TSGP project’ll bring great economic value – Official

June 22, 2022 enjamin Umuteme 0

Minister of Petroleum of the Republicof Niger, Mahamane Sani Mahamadou, says the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline will not only further strengthen regional integration but also provide great economic value to participating countries. Muhamadou stated this at the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline (TSGP) meeting Tuesday in Abuja. The tripartite meeting which involves Niger Republic, Nigeria, and People’s Republic of Algeria is aimed at Read More

N4.3bn flyover project in Katsina a waste

June 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state flagged off the construction of a N4.3 billion interchange flyover in Katsina metropolis on Wednesday. When I saw the report of the aforementioned project embarked upon by the Katsina state government under the leadership of our amiable Governor Masari, I was shocked and gave up about the needs of our rural communitie, which Read More

Nigeria, World Bank inaugurate project to tackle aridification challenges

April 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal Government of Nigeria, in collaboration with World Bank, has launched the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) Project, to address environmental challenges in the country’s North. Minister of Environment, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi at the Pre-launch Mission of the World Bank during weekend in Abuja, added that the project would last for five to six years. Abdullahi assured Nigerians Read More

UNDP supports states to tackle environmental projects

March 29, 2022 Helen Oji With agency 0

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported 29 states in tackling environmental projects across the country, through the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP). The GEF-SGP National Coordinator, Mrs Ibironke Olubamise, made this known in an interview in Abuja. She said that the environmental challenges addressed by the organisation include climate change, land degradation, chemicals and international waters. Read More

Lagos assembly tasks Sanwo-Olu on projects completion

February 15, 2022 Temitope Musowo 0

The speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, and his colleagues Tuesday commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his efforts to complete the state’s rail projects. The lawmakers also praised the governor for also expanding transportation through the waterways. They said the completion of the projects would ensure a substantial reduction in gridlocks across the state. Speaker Obasa, Read More

Lagos executes ‘massive’ projects in Badagry

February 7, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Lagos State Government says it is executing different projects in Badagry to open the ancient town to the world and attract investors. The Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Solomon Bonu, made this known during an on-the-spot assessment of ongoing and completed projects by the state government on Monday in Badagry. The special Read More

Kano/Lagos railway project ready for completion May 2023 – Amaechi

February 4, 2022 Adeola Tukuru 0

The federal government, through the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured Nigerians that the Kano-Lagos railway project “will be completed by May 2023.” Amaechi, who gave the assurance while speaking Friday during an inspection of the Kano-Lagos rail project, said they were putting pressure on all the necessary institutions that used to “give us funds.” “And hopefully, before May, Read More

CBN launches first phase of 100 for 100 projects valued at N23.2bn

January 31, 2022 David Agba 0

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN Mr. Godwin Emefiele Monday officially launched the first phase of the 100 for 100 Policy for Production and Productivity (PPP), with 26 companies valued at N23.20 billion. This is another of the apex bank’s intervention designed to stimulate investments in Nigeria’s priority sectors with the core objective of boosting production and Read More

FG approves RAS project, to generate N1.2trn in 10 years

January 28, 2022 David Agba 0

Following the review and issuance of compliance certificate of the Full Business Case (FBC) by the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval for the Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) project through the Design, Finance, Build, Operate and Transfer (DFBOT) Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The RAS, designed by the Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) and Read More

Sanwo-Olu flags off road project to link Ojota- Opebi bridges

January 26, 2022 Temitope Musowo 0

A traffic solution proposed 20 years ago to ease off perennial gridlocks that usually stretch from Sheraton Link Road into Opebi corridor Wednesday became a reality, as Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu flagged off the construction of a carriageway that will solve major traffic conflicts in Ikeja. The 3.89 kilometre-long road infrastructure will open into Ojota axis in Kosofe, taking Read More

Zulum commissions 22 projects in Borno South

November 25, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has commissioned 22 projects, mostly schools, health centres, in the southern senatorial zone of the state. Zulum arrived Biryel, headquarters of Bayo local government area of the sate on Tuesday evening and passed the night there before commissioning projects in Bayo on Wedenesday. The governor’s spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau in a statement, said Zulum Read More

