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Lagos rehabilitates 150 dilapidated roads


The Lagos State Public Works Corporation has executed rehabilitation and palliative road works totaling 82,787.61 sqm at strategic sections on over 150 roads across the state. The road repair intervention by the Lagos State Public Works is in actualization of the vision of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s administration to ensure free flow of vehicular movement with the removal ...

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Residents groan as water scarcity hits Ogun capital


A visit to Ago-Oba, a community in the heart of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, anytime of the day would see many residents on queue scooping water from burst pipes in unkempt conditions, a development many said has been the practice in the area for sometime due to acute water scarcity. “If you come to this place by 2 AM., ...

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Niger State expends N328M on road rehabilitation

Niger State

The Niger State Government has spent about N328 million on the rehabilitation of 1.7 kilometre of Tegina-Birnin Gwari federal road in Rafi local government area of the state. Ibrahim Balarabe, Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Development, made this known on Monday in an interview in Minna. He said the project which covered Karaga township road has since been completed. ”We ...

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FG seeks alternative funding for Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road


The federal government is seeking alternative funding for the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road, having realised that budgetary provisions would lead to the repair work being abandoned again. The Director, Federal Highways, South West, Busari Olalekan, an Engineer, who represented the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola at the resumption of rehabilitation of the road, recently, assured ...

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FG Flags Off Ikorodu-Shagamu Road Rehabilitation


Lagos and Ogun business community including residents were excited in March this year when the Federal Government through the Federal Executive Council (FEC) announced that it has approved N20.8billion for the rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Shagamu road. Most delighted by the announcement is Senator Gbenga Ashafa, lawmaker representing Lagos West senatorial district in the National Assembly. Since he was elected as a ...

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Delta APC chairman considers N521 million spent on road rehabilitation as fraud


Chairman of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Jones Erhue has described the N521million allegedly spent on 40 rehabilitated roads during the first 100 days of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in office as a fraud, adding that the Okowa-led administration was not prepared for infrastructural development in the state, rather “it is all fraud and insensitivity to ...

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Borno Government takes over road rehabilitation


Borno state government has taken over the construction of the 34km Damboa- Chibok- Mbalala federal road, which was neglected by present administrations in southern part of the state. The government has also embarked on massive reconstruction and rehabilitation of the dilapidated Biu- Azare – Shaffa- Garkida federal highway linking Gombi local government area of Adamawa state, which was constructed more ...

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Bornu rice farmers seek access road rehabilitation from govt.

road rehabilitation- Bornu farmers beckons on government

Rice farmers in Borno State have called for road rehabilitation to accelerate production and ease movement of produce to markets. A cross section of the farmers made the call in separate interviews with newsmen, yesterday, at Zabarmari Rice Plantation in Maiduguri, the state capital. They described the deplorable state of road to the rice plantation as “inimical” to sustainable growth ...

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Fashola commends first phase of the rehabilitation of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

Fashola explains why power supply is poor nationwide

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has inspected the first phase of the rehabilitation of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. The Nation reports that he said completion of the first phase had positively impacted on traffic, adding that this will facilitate movement of persons and goods this yuletide. Fashola praised Julius Berger for delivering the project before the December 31 ...

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