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Buhari commissions Projects in Ogun


President Muhammudu Buhari at the weekend in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, commissioned some projects executed by the outgoing governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun. The projects are the Ogun Judicial Complex, along Kobape road, the 10,000 – seater capacity Amphi-Theatre at Oke-Ilewo, the Kampala/Adire mall at Itoku and the Ogun State Television Digital Studio along Ajebo road, all in the state capital. ...

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FG to Demolish Structures on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridor


The federal government has directed all owners of businesses and structures within the Apapa-Ebute-Meta corridor of Lagos-Ibadan railway to relocate in order to allow the construction of the rail project continue without delay. The apex government equally explained challenges hindering conveying of cargoes by train to and from the ports, disclosing that it had not constructed the standard gauge to ...

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Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta

Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings

The Federal Government may have dumped the plan to demolish about 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta for the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project, due to what it described as huge compensation cost. Speaking to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan after meeting with officials of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the compensation cost ...

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Construction of Lagos-Ibadan rail begins April 14

Kidnapped Turkish construction workers rescued in Nigeria

According to The Guardian, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) Fidet Okhiria, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Lagos and advised those who had encroached on corporation’s land to vacate, to avoid their property being destroyed by bulldozers during construction of Lagos-Ibadan rail. According to Okhiria, those that are due for compensation ...

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