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January, 2020

  • 9 January

    Lagos Govt To Temporary Close Roads In Ikeja, Iganmu

    The Lagos state government, on Wednesday, announced that it would close two roads to traffic on January 9 and January 11 respectively. A statement by the public affairs unit of the state ministry of transportation said this is to facilitate the completion of the construction of the ongoing Lagos -Ibadan …

November, 2019

  • 11 November

    2020 Budget: Works Ministry’s Allocation Can Only Fix 500 Roads Out Of 3,800 – Buhari

    Abdulfatai Buhari, chairman, senate committee on land transport, has disclosed that 2020 budgetary allocation to Ministry of Works and Housing can only cover 500 roads out of  3,800 earmarked for repairs. Buhari, representing Oyo North senatorial district, said Babatunde Fashola, the works minister, presented the list of 3,800 roads to …

  • 7 November

    Nigerians Attack Fashola For Saying Roads Not Bad

    Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, has come under severe backlash, after he said roads in the country are not as bad as they are portrayed. Fashola, a former governor of Lagos State, while speaking to State House correspondents after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja, said that …

  • 7 November

    Rep Challenges Fashola To Three-Month Trip To Assess Nigerian Roads

    Bamidele Salam, the lawmaker representing Ede-North/Ede-South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State, has asked Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, and other relevant stakeholders to travel across the country by road for three months. Salam threw the challenge in a statement issued on Wednesday in an apparent response to a …

October, 2019

  • 13 October

    Lagos Govt Declares State Of Emergency On Roads

    Arrest Whoever Violates Traffic Law, Sanwo-Olu Tells LASTMA

    The Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various bad roads across the state.  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the state, beginning from Monday. The governor’s directive followed the conclusion of his series of meetings with eight multi-national …

  • 3 October

    Ekiti Most Neglected State In Nigeria – Afe Babalola

    Afe Babalola, the founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, has submitted that Ekiti is the most neglected state in Nigeria, as far as infrastructure critical to social economic development is concerned. Babalola lamented how the terrible state of road infrastructure in the state has negatively affected its development.  While addressing journalists …

October, 2018

August, 2018

  • 27 August

    FG Releases List Of 69 Road, Bridge Projects In South-East

    The Federal Government has released a list of 69 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South-east geopolitical zone of the country. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, in a statement signed by his aide Segun Adeyemi, on Monday, said though many of the projects were awarded by previous …

June, 2018

  • 14 June

    FEC Approves N185.2bn For Reconstruction Of 14 Roads

    The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 roads across the country. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this when he briefed State House correspondents on …

April, 2018

  • 4 April

    World Bank To Construct 500km Roads In Kano

    World Bank Growth forecast for Nigeria

    The World Bank is making move to construct road networks across the 44 local government areas of the state under Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project, RAAMP. The global bank would soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kano state government towards making accessibility to rural areas of the …

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