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Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has pledged to continue formulating and implementing policies and programmes that would consolidate the state’s position as the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM).
Massive investment in infrastructure is crucial to economic growth and development, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has condemned the nation’s loss of over Three Trillion Naira (N3.46tn) annually, that should accrue to the economy through Port inefficiency.
OVER 10,000 abandoned overtime containers currently litter the Lagos Ports Complex in Apapa, Lagos uncleared. This is even as the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), revealed that some of the overtime containers have been inside the ports before the 2006 port concession.
President Xi Jinping told African counterparts and business leaders Monday that China’s investments on the continent have “no political strings attached”, even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Tuesday, tasked the Federal Government to do everything within its powers to revive existing Ports in other states of the federation so as to bring about permanent solution to the perennial traffic congestion in Apapa axis of the State.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is seeking the intervention of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over non-compliance by some government agencies with the Presidential Order on the Ease of Doing Business at Ports.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country.
The Chinese government says it cannot take the blame for Africa’s debt burden, saying it is as a result of accumulation over the years.
The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.
The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.
The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.
With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.
The United States has asked medical professionals seeking to work in America to apply for a work visa at the nearest US Embassy as part of measures to strengthen the health system to contain the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Amazon workers at a fulfillment center near Detroit, Michigan, plan to walk out over the company’s handling of COVID-19. Workers at the facility, called DTW1, say management failed to notify them of the first new coronavirus case and was slow to alert them to the second, leading them to suspect there are more infections at the warehouse than they’re being told about
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has spelt out a raft of measures meant to curb the further spread of the coronavirus in the country.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Saturday led members of the State Task Force on Enforcement of the ban on Public and Religious Gatherings to ensure compliance to closure of markets.
Former Newcastle footballer Tino Asprilla says he has 3.5m condoms in stock to help out in a reported global shortage of the contraceptive.