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Nigeria’s debt on infrastructure is a good investment – Fashola


Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says debt for infrastructure in Nigeria is good debt, as far as he is concerned. Speaking at the Africa Investment Forum in Sandton South Africa on Wednesday, the minister said the Nigerian government should not be judged like a private company when it comes to borrowing. His words: “The only thing ...

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Our massive investments in Infrastructure are paying off – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the massive investments in infrastructure by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration are paying off in economy stimulation and jobs creation. The Minister said this on Thursday in Ibadan at a Special Town Hall Meeting on Infrastructure organised by his ministry and the National Orientation Agency. Our correspondent reports that three other ...

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FG implores states, private sector to partner to boost infrastructure


The Federal Government has called on the 36 State Governments to use Public Private Partnership (PPP) model to improve public service delivery and infrastructure in their respective states. The acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr. Chidi Izuwah, made this call in Abuja on Thursday at the launch of the 2018 Nigeria PPP Network (NPPPN). The theme was “Accelerated ...

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FG’s New Gas Infrastructure will Attract $30bn Investment

Gas infrastructure

The federal government yesterday disclosed that it would launch a gas infrastructure revamp programme in November. The project is said to have the potential of attracting between $20 billion and $30 billion of investments into the petroleum industry and could also help address the infrastructural deficiencies in the industry. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this ...

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Rivers overtakes Lagos as top investment destination, invests in mining, real estate


The investment profile report by the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) shows that Rivers state received the largest investment in the first half of 2018. According to the report, a total of $45.74 billion was invested for 42 projects in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The sectoral analysis of the investment profile showed that mining and quarrying ...

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Property experts envision sustainable growth for Real Estate Sector

real estate

The annual West African Property Investment (WAPI) Summit, the region’s most prominent and largest real estate investment and development conference will once again take place in Lagos on 15 & 16 November 2018 at the Eko Hotel and Suites. According to the summit’s host, API Events’ Kfir Rusin, this year’s theme: RE-Calibrating Supply and Demand for Sustainable Growth is a ...

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IBEDC has invested 15.5bn on infrastructure so far


Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) said it has invested over N15.5 billion in major capital projects for the upgrading of infrastructural facilities in the last six months. The company’s Managing Director, John Donnachie, who said this at the weekend, added that the investment covered supply of 10,000 Distribution Transformer (DT) meters at N4bn. The meters, according to him, would greatly ...

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Edmark group unveils 5billion naira to invest in real estate

Edmark group

Edmark group of companies, a multinational, has unveiled its state of the art international event center in Lagos, just as it announced its venture into real estate business in Nigeria. It also revealed that its second project is currently under construction in Lekki, Eti Osa Local Government Area of the state, to mark the flag-off the project. The inauguration of ...

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Estate Developers halting construction activities as 2019 Elections draws near

Nigeria Real Estate Market

According to an online report, real estate developers in Nigeria have begun halting construction activities as anxiety and uncertainly about the coming 2019 general elections  continues to build. Although, the Nigerian real estate market has been less influenced by political-spending but more by the general economic standing of the country and people, the recent incident where an incumbent governor was ...

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AfDB projects $3tr for Nigeria’s infrastructure financing by 2044


The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Tuesday pledged to work with multilateral institutions and private sector operators to assist Nigeria bridge the infrastructure gap in the country. Nigeria’s cumulative infrastructure financing estimated at about $100 billion annually are projected to reach $3 trillion by 2044. The Senior Director, AfDB Nigeria, Ebrima Faal, said during the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) Roadshow ...

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