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Ajimobi tells FG to refund 33bn expended on federal roads in Oyo

Ajimobi orders FG to refud Oyo state money

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo on Wednesday demanded a refund of N33 billion from the Federal Government, being money the state spent on reconstruction and rehabilitation of federal roads in the state. Ajimobi made this demand while receiving a federal government’s delegation to the state, led by the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Zarma in Ibadan, ...

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FEC approves N5.1bn for road construction linking Osun to Ekiti

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Road construction – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N5.1 billion for the rehabilitation of Ila Orangun – Oke Ila – Ilale Aka road linking Osun to Ekiti State. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the council’s meeting ...

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Govt. threatens to terminate Abaji-Koton-Karfe road project


The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday threatened to terminate the contract for the dualisation of the Abaji-Koton-Karfe road due to “negligence” by the contractor for five months. The Director of Highways Constructions and Rehabilitation of the ministry, Dayyabu Mamman, made the recommendation on Wednesday during an inspection by the Minister of State II for Power, Works and ...

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Gombe motorists decry slow pace of road reconstruction


Motorists plying  Numan-Gombe Federal road have expressed concern over the slow pace of the on-going reconstruction of the road particularly from Numan-Lafiya Lamurde in Adamawa state to Cham town in Gombe state. One of the motorists, Amos Aboki, a commercial bus driver, lamented that the construction firm handling the road, “lacks the capacity, manpower and construction machines to reconstruct the ...

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Governor Wike flags off Etche road construction, promises to empower Residents

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The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has flagged off the construction of Odufor-Akpoku-Umuoye Road to link the rural communities of Etche Local Government Area to the economic zone of the state. Flagging off the road construction on Wednesday, Governor Wike said that the road will expand economic opportunities in the area and empower the people. He said that the 23.3kilometre ...

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FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday has decried the delay in the completion of the Kuje-Gwagwalada road project awarded since 2010. Some residents of the territory in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kuje and Gwagwalada said that the delay in the completion of the project was not in their interest. NAN recalls ...

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Federal Government approves N2.2 billion for Abuja road construction

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N2.2 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Bill Clinton Airport road in the Federal Capital Territory. The Council also approved N273 million for the procurement of ‘field materials’ for the FCT Water Board in its quest to provide potable water in the Federal Capital Territory. This was made known in a ...

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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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