Shippers Council set to pen N43.24bn Ibadan dry port project
A major milestone is being witnessed as the negotiation meeting between the Federal Government and CRCC, the preferred bidders for the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port, is nearing completion.
Sirika gets documents for concessioning of airports
The plan by the Federal Government to concession its four international airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, received a boost yesterday, as the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, received the Outline Business Case Certificates..
‘Power infrastructure concession will solve embedded challenges’
Stakeholders, yesterday, in Abuja, said gaps in power infrastructure can be addressed through concession, especially in power generation, as hope rises for the rehabilitation
Why national carrier plan failed
The inability of the Federal Government to yet get credible technical partners and investors to support the proposed new national carrier may have stalled its roll-out plans...
ICRC facilitates release of 23 people held by rebel group
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), on Thursday said it had facilitated the release of 23 people previously held by a rebel group in South Sudan. ICRC said in a statement issued in Juba that it received a request from the National Salvation Front (NAS), an armed group active in the Equatorial region,…
FG approved projects worth $8bn under PPP in 8 years
Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Why health workers reject concession of facilities at teaching hospitals, by JOHESU/AHPA
Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association (AHPA) have expressed their condemnation and outright rejection of the approval of the concession of health facilities by Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).
NERC leads in FoI ranking, security agencies score low
As public institutions continue to strive for full disclosure of information, in compliance with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011, the same cannot be said about security agencies.
Boko Haram terrorists now operate as bandits, says Buhari
From President Muhammadu Buhari came yesterday a disclosure that the remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east region of the country are the ones operating as bandits killing innocent citizens.