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FG to Demolish Structures on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridor


The federal government has directed all owners of businesses and structures within the Apapa-Ebute-Meta corridor of Lagos-Ibadan railway to relocate in order to allow the construction of the rail project continue without delay. The apex government equally explained challenges hindering conveying of cargoes by train to and from the ports, disclosing that it had not constructed the standard gauge to ...

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FEC approves N4.6bn for construction of 7 Model Schools

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The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geopolitical zones of the country. READ ALSO: History of building codes in Nigeria The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting which ...

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Expert suggests stabilised earth bricks for building construction

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A Professor of Architecture, Adedeji Daramola, has suggested the use of locally-made Stabilised Earth Bricks (SED) by the building construction to ensure durability of structures in the society. Daramola, also the Rector of Redeemers’ College of Technology and Management (RECTEM) in Mowe, Ogun, described the stabilised earth bricks as a mixture of laterite or natural soil with some little quantity ...

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Buhari signs executive order 007 for construction of 794km of roads

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed Executive Order 007 to close the road infrastructure gap in the transportation sector of the country through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. Tagged order 007 on road infrastructure development and refurbishment investment tax credit scheme, the president signed it at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In the first phase of the scheme, 19 road projects ...

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FCTA to commence construction of more classrooms, employ teachers


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will soon commence the construction of more classrooms and employment of teachers in order to improve standard and to decongest the classrooms. FCT Education Secretary Dr. Bala Mohammed Liman dropped this hint while speaking with a section of the media during an inspection of resumption of schools in Abuja, last week. He noted that ...

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Oyo LG Chairman donates N100k To NUT for the construction of Secretariat.


Itesiwaju Local Government Chairman Hon. Niyi Adeagbo has on Wednesday, donated a sum of N100,000 Cash to National Union of Teachers (NUT), ITESIWAJU Chapter as part of the Local government’s contribution to facilitate the construction of its Secretariat. Adeagbo announces the donation to the Branch Chairman of the Union, Comrade S.O Olaoti and his Secretary, Comrade M.O Bolaji respectively when ...

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Boko Haram: Borno begins construction of 500 houses in destroyed community

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The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday flagged off the building of 500 houses to replace homes destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in Gajiram, headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Area. Nganzai, an agrarian local government, about 90km from Maiduguri, the state capital, was among the communities that were badly hit by the Boko Haram onslaught. Gajiram, ancestral home of ...

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Lagos-Abeokuta road: Commuters lament over BRT lane construction

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Road users plying the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway have called on the Federal Government to intervene in the gridlock caused by the ongoing construction of Oshodi-Abule Egba Bus Rapid Transit (BRT lane). Some commuters, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, lamented the untold hardship and loss of man-hour faced on the road. They appealed to the Minister ...

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Lagos-Ibadan railway: FG commands CCECC to employ Nigerian engineers

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The Federal Government has insisted that the contractors handling the construction of new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation, must employ more professionals, especially Nigerian engineers, and other workers. This will not only ensure the timely delivery of the project in December this year as promised but facilitate smooth transition and operation of the rail ...

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Flooding: Katsina LG lauds FG for construction Of 10.5 kilometres drainage


Alhaji Salisu Na-Allahu, Chairman, Maiadua Local Government Area in Katsina State, has commended the Federal Government for constructing 10.5 km drainage network in the area to prevent flooding. Na-Allahu gave the commendation in an interview in Maiadua on Tuesday that the project, which will soon be completed, was financed by the Ecological Fund Office. He said the drainage would provide ...

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