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Minister: How federal government plans to spend $2.7 billion on rail concession

The Federal Government says it will spend about 2.7billion dollars for the concession of narrow gauge rail lines in the country.

FEC sets up committee to ensure completion of East-West road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a four-member ministerial committee saddled with the responsibility of ensuring speedy completion of the East-West road in the Niger Delta and N142.5 billion for construction of roads across the country.

Federal government signs interim agreement for railway concession

The federal government and four companies led by General Electric have signed an agreement to start the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession.

Federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country.

General Electric partners NYSC on youth empowerment

General Electric (GE) has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to empower Youth Corps members with valuable entrepreneurial skills in line with its objective of skills development.

Dangote’s investment in Lekki Free Zone will earn Nigeria $8trn annually

Investment of the Dangote Group in the Lekki Free Zone, Lagos will earn Nigeria $8 trillion annually, President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disclosed on Wednesday.

Concessionaire injects N9.6 billion to overhaul 80mw Kainji power turbine

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.

General Electric states condition for investing in DisCos

The management of General Electric (GE), has set a fresh condition for it to invest in the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Over 50m northerners living in poverty – Governor Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday, said over 50 million Nigerians of northern extraction live in poverty.

General Electric, CCECC to build universities in Nigeria – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says General Electric (GE) and the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd (CCECC), will build universities of transportation in Nigeria.

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