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Ogun State commences rehabilitation of abandoned N70bn road

Ogun State

The Ogun State Government has begun extensive rehabilitation of the 32Km Sango-Ojodu Abiodun road. The road is one of the roads which was awarded and abandoned by the immediate past administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun. The road, which cut across various border communities between Lagos and Ogun State has been in the state of comatose before the emergence of the ...

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Ogun has largest number of funded estates in South-West —FMBN

Ogun

Ogun State has the largest number of funded estates in the entire southwest, the Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa, has said. Dangiwa made this known at an enlightenment programme for the re-admission of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees and members of the Nigerian Union of Teachers into the National Housing Scheme in Abeokuta. ...

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Association advocates safe drinking water in Africa

drinking water

African Water Association (AfWA) on Wednesday in Abuja stressed the need for safe drinking water in order to mitigate avoidable diseases. AfWA focal person in Nigeria, Mr. Francis Umemezia, stated this at a workshop on the development of laboratory water and quality assurance manuals. He noted that the implications of drinking unsafe and contaminated water could be disastrous, adding that ...

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Ijebu-Ode residents commend Ogun Govt. on road projects

Ijebu-Ode

Some residents of Ijebu-Ode have commended the Ogun government for rehabilitating some roads in the community, saying this had eased free flow of traffic. Speaking with Newsmen on Monday in separate interviews, some of the respondents described the initiative as timely in spite of the fact that the tenure of the Ibikunle Amosun-led administration was rounding off. Reports show that ...

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40 houses demolished in Magboro area, Ogun State

Magboro

Officials of the Ogun State Ministry of Housing have allegedly demolished 40 houses in Regal Estate at the Magboro area of the State. The exercise came barely three weeks after a similar exercise was carried out by the state government in collaboration with the state Mission to Rebuild (MISTRO) agency in the area. The state government officials had on April ...

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Ogun PDP gubernatorial candidate promises to complete abandoned Road Projects

road projects

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Kashamu Buruji, has promised to complete all abandoned road projects and provide stomach infrastructure for the people of the state if elected in the March 9 election. He spoke on Tuesday when he visited Olota-in-Council, the Council of Baales and Chiefs, the League of Imams and Alfas, ...

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Pregnant woman sustains injuries as eight dies in Ogun road accident

accident

Eight persons were confirmed dead, while a pregnant woman and a child sustained injuries in an accident involving a blue Toyota Corolla Sports car around Ewekoro area of Ogun State, on the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway. Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to the newsmen in Abeokuta on Sunday. Akinbiyi explained that the accident, which occurred ...

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2019 budget: Ogun to spend N41.8bn on road construction

road construction

Ogun Government on Monday said it would spend N41. 8 billion on road construction across the three senatorial districts of the state in 2019. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, said this while defending his ministry’s 2019 budget proposal before the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation. Adegbite said the state government had also earmarked N5billion ...

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