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FG seeks alternative funding for Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road


The federal government is seeking alternative funding for the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road, having realised that budgetary provisions would lead to the repair work being abandoned again. The Director, Federal Highways, South West, Busari Olalekan, an Engineer, who represented the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola at the resumption of rehabilitation of the road, recently, assured ...

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Stakeholders call for improvement in infrastructure


Maritime experts have called for policies by the governments of countries in West and Central Africa to attract investments that would lead to improvement in maritime infrastructure. The call was made in a statement by Mrs. Oritsematosan Edodo-Emore, Cheif Executive Officer Zoe Venture Ltd., at the end of the third edition of the Lagos International Maritime Week, which held between ...

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Africa needs $170b annually to meet infrastructure requirement – AfDB


The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa needs about one hundred and seventy billion dollars annually to meet its infrastructure requirement. Prof. Vincent Nmehielle, Secretary General of the bank disclosed this at a media briefing to announce the bank’s annual meeting, on Thursday in Abidjan. “In 2016, the bank approved 7.8 billion dollars to finance investment in African continent and ...

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LASG set to strengthen infrastructure on waterways


The Lagos State government (LASG) has disclosed that it will continue to strengthen the infrastructural system along the State waterways to meet the emerging challenges of the coastal region and harness its full potentials for socio-economic development. The State Commissioner for Waterfront, Dr. Babatunde Adejare stated this at the at the ongoing Y2018 Ministerial Press Briefing held at Bagauda Kaltho, ...

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NDDC set to complete all on-going projects

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has restated its resolve to complete all on-going projects across the Niger Delta region within the limits of funds available to it. The NDDC Executive Director Projects Engr. (Dr) Samuel Adjogbe, re-echoed the commitment when he led a team of directors and engineers to inspect the emergency repair of Umuelemai-Agbaja Road in Isiala Mbaino ...

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NSE earmarks N2 billion for village infrastructures


The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on Wednesday said it had earmarked N2 billion for its Community Engineering Project (CEP) aimed at developing the infrastructure of selected villages in the country. The President of the society, Mr. Adekunle Mokuolu, disclosed this at the closing of the Silver Jubilee of its Ikeja branch, Lagos. Mokuolu said the society would collaborate with ...

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Experts in built environment seek an efficient facility management system


Experts in the built environment have advocated for an efficient facility management system as a means of sustaining national infrastructure across the country. Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, vice chairman of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON), Bldr. Samson Opaluwah noted that the cycle of failure of national infrastructure and facilities soon after commissioning could only be prevented by ...

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Kaduna State needs $95.5billion to address infrastructure challenges – El rufai

Kaduna State

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, yesterday, said the state needs $95.5 billion to address infrastructure challenges for the next 30 years. Gov. Nasir-El-Rufai He spoke at the third edition of the Kaduna Investment Forum where the former President of Tanzania, Dr. Jakaya Kikwete, called on African countries to create conducive environment to entice investors to the continent. According to ...

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Kogi state infrastructure is an Eyesore – Umoru


The state of infrastructure development in Kogi State is disheartening, says Chief Sunday Umoru in a press statement released by his spokesman – Honorable Collins Onogu following claims by Governor Yahaya Bello that Kogi State is now more developed than it was with the past administration via telecommunication with Mr. Seun Okinbaloye of Channels TV, the host of Politics Today. ...

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Edo community donates N30billion infrastructure to Police Force

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The Ekpon community in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo, has donated a facility valued at about N30 million to the Edo Command of the Nigeria Police Force. The facility, a police station, was handed over to Commissioner of Police in Edo, Mr Johnson Kokumo by Mr Celestine Edobor. Edobor said that the facility was started in 2014 and completed ...

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