Movement Of Cargo By Train To Kano & Kaduna Is A Huge Economic Win For Nigeria

As a major landmark breakthrough in the quest by the Buhari administration to expand and stabilize the Nigerian economy, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has commenced the movement of cargoes from Lagos to Kano and the Kaduna Dry Port. File Photo: Cargo Train This was made known to the public by the authorities of the NRC on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, who further revealed that 40 containers of assorted goods ordered by certain entrepreneurs were moved in the first instance to the North by rail with a similar number returning to Lagos with some other goods from the North as well.

  3 months ago ago
Cargo Train: Movement Of Cargo By Train To Kano & Kaduna Is A Huge Economic Win For Nigeria

MILITARY

How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military Head-of-state

It is a well-known fact that the constitution of the Third Republic was made in 1989 through Babangida's effort to restore democratic rule in Nigeria. General Ibrahim Babangida endorsed political activities in the mid-year of 1989 and he created two political parties named: National Republic Convention (NRC) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).

  4 months ago ago
How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military  Head-of-state

SOCIETY

Two Ways The Nigerian Railway Corporation Can Avert Attacks On Nigerian Trains

According to reports, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has confirmed a blast on the Abuja — Kaduna rail track. The managing director of the corporation in person of Fidet Okhiria confirmed this to newsmen on Thursday, adding that the operation on that route is halted for a thorough investigation of the blast.

  3 months ago ago
Two Ways The Nigerian Railway Corporation Can Avert Attacks On Nigerian Trains

SOCIETY

Tragedy Averted As Train Derails In Ikeja, Lagos State (PHOTOS)

A serious tragedy was averted today in Ikeja, Lagos State, after a train on high speed derailed off its tracks. In a video making rounds on social media, it showed the moment passengers were jumping off the train. Multiple reports have it that hundred of passengers escaped death when the mass transit derailed in the early hours of today.

  6 months ago ago
Tragedy Averted As Train Derails In Ikeja, Lagos State (PHOTOS)

SOCIETY

Staff Of NRC Returns To A Passenger A Bag Containing Large Sums And Documents Forgotten In The Train

A passenger who travelled on Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge line to Abeokuta has shown her appreciation to the management of the Nigerian Railway corporation and the Federal Ministry of transport over what she called a new beginning in Nigerian Public workers approach to passanger traveling on-board the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Line.

  5 months ago ago
Staff Of NRC Returns To A Passenger A Bag Containing Large Sums And Documents Forgotten In The Train

TRAVEL

NRC Commences Three Passenger Shift On Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Line On Fridays And Saturdays

Following the recent surge in the numbers of passengers who now choose to travel on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge line, the Authority of the Nigerian Railway Corporation NRC have decided to increase the present number of train shift currently been run by the corporation on Fridays and Saturdays on the 157km standard gauge line.

  4 months ago ago
NRC Commences Three Passenger Shift On Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Line On Fridays And Saturdays

SOCIETY

Train Attack: 2 Strategies Govt. Should Implement Because The Attackers Are Economic Saboteurs

The bombing of the Abuja-Kaduna rail line by criminals suspected to be vandals is a very sad one. PMB, El-Rufai, and the management of NRC must not take this lightly. There mustn't be a reoccurrence because it's a known fact that we are hardly proactive when it comes to matters of national security.

  3 months ago ago
Train Attack: 2 Strategies Govt. Should Implement Because The Attackers Are Economic Saboteurs

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Opinion: PMB Revolution In The Railway Sector Will Project Nigeria's Economy To Grow Bigger In 2022

As the Buhari administration continues its massive railway projects across the country, the results of financial returns on the few rail lines already commissioned for public use by the administration indicate that the venture is a profitable one for the country. This indication was made known on Thursday, July 29, 2021 when the Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr. Fidel Okhiria announced to newsmen that the Corporation now earns a monthly average of N327m in travel ticket sales and haulage of goods from the 3 rail lines currently in operation.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: PMB Revolution In The Railway Sector Will Project Nigeria's Economy To Grow Bigger In 2022

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Railway Train; Police Deny Attack By Gunmen In Anambra

BREAKING: NRC halts Abuja-Kaduna train service over alleged terrorist attack The Nigeria Railway Corporation has stopped services on the Abuja-Kaduna route following allegations that a part of the train track was bombed by bandits. Officials of the corporation confirmed on Thursday that services on the route had been halted but stated that investigations were ongoing to determine if the facility was actually bombed as widely speculated.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Railway Train; Police Deny Attack By Gunmen In Anambra

SOCIETY

Nigeria Railway Corporation Confirms Blast On Abuja-Kaduna Train Route, Begins Investigation.

All services on the Abuja-Kaduna route has been stopped by the Nigeria Railway Corporation because of the blast on the train track around Rijana and Dutse in Kaduna State on Wednesday. The managing Director, NRC, Fidet Okhiria, who confirmed the blast, said that services on the route had to be halted in order to carry out thorough investigations on the matter.

  3 months ago ago
Nigeria Railway Corporation Confirms Blast On Abuja-Kaduna Train Route, Begins Investigation.

