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Nigeria’s Dangote refinery to rely on ports, roads for fuel deliveries

LAGOS (Reuters) – Africa’s largest oil refinery will deliver its fuels to Nigerian consumers via roads and sea ports, and will effectively replace all of Nigeria’s fuel imports once fully operational, a company executive said on Tuesday. The 650,000 barrel-per-day Dangote oil refinery is under construction in Lagos, the biggest …

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Govt pursuing 25-year plan to reposition railway – Amaechi

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the Federal Government was vigorously pursuing the 25-year plan to revitalise the rail sector. The minister spoke at the 4th Quadrennial National Delegate Conference of the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers  held at  Kafanchan in the Jema’a Local Government Area …

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Nigeria: Thousands of Nigerians Stranded On Bad Sapele-Warri Road

Thousands of Nigerians travelling enroute Sapele-Warri federal highway have been left stranded following the poor state of the road. PREMIUM TIMES correspondent trapped on the road has spent over three hours on a spot as at the time of filing this report. This reporter witnessed hundreds of vehicles stranded. Majority …

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Alstom will supply 42 Metropolis trains to Barcelona Metro operator TMB. Credit: Alstom Linemen of the Electric Traction team work from a Catenary Car in New Jersey Credit: Amtrak Bangladesh approved two large mass rapid transit projects valued at BDT940bn. Credit: Jubair1985 The plan for a ‘flyover’ elevated LRT guideway, …

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‘You came into my life at the right time’ – Akpororo celebrates wife on their 4th wedding anniversary

Jephthah Bowoto, Nigerian stand-up comedian better known as Akpororo, has taken to social media to celebrate Josephine Ijeoma Abraham, his wife, on their fourth wedding anniversary. The Warri-born comedian took to his Instagram page on Thursday, to pen a glowing tribute to his “sweetheart”. He also narrated how he had …

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BREAKING: Thousands of Nigerians stranded on bad Sapele-Warri road

Thousands of Nigerians stranded on bad Sapele-Warri road Thousands of Nigerians travelling enroute Sapele-Warri federal highway have been left stranded following the poor state of the road. PREMIUM TIMES correspondent trapped on the road has spent over three hours on a spot as at the time of filing this report. …

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FAAN withdraws services from Warri, Gombe, MMA2, Arik suspends flights

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2(MMA2) over alleged indebtedness. “In a Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) issued on Dec. 8, FAAN stated that it will be withdrawing Aviation Security, fire …

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Warri line cleared for passenger operation | News

NIGERIA: Federal Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has instructed Nigerian Railway Corp to start full-scale commercial passenger operations on the 1 435 mm gauge Itakpe – Ajaokuta – Warri railway, following a three month trial of free services. The announcement followed his inspection of the railway on April 11. Instructing NRC …

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