Infrastructure Railway

Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Ready by December

The Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line should be ready by December, considering the progress of works on the construction of rail stations by the contractor. Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation has said. Amaechi gave the assurance while briefing newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, at the end of his monthly routine inspection tour of the …read more →

Economy Infrastructure News & Reports

Our Focus is to Increase Opportunities for Quality Infrastructure Delivery to Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday has assured Nigerians of the willingness and determination of the Federal Government to provide stable electricity to every home and industry, while considering the economic challenges before individuals, families and businesses, explaining that “implementation of a Willing buyer, Willing Seller Policy for the power sector has opened opportunities for increased delivery …read more →

Infrastructure News & Reports

Buratai Commends Army Engineering Corp on Infrastructure Development

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has commended the Nigeria Army Engineering Construction Regiment, Ede for playing an important role in the infrastructural and economic development of the country. Buratai spoke in Kuta, Osun state, during the commissioning of the bridge named after him constructed by the Nigeria Army Engineering Construct Regiment, …read more →

Housing Infrastructure News & Reports

FG, Lagos Move to Restore Festac Master Plan & Infrastructure

The Federal Government and Lagos State Government have found a common ground to jointly confront the inordinate property development and facility deficit in Festac Town – a Federal Housing Estate situated in Amuwo-Odofin area of the State. The resolve by the two parties to address degeneration of infrastructure in the estate was the outcome of …read more →

Infrastructure Opinion

How Can Foreign Technology Investors Benefit from China’s New Infrastructure Plan?

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, China’s new infrastructure plan has developed into a strategy to meet the twin goals of stimulating job creation and preparing for new changes in the global economy, particularly in the realm of technology and sustainable development. Compared to the 2008 construction of traditional infrastructure in the wake of the global financial …read more →

Infrastructure News & Reports Transportation WORLDReport

China to Boost Smart Infrastructure in Transport Sector

China will promote the construction of new infrastructure projects in the transport industry, aiming to advance the sector’s transformation toward digitalization and intelligence, according to a guideline issued by the Ministry of Transport on Thursday. By 2035, China aims to achieve remarkable results in the field, with advanced information technology playing a key role in …read more →

AFRICAReports ENERGY Infrastructure News & Reports

BUA Group Plans to Build 200,000 Bpd Capacity Refinery in Akwa Ibom

The BUA Group is planning to construct a 200,000 barrel per day (bpd) refinery and petrochemicals plant in Akwa Ibom, the French company that won the contract for the project has revealed. France’s Axens said in a statement that it has been selected for the multibillion-dollar Petrochemicals and Refinery plant in Nigeria. This announcement is …read more →

Infrastructure WORLDReport

Confidence, Certainty and Reducing Risk Are Vital in Infrastructure Planning – Debate Panel

British experts have identified confidence, certainty and reducing risk as vital in Infrastructure development planning In a virtual debate titled “How can planning help deliver the ‘build, build, build’ infrastructure agenda?” which was hosted by Infrastructure Intelligence editor Andy Walker, the panel was  of the view that trust must precede collaboration for government to achieve its goals. …read more →

Banking and Finance Infrastructure Infrastructure Financing News & Reports

Experts Want Insurance Industry to Help Boost Infrastructure Development

Stakeholders in the insurance industry have attributed the lull in the economy to infrastructure deficits, explaining that the ecosystem calls for a deliberate effort to close the existing gap between the sector’s contribution and need for economic growth. The stakeholders, agreed that there is a link existing among underwriting activities, infrastructure development and economic growth. …read more →

AFRICAReports Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports Transportation

Nigeria Plans to Build Shipyard in its Bayelsa State

The Federal Government of Nigeria has flagged off the feasibility study for the construction of a shipyard in Brass Island, Bayelsa State. In a statement in Abuja, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), said the government had engaged China Harbour Engineering Company for the studies, adding that when completed, the shipyard would cater …read more →