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Nigeria welcomes nomination of Thomas-Greenfield as US Ambassador, Permanent Representative to UN

The Federal Government, has welcomed the nomination of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the next Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. The Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, in a statement issued in Abuja, said the former United States Secretary of State for …

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Reps: PIB to be passed in March

Barely 24 hours after the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) scaled the second reading, the House of Representatives has said the bill would be passed latest by the end of March next year. Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on the PIB yesterday, the Chairman of the …

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Lagos-Ibadan speed train begins operation Dec. 7

Federal Government yesterday disclosed that commercial operations would begin on the 157-kilometer Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line from December 7, 2020. The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) stated this when the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi conducted routine inspection on the project from Lagos to Ibadan. This is just as Amaechi …

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