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Osun Farmers adopt direct labour for road construction


The villagers residing at Aladua village in Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State who are predominantly cocoa farmers have volunteered their services on the construction of the access road to the village so as to save cost and make good use of the fund provided for the project by the Osun State Agency for Community and Social Development. The ...

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Contractor, Residents bicker over N40m estate road construction


Prince and Princess Estate is one of the housing estates that have established its name over the years because of its strategic location in the heart of Abuja The estate became popular in 2002 with over 1000 housing units as individuals who acquired lands in the estate developed their own building types such as duplexes, blocks of flats and semi-detached ...

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Ogun expends N18.6 billion on road construction T

Ogun State Governor

The Ogun Government said it had spent N18.6 billion on the construction and provision of roads across the state between January and August. Arch. Olamilekan Adegbite, Ogun State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, said this while playing host to the House Committee on Works and Infrastructure, on oversight visit to the ministry in Abeokuta. The commissioner attributed the slow pace ...

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Nasarawa traditional ruler calls for govt intervention on road construction


The Osu of Agwada chiefdom in Nasarawa state, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq-Obagu, has appealed to the state government to construct Kofar Gwari/ Agwada road to boost the socio-economic activities of the people of the area. Sadiq-Obagu made the appeal on Tuesday in his palace in an interview with newsmen in Agwada. The second class traditional ruler said that the construction of ...

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Youths laud NDDC for Ikot Akpaden-Okoroette road completion

Ikot Akpaden

Youths from Eastern Obolo, an Ijaw-speaking local government area in Akwa Ibom State, have commended Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, for the completion of the Ikot Akpaden-Okoroette Road, the only access road to their area. The youths on the platform of One Sure Project and drawn from 10 wards of Eastern Obolo, made the ...

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Aregbesola compensates those affected by Road Construction with new homes


As part of his commitment to peoples’ welfare, Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has paid the sum of N40 million as compensation to persons affected by road construction in the rural areas. The compensation payment and resettlement of the Project Affected Persons, PAPS, was done in conjunction with the Osun Rural Access and Mobility Project, O’RAMP. ...

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Niger expends N2billion on road constructions


Niger State Rural Access and Mobility Project says it has spent about N2 billion on the construction of rural roads across the state. Hassan Baba, its Project Coordinator, disclosed this in an interview in Niger, Minna on Monday. He named the benefiting rural communities to include: Mokwa-Ja’agi road 45.24 kilometres, Wuya Suman-Lemu road 36.93 kilometres, Suleja-Abushi-Izom road 31 kilometres, Sabon-Wuse-IjahGwari ...

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Babatunde Fashola flags-off N22.7b Jada town road construction

Jada town

Jada town – The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola yesterday, flagged-off the 112km dilapidated Jada town road, which leads to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s hometown, at the cost of N22.7bn. While speaking at the occasion, the minister said the contract is in line with the present administration’s commitment to addressing infrastructural deficit in the country. ...

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FEC approves N72.9 Billion for apapa road reconstruction


The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N72.9 billion for the reconstruction of the road from Apapa to the toll gate on Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Lagos state. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known to State house Correspondents in Abuja after the weekly cabinet meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Fashola said the decision was ...

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Cross River promises completion of 300km road projects by 2019

Cross river

The Cross River Government says its target is to complete the 300kilometres of road projects it has embarked upon across the state by 2019. The state Commissioner for Works, Engr. Dane Osim-Asu, disclosed this in Calabar. Osim-Asu said the roads were being constructed with a view to linking together more communities and promoting economic activities in the state. “The Ministry ...

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