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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, in Kaduna, assured that all economic zones in the country as well as state capitals, would be linked by rail.
The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission, ICRC, is to collaborate with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, to make Inland Dry Ports (IDPs) bankable and be attractive to more concessionaires.
A recent Economic impact survey of United States companies operating in Nigeria has shown that such business interests contributed over N34.4 billion to the nation’s tax revenue in 2016.
Concessionaire of Kainji and Jebba Hydro Electric plants, Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (MESL), has injected a fresh $26 million (about N9.360 billion) into the Kainji Hydro Power Plant to rehabilitate its Hydro Turbine Generator unit 1 G 7.
Narrow gauge lines: General Electric investing $2.7bn on infrastructure, maintenance – Rotimi Amaechi
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday said General Electric was investing $2.7bn on infrastructure, Operation and Maintenance of the entire narrow gauge lines concession.
The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that there was no fact in the allegation of diversion of 350 million dollars levelled against him and the ministry.
The Senate on Wednesday began an investigation into the alleged plan by the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to secure the release of $350m domiciled in the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority to finance electricity projects.
The Senate is set to commence an investigation into an alleged $1.35 billion fraud in the power sector.
The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye of the All Progressives Congress, on Thursday called the attention of the Senate to alleged “monumental fraud” in the Ministry of Power, Work and Housing headed by Babatunde Fashola.
The management of General Electric (GE), has set a fresh condition for it to invest in the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and industrialist Tony Elumelu, on Tuesday set the tone for the growth of the country by suggesting capacity development for the energetic youth population of the country.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday, said over 50 million Nigerians of northern extraction live in poverty.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he will be guided by a clear conscience while taking decisions for the progress of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has said the state had secured a major victory for public education, defeating an indefinite strike by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) without recalling any of the sacked teachers.
Barcelona have announced an agreement with Inter Milan over the loan of Rafinha for six months, the La Liga leaders announced Monday.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has donated 853 motorcycles to the Nigerian government to improve disease surveillance in the country.
Alexis Sanchez’s long-running transfer saga finally ended on Monday when he left Arsenal for Manchester United in a deal that will reportedly make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League.
Mr Chukwunwike Osahon, winner of the N20 million Give ‘n’ Take National Jackpot was presented with the cheque on Tuesday.
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese in Anambra State, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, said yesterday that the situation in the troubled Benue State required special intervention from security operatives in the mould of Operation Python Dance carried out in the South East and Operation Crocodile Smile in the South–South combined.
Suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels killed three civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, despite an offensive by government troops, sources said on Monday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state has described the recent move to recall a member of the state House of Assembly, Hassan Oyeleke, as amateurish.
An Oyo State High Court presided over by Justice Olajumoke Aiki on Friday declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the Justice Akintunde Boade Review Commission, which was set up by the Oyo State Government, as unconstitutional, illegal, null, void and of no effect.