Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Senate invites Amaechi over abandonment of eastern railway line

By News Express on 21/11/2018

Views: 876

• Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi
• Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

The Senate on Wednesday sent an invitation to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, over the alleged abandonment of Eastern Railway Line. 

The Upper Chamber during plenary said the Minister should come forward with an explanation over the alleged move by the Federal Government to abandon work on the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri eastern railway projects.

The decision to invite Amaechi was reached after Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, expressed concern over the manner in which the Federal Government is handling the project.

Ekweremadu said the Federal Government appears to be dragging its feet on the Eastern Railway Project after it secured the approval from the Parliament for the loans for the rail project.

Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan in response, however, said that the Federal Government has not abandoned the eastern railway line, noting that the contractor has handed the project to a subsidiary.

Sourced from Channels TV report

 

Source News Express

Posted 21/11/2018 7:30:39 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Presidential amnesty beneficiaries produce, distribute 1,500 bags of...

Missing Professor: NANS disowns South-West Coordinator, apologises to...

Senator Arise regains freedom after six days in...

Faulty aircraft: NCAA demands incident report from Aero...

Made-in-Nigeria Tragedies, By Olusegun Adeniyi

Boko Haram frees abducted women, reportedly marry off...

THE MAN THEY COULDN’T KILL: Hired killers hit...

2015: Rivers elders give PDP 7-day ultimatum to...

EFCC ordered to immediately de-freeze Fayose’s bank accounts...

UN faults FG on Boko Haram

Yuletide: PPMC reassures Nigerians of adequate supply of...

Hundreds of Shi’ites protest continued detention of El-Zakzaky...

 

Latest News Suspected killers of Fasoranti’s daughter in police net •How they are arrested PTDF extends scholarships to all Federal varsities Arrest Obasanjo now, Miyetti Allah tells Buhari Man absconds after bathing 8 persons with acid Suspected kidnappers of Buhari’s ADC’s father-in-law open up Election Tribunal: Atiku’s video evidence empty, says INEC Boxing champion crushed to death by car Warring militants accept ceasefire in Imo I am worth over N48 billion — Makinde •Makes details of assets declaration public Obasanjo’s letter: A dark cloud hovers over Nigeria, IYC warns Delta APC crisis: Emerhor withdraws case against Omo-Agege, Ogboru faction 60 Ecobank staff protest sack, demand payment of entitlements

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (507,026 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (430,652 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (372,240 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (316,158 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (281,444 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (246,767 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (238,283 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (221,752 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (220,428 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (208,129 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (187,808 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (186,514 views)

 

NNPC 2019 National Science Quiz Competition

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (96) Business & Economy (4,352) Business Verdict (76) Columnists (1,070) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (210) Entertainment (634) Features (776) Global Business Monitor (394) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,712) Interview (192) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (163) Maggie's Blog (334) News (48,656) Opinion (1,288) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,153) Religion (1,048) Sports (2,094) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera