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LG Chairman Blames Nkpolu Flooding on illegal property developers

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Mr. Solomon Eke, Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Rivers has blamed the flooding at Nkpolu-Rumuigbo on the activities of illegal property developers. Eke told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that a special committee on flooding set up by the council had already submitted its recommendations on how to tackle the menace. Reports show that some communities in Obio/Apkor, including ...

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Osun Monarch urges Fashola to reconstruct Ibadan-Iwo-Oshogbo road

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The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has appealed to the Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to reconstruct the road that links Ibadan, Iwo and Osogbo. Oba Akanbi made the appeal in his palace yesterday while commemorating the Sallah festivity. He decried the pains the road users pass through on a daily basis, along the road, ...

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Ambode pledges to restore sanity to Lagos roads

Lagos

The order by the Lagos State government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been extended by 48 hours. Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this after monitoring the progress of the exercise. Heads of security agencies and other stakeholders joined the commissioner in the media briefing. Lawanson expressed satisfaction with the progress ...

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FCTA rehabilitates Abaji-Rubochi 10km road

FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), through the Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) has flagged off the rehabilitation of Abaji-Rubochi 10.2 kilometers road, at the cost of N490 million. Speaking during the flag-off ceremony yesterday, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, revealed that the administration has paid 15 per cent mobilization fee to an indigenous ...

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Nasarawa lawmaker pledges to reconstruct 22kilometers road

Nassarawa

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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Philanthropist constructs 4.5km road in Enugu

Philanthropist

A Philanthropist, Prince Lawrence Eze, has constructed a 4.5km road with streetlights for his Mburubu community, in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, to enhance the evacuations of farm produce from the area to Enugu and neighbouring states. The road links Nara through Mburubu to Nome rail lines. He had earlier rehabilitated three bridges linking the communities of ...

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Fashola urges Nigerians to be patient with road contractors

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has called on Nigerians to be patient with contractors handling federal road projects over inconveniences caused by the on-going projects. Fashola made the appeal in Kano on Sunday while he was inspecting Federal Government road projects in Kano State. The projects inspected by the minister were the expansion of Kano-Katsina ...

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President Buhari commissions Mararaban Jamaa road renamed after him

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the Mararaban Jamaa road renamed after him, following his arrival in Jos on a two-day working visit to Plateau State. The visit is in continuation of a tour of states ravaged by communal strife, mostly between herders and farming communities.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the Mararaban Jamaa road renamed after him, following his arrival in Jos on a two-day working visit to Plateau State. The visit is in continuation of a tour of states ravaged by communal strife, mostly between herders and farming communities. He kicked off the tour on Tuesday in Taraba and is scheduled to also ...

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FG invests N16.6 billion Sukuk bond on roads in South East

South East Sukuk Bond

The Federal Government is investing N16.6 billion of the N100 billion Sukuk Bond for rehabilitation of some roads in the South East geopolitical zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government had in October, 2017 released the proceeds of the N100 billion Sukuk bond to 25 key economic road projects across the country. The Director of ...

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