SOCIETY

Nigerian Railway Corporation Halts Abuja-Kaduna Train Services Over Alleged Bandits Attack

Due to frequent attacks around Kaduna-Abuja roads, some working-class Nigerians have decided to travel by train because it's the most secure means of travelling. A sad report from officials of NRC came out today and it was about what allegedly happened to a rail track yesterday 20th October 2021.

  3 months ago ago
Nigerian Railway Corporation Halts Abuja-Kaduna Train Services Over Alleged Bandits Attack

SOCIETY

Sen Shehu Sani Reacts to Suspension of Abuja-Kaduna Railway Services by the NRC

Former senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria senator Shehu Sani, has reacted to the news that the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) suspend Abuja-Kaduna railway services, due to security challenge. The human right activist who was one of the people on board the train when one of the recent attacks happened, took to his verified twitter page to commend the decision of the NRC to immediately suspend railway the Railway services to Kaduna State.

  3 months ago ago
Sen Shehu Sani Reacts to Suspension of Abuja-Kaduna Railway Services by the NRC

SOCIETY

Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack Is Not Act Of Vandalism-NRC Managing Director.

The managing director of Nigeria Railways Cooperation, Fidet Okhiria said that the attack on Abuja-kaduna train is not "act of vandalism". He is hoping that train services across the country will resume Friday or Saturday just oneday after he announced suspension due to security concerns. It was gathered that NRC made suspension announcement on their website on Thursday afternoon, after unknown people attacked train that was traveling from Kaduna to Abuja on Wednesday.

  3 months ago ago
Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack Is Not Act Of Vandalism-NRC Managing Director.

SOCIETY

The reason behind bandits attack on Abuja-Kaduna rail track- Babajide

The bandit attack on the Kaduna-Abuja standard guage rail track, has continued to elicit reactions across the polity. And it was reported that the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has suspended activities along that corridor. TVC News current affairs program 'Journalists Hangout', discussed the development.

  3 months ago ago
The reason behind bandits attack on Abuja-Kaduna rail track- Babajide

MILITARY

Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Train, As NRC Begins Probe Into The Blast

The affected Kaduna-Abuja rail tracks Reports have been going the rounds on Thursday that the rail tracks for the Kaduna-Abuja train service was in the evening of Wednesday blown up by explosives planted on the tracks by some yet to be identified persons. This news was confirmed on Thursday by the Managing Director of the Railway Corporation, Engineer Fidet Okhiria, while explaining that the explosives damaged the rail tracks somewhere between Dutse and Rijana, also noting that the service on the Kaduna-Abuja route had to be halted in order to carry out thorough investigations on the incident.

  3 months ago ago
Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Train, As NRC Begins Probe Into The Blast

ECONOMY-FINANCE

NRC Will Lose N19m Daily For Service Suspension But It's Better To Lose Money Than Human Lives -Sani

Shehu Sani, who is a Nigerian senator, an author, playwright, and a human rights activist, has taken to his official Facebook handle to reveal that if the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), lose over N19 million daily for service suspension, adding that it is better to lose such amount of money than losing human lives.

  3 months ago ago
NRC Will Lose N19m Daily For Service Suspension But It's Better To Lose Money Than Human Lives -Sani

MILITARY

The Continuous Attack On The Abuja-Kaduna Train Calls For An Urgent Attention

It was reported on the PUNCH that the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has stopped services on the Abuja-Kaduna route following allegations that a part of the train track was bombed by bandits. This is not the first time we are hearing of an attack on the train.

  3 months ago ago
The Continuous Attack On The Abuja-Kaduna Train Calls For An Urgent Attention

ECONOMY-FINANCE

NRC Builds 40-Bed Hotel Worth N320m At Ebute-Metta Station

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) unveiled its first commercial Railway Guest House, a 40-bed hotel at its Ebute-Meta station in Lagos, on Wednesday. Timothy Zalanga, Managing Director, Railway Property, stated at the opening that the hotel is fully equipped with functional service facilities that provide all visitors' comfort, safety, and relaxation.

  4 months ago ago
NRC Builds 40-Bed Hotel Worth N320m At Ebute-Metta Station

SOCIETY

Due To Steady Rain, NRC Records Poor Patronage On The Lagos-Kano Railway Service.

Due to heavy rains in Lagos, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) experienced low patronage as it began rail transport from Lagos to Kano. The train departed at about 12:10 p.m., according to a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who watched it depart from Ido in Lagos on Friday.

  4 months ago ago
Due To Steady Rain, NRC Records Poor Patronage On The Lagos-Kano Railway Service.

SOCIETY

Breaking: Lagos Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Line Commences Full Train Services

Contrary to expectations that the Lagos Ibadan Standard gauge rail line will commence a full train services on Tuesday 15th June 2021, the train services on the standard gauge line have commenced , a day earlier to the much publicise date. The Train Services which now have two sets of locomotives with eight coaches , each with first class , bussiness and economy classes, now have an alternate movement from both Obafemi Awolowo station at Moniya in Ibadan and Mobolaji Johnson train station in Ebute meta respectively.

  7 months ago ago
Breaking: Lagos Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Line Commences Full Train Services