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FG restates commitment to roads reconstruction

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government had adopted proactive measures to facilitate reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads nationwide. This he said was to enhance road transportation network in the country. Osinbajo stated this at the inauguration of the Damboa dual carriageway, constructed by Borno Government. He disclosed that the federal government was also committed to the ...

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FG has invested N2.7trn on infrastructure – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in his presentation at The Chatham House in London on Wednesday entitled: Nigeria’s National Unity: Toward Participation and Shared Values’. Alhaji Lai Mohammed He said the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari since coming into office in 2015 had embarked on an unprecedented renewal of the nation’s infrastructure, investing an ...

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156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

The Guardian reports that Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Wednesday, said Boko Haram insurgents destroyed 156,453 houses in the state. The governor made this known in Maiduguri when he received a donation of building materials and food items by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. The commission donated bundles of roofing sheets, wheelbarrows, cartons of ...

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32 Killed, 92,000 Left Homeless By Niger Flood

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At least 38 people have been killed and more than 92,000 left homeless since June in disastrous floods in Niger, the United Nations said Wednesday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the deaths, up from a previous government toll of 14, followed torrential rains in August. More than 26,000 livestock have been lost and more than ...

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Is The Planned Return Of Toll Gates a Step Forward Or Backward?

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Though opportunities may surface if tolls are introduced on our highways, it doesn’t mean it won’t come with the challenges which formed the core of the reason for the demolition of same in 2004. In view of this, it is crucial the present government make the masses understand the yardstick behind the planned re-establishment of toll gates on our federal ...

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