NIGERIA: T.U.C. to provide 100,000 housing units for her members

The Trade Union Congress (TUC), in conjuction with First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and Rock of Ages Properties Limited have revealed plans to construct 100,000 housing units for the members of the union. According to Mr. Bala Kaigama- President of the Union, the housing project be financed by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN). […]

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NIGERIA: Construction of Bornu State University in full gear

The Borno State government recently awarded a contract of N3.6bn  for the construction of five faculties and senate building at the proposed State University in Maiduguri. This announcement was made by Governor Kashim Shettima in an interactive session with stakeholders in Maiduguri. “We are not in a haste to start the university because we believe that […]

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NIGERIA: Japan to build 30 primary schools in Oyo State

Mr. Kazunori Ogaguchi, Japan’s Grant Aid 2014 project supervisor recently revealed plans to construct 30 primary schools in Oyo state, Nigeria at a cost of 8.5million US dollars. He made this announcement at the tender opening ceremony of the project in Abuja. This project is between the Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) and the Universal Basic […]

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NIGERIA: Plans to construct four power plants

For decades, Nigeria has been battling the issue of inadequate power supply which has greatly affected their economy. To counter this problem, consultation talks are ongoing between the government of Nigeria and Rasatom- a Russian company, to put up nuclear power plant in the country. The company will design, construct, operate and decommission the plants […]

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NIGERIA: East-West road to be completed soon

The Minister for Niger Delta Affairs; Dr. Stephen Oru recently announced the state of the East-West road construction project. At a 90% completion stage, the road is set to be ready in a couple of months. The road which stretches from Warri in Delta state through Bayelsa and Rivers, all the way to Eket in […]

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NIGERIA: Construction of Abuja City Center to commence in May

Senator Bala Mohammed, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja recently revealed plans to commence construction work on the Abuja City Center. With a budget of US$3.5bn, the two-phased construction project will consists of four international hotels, residential houses, offices, shops and condominiums; all on 17 hectares of land. According to Executive Director-Africa, Eagle […]

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NIGERIA: Soil erosion control projects under-way in Kaduna State

About US$11.21m is to be expended on the construction of soil erosion control projects in six locations across Kaduna state. The projects are at advanced stages of completion and are expected to be completed within a period of 36 weeks. The construction of the Rigasa Erosion Control is currently in progress under the execution of the 2013 […]

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NIGERIA: Geregu II gas plant all set and ready for use

Siemens has completed the Geregu II gas-turbine power plant in Ajaokuta, Kogi state. With an electrical capacity of 434 megawatts (MW), the plant will play an important role in the expansion of the power supply in Nigeria. Ajaokuta is located approximately 200 kilometers south of the Nigerian capital Abuja. Following the Afam V and Geregu […]

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Nigeria: Federal Government takes over Lagos-Badagry expressway

The Federal Government of Nigeria recently disclosed plans to take charge of the reconstruction and expansion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. The road which stretches from Iganmu to Badagry (suburbs in the Lagos Metropolis) was planned, designed and built by the Lagos State Government. The road was taken over by the Federal Government in the 1974 absorption of roads […]

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Nigerian government to privatize road construction projects by 2019

The Nigerian government is planning to hand over the construction and maintenance of roads to the private sector by 2019, as is the case in many countries across the world. This announcement was made by the Minister of Information: Mr. Labaran Maku during a press briefing in Abuja, organised by his ministry on behalf of […]

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