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FEC approves N34 billion for road projects

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The Nigerian cabinet has approved over N34 billion naira for the execution of various road projects across the country. Minister of Works, Power, and Housing, Babatunde Fashola disclosed this to Journalists on Wednesday soon after this week’s cabinet meeting, Chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister, who presented four memos at the weekly cabinet meeting said, “The memos presented for ...

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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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Amaechi says contractors need N100 billion to execute East-West project

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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said N100billion would be needed by the contractors to complete the dualisation of the East-West road. Mr. Amaechi, together with the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Uguru Usani, said this during the inspection tour of the dualisation of the East-West road, which started from Warri to Eleme junction. According to him, political opponents ...

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FEC approves $995million for reconstruction of major inter-state roads

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved $995 million for the reconstruction of phase II of Abuja–Keffi–Akwanga–Lafia–Makurdi road. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, revealed this to State House correspondents at the end of the Council’s meeting held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday. He said the ...

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Federal government set to link Ado-Ekiti and Oshogbo by rail

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The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, May 15, said that Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, will be connected to Lagos-Kano rail line just as he signed a $6.68 billion dollars contract agreement for the Ibadan-Kaduna segment with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). Amaechi said at the signing ceremony in Abuja that Ado-Ekiti would be connected with a ...

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FEC approves N126bn For reconstruction of 12 roads

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“The Federal Government has approved N126 billion for the reconstruction of 12 roads across the country. The approval was formally made by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday. The council also approved a new National Health Policy for the country. Briefing State House correspondents at ...

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