TEF, UNDP, ICRC partner to train 1,000 entrepreneurs
The Tony Elumelu Foundation has commenced the completion of the process of selecting 1,000 African entrepreneurs with the most innovative and high profiled business ideas. TEF Founder, Tony Elumelu said the number and quality of applicants, 151,000 in total, was outstanding. “For us, it illustrates the strength and depth of entrepreneurial promise and commitment…
Experts seek sustainable solutions for Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit
Think-tanks in Nigeria have urged federal and state governments to focus on sustainable delivery of projects to adequately bridge huge infrastructure shortfall in the country.
NESG, Infrastructure Commission seal pact to accelerate PPPs in Nigeria
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), and the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), to enhance the accelerated delivery of infrastructure in Nigeria through Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), and other forms of private sector participation.
Infrastructure commission takes over eight road projects in Borno
Determined to address physical infrastructure deficit that hampers economic development in the country, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission...
Red Cross not part of negotiations for release of UNIMAID lecturers
The International Committee of the Red Cross has said it was not a part of the negotiations that led to the release of three University of Maiduguri lecturers and 10 other persons kidnapped by a faction of Boko Haram.
Red Cross, Elumelu Foundation to empower 200 entrepreneurs
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have signed a memorandum of understanding to empower 200 entrepreneurs from North East and Niger Delta regions.
ICRC trains STF to comply with international law of war, enforcement
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has trained personnel of the Special Task Force (STF) in Plateau State on international law of engagement in war situation and conduct of hostility.
Government needs N10b yearly to tackle infrastructure deficit, says ICRC boss
The Acting Director General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Chidi Izuwah, has disclosed that the Federal government needs over N10billion yearly to solve infrastructure deficit.
‘We shall soon introduce palliatives to ease business at ports’
The issue of tariff is very important. We need to have a modern tariff system and we are working towards that, at least with the shipping companies. Now, tariff must be scientifically decided. We have to look at many factors.