Tag: Infrastructure

Buhari begs world leaders, says Nigeria Needs $1.5trn

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said 1.5 trillion dollars is the cumulative estimated amount needed by Nigeria over a ten-year period, to achieve an appreciable level of the National Infrastructure Stock. President Buhari gave the figure in Glasgow at a COP 26 high-level side event on improving global infrastructure hosted[Read More…]

Alwan Hassan: Why Buhari is Nigeria’s best President – here’s a look at his achievements in infrastructure

By Alwan Hassan The greatness of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency is hinged on the sustainable impact of many of its policies, programs, and projects — many of which will be highlighted herein. Since coming to power in 2015, President Buhari has spearheaded several key policy interventions in every major sector[Read More…]

Akpabio Says Wike “Is Nigeria’s Shinning Light of Infrastructural Development”

The Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has described Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers as Nigeria’s shinning light of infrastructural development. The statement signed by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, said that Akpabio made the commendation during a courtesy visit to Wike in[Read More…]

‘Ghost Projects Buhari Inherited From Jonathan Now Being Given Life’ – Presidency

Nigeria is taking a giant leap in infrastructure development by speeding up ongoing projects and investing heavily in the construction and repair of highways, railways and power generating plants across the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who stated this in an[Read More…]

FG Awards $1.85 Billion Kano Light Railway Contract To Chinese Firm

China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. (CRCC) a Chinese state-owned company has declared that its consortium has won a tram construction contract worth about $1.85 billion in Nigeria. CRCC has historically sought railway construction contracts in other countries especially Nigeria, with the company reportedly signing a $11.97 billion contract for railway[Read More…]

Babatunde Fashola Promises To Complete Second Niger Bridge

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to the completion of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge Project. The Minister disclosed this during a 1-day inspection tour of the project in Anambra State, where he was received by the Anambra[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Begs Nigerians To Stop Attacking Government Facilities

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has warned agitators across the country to desist from attacking Federal Government’s critical facilities just as he appealed to Nigerians to bear with the government as it finds solutions to the lingering crisis in the power sector. He was speaking in[Read More…]

APC Sends SOS To Fashola, For Urgent Fixing Of Port Harcourt/Enugu Express Road

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has sent an SOS to the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, passionately appealing to him to urgently turn his attention to the Port Harcourt-Enugu Express Road, which it said has become a death trap and a disgrace[Read More…]

Saatah Nubari: As Buhari Takes Priority On North – East Infrastructure Over The Ogoni Environment

In 2011, the United Nations Environmental Programme submitted a report on Ogoniland to the Nigerian State. It is a report that can best be described as: 262 pages of sheer horror. To prove to you that what you’ve just read is in no way related to alarmism, I’ll quote excerpts[Read More…]

‘Embrace This Attitude Of Sacrifice’ – El-Rufai Admonishes Kaduna Lawmakers To Take Pay Cut

By Chris Nomjov The executive governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, has appealed to the State Assembly lawmakers, to review their salaries and allowances downward in order to generate more revenue for the development of the state. “The Deputy Governor and I have signalled our intention in this regard[Read More…]