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FEC approves N35.6B for bridges, road projects

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over By President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N35.6 billion for reconstruction of roads and bridge in the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the Council’s meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister said N8.9 billion ...

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Fashola reveals Buhari supports rehabilitation of roads

Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disbursement of funds recovered from looters under the 2018 federal budget. He made the announcement at the Herbert Macaulay Memorial Lecture organised by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, yesterday. The Minister also disclosed that the President had approved N120 billion from the funds ...

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FRSC commander warns against reckless driving on roads undergoing rehabilitation

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Mr. Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander, Ogun Command, gave the advice in an interview on Monday in Ota, Ogun. Oladele explained that ongoing rehabilitation of roads in different parts of the country had led to increased activities of construction workers and heavy-duty trucks on those highways. He listed some of the roads undergoing rehabilitation in parts of Ogun to ...

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Ife North LGA commences grading of roads

Ife

The authority of the Ife North Local Government Area of the State of Osun, led by Hon. Orosanya Taiwo has begun the massive grading of the roads in the council area. According to a statement by the council’s Senior Information Officer, Olonade Tunde, the roads currently undergoing grading include Ipetumodu 1, Ojude, Oruku-Apekaye Street, C.A.C. Oke-Anu FGHS Isale-Oba-Elemu, Alh. Maria-Isale ...

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DMO begins inspection on roads funded by Sukuk bond

Sukuk Bond

Officials of the Debt Management Office, Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing, Federal Ministry of Finance and Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation have started the inspection of the Roads being financed with the Sovereign Sukuk bond issued in 2017. The proceeds of the N100 billion Sukuk were designated for the financing of 25 Road Projects across the ...

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Ambode commissions 21 roads in Alimosho

Alimosho

It was all excitement for residents of Ipaja, Aiyetoro, Peak Thomas and other sub-urban communities in Alimosho area of Lagos State, Monday, as Governor Akinwunimi Ambode opened up the areas with network of 21 roads and two bridges amounting to 27.4 kilometres in all. The development is seen impacting the lives of the residents who can now access their once ...

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Delta approves construction of four roads in Asaba

Delta

The Delta State Government has approved the construction, rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of four roads in Asaba, the capital territory. This was part of the decisions taken during the State Executive Council meeting held inside the Government House, Asaba. Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who spoke after the meeting listed the approvals to include the rehabilitation and asphalt overlay ...

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Ikorodu residents complain bitterly over bad roads

Ikorodu

Lagos communities along Agura-Gberigbe road in Ikorodu area of the state, which include Agura, Gberigbe, Igbodu, Ewu-Owa, Mowo-nla, Oke-Agbo, Oko-ito, among others have lamented the bad state of their roads, with residents experiencing restriction of movement when the roads become impassable, especially whenever it rains. Chairman of the community, Pastor Taiwo Kayode, lamented that children can not go to schools ...

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Why Building Projects Are Abandoned In Nigeria

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In today’s Nigeria, the landscape is littered with abandoned building projects, roads, rails, ports and other infrastructural projects at all levels of governance from local government through the state government to the federal territory. It is quite unfortunate that many of building and infrastructural projects in Nigeria are out-rightly abandoned even at conception. When we talk of abandonment, we mean ...

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Federal Government focuses more on road constructions in Lagos State

Federal Government focuses more on road constructions in Lagos State

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Lagos promised massive road repairs nationwide, after completing some ongoing projects in Lagos. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, gave the assurance in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. He urged residents of Lagos, in particular and Nigerians, in general, to expect more as the government was commited to deploying ...

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