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Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway: NASS Assures Ministry of Works of Adequate Budgetary Provision

The National Assembly has assured the Ministry of Works of adequate budgetary provision for the completion of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway which has a contract sum of N1.0 trillion. The Chairman of the Joint National Assembly Committee on Works, Sen. Barinada Mpigi, gave the assurance when he led members of the joint National Assembly Committee …read more →

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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 →

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Lagos Blue Line Rail Begins Operations as Sanwo-Olu Takes First Commercial Ride

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched the Lagos metro train service called the Blue Line Rail by taking the inaugural commercial ride on Monday. The Governor boarded the train around 9.07 a.m. from the first coach and walked to the seventh coach. He also took it upon himself to be the ride manager, …read more →

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NNPCL Seals Deal with NIPCO to Deploy CNG Stations Across Nigeria

In line with the directive of President Bola Tinubu to provide alternative fuel option to Nigerians following the removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has entered into partnership with NIPCO Gas Limited to develop Compressed Natural Gas stations across the country. Kyari said the move is part of …read more →

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Tinubu Promises to Acquire 3,000 CNG-Fueled Buses for Mass Transit

President Bola Tinubu has promised to roll out buses across the states and local governments for mass transit at a much more affordable rate. He said: “Part of our programme is to roll out buses across the states and local governments for mass transit at a much more affordable rate. The Federal Government has made …read more →

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First Ship Docks at $2bn Lekki Deep Sea Port

The Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos has received the first ship at its dock signaling a new era in port decongestion efforts in Nigeria. The Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko, who received the marine vessel “Zhen Hua 28,” a heavy lift carrier, stated that the Lekki Deep Seaport, when operational, would reduce …read more →

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FEC Approves $2.8m For Ibadan-Lagos, Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Rail Projects

The Federal Executive Council has approved $2.8million for the procurement of rolling stocks operational maintenance equipment for Ibadan to Kano standard gauge and Port Harcourt to Maiduguri narrow gauge railway projects. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made the disclosure when he addressed State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting presided over …read more →

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Rail Line Projects: Lagos Assembly Applauds Sanwo-Olu

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, and his colleagues on Tuesday commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his efforts to complete the State’s rail projects. The lawmakers also praised the governor for also expanding transportation through the waterways. This was made known to Newsmen by Eromosele Ebhomele, Chief Press …read more →

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EU Plans $22.7 billion Transport Network, Other Projects Across Africa

The European Union (EU) is working on a €20 billion ($22.7 billion) financing package to support African transport networks, as well as energy, digital, education and health projects to counter China’s reach in the continent. Member states, a Bloomberg report disclosed, however, have yet to commit to financing the infrastructure plans, according to officials familiar …read more →