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, […]
08/03/2022
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the establishment of a National Carrier

FG issues Request For Proposal for Nigeria Air

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through its Ministry of Aviation, has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the establishment of a National Carrier. The RFP is in compliance with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Act, 2005. This is in keeping to the promise made by the government and reiterated by the Acting Director General of the ICRC, Mr Michael Ohiani, that Nigeria Air will fly before the end of the current administration of […]
02/03/2022

ICRC implements 173 concessions worth $9bn since inception — D-G

Mr Micheal Ohiani, the Acting Director-General (D-G), Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), says the organisation has implemented 173 concessions worth nine billion dollars since its inception in 2008. Ohiani said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. According to him, ICRC has been able to issue 116 Outline Business Cases (OBC) certificates and 47 Full Business Case (FBC) certificates approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). He, […]
01/03/2022
Lekki Deep Sea Port at 81 percent completion - ICRC

Lekki Deep Sea Port at 81 percent completion – ICRC

March 1, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Lekki Deep Sea Port at 81 percent completion – ICRC The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) wishes to state that the Lekki Deep Sea Port project is now over 80 percent completed. Although it was widely reported across several media outlets that the project is at 96 percent completion, the Commission wishes to clarify that the project is at 81.14 percent completion. Breakdown of the completion status show that: dredging […]
01/03/2022

FG committed to bridging infrastructure gap – ICRC

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) says the Federal Government is poised in its commitment to bridging the infrastructure gap in Nigeria. The Acting Director-General of the commission, Mr Michael Ohiani said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday. The ICRC boss hinted that plans were at advanced stage to begin the process of procuring a concessionaire for the Lagos/Ibadan rail and the Itakpe/Warri rail. Ohiani said […]
01/03/2022
Nigeria Air to fly before June 2023 – ICRC

Nigeria Air to fly before June 2023 – ICRC

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) says Air Nigeria will begin to convey Nigerians before the end of President Muhammad Buhari’s administration. Acting Director-General (I-G) of the commission, Mr Michael Ohiani told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday, that the ICRC was now working round the clock to get it operational. Ohiani said that ICRC was working closely with the Ministry of Aviation, adding that a new presidential approval had just […]