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Federal government moves road construction to nighttime

Federal government commences road construction at night

The federal government has said it has commenced rehabilitation of failed portions of the nation’s road at night to avoid traffic congestions that are associated with day time repair of roads. The Federal Road maintenance Agency’s Engineer in charge of the FCT, Engineer Ambrose Omame stated this at the weekend while carrying out repair works on several portions of the ...

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Communities laud Ambode over bridge constructed by Chinese firm

Communities laud Ambode over bridge constructed by Chinese firm

The chairman of Badagary local government area of Lagos State Olusegun Onilude, has hailed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the people in the area for the successful completion of Ajara-Agelasho-poka-Erekiti road and bridge. Onilude said the people of Badagry were pleased with the governor that their long expectation has been met in collaboration with Chinese Gezuonba Group of Company Limited (CGGC) ...

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2018-Kaduna State earmarks 7.3bn for road construction

2018-Kaduna State earmarks 7.3bn for road construction

The Kaduna State Government has earmarked N7.3 billion for the construction of township roads in the 2018 budget estimate approved by the state assembly. NAN report that the figure was contained in the 2018 budget obtained from the state’s Planning and Budget Commission. A total of N21.66 billion was allocated to the agency, out of which N20.83 billion was for ...

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Niger- FADAMA III spends N437 million on road construction and dams

Niger-FADAMA III-spends-N437-million

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) Programme in Niger State says it has spent N437 million on constructing a road and rehabilitating two dams in three local government areas of the state. Baba Shaba, the Communication Officer of FADAMA III (AF) Programme in Niger, said this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday. ...

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Lafarge advocates cultural shift in road construction

Lafarge advocates cultural shift in concrete solutions for road construction

“As the Federal Government explores innovative options for infrastructure financing, cement manufacturers have advocated a cultural shift in the way roads are being constructed as part of measures to ensure cost management and sustainability of projects being executed.”- The Guardian According to operators in the industry, embracing a cultural shift in road designs and construction will aid local content development ...

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Stakeholders in the built environment renew campaign for concrete roads

Stakeholders in the built environment

Punch reports that stakeholders in the built environment have said that adequate road infrastructure is critical to economic growth and development, as road transportation accounts for about 90 per cent of all freight and passenger movements in the country. Based on this, there have been calls for more investment in concrete roads, which professionals say can save the government several ...

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Katsina to spend N23 billion on road construction and electricity

Katsina to spend N23 billion on road construction and electricity

According to The Guardian, the Katsina State government has said that it will spend N23 billion on roads construction and electricity projects in some selected local councils in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport, Mr. Tasi’u Musa Dandagoro, stated this at the end of a rescheduled executive council meeting of the state. Dandagoro said the projects ...

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Dangote and others jostle for Lagos road contracts

The Guardian reports that major shifts may soon be introduced into the Lagos government’s road projects with the bidding of AG-Dangote Construction Limited proposing the use of concrete in the 181 local councils road contracts.

The Guardian reports that major shifts may soon be introduced into the Lagos government’s road projects with the bidding of AG-Dangote Construction Limited proposing the use of concrete in the 181 local councils road contracts. The firm is among the 1,000 building and civil engineering contractors jostling for the contracts in Lagos. At least two roads are selected from the 20 ...

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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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