Nigeria Railway Corporation (Nrc)
Eight-six new freight trains for the new standard gauge rail lines have arrived in the country. Tolu Ogunlesi, the president's aide confirmed the development.
Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has flagged off a new rail project which, when completed, has the capacity to move more than one million commuters daily.
The federal government of Nigeria says it is waiting to get funds from China to build the new rail projects it announced during a press briefing on April 9.
Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed why the federal government constructed the $1.95bn railway from Kano state into Maradi, Niger Repubic.
Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation said the federal government borrowed about $2.5 billion for the construction of a railway linking Lagos to Ibadan
The federal government has obtained some loans from China in the past years. This piece by Legit.ng lists some of the projects the loans were used to fund.