Home » Tag Archives: Road construction (page 5)

Tag Archives: Road construction

Why the value of land increased in Osun

Why the value of land increased in Osun

“For many who have seen Osun as a state where cheap or almost free land is easily available in the urban centers, they may need to have a rethink, as check around various areas in the state reveals the value of land has increased to around 1000% and 2000% in some cases in the past few years.” – Vanguard In ...

Read More »

Road construction: Uduaghan urges road users to make use of alternative routes

road construction

Mr Vincent Uduaghan, DELTA State Commissioner for Transport, has urged mobile road users to be patient and make use of alternative routes. This is due to the ongoing construction and rehabilitation works on some roads in the state. According to Vanguard, Uduaghan who spoke with newsmen shortly after unscheduled inspection of the NPA  bypass, Esisi and Swamp roads in Warri, ...

Read More »

Senate probes alleged irregularities in award of road contracts by BPP

Senate probes alleged irregularities in award of road contracts by BPP

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Public Procurement to investigate alleged irregularities in award of multi-billion road contracts by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP). The Nation reports that this followed the consideration and adoption of a motion on “Irregularities in the award of contracts by the BPP”, sponsored by Dino Melaye (Kogi West). Senate President Bukola Saraki gave ...

Read More »

Gov. Obiano targets 111 roads to boost agric, others

Anambra, FMBN to Provide Houses for Civil Servants

Anambra State Governor, Dr. Willie Obiano yesterday revealed that about 111 roads designated for construction in the first quarter of this year would give a boost to the government’s agricultural, commercial and industrialization vision. New Telegraph reports that the governor made the statement during a mass at the Retreat Center, Okpuno, Awka South council of the state to mark the ...

Read More »

Gov Ikpeazu begins construction of 10km rural roads in 17 LGAs

Gov Ikpeazu reiterates commitment to road construction

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has officially flagged off the construction of 170 km of rural roads across the 17 Local Government Areas of the state, under the rural road programme of the government. According to New Telegraph, Ikpeazu hinted this at the flag off ceremony and commissioning of the 4.7km Owerrinta- Egbelu Mbutu road in Isiala Ngwa South council ...

Read More »

Ekiti State to complete Ikere road

Ekiti State to complete Ikere road

The Ekiti State government is to complete the last phase of the extension of the dualisation of Ado-Ikere Road with N1.13 billion, in addition, it will pay N206 million as compensation to owners of structures that will be affected. The Nation reports that Governor Ayo Fayose, who announced the development in Ikere-Ekiti yesterday at a meeting with tipper owners and ...

Read More »

Delta State govt spends N32 billion on road construction

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Delta State Government, yesterday, revealed that it had spent over N32 billion on road construction from 2015 to 2016. Vanguard reports that the State Commissioner for Works, Mr James Augoye, who disclosed this during a ministerial briefing organised by the state’s Ministry of Information in Asaba, said road development and construction were the backbone for the achievement of the SMART agenda ...

Read More »

Amosun reassures on Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway 10-lane expansion

Keep your C of O safe- Amosun to applicants

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has made it known that there is no going back on his administration’s plan to reconstruct the Abeokuta- Sagamu expressway into a 10-lane road project. New Telegraph reports that Amosun, who spoke at a two-day Treasury Board Meeting held at the Oba’s Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said work would soon commence on the project. He ...

Read More »

Okorocha to invite EFFC to probe contractors who didn’t complete roads

Court stops Okorocha from demolishing NBA secretariat

Vanguard reports that Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, yesterday said his government would invite the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe contractors who handled rural roads in the State and did not complete them. According to Vanguard, Okorocha stated this at the Imo International Convention Centre, IICC, in Owerri, during a meeting with the members of the State Development ...

Read More »

Bello orders suspension of work on Minna-Suleja road project

Bello orders suspension of work on Minna-Suleja road project

 Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has directed suspension of work on the Minna-Suleja road project, in order to prevent overloaded heavy trucks from plying the road, which is currently under rehabilitation. According to the governor, allowing the trucks to ply the road while been rehabilitated would prevent users from feeling the positive impact of the rehabilitation exercise, The Guardian ...

Read More »