Nigeria Transport Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Nigeria 2019

Nigeria has seen much of its transport network fall into disrepair in the wake of unprecedented recent economic and population growth, as well as decades of underinvestment in critical transport infrastructure. Although rising passenger and cargo demand continues to strain nearly every segment of Nigeria’s transport sector, over the course of 2017 and 2018 the country has made commendable...

Combining oil and gas wealth with the entrepreneurial efforts of its predominantly young population, Nigeria has developed a business-friendly environment over the past two decades of civilian rule. The country has effectively leveraged its abundance of natural resources and harnessed the strength of its 193m-strong population to become a key nation both on the African continent and beyond.

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After raising $30m in a recent round of financing, a Nigerian start-up is looking to revolutionise the country’s transport and logistics sector.

 

Accounting for the majority of passenger and freight movements, Nigeria’s road network plays a critical role in domestic transport and international trade, although the bulk of its network remains in poor condition and unpaved, a challenge exacerbated by rising traffic volumes. Chronic congestion has had major economic ramifications for the...

 

With investment in new airport infrastructure ongoing, the government is undertaking a series of policy and regulatory reforms aimed at improving aviation operations and following international best practice. Chief among these is a recent move to join the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), an agreement among 23 African nations to...

 

The aviation sector is experiencing rapid growth worldwide, propelled by booming tourism industries, lower air fares and the push for greater connectivity in an increasingly globalised economy. Middle-class expansion has also spurred growth in air travel, as more people are able to afford flights for holidays or business-related travel....

 

In what ways will the new National Transport Commission (NTC) impact transport regulation?

 

Africa’s largest economy and its 14th-largest geographically, Nigeria has seen much of its transport network fall into disrepair in the wake of unprecedented recent economic and population growth, as well as decades of under-investment in critical transport infrastructure.