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Buhari administration pays contractors more than Goodluck Jonathan’s

Buhari administration

Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola has said that the current Buhari administration paid road contractors in the South East more than the previous administration of Goodluck Jonathan. The Minister stated this on Thursday during the inspection of Ikot Ekpene Boarder-Aba-Owerri dualization road, Section I, Phase I. Fashola, while interacting with the contractor handling the project, said ...

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Federal government set to link Ado-Ekiti and Oshogbo by rail

rail

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, May 15, said that Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, will be connected to Lagos-Kano rail line just as he signed a $6.68 billion dollars contract agreement for the Ibadan-Kaduna segment with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). Amaechi said at the signing ceremony in Abuja that Ado-Ekiti would be connected with a ...

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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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FG will deliver 2,450 housing units – Minister

housing units

The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan, has said that the Federal Government will deliver no fewer than 2,450 housing units in the first phase of the National Housing Programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He said the programme involved the building of an average of 70 housing units in 35 states of the federation ...

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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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Fashola assures citizens that FG won’t watch Niger bridge collapse

road projects

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration cannot fold its hands and watch the Niger Bridge, which was built in the 1950s, to collapse. Fashola stated this while inspecting ongoing repairs and maintenance works on the Niger Bridge, adding that the Federal Government was mindful of the fact ...

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FG, GE and two others sign narrow gauge railway concession deal

railway

The Federal Government and four companies, including General Electric (GE) and APM Terminals, have signed an agreement to start the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. The interim phase will include “light remedial civil and track repair works” on the narrow gauge rail line, Head of Communications, GE Nigeria, Yewande Thorpe, said in a statement. “Additionally, a joint ...

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Akwa Ibom govt urges FG to refund N140bn spent on federal roads

Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom Government has urged the Federal Government to refund the state money it spent on the reconstruction of federal roads in the state. The state Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyangeyen, made the appeal in an interaction with newsmen in Uyo on Monday. Inyageyen said that of the N140 billion owed the state, the Federal Government had approved the ...

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Edo creates 3,000 jobs with National housing programme

jobs

The ongoing National Housing Programme by the Federal Government in Benin, Edo, has generated over 3,000 jobs and empowerment to Nigerians within the locality. Ebemeata Ani-Otoibhi, the Team Leader, NHP, Edo, made this known on Tuesday in Benin while briefing newsmen after the inspection of the project. Ani-Otoibhi said that the ongoing project with about 12 different contractors has attained ...

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