China agrees huge railway construction deal in Nigeria
Beijing - SPA
China has agreed a 12-billion-dollar deal to build a
railway line in Nigeria, state-run media reported Thursday, dpa reported.
The planned 1,400-kilometre railway, to be built by the state firm
China Railway Construction Corp, will run from the main city of Lagos
in the west to the south-eastern port of Calabar.
It was the single biggest foreign infrastructure deal ever signed by
China, Xinhua news agency said.
China has already invested heavily in Nigeria's oil and