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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 →

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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 →

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African Development Bank to Assist FERMA with Loan for Road Repairs

African Development Bank (AfDB), through its transport sector identification mission, seeks to assist the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) with loan facility to address the funding gap in the road repair efforts of the Agency. This was revealed when a delegation led by Dr. Abayomi Babalola a transport Specialists/Consultant to the Bank visited the Agency …read more →

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Firm launches ‘Plentywaka’ to Boost Delivery in Lagos

Plentywaka, a tech-driven premium bus-hailing service, has announced the launch of “Logistics by Plentywaka” (LBP), an innovation aimed at boosting last-mile delivery in Lagos. The company said in a statement that the innovation was a Lagos-based business-to-consumer delivery service. According to the statement, Logistics by Plentywaka removes the stressful task of transporting packages across Lagos …read more →

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NPA Boosts Berthing Capacity …..Commissions New Tugboats

Two new tugboats worth millions of dollars, MT Musawa & MT Ikoro-Ekiti, purchased by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) were on Friday, commissioned by the Minister of Transportation, Hon Rotimi Amaechi. At the event, which took place at the Dockyard Apapa, the Managing Director of the NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, noted that the equipment would …read more →

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CCECC Completes Laying of Track for Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

The track laying work for the 312km-long double-track standard gauge Lagos-Ibadan railway line project between Lagos and Ibadan in Nigeria is now fully complete. This was reported by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), the company in charge of the US$ 1.53bn project, in its twitter handle. CCECC was awarded the project back in 2012 …read more →

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China to Inject US$ 5.3bn for the Completion of Ibadan-Kano Railway

China is expected to inject a sum of US$ 5.3bn by October this year, for the commencement of the construction of the Ibadan-Kano rail line, which is a part of the 2,700-km Lagos–Kano standard gauge railway line project in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Minister for Transportation, Hon Rotimi Amaechi revealed this during a special …read more →

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AfDB Commits $13m More to Abidjan–Lagos Motorway Corridor Development Project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved additional US $13m for the implementation of the Abidjan–Lagos motorway corridor development project. The loan, which will particularly be used to cover part of the costs related to the study of the project, was requested by ECOWAS commission on behalf of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria, the West African …read more →

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Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge: Julius Berger, CCECC, 8 others Scale First hurdle

Julius Berger and Chinese construction firm CCECC Nigeria Limited and eight other companies have been shortlisted by the Lagos State government to participate in the construction of the proposed fourth mainland bridge. Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Gboyega Akosile said the 10 companies were shortlisted from the list of 32 eligible firms that …read more →

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2.2Km Loko-Oweto Bridge to Reduce Travel Time across River Benue

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, at the weekend inspected the progress of work on the Loko-Oweto Bridge. The Bridge that links Nasarawa and Benue States has been described as a major bridge. Travelers from the South East to the North will have their journey time reduced by 4 hours as a result of the completed 2.2Km …read more →