24/06/2022

Senate Passes Public Private Partnership Regulatory Commission Bill

  By Agency Report On Jun 23, 2022  The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, passed the Public Private Partnership Regulatory Commission Bill, 2022. Also passed was the Chartered Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2022. The passage of the bills, followed  the consideration  and adoption of two separate reports of  the Committees on Works and Establishment and Public Service. Sen. Emmanuel  Orker-Jev (PDP- Benue), in a presentation delivered on behalf of the Chairman, Committee on Establishment and […]
13/06/2022
Nigeria Air to fly before June 2023 – ICRC

Nigeria to begin production of Military, Paramilitary uniforms in Jan. 2023 – ICRC

June 13, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Nigeria to begin production of Military, Paramilitary uniforms in Jan. 2023 – ICRC . . . Factory 68% completed Nigeria will begin local production of uniforms for its military and paramilitary personnel from January 2022, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has disclosed. The production project is a Joint Venture Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) and Sur Corporate Wear to create the Sur […]
03/06/2022
Acting Dg of ICRC Michael Ohiani at the 2nd quarter Public Private Partnership Units Consultative Forum (3PUCF) in Abuja on Thursday

ICRC reiterates need for viable projects through PPP

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has reiterated the need for viable and bankable projects that will be delivered through PPP, especially in the critical sectors. The Acting Director-General, ICRC, Mr Michael Ohiani, said this at the Public Private Partnership Units Consultative Forum (3PCUF) for Quarter 2, 2022, held in Abuja on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the meeting was sponsored by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Ohiani said the government had given […]
30/05/2022
Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service Col. Hameed Ali with Acting DG of ICRC Michael Ohiani after the signing of the Customs Modernisation Agreement

Customs modernization agreement signed, to generate $176bn – ICRC

May 30, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Customs modernization agreement signed, to generate $176bn – ICRC The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Nigerian Customs Modernisation Project, a Public Private Partnership (PPP) will generate over $176 billion dollars to the Federal Government in 20 years. Acting Director General of the ICRC, Michael Ohiani disclosed this on Monday at the signing ceremony of the concession. The concession agreement was between the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) […]
30/05/2022
Acting Director General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Michael Ohiani

ICRC receives NNPC delegation over proposed Specialist Hospitals, intravenous plant concession

  May 27, 2022 PRESS RELEASE ICRC receives NNPC delegation over proposed Specialist Hospitals, intravenous plant concession …Projects to generate over N207bn in 20 years The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has advanced in its  discussions with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s NNPC Medical Service Limited (NMSL) over the proposed establishment of 5 Specialist Hospitals and one intravenous Fluid Plant across Nigeria. The facilities which are to be established under a Design- Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain (DBFOM) Public […]
25/05/2022
Ag. Director General of ICRC, Michael Ohiani presenting certificates at the end of a Risk Management training for select Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)

Risks: ICRC trains MDAs as expert recommends establishment of National Risk Office

PRESS RELEASE May 24, 2022 The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has commenced training for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on risk management, especially as it relates to Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).   The training which was declared open by the Acting Director General of the Commission, Michael Ohiani, had Ministries of Transportation, Justice, Aviation, Water Resources as well as agencies under the Ministries in attendance.   Aimed at enlightening decision makers in government agencies […]
04/05/2022
PPP: NCC issues Request For Qualification for Device Management System (DMS)

PPP: NCC issues Request For Qualification for Device Management System (DMS)

PPP: NCC issues Request For Qualification for Device Management System (DMS) Under the regulatory guidance of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the deployment of a single window Device Management System (DMS) for mobile communication devices. The project is collaboration between the NCC and the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement (“NCC Device Management System” […]
28/04/2022
Acting Director General of the ICRC, Mr Michael Ohiani presenting an FBC certificate of compliance to the Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi

5,800 new jobs, over $2.06bn revenue as ICRC issues FBCs for new Infrastructure projects

PRESS RELEASE April 28, 2022 In its statutory bid to regulate the advancement of infrastructural development of Nigeria through Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued two Full Business Case Certificates of Compliance for new infrastructure projects. The FBCs which were presented to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, were for the concession of the Badagry Deep Seaport and the Floating Dry Dock for NIMASA. Acting Director General of the […]
27/04/2022
Acting Director General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Michael Ohiani

