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135,000km Road Network in Nigeria Not Tarred- ICRC

The Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah, said on Wednesday that about 135,000 kilometres of road network in the country remained un-tarred. Izuwah said this in Abuja at the 2017 Otis Anyaeji and Nigerian Society of Engineers Annual lecture. He spoke on the theme “Transportation Infrastructure as a Catalyst for Economic Diversification and Inclusive National Development”. “Nigeria ...

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Bicycles May Replace cars in Nigerian Cities

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved bicycle riding as a means of transportation in its capital, Abuja as well as working on a pilot project that would encourage all other cities in the country to construct bicycle lanes. The nation’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, revealed this to newsmen recently at the end of the recent National Council 0n ...

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Lagos Flags off Reconstruction of 10-Lane Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road

…Project To Be Completed In 15 Months With Flyovers, Ramp Bridge, Lay-Bys, Others The Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next fifteen months. The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode had last month at the quarterly Town Hall Meeting held in Badore area of ...

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Nigeria, South Africa out of Recession, but…

Africa’s two biggest economies likely emerged from recession in the second quarter but strong growth won’t show up until business confidence is restored, a Reuters poll suggested on Friday. Nigeria and South Africa have both benefited from a recovery in commodity prices since early 2016, though not as much as their main trading partners – China, the United States and ...

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Nigeria’s FRSC Urges Patience During Salah Celebration

As Nigerian Muslims join the rest of the world to observe Eid el Kabir elebration on Friday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has urged members of the public to show the spirit of patience while using the road to avoid road crashes, obstruction and death during the celebration. He made the call ...

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Stallion Motors Dares Segment Leaders with Affordably Priced Changan CS35 SUV

Stallion Motors Limited has announced price offer of N7.9m for the new Changan CS35 entry-level sport utility vehicle to cater for a growing demand for vehicles in the compact SUV market segment. The bargain, according to the company, is aimed at assuaging disillusioned auto buffs that couldn’t contend with the current price surge of compact SUVs owing to economic downturn ...

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Nigerian Navy Intercepts 1.1m Litres of Stolen Diesel

The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 1.1 million litres of diesel allegedly stolen from pipelines belonging to multinational oil companies in Rivers. No fewer than 13 suspects, all male of Nigerian nationality, were arrested on account of their alleged role in illegal shipment of the petroleum product to undisclosed locations in the state. Capt. Victor Choji, the Executive Officer of the ...

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Local Content Fund Will Facilitate100% Local Fabrication— NCDMB

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development Management Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Wabote, said the 200m dollar Nigerian Content Intervention Fund (NCIF)  will facilitate its strategic initiative to achieve 100 per cent local fabrication of  modular refineries. Wabote disclosed this at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the implementation of the $200 million NCIF, on Thursday in Abuja. ...

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NAF Instructor Dies in Kaduna Plane Crash

Air Commodore Olatukumbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said that a NAF Beetle Aircraft crashed on Thursday in Kaduna while on a mission. Adesanya announced this in a statement in Kaduna on Thursday. According to him, the only soul on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was unfortunately killed in ...

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Nigerian Capital, Abuja Gets metro Rail by December

Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) says the phase one of Abuja Rail Mass Transit Project will be commissioned by December. The Project Manager, Mr Kong Tao, said this while addressing newsmen who were on tour of the site at Idu, Abuja, on Tuesday. Tao said that the rail transit, which cost 823 million dollars (about N299 billion), consisted of lots ...

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