Infrastructure

Infrastructure
Have you ever wondered why some countries are more advanced than others?
Social Investment
About 40 percent of the total population of Nigeria, or almost 83 million people, live below the country’s poverty line.
Job Creation
Unemployment is an age-long issue in Nigeria. People need to work so that they can be able to meet their needs and contribute to national productivity.
Education
Education is the life of a nation and it is the key to unlocking big change. Education plays a big role in a nation’s productivity and growth.
Health
The foundation for sustainable economic growth is qualitative, accessible and affordable healthcare.
Infrastructure
Have you ever wondered why some countries are more advanced than others?

Countries that have better roads, seaports, airports, bridges, railways, sustainable energy supply and other physical infrastructure are likely to attain faster economic growth and development than others.
  • Create a National Infrastructural Development Bank (NIDB) to provide loans at nominal interest rates to help the ongoing work of rebuilding infrastructure
  • Establish a Legal and Regulatory Framework for the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) designated for specific investments in critical road and power projects across the country
  • Complete the 2nd Niger Bridge
  • Make budgetary provision for the completion the Lagos-Kano Rail (Ibadan to Kano, Port Harcourt-Maiduguri)
  • Construct rail to pass through all South East State Capitals through the North Central and then to the North East
  • Complete the Coastal Rail (Lagos-Calabar)
  • To move broadband coverage to 120,000 km of fibre network across Nigeria
  • Increase power generation, transmission, and distribution capacity to at least 10,000 MW within four years and increase to 20,000 MW with a view to achieving 24/7 uninterrupted power supply within five years
  • Development of sustainable/renewable energy
  • A minimum of 1,000 MW new generation incremental power capacity per annum on the Grid.
  • Deepen “Energise Economies Initiative” and deploy clean, affordable off grid power solutions to 300 markets across the country
  • Diversify sources of energy by encouraging the operation of licensed solar and wind energy companies
  • Provide finance for the upgrade of existing airports to international standard
  • Complete all Airport Remodelling Projects across the country
  • Fast track PPP projects such as the Ibom Deep Sea Port Project for the development of a Greenfield Deep Sea Port and accompanying Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Akwa Ibom State
  • Complete rehabilitation and reconstruction of access roads to the inland waterways for ease of access and easy movement of cargo
  • Pass National Inland Waterways Act to open the sector for private sector participation
  • Ensure timeous completion of River Niger Dredging project
  • Concession and develop 4 river ports in the Lower Niger, namely: Onitsha, Lokoja, Baro and Oguta River Ports
  • Address current challenges to the operation, licensing, and granting of permits to Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) and fully implement the existing framework for broadband development