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Fashola sternly warns against intervention on federal roads without approval

federal roads

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has warned state governments against intervention on federal roads without due approval by the Federal Government. Fashola gave the warning while inspecting ongoing federal projects in the Southeast on Saturday in Abakiliki, the Ebonyi State capital. He said the warning became necessary following the huge debts inherited by the Federal Government, even ...

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Fashola discloses bad state of Enugu-Onitsha road

Enugu-Onitsha road

The Minister of Work, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the 15-kilometre Abakpa junction to 9th Mile corner, Ngwo has remained tattered because the previous contractor that handled the section of the road lacked expertise on how to execute the job and finally abandoned it. The minister also stated that federal government has concluded plans to intervene ...

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Enugu governor constructs first fire service station in 56 years

Fire service station

History was made in Enugu State at the weekend as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi inaugurated one of the five new ultra-modern fire service stations being constructed by his administration across the three senatorial districts after 56 years such projects were built in the state. Government records indicate the last time three fire service stations located at Ogui, Enugu North Local Government ...

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Fashola demystifies mortgage to provide affordable houses

Affordable houses

The federal government of Nigerian has pledged to provide affordable houses via mortgage so that people can pay for it throughout their working life. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who stated this on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, said part of the change agenda of the ruling All Progressive Congress is that “Nigerians would no longer have ...

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We’ve spent N260b out of the N300b budgeted for road projects – Fashola

road projects

The Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, stated that so far, the federal government has spent about N260 billion out of the N300 billion it budgeted for Nigeria’s road projects. Speaking at the fourth quadrennial delegates conference of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) ...

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Fashola lauds Gov. Badaru for completing inherited road projects

road projects

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power Works and Housing, has commended Gov Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa for commitment in completing several road projects he inherited from past administration in the state. Fashola gave the commendation after inspecting the ongoing rehabilitation of the 70-kilometer Hadejai-Kirikasamma-Nguru road in Jigawa. Reports show that the first phase, which covered 34 kilometres had been ...

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Babatunde Fashola gives contractors ultimatum to finish road projects

Babatunde Fashola gives contractors ultimatum to finish road projects

The minister of works, power and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has given contractors ultimatum to complete the federal road projects in Yakubu Dogara, the House of Representatives Speaker’s hometown. Fashola gave the ultimatum order that they should complete all the projects before ending of May 2019 while on inspection tour to Bogoro LGA of Bauchi state. He said the APC administration ...

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Power sector loses N108 billion in the first quarter of 2018

Power sector

The NESI’s data shows that Nigeria’s power sector is losing between N1.2 billion to N1.5 billion monthly to constraints such as water, gas and transmission line. Nigeria’s power sector lost a total of N108 billion in the first quarter of 2018 from constraints that include gas supply, water, and transmission line. The sum of N108 billion has been lost to ...

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