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Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by Nobody: 9:16pm On Jan 03, 2013
National Railway Revival







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Kano ICT Park






Jos Township Stadium Renovation



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International Aviation College, Ilorin

The Ilorin International Aviation College, which is slated to be the second of its type in the West African Sub-region and a first for Nigeria. The college was built adjacent to the existing Ilorin airport and will be used for student flight training responding to the demands of the regional aerospace and tourism industries. The aviation complex will be comprised of classrooms, offices, boarding facilities for students and instructors, hangars, and flight simulator training spaces. The boarding facilities, designed to accommodate the needs of 150 students, will offer a gymnasium, cafeteria, and swimming pool in addition to dedicated living spaces.






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Kwara Mall, Ilorin


Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by 0lumide: 9:26pm On Jan 03, 2013
He needs to doo moooreeeee!

Sack Okonjo, Alison and Olusegun Aganga and see Jonathan able to do more. If he can put real patriotic Nigerians in the oil, Finance and investment sectors of Nigerian economy, Jonathan will see Nigerians coming to his side.

Asari Dokubo, the reason Nigerians hate Jonathan is because of his ministers inability to turn his promises to reality not because Nigerians hate an Ijaw man leading Nigeria.

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Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by warrior01: 9:36pm On Jan 03, 2013
0lumide: He needs to doo moooreeeee!

Sack Okonjo, Alison and Olusegun Aganga and see Jonathan able to do more. If he can put real patriotic Nigerians in the oil, Finance and investment sectors of Nigerian economy, Jonathan will see Nigerians coming to his side.

Asari Dokubo, the reason Nigerians hate Jonathan is because of his ministers inability to turn his promises to reality not because Nigerians hate an Ijaw man leading Nigeria.
u never talk wetin those guys they block for your paymasters. FYI, Okonjo,Allison and Aganga are patriotic nigerians doing their best for their fatherland. what about you? whining all day on nairaland.

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Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by outrage: 10:18pm On Jan 03, 2013
[size=14pt]all this has been around before he dreamt of becoming president.. He's just around when it got to be completed. That's if they are.
You can't tell me GEJ gave contract for that aviation school, its obviously has been under construction for years. So go sidon joh, all this paid activists.[/size]

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Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by 2Legit2Qui: 10:24pm On Jan 03, 2013
outrage: [size=14pt]all this has been around before he dreamt of becoming president.. He's just around when it got to be completed. That's if they are.
You can't tell me GEJ gave contract for that aviation school, its obviously has been under construction for years. So go sidon joh, all this paid activists.[/size]

and you must be a paid pessimist. Where did the OP mention he was praising GEJ?

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Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by Nobody: 11:20pm On Jan 03, 2013
Ado Bayero Mall, Kano

Spread over 10 hectares, Ado Bayero Mall will offer 24,000 m² of retail and entertainment space comprised of two major international shopping retailers (Shoprite & Game), the largest and modern indoor multi-screen cinema (Film House Cinemas) and a broad range of other offerings including restaurants, media stores and an indoor play area for young children. Furthermore, the mall offers over fifty (50) customisable shop spaces and ample parking for 1000 automobiles. Ado Bayero Mall will also offer specialist facilities for department stores, banks, fast food outlets, salons and indeed any tenant who may have special requirements.

The owners of the mall, Beverly Development and Realties Limited (BDRL) will be responsible for the management of the mall through a world class facility management firm. AdoBayero Mall is scheduled to open its doors to the general public in the second quarter of 2013. Anchor tenants include Game, Shoprite and Film House Ltd. Sole letting agents are Broll Property Services Limited.

While the mall constitutes the first phase of the development on the site, it is the intention of the owners to embark on a second phase comprising a 4-5 star hotel and an amusement park – thus providing the customers a unique blend of shopping, entertainment and hospitality experience.






