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Lagos moves to enhance transport technology

The Lagos State Government will host the maiden edition of the National Transport Technology Conference and Exhibition between June 7 and 8, 2022. The two-day event is organised by the Nigeria Transport Commissioners Forum, under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Transportation. The event, which will be held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria …

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Nigeria Collaborates With States, Plans Tech-driven Transportation System In The Country

The federal government of Nigeria in collaboration with the 36 States in the country is gathering experts in technology and transportation for a two-day natural discourse that will drive policies towards a tech-driven transportation system in the country. Lagos state commissioner for transportation, Mr Frederic Oladeinde recently disclosed that the conference will feature the exhibition …

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AfDB secures $15.6bn investment for construction of Lagos-Abidjan highway

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the president, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank has secured 15.6 billion dollars investment for the construction of the Lagos-Abidjan highway. Adesina tweeted this on his Twitter handle @akin_adesina obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. He said that the investment would strengthen regional trade and …

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Vetifly unveils innovation series to enhance business growth, development

Vetifly, Nigeria’s foremost on-demand helicopter-booking company, has announced the commencement of its Innovation Series themed “2022 and Beyond: The Future of Commuting and its Impact on Business Agility.” This is in a bid to champion conversations on how technological advancements are playing an integral role in redefining the operations of the entire Nigerian-mobility sector. The …

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Lagos blue line rail 90% completed- Lagos state Governor

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that works on both the Blue and Red line rails are at 90 per cent completion. This was made known in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Akosile, on Sunday. The statement read, “Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide …

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Travellers through Nigerian airports increased by 43 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says about 13 million passengers travelled through Nigerian airports in 2021 The figure represents a growth rate of 43.41 per cent from 9 million recorded in 2020. The NBS disclosed this in its recent Air Transportation report for 2021, released on Wednesday. According to the report, the total number …

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NIGERIA: IFC Lends $50 Million For 2 Sustainable Transport Lines In Lagos

In Nigeria, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector financing arm of the World Bank Group, is providing $50 million in local currency for sustainable transportation in the growing state of Lagos. The funding will help reduce pollution and travel time for people through the development of a sustainable urban transport system. With its …

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Akwa Ibom airport’s terminal building, MRO facility, taxiway ready by December – governor

The New Terminal Building; Maintenance, Repair Overhaul facility (MRO), and Taxi Way, undergoing construction at the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo will all be inaugurated this year. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel disclosed this Friday, while inspecting the projects at the Airport. The governor who expressed satisfaction with the level of work executed …

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Nigerian government approves N35 billion for projects in aviation sector

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday in Abuja approved N35 billion for various projects in the aviation sector. The projects include the increased cost of construction of terminal buildings at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu State and the airport at Asaba. Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, made this known after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting …

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