Post-coronavirus: Africa’s manufacturing moment
Across the world, as countries and economies slowly reopen, Africa lags behind. We were last to experience the coronavirus- and we expect to be the final continent to flatten the curve.
FG to localise rail technology, collaborate with institute
Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to activate functional rail system that would not only crisscross Nigeria but also localise manufacturing
Oyo expresses satisfaction with Ibadan inland dry port, rail works
The pace of work at the Ibadan Inland Dry Port in Akinyele Council and the construction of the Lagos/Ibadan railway track have been described as satisfactory
Leave capital projects for private sector, senator tells government
To stem corruption in the polity, the Federal Government should leave capital projects for the private sector, Senator Tolulope Odebiyi representing Ogun West has said.
Stakeholders seek localisation of rail development, continental collaboration
The current efforts being made by the Federal Government to overhaul the nation’s railway sector may not be sustainable unless the government plans and implement localisation strategies aimed at involving local contractors as well as skill transfers, some experts in railway development have said.
FCTA, Nasarawa to set up joint development commission
A joint development commission that will foster a strong economic relationship between the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration and the Nassarawa State government is in the offing.
Nigeria, China okay $3.9b rail project
The Federal Government and the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) have signed a $3.9 billion agreement for the construction of the Abuja-Itakpe-Warri rail project.
NPA solicits rail infrastructure for seaports
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has emphasised the need to have standard railway infrastructure linking the seaports, saying the current dilapidated structure is impacting negatively on Lagos ports.
Nation needs N13.82tr to boost rail system, says Amaechi
For Nigeria to have an efficient rail system as obtained in other climes, a $45 billion (N13.82 trillion) financial outlay is required, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has disclosed Noting that huge funds were needed to construct more railroads and acquire coaches, he stated that the Federal Government last week awarded another railway…
FG to inaugurate rail cargo delivery in Kaduna Inland Dry Port
The Federal Government has concluded plans to introduce cargo delivery by rail to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. Mr Tahir Idris, Director, Special Duties, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) said in statement on Sunday, in Abuja, that the inauguration was scheduled to hold on May 7, at the facility’s premises in Kakuri, Kaduna State. Idris said…