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World Trade Center, Abuja

World Trade Center Abuja will be an iconic symbol of Nigeria’s economic strength in world commerce. Innovative architecture and exquisite construction standards will quickly make it one of the most recognizable landmark sites among the nearly 300 World Trade Centers in over 100 countries.

A gleaming 23-story AAA corporate office tower with three levels of underground parking will anchor phase one. The tower will include a prestigious list of prominent tenants in Nigeria as well regional headquarters for leading international corporations.




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Construction Work



FCT World Trade Centre project progressing speedily - Minister
Thursday, 24 May 2012


Work on the 1.2 billion dollar 37-storey FCT Trade Centre project is progressing ``speedily'', Sen. Bala Mohammed, the minister has said.

Mohammed, while speaking on Thursday, said that work on the project, which started in March 2011, had reached the fifth floor. He said the Phase I of the project was expected to be completed in June 2013.

The project is being undertaken under a Public Private Partnership arrangement between First Continental Properties Limited, a subsidiary of ChurchGate Investment Limited, and the Abuja Investment Company Limited, a parastatal agency of the FCT Administration.

Mohammed said that when completed, the mega multi-use complex, consisting of high rise residential and service apartment towers, including conference facilities and retail shopping mall, would make Abuja the next business destination.

He said the FCT administration was giving the investors the necessary support to ensure timely completion of the project, located `strategically' at the Central Business District, the heart of the city.

Source:
http://businessdayonline.com/NG/index.php/news/284-breaking-news/38380-fct-world-trade-centre-project-progressing-speedily-minister
Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by Nobody: 11:23pm On Jan 03, 2013
Not inspired. Low quality that would mean most of these projects will be re-awarded and commissioned again. Just the same old rubbish with local champions moving around and posing for the camera like a bunch of excited wild beasts.

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Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by Nobody: 11:24pm On Jan 03, 2013
Abuja Mall





Nigeria Cultural Center Abuja




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2,600 mw Mambilla Dam Project


Dam in Mambilla

MAMBILLA – A NEW PLATEAU IN DAM DESIGN

Given a unique site and carte-blanche for the design of a high-capacity HPP, the result is technical creativity of a very high order in what will be one of Africa’s largest HPPs – Mambilla HPP (2600 MW) in Nigeria.
Awarded by the Nigerian FEC (Federal Executive Council) in March 2011, to Coyne et Bellier – the Hydro division of Tractebel Engineering (France), the contract for the design and works supervision of the Mambilla HPP (2600 MW) is a first step towards realising a scheme that will more than double Nigeria’s current installed hydro capacity in one go!

A long term investment of this scale needs careful thought and exceptional planning. Taking advantage of the unique topographical and hydrological characteristics of the site – about 600 km from the capital city Abuja, in a very remote part of the country on the Mambilla plateau where the Donga River flows from its source – many technical and economic design alternatives have been considered; allowing the client to review all options when making their decisions.

HIGH-LEVEL DESIGN
The concept, with the goal of achieving, at the very least, the 2600 MW target is to use the drop of +/-1000 m from the Mambilla plateau to the plain below to maximise the full potential of the Donga River

MAMBILLA – KEY DESIGN ELEMENTS
■ A main, large rolled compact concrete (RCC) dam and reservoir (storing water and thus regulating river flow) at 1300 m above sea level – Gembu Dam.

■ Water is also diverted off the reservoir towards the western side of the plateau through 3 hydraulic tunnels totalling 33 km intercepted by 2 smaller RCC dams, both at an elevation of 1250 m – Sum Sum Dam and Nghu Dam.

