Nigeria and China have concluded a contract agreement worth US$11.117bn for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar coastal railway line in Nigeria. The first segment of the rail line will comprise Port-Harcourt, Calabar, uyo and Aba. However, the first segment of the rail project is expected to be ready within 2 years. Additionally, when completed, the proposed coastal railway line in Nigeria will link all sea ports. The project is also expected to create business hubs meant for commercial activities.