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FRC tasks CCECC to deliver quality job on Aba/P’Hacourt road


Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), .Mr. Victor Muruako has tasked China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC) to deliver timely and quality job, to justify the cost of the contract. Muruako said this in Port Harcourt on Thursday during the inspection of the Aba/Port Harcourt section of the Port Harcourt – Enugu Road. The Acting chairman of the commission ...

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Lagos-Ibadan Railway: FG reveals contractor’s challenge


There has been a breakdown of some machines belonging to the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation. Nigeria’s Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi said this on Monday during an inspection of the project. According to Amaechi, the contractor said the breakdown was due to the pressures from the government for completion of the project earlier than ...

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ICPC arraigned agent for selling Principal’s N20.5m house


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned an estate agent, Raymond Ikhazuangbe for allegedly selling a house kept in his care for N20.5 million. The Commission, in a five-count charge before Justice Hassan Babangida, of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, accused Ikhazuangbe of dishonestly selling a property located in Gwarinpa, ...

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BPE says FG is not planning to sell Lagos Trade Fair Complex

Lagos Trade Fair

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says the Federal Government does not intend to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC). The BPE said that the Federal Government would rather concession the complex through a competitive transaction process. Mrs. Amina Othman, the Head, Public Communications of the BPE, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday. ...

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Federal Government pledges to complete N26bn road projects in Osun

road projects in Osun

The Federal Government has promised to complete the N 26.131billion ongoing road projects in Osun. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing said this during the inspection of the projects across the state on Thursday. The minister was represented by Mr. Hezekiah Kehinde, the Osun Controller of Works. Fashola said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration inherited seven abandoned road ...

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Federal government approves 4 new private universities


The federal government has approved the establishment of four new private universities. Minister of education disclosed this to State House correspondents after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. He listed the names of the universities as Greenfield University Kaduna, Kaduna State; Dominion University, Ibadan, Oyo state; Trinity University, Ogun State and ...

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Cost of construction on Lagos-Ibadan road section increases to N134b


The construction cost for section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Lagos to Sagamu Interchange, has increased to N134bn. This was revealed by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, at the opening of barricaded construction zones at Asese/Mowe sections of the road to motorists on Tuesday. According to Kuti, “The initial contract sum of this project was N70bn but ...

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Osun State gov. seeks FG’s intervention on road projects

Osun State

Osun state Governor Gboyega Oyetola, yesterday sought the intervention of the Federal Government on the completion and repairs of some major federal roads in the state. The governor, who spoke when he visited the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, listed them as Osogbo- Ilobun, Iwo-Osogbo, and Osogbo- Ilesa Roads. Oyetola said some of the roads are in ...

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FG advocates alternative funding for housing projects, roads

Housing projects

The Federal Government has advocated need to fund the various road and housing projects in the South-South region outside annual budgetary provisions. Minister of State for Power, Works, and the Housing, Mr. Mustapha Shehuri, who said this during a three-day inspection tour of projects in the South-South region, yesterday, said there was a need for other sources of funding besides the ...

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