Tag: infrastructure

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 1, 2018

World Bank rates Nigeria high in 2017 public-private partnership ranking

The World Bank Group (WBG) has rated Nigeria high as one of the top four leading voices in Public-Private Partnerships ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2017

Opinion: These are the hitches in FG borrowing for Infrastructure

by David Temitope Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, earlier in October, stated that the nation needs to borrow ...

RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that have taught us freedom

On this day in 1999, a new chapter in the history of Nigeria was opened: the military went back to ...

Op-ed EditorApril 18, 2017

Reuben Abati: The Abuja-Kaduna airports- A testimony

by Reuben Abati I have just returned from Abuja travelling through the Kaduna airport. As we disembarked from the aircraft ...

AzeezApril 17, 2017

Xenophobia: Create job opportunities, infrastructure, Reps tell FG

The House of Representatives has recommended the creation of job opportunities and infrastructure in order to stop Nigerians from traveling ...

ItunuoluwaApril 6, 2017

“I know all of the folks” | Trump has big plans for New York

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump said he was considering fast tracking the introduction of his $1 trillion infrastructure bill, but ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2017

Victor Asemota: The problem with addiction to poverty

by Victor Asemota   #BIGGEN #SmallGen   Low Expectations I was in Nigeria last week and I was alarmed at ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Opinion: In defence of Aregbesola and the state of Osun

by Azeez Olaitan One of the reasons conservative party won the UK election in 2010 was their relentless attack against ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

Buhari’s govt economic policies wrong, confusing – Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education and former Vice President of the World Bank, Oby Ezekwesili has said the government of President ...

AzeezDecember 14, 2016

We will focus more attention on infrastructure in 2017 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration will focus more on infrastructure in the coming year while presenting the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

FG won’t revoke power sector privatisation – Fashola

The Federal Government says it will not revoke the privatisation of the power sector. Minister for Power, Works and Housing ...

ToluNovember 5, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Governor inspects project sites, Senate Committee on Marine Transport visit Lagos

As we keep our watchful eye on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, this weekend again, we bring you a recap of some ...

RoqeebahOctober 28, 2016

5 things to expect once the toll roads are reintroduced

Since the Senate has decided to punish us for the deplorable state of Federal roads across the nation by billing ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

European Investment Bank, UBA agree on €60million private sector investment programme

The European Investment Bank and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have agreed a new EUR 60 million lending programme to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

Buhari lied, Nigeria had infrastructural achievements in my time – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan on Monday denied claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that there were no infrastructures in place when ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 21, 2016

Nigeria on its way to technology revolution – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigeria is on its way to a technology revolution. Buhari made the remark during ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

Recession will be over very soon – Adeosun

Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun says the current economic recession in the country would soon be over. Adeosun made the ...

RoqeebahSeptember 10, 2016

While everything else shuts down, PENCOM is giving us hope in a better Nigeria

The status quo in Nigeria is not exactly giving us so much hope right now; with a recession that has ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 29, 2016

Fashola makes positive projection for electricity generation

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Batunde Fashola has assured Nigerians that the nation’s power generating capacity will be ...

Isime EseneJuly 21, 2016

Saatah Nubari: WE will take back our country from THEM in 2019… get ready

by Saatah Nubari I rented an apartment about a week ago and the compound had a big generator house—that was ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 13, 2016

Opinion: With Okezie Ikpeazu, Abians got it right

by Chinyere Akatobi Choosing or electing a leader from a poll of qualified or unqualified candidates can most times be ...

Mazi EmekaJune 2, 2016

How FG will ‘exploit’ the maritime sector

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, disclosed that the federal government will exploit the potential of the maritime ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 12, 2016

President Buhari begins talks with Chinese government (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on a working visit to China, has begun talks with the Chinese government. President Buhari, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 11, 2016

President Buhari arrives China for a week-long working visit (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived China on a week long working visit according to the presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu. President ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 27, 2016

What FG must do to end Biafra agitation in Nigeria – Ohaneze Ndigbo

Apex pan Igbo social, political and cultural organisation- Ohaneze Ndigbo, has advised the Federal Government to take some certain steps ...

March 9, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: My encounter with Oyo State’s Ajimobi

by Tunde Fagbenle However, to my relief and joy, he turned out to be someone completely different once the interview ...

September 30, 2013

Opinion: ASUU and the culture of impunity

by Onyekachi Eni First, because the Federal government has never found the courage to enforce section 42 of the Trade ...

August 19, 2013

Making progress: FG approves N400 billion for universities

by Oge Okonkwo The federal government has approved the sum of  N400 billion to be used for development of infrastructure in ...

August 14, 2013

ASUU strike: FG agree on N100 billion deal for universities’ infrastructure

The committee set up by the federal government to implement the needs assessment report in Nigerian universities yesterday reached an ...

March 25, 2013

Opinion: Bringing back growth to the Nigerian economy (III)

by Tunji Andrews It may not shock you to learn that Nigeria’s limited infrastructure services tend to be much costlier ...

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