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FEC approves N12bn for construction of section II of Ohafia–Arochukwu Road

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Sept. 23, 2020 The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N12 billion for the construction of the Section two of the Ohafia to Arochukwu road in Abia. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this at the end of the...

Reps C’ttee, Transport Ministry disagree over contract figures

By Eric James Ochigbo Abuja, Aug. 17, 2020 The House of Representatives Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements and the Federal Ministry of Transport on Monday disagreed over commercial contract figures signed by the ministry. The Chairman of the committee, Rep. Nicholas Ossai (PDP-Delta) at a...

Kano Govt revokes 5km Dawakin Tofa Road contract

By Muhammad Nur Tijani ‎ ‎Kano, Aug. 16, 2020 Kano State Government has revoked the contract for the construction of five kilometre dual carriage way in Dawakin Tofa town, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state. The contract was awarded to Rocad Construction Company...

Lagos-Ibadan Rail to begin operations with 16 trips daily – NRC

By Yemi Adeleye Ibadan, Aug. 15, 2020 The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will commence skeletal operations on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line from the middle of September with 16 trips daily. The Managing Director of NRC, Mr Fidet Okhiria disclosed this on Saturday...

Lagos-Ibadan Rail: Lagos Govt closes Ilupeju bypass

By Yemi Adeleye Lagos, Aug. 12, 2020 (NAN) The Lagos State Government has announced closure of Ilupeju bypass for the Lagos-Ibadan Railway Modernisation Project between 8:00p.m. on Wednesday and 6:00a.m. on Thursday. The State Ministry of Transportation announced this in a statement by its Head of...

75% of vehicles plying 3rd Mainland Bridge ‘ll still be captured- FRSC

By Kazeem Akande/Yemi Adeleye Lagos, Aug. 4 Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says 75 per cent of the vehicles plying the Third Mainland Bridge will still be captured in spite of its partial closure. Oyeyemi made the clarification on Tuesday...

Why transferring federal roads to states may be difficult– Gbajabiamila

By Yetunde Fatungase Abeokuta, July 29, 2020 The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says transferring federal roads to state governments might be difficult due to some challenges. Gbajabiamila said this on Wednesday while speaking with journalists shortly after he visited Gov. Dapo...

Sokoto Govt. approves N4.6 bn for schools, road projects

By Muhammad Nasir Bello Sokoto, July 24, 2020 The Sokoto State Government has approved N4.6 billion for the construction of two newly established schools and a road projects. The Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Isa Bajini, made the disclosure in a statement by Muhammad Bello, the...

Marine Beach Bridge to be delivered ahead of schedule as Eko Bridge repairs begins

By Grace Alegba Lagos, July 22, 2020 The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Wednesday said ongoing replacement of bearings and expansion joints on the Marine Beach Bridge in Apapa would be completed ahead of scheduled delivery date. Popoola, while supervising...

Road construction: Oyo govt approves issuance of N100bn private bond

By David Adeoye Ibadan, July 22, 2020 The Oyo State Executive Council has approved the issuance of a N100 billion private bond tagged “Oyo Prosperity Bond” to facilitate the execution of priority projects that will further drive economic development. In a statement issued in Ibadan...
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