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FG awarded 121 contracts, constructed 1,262 kilometers of road in 3 years – Fashola


Former minister of power, works, and housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the federal govt awarded 121 road contracts and constructed 1,262 kilometres of road from 2016 to 2018. According to Fashola, 277 kilometers of road was constructed, 345km was rehabilitated and 17,749 people were employed in the process, in 2016 alone. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Works and Power, ...

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6 in court over alleged N174,000 property theft 


The defendants are Rabiu Mogaji, 45; Ashiru Hammed, 23; Isah Mohammed, 35; Abdullahi Adamu, 20; Sanusi Muhammed 22; Ali Saheed, 29 and Ashiru Umar, 20. The defendants, whose addresses were not provided in court, were brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court on a three-count charge of stealing property, assault, and breach of peace. They, however, pleaded not guilty of ...

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Fayose’s former aide gets six months jail over land encroachment


An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a former Chairman of Ado Local Government Area, Mr. Taye Fasuba, to six months imprisonment over unlawful entry into a land and malicious damage to property. Senior Magistrate Omolola Akosile, in a judgment delivered on Monday, found Fasuba guilty as charged in two of the three counts before the court and sentenced him ...

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Lagos residents lament losses to floods

Lagos residents

Lagos residents call on government for intervention as flood destroys properties worth millions of naira. Adebola Oni, 28, stands in front of a kiosk overlooking a marshland on Tony Enyinna Street, Gbagada. It had just rained that Sunday afternoon and the sun was forcing its way out of the sky’s grey shrouds. At 3:57 p.m., Mr. Oni had spent the ...

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Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses


At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable properties destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital. Mr. Amos Tijam a victim of the attack told our correspondent that one person was killed, ...

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NITP calls for proper control, monitoring of housing projects


The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) Lagos Chapter, has called on the Lagos State Government to facilitate adequate control and monitoring of housing developments across the state. The NITP Chairman, Mr. Bisi Adedire, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos. Adedire said that proper monitoring and supervision of buildings had ...

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Infrastructure: NSE campaigns support of indigenous designers in Kwara


The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has encouraged Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara to dependably connect with indigenous designers and building firms in the infrastructural advancement of the State to improve nearby substance. The call was owned in an expression on Sunday in Ilorin by the branch Chairman of the NSE, Mr. Moshood Akanbi. The general public expressed that individuals ...

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President Buhari approves N208bn for university infrastructure


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disbursement of N208 billion for infrastructure in federal universities. Buhari, who was represented by Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, said this at the 23rd convocation ceremony of the University of Abuja on Saturday. The President said the approval was done under the 2019 intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. The President, ...

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EFCC unseals buildings allegedly linked to Fayose in Ekiti


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unsealed some properties it allegedly linked to a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. Men believed to be EFCC personnel in a white-coloured bus with the number plate – BWR 627 AT – with police protection, on Thursday erased the markings from the buildings with ...

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