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 →

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 →

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 →

Economy ENERGY Infrastructure News & Reports Photo News

Kaduna Refinery  To Be Ready  By Q4 2024—Minister

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL)  which reported this on its  X  (Twitter ) handle stated that the Minister disclosed this during an inspection tour of Kaduna Refinery & Petrochemicals while assessing the progress of work on the ongoing quick-fix project of the Refinery in Kaduna on Saturday. Lokpobiri said he is confident that …read more →

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DG NITDA says Blockchain Technology will Revolutionize Governance, Enhance Transparency

Mallam Inuwa Abdullahi Keshifu, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says Blockchain technology, with its inherent principles of transparency, security, and decentralization can streamline governance and enthrone accountability. He said NITDA is fully committed to supporting and nurturing the growth of the blockchain and digital assets ecosystem in Nigeria as …read more →

Infrastructure News & Reports Telecom

ATC to Manage MTN’s N390Bn Towers Business in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria Communications PLC has selected American Tower Corp. (ATC) to take over its Nigerian tower operations from IHS Holding Ltd beginning from the year 2025. The company said it was pro-actively re-negotiating its tower contracts in Nigeria as the lease of approximately 2,500 of its network sites in its largest market, for which IHS …read more →

Banking and Finance Economy Infrastructure Infrastructure Financing News & Reports Technology Telecom

Digital Sector: FG Gets $500m for Local Funding – Minister

Communications and Digital Economy Minister, Dr. Bosun Tijani, has disclosed that the Federal Government has secured a $500 billion loan for a local funding programme. This initiative, he said, is aimed at boosting innovation and entrepreneurship within the country’s digital sector. The minister, who stated this at a dinner Friday organised in his honour in …read more →

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Tinubu Meets Oracle Chief, Hints at Partnership with Big Techs for Efficiency

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, expressed his support for new partnerships with global technology companies to ensure that data from public institutions are accurate and transparent in providing templates on which proper public sector planning and accounting can occur across sectors. Speaking at a meeting in the State House with the Global Vice President of …read more →