The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Service Reform, (BPSR), Mr. Dasuki Arabi, has presented a gold plaque to the Nigerian Electricity Liability Management Company (NELMCO), for its performance in public service delivery after undergoing a successful organizational self-assessment process. According to a statement by the Principal Information Officer at...
The Nigerian government has said that a total of N.3.09 billion was generated from train services across the country in 2019. The Managing Director , Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) Fidet Okhiria, who made the disclosure, added that within the period under review, the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor raked in N1.5 billion. In...
The Nigerian government has said that the country has the capacity to pay back all loans obtained from China, which it noted, will be due in twenty years. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who made the declaration in Abuja, clarified that the ministry does not obtain loan, adding that what...
The ongoing investigation by the National Assembly may stall implementation of the loan agreement between Nigeria and China on the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri rail project. The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, raised the concerns against the backdrop of the wave of probe of some ministries and agencies by the...
Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari has named some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe- Ajaojuta- Warrior corridors after some prominent Nigerians. Minister of transportation , Rotimi Amaechi made this known in a statement on Monday by Director of Press, Eric Ojiekwe. The statement noted that the deserving citizens have contributed to...
The ever-busy Abuja - Kaduna rail operations that were suspended in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume on Wednesday, July 29. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, announced this, Saturday, during the inspection and test run of the 10 newly acquired coaches and two locomotives deployed on the Abuja-...
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed,  has presented a draft 2021 to 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework(MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper to the National Economic Council (NEC). She disclosed on Thursday while briefing State House correspondents after the virtual NEC meeting presided over by Vice...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the supply of gas to power plants increased by 19.14 percent on average daily natural gas supply in April 2020. This was part of its milestones contained in the Monthly Financial and Operations Report (MFOR) for April released on Thursday. NNPC the increase translated...
About 3.4 million Nigerians could become extremely poor due to the Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, says the African Development Bank (AfDB). The pan-African bank disclosed this in its African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement report released on Tuesday. It also estimated that 49.2m Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by the pandemic,...
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that efforts made by the Ministry in response to Covid-19 pandemic have started yielding positive results. Speaking when he received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment from the China Great Wall Industry Corporation, Dr. Onu said agencies of the...