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Buhari names Abuja highway after Niger Republic president

Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has named an expressway in Abuja after his Niger Republic counterpart, Issoufou Mahamadou. FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello, alongside Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this on Tuesday during the inauguration of the road. [READ ALSO] Insecurity: Makinde, Abiodun, Oyetola, others not cowards, says Fayemi Bello said, “Earlier...

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Buhari Flags Off Nigeria-Niger Railway Project

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday flagged off the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kano-Katsina-Jibiya-Maradi railway project with a branch line to Dutse in Jigawa State. Speaking virtually from the State House in Abuja, the president said that the project, when completed, will enhance economic activities, particularly the trans-Saharan trade between the two countries. He urged … Continue reading Buhari Flags Off Nigeria-Niger Railway Project Read Full Story

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Kano-Maradi Rail Project To Cost Nigeria $1.9bn, Says Rotimi Amaechi

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Sunday said the Kano-Maradi (Niger Republic) rail project will cost the Nigerian government $1.9bn.  “The project is going to cost us $1.9bn and we will source it from mostly Europe,” the Minister said on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics.  Amaechi who is a former Governor of Rivers State, … Continue reading Kano-Maradi Rail Project To Cost Nigeria $1.9bn, Says Rotimi Amaechi Read Full Story