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GM, Honda Unveil Origin, A New Self-Driving Vehicle.

GM and Honda, automakers with more than 160 years of experience between them, have thrown tradition out the window by unveiling the Origin, a new self-driving vehicle. The six-seat electric vehicle has no steering wheel, brake or accelerator pedals, windshield wipers or rear view mirror. Its doors slide rather than swing open. There’s no obvious …read more →

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COVID-19: Massive Shut-downs worldwide to affect Africa’s Infrastructure, Energy & Mining Development

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in mass production shutdowns and supply chain disruptions due to port closures in China, causing global ripple effects across all economic sectors in a rare “twin supply-demand shock”. With South Africa having just reported its first cases of COVID-19, Africa is beginning to feel its full impact and plans to …read more →

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FG to Re-Construct Port Harcourt, Maiduguri Railway- Amaechi

The Honourable Minister for Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has announced that the Fedral Government would soon start the construction of the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri Railway. The Minister who stated this while answering questions at the 2020 Deloitte in Dialogue Nigeria Economic Outlook, held in Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, said the project …read more →

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For Buhari Infrastructure Is Key: Osinbajo

The Federal Government will continue to implement game-changing infrastructure projects around the country to connect the nation’s economic zones and drive economic development, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. The Vice President further noted that most of the signature projects of the administration, including the Lagos-Kano Rail, Mambilla Hydro Plant, Second Niger Bridge, amongst …read more →

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Oshodi Transport Interchange Targets 1m Passengers Daily

Managers of the Oshodi Transport Interchange, Planet Projects Limited are targeting 1million passengers daily when the facility becomes fully operational. Managing Director, Planet Projects Limited, Mr. Abiodun Otunola revealed this recently at a parley with media executives at the site in Oshodi, Lagos. He said this would enable the facility take care of one ninth …read more →

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In 2020, Lagos’ll invest heavily in waterways, rail transportation, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Government will be pursuing audacious development programmes in 2020, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed in a New Year broadcast. The Governor unveiled his administration’s direction in policies and programmes in the year, disclosing that the Government would be prioritising investment in critical infrastructure with a new vigour. Sanwo-Olu said the State Government was prepared …read more →

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Enugu airport rehabilitation ready before Easter – Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway in Enugu would be completed before Easter. The minister, who inspected the reconstruction project on Thursday, said the runway would be reopened early enough for operations to travellers during the period. Sirika stated that due to the strategic importance of …read more →

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Ibom Airline Increases Fleet With Two New Aircraft, Targets 10 Planes By 2023

In a move to expand its operations and reach Akwa Ibom state-owned airline, Ibom Air has increased its fleet to five with the acquisition of two new aircraft. According to the Chairman of Ibom Air Idongesit Nkanga, the new aircraft would be unveiled later this month. Nkanga, who said the airline has since inception in …read more →

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Minister Rejects Poor Quality Landing Aid for Enugu Airport

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has rejected the instrument landing system (ILS), which was acquired for the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. The minister rejected the equipment when he was informed by the officials in charge of installation that the ILS was not of good quality, insisting that it must be replaced. Instrument landing …read more →

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Buhari Inaugurates 8 New Coaches, 2 Locomotives for Abuja – Kaduna Train Service January 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate eight new coaches and two locomotives for the Abuja – Kaduna train service in January 2020 to address the passengers upsurge on the route. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive …read more →