Chinese company lands $3bn Nigerian rail deal
The US$3.02bn (£2.17bn) contract involves the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Nigerian Eastern Railway from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri.
CRCC’s subsidiary of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation signed the contract with the Federal Ministry of Transportation.
The existing eastern railway connects the country’s second-largest port, Port Harcourt, and the northern city of Maiduguri, passing through 12 states and linking numbers of cities in the east. The project…