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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.

 

The Nigerian construction industry has remained resilient through the country’s recent macroeconomic volatility, benefitting from mid- and long-term economic development policies emphasising infrastructure investment, and a sizeable deficit that has created new opportunities in the transport, energy and real estate sectors. Although currency...

 

In 2008, for the first time in history, more than half of humanity was living in urban areas. Perhaps the most remarkable observation about this trend is the speed at which it has happened: as recently as 1900 urban areas accounted for 13% of the global population. Towns and cities are seen as the crucibles of opportunity for many rural...

 

How would you assess the progress Nigeria has made in addressing the housing deficit?