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AfDB okays $70 million loan for road project in Ebonyi


The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project. It also said that the bank group’s funding would cover ...

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Desmond Elliot gets constituents’ support for road uplift, other projects

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Nollywood actor cum politician, Desmond Elliot’s second term ambition to return to Lagos State House of Assembly as lawmaker representing Surulere 1 state constituency received a boost recently when a group under the auspices of Central Youth Movement (CYM) Ward G2 Surulere, Lagos, threw its weight behind him. While speaking at a recent event organised in Lagos, CYM Ward G2 ...

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FEC approves N5.202b road project in Sokoto

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the sum of N5.202 billion for the construction of a road project in Sokoto State. Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan, explained that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the award of contract for the construction of Kagigi, Jaro, Goraye, and Takwaco road project ...

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Lokoja Residents lament as contractors abandon road project weeks after Kogi Bye-Election


Weeks after the conclusion of Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency bye-election held in Kogi State, residents of Maigari Palace, Hangwuan Hamza and Karaworo under Lokoja local Government Area, have cried out over the abandoned road project awarded by the state government. It was gathered that the road contract was awarded by Governor Yahaya Bello one week before Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency bye-election. But ...

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Lawmaker, monarch decry delay on Moniya-Iseyin road project


The lawmaker representing Iseyin/Iwajowa/Kajola/Itesiwaju federal constituency in Oyo state, Mr. Abiodun Olasupo, and the Iseyin monarch, Oba AbdulGaniyu Salahudeen, have bemoaned delay in the reconstruction of Moniya-Iseyin road. In separate interviews in Iseyin on Wednesday, they called on Oyo State Government to ensure speedy completion of the project. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi recently awarded the reconstruction of the road. Olasupo, who ...

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FEC approves N15.7b for Enugu-Anambra road project


The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of N15.7 billion for the completion of a road project that stretches from Enugu State to Anambra State. The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this while briefing newsmen after the FEC meeting presided over by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday in Abuja. He ...

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Abia LG decries uncompleted NDDC road


The Chairman of Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area, Ifeanyi Isikaku has called for a probe of the commissioning of an uncompleted road that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) awarded in their local government area. Special Adviser to the President on Media, Mr. Femi Adesina commissioned the road in the company of Mr. Alex Otti, governorship aspirant, who was ...

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Monarch lauds Okowa on completion of road project

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His Royal Majesty Emmanuel Sideso OON, JP Abe 1, the traditional ruler of Uvwie Kingdom Delta State, has praised the Delta State Governor Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction, completion, and commissioning of Ugbomro road project in Uvwie Kingdom, saying the governor is a great friend of Uvwie Kingdom. The monarch made the commendation while recently speaking at Ugbomro ...

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Nasarawa lawmaker pledges to reconstruct 22kilometers road


Alhaji Kassim Mohammed-Kassim, a member representing Akwanga South Constituency in Nasarawa State House of Assembly, says he is reconstructing the 22-kilometre Gudi-Moroa road in the state. Mohammed-Kassim (APC) said this was to boost socio-economic activities of his constituents. He said that the reconstruction of the road in Akwanga would also boost agricultural activities of his constituents and the state at ...

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