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FG restates commitment to reducing housing deficit through cooperatives

housing deficit

The Federal Government on Thursday restated commitment to address the housing deficit through the cooperative societies that have lands across the country. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing said this when the Coalition of South-South Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture visited him in Abuja. Fashola said the Federal Government alone cannot solve housing deficit noting that ...

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FHA seeks FERMA`s intervention on access roads in housing estates


Mr. Umar Gonto, Acting Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), has solicited the assistance of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for road maintenance within the housing estates in the Federal Capital Territory. She quoted the FHA boss as making the appeal when he led a delegation of management staff of FHA to FERMA Headquarters on a courtesy visit on ...

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FERMA reconstructs 19 roads in 11 States


The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) is to repair 19 road projects under Executive Order 7 in the six geopolitical zones of the country to be undertaken by six leading manufacturing and construction firms. The Managing Director of FERMA, Mr. Nuruddeen Rafindadi, who disclosed this during a visit by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said that the projects would ...

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FG begins reconstruction and expansion of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Lagos-Badagry Expressway

The government of Nigeria has begun rehabilitation, reconstruction, and expansion work on the Agbara-Seme Border section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway. Director Highways, South West, Mr. Funsho Adebiyi confirmed the reports and said that the government will be reconstructing, rehabilitating, and expanding various sections of the highway and that the work was from Agbara to Badagry border post while Badagry to Seme ...

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Motorists decry Port Harcourt-Aba road


The deplorable state of Port Harcourt/Aba expressway has become a source of worry to hundreds of motorists that ply the ever busy road on a daily basis. The road, which has existed for more than three decades, has become a death trap to hundreds of motorists. The deplorable state of the road has become a very big embarrassment to both ...

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FERMA committed to rehabilitating Abuja-Keffi road


The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has said it will continue to fix failed portions on the Abuja-Keffi road until the Federal Ministry of Works carries out the planned holistic expansion of the dual carriageway. The agency commenced intensive rehabilitation works on the Abuja-Keffi dual carriageway at the weekend. Abuja-Keffi road has, in recent weeks, witnessed traffic gridlock in areas ...

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Nassarawa residents laud FERMA over drainage system construction

drainage system

Some residents of Nasarawa State have commended the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for constructing a drainage system for the Kokona-Keffi highway. The residents, who spoke in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, said that the importance of the drainage channels in the area could never be overemphasised. A NAN correspondent, who visited Sabo Gida in ...

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House of Reps endorse bill to establish Federal road safety as FERMA winds-down


Finally, the House of Representatives has adopted the report of its Committee on Works which seeks to establish Federal Road Authority (FRA) and the winding-down of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). The report was considered and adopted at the Committee of the House chaired by Deputy Speaker Lasun Yussuff, during Tuesday plenary. The report is to be transmitted to the ...

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Federal government moves road construction to nighttime

Federal government commences road construction at night

The federal government has said it has commenced rehabilitation of failed portions of the nation’s road at night to avoid traffic congestions that are associated with day time repair of roads. The Federal Road maintenance Agency’s Engineer in charge of the FCT, Engineer Ambrose Omame stated this at the weekend while carrying out repair works on several portions of the ...

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Minister rejects 1% allocation to road rehabilitation- FERMA

Minister rejects 1% allocation to roads rehabilitation- FERMA

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday opposed a proposed law seeking roads rehabilitation of one per cent from Consolidated Revenue Fund to Federal Roads Maintenance Agency. Fashola expressed the objection at a public hearing on two Bills seeking to restructure FERMA and increase its funding. The session was organised by House of Representatives Committee on FERMA. ...

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