Borno’s flyover, 3 other projects to be completed Dec 15 – Zulum

November 19, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Borno state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has set a dateline of December 15 for contractors to complete the state’s first flyover and three other major projects. The governor, who gave the deadline Thursday evening during an inspection in Maiduguri metropolis, inspected the Customs flyover, Muna-Custom expressway, Doctor’s Quarters along Bulumkutu road and a Mega School at Sujuri. He expressed Read More

Farmalert launches projects to support livestock farmers

November 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

An organisation, Farmalert, has launched two special projects: Farmalert Academy and Farmalert RAS Project as part of efforts to build an inclusive system for animal health and disease prevention by fostering a peer-to-peer network where access to regular animal health products and veterinary services can be easily gotten and learnings at various levels of farmers’ interaction shared. A statement by Read More

China firm, Mangal sign $600m agreement to build cement plant in Kogi

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As part of its expansion efforts, Mangal industries has signed an agreement with a Chinese firm Sinoma for the construction of three million metric tons per year Cement Plant and fifty megawatts captive power plant in Moba, Kogi state. The project is agreed to be completed in early 2024. A statement by the firm’s chief executive, Engr. Fahad Mangal, released Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Osinbajo’s supporters fault ‘fake’ analysts, commentators over 2023 presidential poll

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group loyal to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on the platform of Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) has faulted some comments and analysis made by some commentators against the ambition of the Vice President. The group raised concern over attempts by various acclaimed social media influencers to act under the guise of analysis, free Read More

Moroccan authorities to establish firm to manage Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline

October 26, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The Government of Morocco is in the process of creating a public company to manage the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project. The project involve the supply of natural gas from Nigeria through a pipeline that will transit several African countries, Moroccan Arabic language daily Hespress said. The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline is a regional onshore and offshore project that is intended to Read More

Pictures: RSDF set to honour Arotile, Ukaigwe, Mabo, Jegede, Kujebola, others

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

Names of awardees for the Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Heroes Awards 2021 was revealed during Flying Officers Cup draw ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday. The award committee headed by Moses Nagogo Bako followed a set of eligibility criteria which considers factors such as achievements and pedigree of the nominees. The prestigious award is conferred on those personalities who Read More

Oyetola presents N129.7bn budget for 2022 fiscal year

October 5, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Tuesday presented a total sum of N129,8bn budget to the Atate House of Assembly for the 2022 fiscal year. Presenting the budget tagged “Budget of Sustainable Development,” Oyetola said advancement of economy will be given priority. The budget presentation, which was the 30th since the creation of the state, was higher than the year 2021 budget of Read More

Revive the Mambilla power project

September 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa Service reported how the much talked about Mambilla power project is yet to take off despite the billions of naira believed to have been released for the project.According to the BBC report, with the exception of some houses built by the President Olusegun Obasanjo government for the engineers and other staff, no single block Read More

How Nigerian airlines can navigate out of skyrocketing debt traps – NCAA DG

September 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

That operating airlines in Nigeria owe industry agencies and other companies huge debts over the years and their inability to pay has been a dilemma is stating the obvious.  However, in this interview, Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Captain Musa Nuhu, offers insight into how the agency is blocking those debts from skyrocketing. He spoke to SULEIMAN Read More

El-rufai to Southern govs: Anti open-grazing law unimplementable

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to the new law banning Open-grazing in the Southern states of Nigeria, saying such law is not implementable presently. Some southern states like Ondo, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Osun, among others have passed anti open gracing law. But speaking with newsmen Tuesday after a meeting with officials of the All progressives Congress (APC) Read More

BUA Cement projects N241.9bn revenue

September 20, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

BUA Cement Plc has projected to increase its revenue by 15. 5 per cent to N241.9 billion at the end of second half of 2021 financial year. The group in its outlook for second half of 2021 said it is largely on course, having achieved 51.4 per cent of its full year revenue projection in the first half of 2021 Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More