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Nigeria: Boosting the Rail Transport System

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that in boosting the rail system, the government is determined to ensure provision of an efficient and affordable transportation that would serve as backbone to the economic and industrial development of the various sectors given the viable alternative it offers to road transport Without gainsaying, the rails …

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The Changing Face of Transportation

Amaechi after inspecting one of the bullet trains in China The Ministry of Transport under Mr. Rotimi Amaechi is making remarkable progress amid staggering uncertainty in the body polity, writes Shola Oyeyipo Since the President Muhammadu Buhari administration came into power in 2015, quite a number of Nigerians expected some …

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Fire service: Neglected at the peril of citizens

…Despite increasing incidents of fire disasters, Fire Service departments across the country are in shambles At the maiden meeting of the present Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari explained why he created the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management. His reasons were not far-fetched. The country was contending …

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Rehabilitation of Warri, Kaduna refineries scheduled for next year – Minister

Timipre Sylva In a bid to resuscitate Nigeria’s moribund refineries, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva has announced that the Warri and Kaduna refineries would be repaired in the first half of next year. He made this statement at the 13th Oil Trading and Logistics Africa Downstream …

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Boosting the Rail Transport System

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that in boosting the rail system, the government is determined to ensure provision of an efficient and affordable transportation that would serve as backbone to the economic and industrial development of the various sectors given the viable alternative it offers to road transport Without gainsaying, the rails …

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NNPC seeks Russian firms’ partnership to revamp oil refineries |

As the timeline to revamp Nigeria’s four oil refineries in 2023 edges closer, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has met with some Russian firms, which includes a state owned company and private entities to help bring the refineries back to life. The Details: This was publicly announced by the …

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Manufacturers group says Eastern ports are safe

  The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has faulted claims in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at seaports outside Lagos. The Chairman of MAN, Rivers and Bayelsa States branches, Senator Adawari Pepple, said the claim was a conspiracy aimed at denying the Eastern ports full …

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No insecurity in eastern ports, says MAN

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim that there is a high level of insecurity at the eastern ports. Chairman of MAN, Rivers, Bayelsa states branch, Senator Adawari Pepple, said the claim was a conspiracy aimed at denying the eastern ports full operation, adding …

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NNPC blames malfunctioning refineries on lack of maintenance

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari has blamed the poor condition of the country’s refineries on lack of maintenance of its facilities. During his appearance before the House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Upstream), the NNPC boss said the main reason why the refineries are …

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NDDC probe panel report not ready after deadline

<!– Members, House of Representatives: More of financial burden than Senate –> NDDC The ad hoc committee set up by the House of Representatives to investigate abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission has failed to present its report as demanded. Only one of the two committees asked to …

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