Abuja, Nigeria: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday flagged off commercial train services on the country’s first ever standard gauge rail track linking the capital Abuja with the northern city of Kaduna. “The Abuja-Kaduna train service will provide the much needed alternative transport link between the Federal Capital Territory and Kaduna […]

Nigeria flags off new standard gauge train service

Tabling the department’s Budget Vote at the National Assembly on 26 April, minister of public enterprise Lynne Brown, highlighted the fact that the re-industrialisation of state-owned companies (SOC) remains critical in the country’s development plan as it will help to bolster growth and transform the economy.

Minister Lynne Brown – Proud of Transnet Engineering’s repositioning

Government was aware of the complaints surrounding the lack of progress in ensuring localisation in Transnet’s locomotive procurement programme, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said on Monday. However, he gave an assurance that there was a plan, as part of the latest Industrial Policy Action Plan (Ipap 2016), […]

Davies weighs in on rail localisation