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Court arraigns construction engineer for allegedly stealing N2m worth of cement


Police on Tuesday arraigned a 37-year-old engineer, Ayodele Ade-Aina, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 800 bags of cement. The accused, who lives at Aggrey Road, Yaba in Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of stealing and false pretext. The prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah alleged that the accused, under false pretext, obtained 800 bags of Lafarge cement valued ...

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Federal Government recapitalises FMBN with N500 billion


Babatunde Fashola‎, minister of Power, Works and Housing said the federal government has concluded plans to recapitalise the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) to a N500bn capital base, which would enable it play a more determinant role in closing the housing deficit in the country. The FMBN current capital base is currently put at N2.5 billion, of which the ...

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FRSC commander warns against reckless driving on roads undergoing rehabilitation


Mr. Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander, Ogun Command, gave the advice in an interview on Monday in Ota, Ogun. Oladele explained that ongoing rehabilitation of roads in different parts of the country had led to increased activities of construction workers and heavy-duty trucks on those highways. He listed some of the roads undergoing rehabilitation in parts of Ogun to ...

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FEC approves 14 road contracts in different parts of the country

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), Wednesday approved 14 road contracts for rehabilitation in different parts of the country at the cost of N185.3 billion. The Special Adviser, Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, announced this on behalf of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting. Mr ...

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FG approves N6.5 billion for construction of ITF conference center


The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N6.5 billion for the construction of phase II and the completion of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) multi-purpose conference centre in Abuja. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, stated this while addressing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting. He said: “The importance of this is that the ITF is ...

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Fashola temporarily fixes collapsed bridge in 24hours

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The temporary solution on the collapsed bridge occurred less than 24 hours after the works minister, Babatunde Fashola, pledged to ensure a palliative is put in place for motorists plying the route. Vehicular traffic on the Mokwa-Jebba road has eased following the temporary fixing of the Mowo bridge after it collapsed on Saturday night. The Federal Road Safety Corp had ...

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Ambode approves construction of Fagba Bridge


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday approved the construction of a bridge at the Fagba intersection to ease the perennial traffic gridlock and reduce travel time within the axis. Ambode approved the construction of the Fagba Bridge after an inspection of the ongoing construction of Pen Cinema Flyover, where he observed the need to holistically address the traffic ...

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Akwa Ibom Gov. flags off construction of ring road 3 in Uyo metropolis


Akwa Ibom State Governor. Udom Emmanuel has flagged off the construction of ring road 3 within Uyo metropolis as part of his commitment to the infrastructural development of the state. Speaking when he commissioned the 1.10 kilometers access road to Atlantic FM and its environs in Uyo, the Governor who restated that infrastructure is the bedrock of his industrialization policy, ...

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