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Nigeria needs N500bn every year to develop road network — Fashola

Nigeria needs N500bn every year to develop road network — Fashola

The Nigerian government would require a minimum of N500 billion every year for the next three years to develop its 35,000 kilometres network of roads. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this…

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Bauchi loses former health commissioner in road accident

Bauchi loses former health commissioner in road accident

The immediate past Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Zuwaira Hassan, on Monday died in a fatal accident on the Bauchi-Jos highway. Dr Hassan, who served as a commissioner in the administration of former governor…

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Road maintenance: Gov Ikpeazu to engage fresh Abia engineering graduates

Road maintenance: Gov Ikpeazu to engage fresh Abia engineering graduates

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has stated that his administration was determined to continue to empower youths of the State by engaging them in the growth and development plans for Abia. Governor Ikpeazu,…

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FG wants trailers at Ogere removed, as 400,000 vehicles ply Lagos-Ibadan road daily

FG wants trailers at Ogere removed, as 400,000 vehicles ply Lagos-Ibadan road daily

The federal government on Saturday ordered owners of trailers at Ogere section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to remove the articulated vehicles. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said ongoing construction works would commence in…

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Road constructions: Fashola told to give Ogun special consideration

Road constructions: Fashola told to give Ogun special consideration

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has been told to give special recognition to Ogun State in road construction. Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, made this appeal on Saturday at a…

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Road maintenance: Abia govt to train engineering graduates, gives details of application

Road maintenance: Abia govt to train engineering graduates, gives details of application

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has stated that his administration is determined to continue to empower youths of the state by engaging them in the growth and development plans for Abia. The Governor stated…

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Insecurity: Nigerian Army gives update on Abuja-Kaduna road

Insecurity: Nigerian Army gives update on Abuja-Kaduna road

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that recent media reports that motorists had abandoned the Abuja-Kaduna highway because of insecurity are misleading. DHQ had on Saturday led journalists on a tour of the road from…

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Bandits: Motorists, travelers still using Kaduna-Abuja road – El-Rufai Govt

Bandits: Motorists, travelers still using Kaduna-Abuja road – El-Rufai Govt

The Kaduna State Government, on Thursday, dismissed reports that motorists and travellers have stopped using the Kaduna-Abuja highway. The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made the denial during a visit…

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Shehu Sani raises alarm as bandits allegedly kidnap scores on Kaduna-Abuja road

Shehu Sani raises alarm as bandits allegedly kidnap scores on Kaduna-Abuja road

Shehu Sani, former Kaduna State lawmaker has alleged that some bandits on Sunday blocked the Kaduna-Abuja road and kidnapped scores of persons. Sani raised the alarm in a post on his official Twitter page even…

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Ikpeazu issues 14-day ultimatum to federal road contractors in Abia

Ikpeazu issues 14-day ultimatum to federal road contractors in Abia

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Friday gave contractors handling the rehabilitation of federal roads in the state up until Nov. 28 to return to site or the state government would take over the…