Infrastructure News & Reports

FG To Complete Ajaokuta Steel Company — Minister

The Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu Audu, has said that the Federal Government led by President Bola Tinubu will complete the ailing Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State, to create wealth and employment in the country. Also, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, called for support from the Geographic Information Society of Nigeria …read more →

Banking and Finance News & Reports Technology

Robust FinTech Critical for Deepening Financial Inclusion in Nigeria – Maida

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has described the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry as a critical driver of financial inclusion of Nigerian citizens living in the underserved and unserved communities across the country. Dr.  Maida made this known in his keynote address at …read more →

Economy News & Reports

Halilu Targets First Quarter 2024 To Put NASENI Products in Nigeria Market

*Agency to Commercialise Products Via Technology Transfers * Secures $200m Deal with REA on Renewable Energy *Attracts Lots of Private Sector Requests The Executive Vice Chairman of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu has said his vision or direction for the Agency’s products and technologies is to make …read more →

Economy News & Reports Trade and Investments

Why Government Should Support Our Quest for A Viable, Productive Manufacturing Sector – MAN

If foremost Nigerian industrialists such as Adeola Odutola, Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu, Adeyemi Lawson, Henry Fajemirokun, and the renowned technocrat and industrialist Olawale Kuye resurrect today, they would be disappointed with the way the one-time thriving manufacturing sector in Nigeria has deteriorated. They were  prominent members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria  (MAN) They would …read more →

ENERGY Infrastructure News & Reports

MG VOWGAS Commissions New Facilities, As NCDMB Reiterates Benefits of Local Content

MG VOWGAS has commissioned a newly installed 200-ton heat treatment furnace and state-of-the-art dishhead forming machine at the company’s yard in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Commissioning the facilities, The Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote lauded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm for its remarkable local content performance, …read more →

Economy News & Reports

Budget Minister, Stakeholders Want Inclusive, Robust National Statistical System

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Abubakar Bagudu, has called for a robust, and inclusive national statistical system in Nigeria. Bagudu said this at the National Stakeholders’ Workshop on the Production of National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) Phase III 2024-2028 in Abuja on Tuesday. Bagudu, represented by the Permanent Secretary of …read more →

Infrastructure News & Reports Railway Transportation

Abuja-Kaduna Railway Will Improve Investment, & Facilitate Trade

The Abuja-Kaduna Railway, executed by CCECC Nigeria Limited, stands as Nigeria’s first modern railway, marking the continent’s inaugural instance of “Made in China” and “Chinese standards” in modern rail infrastructure. Spanning a total length of 186.5 kilometers, the Abuja-Kaduna Railway adheres to Chinese railway technology standards, with a designed maximum speed of 150 km/h. This …read more →

Education Environment Infrastructure News & Reports

CSR: Dangote Cement Rehabilitates Educational Infrastructure in Lagos

As part of part its Educational Support programme under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Dangote Cement Plc, at the weekend commissioned and handed over several multi-million naira rehabilitated educational infrastructure in Lagos Island, Lagos State. The projects, expected to benefit over 2,500 pupils, included installed 5kva Solar Power source to power the ICT centers at Kuramo …read more →

AFRICAReports Banking and Finance Economy News & Reports Trade and Investments

ACT Foundation Opens 2024 Grant Cycle to Empower Non-profits and Social Enterprises in Africa

Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation has announced the opening of the highly anticipated 2024 ACT Grant Cycle, an initiative designed to support and scale up non-profits and social enterprises in Africa. The 2024 Grant Cycle, which opened on Monday, 23rd October and closes on Friday, 10th November, is targeted at non-profits and social enterprises in …read more →