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BAUCHI-GOMBE ROAD: House of Reps express displeasure towards contractors

Bauchi-Gombe road

The House of Representatives Committee on Works, has expressed displeasure over the poor performance by the contractors handling a section of Bauchi-Gombe road. Mr Israel Ajibola, team leader of the committee, currently on inspection of road projects in the North-East region, spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Bauchi. Ajibola, who had earlier ...

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Construction work recommences at Port Harcourt international airport

Construction work recommences at Port Harcourt airport

According to Leadership, construction works have once again recommenced at the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) following the return to site by the contractors handling the project. Contracts for the remodeling of the airport was awarded by the former Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah as part of efforts to uplift the airport but was abandoned when she was removed from ...

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Atan/Agbara alive for Ogun’s 600-metre bridge, road

Atan/Agbara alive for Ogun’s 600-metre bridge, road

“The Ogun State government has begun the construction of a six-lane 12-kilometre (KM) road and a 600 metre bridge in Atan/Agbara, Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of the state. The project is part of measures to  end the hardship being experienced by motorists and other road users due to the bad state of the road. The construction work, according to ...

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8 Antics of suppliers and Workmen on your Construction Site

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Impediments to success on your construction site can come in diverse forms. One of the notable challenges you may come across on your construction site are the antics of suppliers and workmen . This article highlights the 8 antics of suppliers and workmen on your construction site. If you are not on site for your building project in our built ...

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FG to issue promissory notes to contractors on domestic debts

FG to issue promissory notes to contractors on domestic debts

In order to clear the backlog of debts owed contractors, the federal government is working to issue promissory notes to contractors to clear a preponderance of domestic debts. The Nation reports that the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, while speaking at the 14th Daily Trust dialogue with the theme Beyond Recession in Abuja on Thursday,  disclosed that the federal ...

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Nigeria needs $29. 9b to revive economy, pay contractors – Odigie-Oyegun

Nigeria needs $29. 9b to revive economy, pay contractors - Odigie-Oyegun

The Guardian reports that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend the $29.9 billion, he wants to borrow, on reviving the comatose economy and paying contractors, some of who are being owed for up to 10 years. The Guardian reports that APC’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said Sunday night that the President ...

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Delta State govt stops 25% mobilisation fee to contractors

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that the Delta State Government, yesterday said it had stopped the 25 percent mobilisation fee to contractors  for government contracts. According to Vanguard, the State’s Commissioner for Works, Mr James Augoye, who disclosed this during a meeting with contractors in the state, told them to ensure execution of projects awarded to specification “or face sanctions and contracts revocation. “Some contractors have ...

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Prosecute Contractors Handling Collapsed Buildings – NIESV

Court Orders MD of Lekki Gardens Kept In Prison

NIESV has called upon government to ensure that contractors who handle collapsed buildings are adequately prosecuted in order to serve as deterrent to others, and at the same time, stem the tide of structural failures in the country. This call was made by the Chairman, Ogun State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Mr. Biodun Awolesi, on the ...

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11 contractors Collected N4bn Without Going To Site – Senate

11 contractors collected N4bn without going to site – Senate

The Senate Committee on Works yesterday said 11 road contractors collected N4 billion last year from the federal ministry of Works and did not mobilize to sites. The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya disclosed this when the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola appeared before the house committee for the defence of his ministries 2016 budget. ...

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EFCC To Go After NDDC Contractors

property ownership investigations

The zonal head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in charge of South South, Ishaq Salihu, has expressed the readiness of the agency to focus its attention on contractors of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. Speaking while receiving the acting managing director of NDDC, Ibim Semenitari, in his office in Port Harcourt, Mr. Salihu noted the existence ...

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