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Amaechi says more money needed to construct bridges across Roads

Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Lagos Ibadan rail line requires additional funding to enable the construction of over 16 bridges across or under the existing road network in Lagos into Apapa in order to be able to take the project to the seaport. Speaking at Papalanto in Ogun during inspection at the weekend, he explained ...

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El-Rufai commissions ambitious Kaduna Renewal Project, signs MoU with CCECC


Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project. In his speech at the event, the governor said it would be the most comprehensive urban renewal project in the history of Kaduna state. “These investments will ...

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RTEAN urges governor-elect, Sanwo-Olu to repair roads in Lagos


The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Tuesday called on the Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fix both the federal and state roads for free flow of traffic when he assumes office. The Chairman of RTEAN, Lagos chapter, Alhaji Mohammed Musa, made the appeal in an interview while setting agenda for Sanwo-Olu Musa urged Sanwo-Olu to ...

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FEC approves N35.6B for bridges, road projects


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


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


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


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


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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