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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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