Free Train Rides For Stranded Air Passengers In Abuja, Nigeria

Following the planned closure of the Abuja International Airport in early March, the Nigerian Federal government has to make alternative travel arrangement for air passengers accessing airport...

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Nigeria Starts Construction On The Lagos-Ibadan Line

Following the approval of loan agreements between the government of Nigeria and the Export-Import Bank of China - reported by Railways AfricaTM in January of this year -  Nigeria’s acting...

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Nigeria Railways Corporation Hikes Fares On Abuja-Kaduna Railway Line

Effective from 1 February, the Nigeria Railways Corporation (NRC) has announced a 57% increase in passenger fees on the Abuja-Kaduna line. Speaking on behalf of the NRC, operations manager Victor...

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Nigerian Federal Government Releases $US235 Million For Lagos To Ibadan Railway Project

The Federal Government of Nigeria has released N72 billion (approximately $US235 million) in counterpart funding for the construction of the Lagos to Ibadan Railway Modernisation Project. Nigerian...

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NPA, Customs Collaborate To Unveil Single Window At Ports

To promote trade, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) are collaborating to introduce the much-awaited Single Window (SW) platform at the ports.  The two...

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Nigeria Plans To Build Railway To Revitalise The Country’s Steel Industry

The Nigerian Federal Government has announced that they intend to build a 275km railroad, linking the Ajaokuta Steel Plant with the Agbaja Iron Ore Project, in Nigeria’s Kogi State. Negotiations...

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NRC Completes Refurbishment Of Passenger Coaches for Lagos-Kano Line

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced that they have successfully implemented a rolling stock refurbishment project, which has resulted in three air-conditioned, 90-seater sleeper...

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Nigeria to Deploy High Speed Train on the Abuja-Kaduna Line

The managing director of Nigeria Railways Corporation (NRC), Mr Figet Edetanlen Okhiria, announced this week the NRC intends to deploy a locomotive capable of travelling at 150km/h on the...

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Nigerian Senate Committee Request Railway Infrastructure Be Included In The Lekki Deep Port Project

The Nigerian Senate Committee on Marine Transport has suggested that the Tolaram Group, sponsors of the Lekki Deep Seaport, should include rail transportation in their construction works to avoid...

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Nigerian Federal Government Announces Appoint of MD at Nigerian Railway Corporation

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has announced 13 senior executive appointments for 13 federal government agencies, including those of chairman of the board and managing director at the country’s...

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