■ Beyond these dams, the tunnels lead into a 1000 m drop shaft tunnelled down through the rock to a massive underground powerhouse. Via a short tunnel, the water then exits the base of the plateau and flows into a tributary river that rejoins the Donga River downstream of the plateau.
http://www.crossover.tractebel-engin...-dam-design/#1
Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by Nobody: 11:27pm On Jan 03, 2013
Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos




VENTURES AFRICA – The Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Lagos is primed for investments worth over 170 billion naira ($1 billion), Nigeria’s Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga revealed during the LFTZ Investment forum in Lagos on Monday

During the forum, which also served as the opening ceremony of the Eko Expo 2012, the minister disclosed that “Nigeria is trying to replicate China’s innovation of free trade zone for economic development.” He said, “The highest Gross Domestic Product rate of the Chinese economy is from investment in the free trade zone and that is exactly what we are trying to do in Nigeria”

The Lekki Free Trade Zone, which is expected to provide 300,000 direct and 600,000 indirect jobs in the next five years, had its top investments from Puma Energy Free Zone Enterprise, which plans to invest $400 million (N6.2 billion) in the zone with construction work already in progress.

Other investors include Imad Oil and Gas FZE $200 million (N3.1 billion), China Railway Construction Corporation with $50 million (8 billion naira), and YFK Pharmaceutical FZE with $30 million (5 billion naira).

According to a BusinessDay report, Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, challenged Nigerian investors to seize the initiative and invest massively in the free trade zone. “Nobody will develop the Nigerian economy if we fail to invest in our own economy”, the Governor added.

Earlier in the year, the World Bank’s Director of Finance and Private Sector Development for Africa, Mr Gaiv Tata reaffirmed the global financial institution’s commitment to assist the Lagos State Government in the development of the FTZ.

The Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) is located in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, and is ideal for manufacturers and businesses in all sectors. With the city’s population density and ratio of business activities, a FTZ would be apt if the authorities can overcome the perennial blueprint-to-trash can culture projects of this magnitude have been associated with in recent times.


Festac Mall, Lagos




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Lakepoint Apartments, Lagos






Tejuosho Market Mall, Lagos




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Lagos Light Rail Project





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4TH Mainland Bridge, Lagos (The Peoples' Bridge) ($1.4 Billion)








Badagry Deep Water Port Complex, Lagos ($1.6 billion)




APM to build a mega-port in Nigeria

22/11/2012

APM Terminals, a subsidiary of AP Moller Maersk, has unveiled a mega-project deepwater port on the free zone of Badagry, Nigeria. A construction project from scratch to be one of the largest in Africa. 7 km of quays area of 1000 hectares port handling facilities for containers, bulk liquid and solid, the ferry and heavy loads, a capacity for offshore vessels and river terminal. An adjacent host a thermal plant, a refinery, storage warehouses and distribution area containers.

The first phase of the project will begin in 2016. APM Terminals is already present in Africa and has nine terminals in West Africa. In Nigeria, the Group operates the terminal Lagos Apapa and Onne it. Apapa terminal is currently the largest of the West Africa with nearly 720,000 TEUs (Twenty Feet Equivalent, standard size container) treated in 2012. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, saw its container imports soar. Analysts predict that port capacity will be exceeded in 2017. Annual traffic of the country is expected to reach 10 million TEUs in the next thirty years.
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Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by takedat(m): 11:36pm On Jan 03, 2013
I appreciate the Op's optimism, Nigeria has the potential do better than most of the projects on display all we need is strategic thinking and good leadership.
Re: Major Projects Under Construction In Nigeria (pics) by Nobody: 11:37pm On Jan 03, 2013
Murtala Muhammed Airport Hilton, Lagos





The 250-room hotel to be built at Murtala Muhammed Airport Road, within easy reach of the international airport is expected to open in 2013, and it will become the second hotel operated by Hilton Hotels and Resorts in Nigeria and will be equipped with the-state-of –the –art facilities ranging from swimming pool, fitness and health spa, a fine dining restaurant, lobby bar and pool snack bar plus three large meeting rooms and a ballroom.




Eko Atlantic City, Lagos



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Le Meridien Grand Hotel, Lagos





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Lagos Ten Lane Badagry Expressway and Rail Line

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Ibadan Mall

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Anambra State To Become ''A Huge Construction Yard'', says governor Peter Obi



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Enugu Centenary City

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Enugu Mega City project takes off

By Tony Edike

WORK has commenced in earnest on the proposed multi-billion naira Enugu Centenary city, described by experts as the most ambitious and audacious real estate development project in sub-saharan Africa.

