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FCT community under threat as makeshift bridge collapses


Chikakore, a settlement with over 500 houses in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, is on the verge of being cut off from the rest of community as the makeshift bridge linking it with others has collapsed. The main culvert linking the community to the rest of Kubwa is equally on the verge of collapse. Chikakore community plays ...

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Yobe minister donates relief materials to flood victims


The Hon. Minister of State, Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, has donated 500 bags of assorted grains to victims of recent floods that occurred in his home state, Yobe. A breakdown of the distribution indicates that Potiskum had the highest share of 200 bags while the remaining three local government areas of Fika, Fune and Nagere of his ...

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FRSC blames absent-minded drivers for majority of road accidents

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The Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday, blamed majority of the road accidents recorded in the state on absent-mindedness on the part of drivers. The Sector Commander, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, made this known in Awka while opening the Commission’s `Ember Months Campaign’ at Agulu Motor Park. The campaign had the theme: “Road Safety is a ...

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Man in prison, 2 others docked for assaulting EEDC staff


Three other persons have been arraigned for assaulting officials of the Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC). This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Head of Communications, EEDC, Mr. Emeka Ezeh. One of the suspects, 37-year-old man identified as Chibuzor Obidinma, an indigene of Ezinifite, Okpuno in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State was arraigned before the ...

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Lagos rehabilitates 150 dilapidated roads


The Lagos State Public Works Corporation has executed rehabilitation and palliative road works totaling 82,787.61 sqm at strategic sections on over 150 roads across the state. The road repair intervention by the Lagos State Public Works is in actualization of the vision of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s administration to ensure free flow of vehicular movement with the removal ...

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I didn’t inflate contracts, Fashola tackles BPP


Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, says there was no inflation in the contracts awarded by his ministry in 2018. The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) said it saved N26 billion for the federal government in 2018 by revising the sums of government contracts approved by some ministries, departments, and agencies. The agency said the highest reduction was made from the ...

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Please employ indigenes, Lawmaker begs road contractor


The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency in House of Representatives, Honourable Babatunde Hunpe has appealed to the contractor handling Agbara-Badagry-Seme road to employ people from the area in construction works. He made the appeal when he visited officials of CGC Construction Company on-site at Gbaji Road along Badagry Seme Expressway on Monday. Babatunde said the people of Badagry are complaining ...

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Flood: Relocate to safe places, Assembly tells residents


Ekiti State House of Assembly on Sunday advised residents living in flood-prone areas across the state to relocate to safe areas in compliance with the warning and prediction of Nigeria Meteorological Agency that heavier rains were underway. The Deputy Speaker of the Assembly, Hakeem Jamiu, said such relocation would be of tremendous help in saving the people’s lives and property ...

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PDP governors condemn raid on Umahi’s residence


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has condemned the recent raid on the Abuja residence of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State. The forum made the condemnation in a statement issued by its Chairman and Governor of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson, on Sunday in Abuja. The forum described the raid as an attack on democracy. “It is assault on the ...

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SON confiscates N500 million substandard roofing sheets


Towards curbing the sale and manufacture of substandard roofing sheets in the country, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has apprehended galvanized roofing sheets and aluminum coils worth about N500 million in Owerri and Okigwe, Imo State. The new wave of SON intervention is coming on the heels of complaints from property developers. In fact, homeowners have been facing herculean task ...

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