Lagos-Ibadan standard rail: Between CCECC’s pace and NRC’s readiness
Despite the delay that marred the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge project, the China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC) said it has completed the laying of the double tracks of the Lagos-Ibadan...
Akwa Ibom residents send SOS to FG, state govt over deplorable roads
Residents of Ikot Usop, Nnung Asan clan in Ikot Abasi and Ikot Uboh Akpe in Mkpat Enin Local Government area of Akwa Ibom State have lamented being cut off from vehicular access for eight months.
Halt all Chinese loans for Nigeria railways now
This piece is to alert Nigerians, the Federal Government, state governments, and local governments, communities, elders, and leaders of thoughts including professional bodies of the inherent danger and risks involved with the Chinese loans and their several projects in Nigeria. Reasons will be presented why these projects should be discontinued immediately and the options available…
Government loses N766m to four-month suspension of railway services
The Federal Government has lost about N766 million within four months of suspension of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) services due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Buhari’s government for Buhari’s hometown? - Part 2
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has distributed cosmetology packs and cash component to 1000 women trained on cosmetology in Daura town in Katsina State.
Experts fear Madagascar’s organics could accelerate malaria resistance
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and reiterated that he will listen...
Perils of fake news
Today information, solicited or unsolicited, is very easy to get. You can get it on your radio or television or your phone. Technology and the internet have made information explosion the new reality.
How COVID-19 hurts Nigeria’s auto, rail sector
The cost of the coronavirus outbreak for businesses is rising as the organised private sector explores measures to reduce the impact on the struggling local economy.
Stakeholders demand terms for $47b Chinese loan, projects execution
Stakeholders have expressed worry over what they described as secrecy clouding obtaining loans and contract execution in the country amid allegations of massive corruption and blatant violation of national laws and due process.