The project which is also known as the Enugu Lifestyle and Golf City, is a partnership venture between the Enugu State government and renowned estate development firm, Private Estates International (West Africa) Limited.

Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Mr. Kingsley Eze, told newsmen in Enugu at the weekend that the project was conceived by the Enugu State government as an answer to the many challenges facing the old Enugu city, adding that it was a key component of Governor Sullivan Chime’s four-point agenda.






Anambra State Hotel and Convention Centre

City: Onitsha
Status: Under Construction
Architects: Ngonyama Okpanum

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Benin Airport Remodelling




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Uyo Stadium, Akwa Ibom





Digital Library, Uyo




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Akwa Ibom International Airport


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Delta Leisure Park, Oleri ($250 million )


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At Unveiling Of $250m Project, Udughan Pledges New Deal
Sunday, 15 May 2011

GOVERNOR Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has reiterated the commitment of his government to the creation of employment for youths of the state and infrastructural renewal.

He said that the future of Delta is very bright and government is hopeful of creating a sustainable economy for the people.

Uduaghan made this pledge yesterday in Asaba, the state capital while unveiling a 250 million dollar tourism project.

The project, Delta Leisure Resort, is a twin tourism initiative with a main park located in Oleri village in Udu Local Government Area. The second, a wildlife theme park, is located at Ogwashi – Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area.

The project is designed and created by Sarner PFM (Africa) and Sarner UK in partnership with the state government and is aimed at creating new job opportunities and enhancing tourism.

The governor said: “I believe that youth unemployment is the greatest challenge and all our plans are geared towards getting them employed. Our infrastructure are geared towards getting them employed and all our policies and strategies are geared towards employment of the youths.’’

According to the project managers, the project is expected to be delivered within the next two years.

The governor pledged the commitment of the state to the date, assuring that by the grace of God, the project would be delivered on time.

Earlier, the Managing Director of Sarner PFM (Africa), Princess Abiodun Oyefuis, said that the benefits to be derived from the project are immensurable, being a multi-faceted project geared towards enhancing development.”


Apart from an 18 zone edifice replete with ample parking spaces, a retail village, theme parks and Africa cultural village, art trail, waterfalls, casino, sports village, restaurants and a cinema, much of the architecture will draw from Egyptian, American and African influences. There will also be shopping malls boasting a host of foreign and home-made brands.

“We are looking at indigenous names to add to the foreign content,” Awofusi added during her presentation of 25 top global parks for last year. “Disneyland had 5.5 billion visitors with 30 percent of them coming from Africa. I am sure if we probe further, 15 percent come from Nigeria. The chances of getting people from all over the world are very high.”

Two hotels will also dot the eventual landscape. One will be a five-star establishment packing 250 bedrooms in five storeys, while the other will be a three-star haven of eight floors and 504 bedrooms. According to the project team, all the necessaries synonymous with modern-day hospitality inns will be available to eventual tourists.

There will also be private villas and inns for discerning customers who cherish their privacy. These include a range of Floridian, Mediterranean, Oriental and English themed dwellings.

In his presentation of the wildlife resort that will be located in Ogwashi-Uku, the northern part of the state, Johan Louw said the concept behind the animal sanctuary with a capacity for 3,500 visitors per day rested on five main pillars. With conservation, research, education, entertainment and recreation topping the agenda, it would have an adventure park, animal village, safari park, Asaba Zoo and botanical gardens lying next to a five-star hotel of 50 rooms and 38 luxury guest chalets. It would also include cycling and hunting trails while all underdeveloped parts would be for ecological purposes.

Ornamental Bridge

A highlight of both projects is an ornamented bridge that will be the first in Nigeria.



Housing Project, Bayelsa State

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YENAGOA

The Tower Hotel and International Conference Centre | Leisure | 18F | U/C

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