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Akwa Ibom govt urges FG to refund N140bn spent on federal roads

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Akwa Ibom Government has urged the Federal Government to refund the state money it spent on the reconstruction of federal roads in the state. The state Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyangeyen, made the appeal in an interaction with newsmen in Uyo on Monday. Inyageyen said that of the N140 billion owed the state, the Federal Government had approved the ...

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Rivers government tells federal government to repair federal roads

Rivers government tells federal government to repair federal roads

“The Rivers State Government has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to repair federal roads. He has called to declare a state of emergency on some portions of the East West Road, especially the Akpabo-Eleme axis.”- Daily Post He said the road was “constituting a death trap and huge embarrassment to Nigeria.” This call was made on Monday in ...

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Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments spend N100m on federal roads

Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments spend N100m on federal roads

“To ease transportation challenges encountered by commuters plying the Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi and Katsina to Kaduna routes, the Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments spend N100m on federal roads, they have completed the repair work on the 214-kilometre highway.”- The Guardian A statement issued by the spokesman to Governor of Sokoto State, Malam Imam Imam said the roads was repaired at ...

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Niger State government calls on FG to repair Federal roads

Niger State spends N300m on flood disaster

Reports show that Niger State government has called on the Federal Government to repair damaged federal roads in the state. Vanguard reports that Niger State government has raised an alarm over the poor state of federal roads in the state. It called for their immediate repairs to save the lives of commuters, who die daily on the roads. The roads ...

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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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Akwa Ibom gets Buhari’s nod to construct Federal roads, awarded N100 billion road contracts

Akwa Ibom state works commissioner, Mr. Ephraim Inyang-eyen has told Premium Times that the Akwa Ibom State Government has awarded road contracts worth over N100 billion during the first six months Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration. Already, Mr. Inyang-eyen said the governor has received the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari to construct Federal Government’s roads in the state. “The road contracts ...

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Lagos Assembly Demands Refund Of N52b Spent On Federal roads

Lagos Assemble Demands Refund Of N52b Spent On FG roads

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday demanded for N52 billion, being money spent by the Lagos State Government on repairs of Federal Roads in the state over time. This demand was raised by the Deputy Majority Leader of the House, Olumuyiwa Jimoh, under Matter of Urgent Public Importance. Congratulating the newly appointed Minister of Power, Works and Housing, ...

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Willie Obiano calls on FG over poor state of federal roads

Developmental intervention

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has cried out over the poor state of federal roads in the state and called on the Federal government to hasten to save the roads from imminent collapse. The Governor made the call while inspecting erosion sites along the Onitsha-Owerri and Onitsha-Enugu expressways which had caved in at two points in Okija, Ihiala local ...

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