Nigeria being repositioned as PPP knowledge base in Africa – ICRC

PRESS RELEASE April 27, 2022 Nigeria being repositioned as PPP knowledge base in Africa – ICRC The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) says that it is working very assiduously to reposition Nigeria as the Public Private Partnership (PPP) knowledge base in Africa. Acting Director General of the Commission, Michael Ohiani said this during the first meeting of the Nigerian Public Private Partnership Network (NPPPN), a network that brings together all heads of PPP at state […]
14/04/2022
Acting DG of ICRC Michael Ohiani, Presenting the Full Business Case Certificates to the Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi

Amaechi receives FBCs for Lagos/Ibadan, Itakpe/Warri rail e-ticketing concessions

…Projects to generate N140bn, create 3,000 jobs in 10 years   April 13, 2022 The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued two Full Business Case certificates (FBCs) for the concession of e-ticketing for the Lagos/Ibadan and Warri/Itakpe rail services. Acting Director General of the ICRC, Michael Ohiani, presented the FBCs on Wednesday to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the projects which will be domiciled in the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). Speaking before […]
08/04/2022
Ag DG ICRC Michael Ohiani with DG NASRDA Dr Halilu Shaba

ICRC backs NASRDA’s PPP solutions to provide 90% of Nigerians with satellite broadband internet

…As NASRDA boss hails ICRC as key to Nigeria’s development The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has thrown its weight behind the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) in its quest for effective satellite solutions in rural areas. Acting Director General of the ICRC, Mr. Michael Ohiani gave the assurance when he received a team from the Space Agency led by its Director General Dr. Halilu Shaba, who came on a courtesy visit to […]
28/03/2022
Acting Director General of ICRC Michael Ohiani with the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers' Council Emmanuel Jime

ICRC receives Shippers’ Council delegation, harps on PPPs to bridge infrastructure gap

PRESS RELEASE March 28, 2022 ICRC receives Shippers’ Council delegation, harps on PPPs to bridge infrastructure gap   The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has emphasized the need to utilize Public Private Partnerships in bridging the Infrastructure gap in the country.   This is even as it has identified PPP models as a strategy that could be deployed in the transportation of goods to reduce over reliance on trucking which damages road infrastructure.   Acting […]
19/03/2022
ICRC meets Abuja/Kaduna rail e-ticketing Concessionaire

ICRC meets Abuja/Kaduna rail e-ticketing concessionaire

PRESS RELEASE March 18, 2022 The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has met with Secure ID, the concessionaire for the Abuja /Kaduna rail electronic ticketing service. The meeting which was at the instance of the ICRC was called in a bid to address certain concerns raised by passengers on the Service. Sone of the challenges for which the meeting was called include: failed transactions and difficulty with getting refund, issuing of duplicate tickets, empty seats […]
18/03/2022

Head of Service to partner with ICRC on efficient civil service

By Nana Musa The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, has said the office of the HOCSF is collaborating with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) to ensure an effective civil service for the country. Yemi-Esan who stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the First Quarter Public Private Partnership Units Consultative Forum Meeting, added that the aim was to attain a World-class civil service. Yemi-Esan who was represented […]
15/03/2022

GARKI HOSPITAL IS BETTER RUN ON A PPP MODEL

Sefiya Ahmad writes that the PPP initiative at Garki Hospital is working remarkably well For a large population of ordinary Nigerians living in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, government hospitals remain the option when considering accessibility, affordability and quality service. They are however often mindful of the costs, waiting time to see a doctor or have their laboratory tests conducted. Available information indicates that the population in the Federal Capital Territory has grown from 1.5 […]
11/03/2022

Edo Govt. delegation visits ICRC, targets own Agro-based River Port

March 10, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Edo Govt. delegation visits ICRC, targets own Agro-based River Port Representatives from the Edo State Government on Wednesday, paid an introductory visit to the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). The visit was to intimate the Commission on the plans by the state government to finalise and submit an Outline Business Case (OBC) for the establishment of an Agro-based River Port in the state. The delegation, led by Mr. Greg Ogbeifun, […]