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FG finally reopens Third Mainland Bridge to regular traffic

The Federal Government on Saturday reopened the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos which had been under rehabilitation since July 2019, amid jubilation by road...

FEC approves N62.7bn for construction of Kano – Gwarzo – Dayi road

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved N62 billion for the construction of Kano – Gwarzo – Dayi road linking Kano and Katsina States.

Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting as ministries of Interior, Transportation, others make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 16th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, with some Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, expected to make presentations at the meeting.

Buhari will leave legacy of massive infrastructural development – Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari is making great efforts to leave a legacy of massive infrastructural development across the country, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said.

Road construction: Nigerian govt owes contractors N336bn — Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday disclosed that the federal government owes contractors N336 billion. 

FEC approves N3.9bn for completion of federal secretariat projects in 5 states

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved a variation of N3.9billion for the completion of federal secretariat projects in Anambra, Bayelsa, Nasarawa, Zamfara and Osun states.

Nigerian govt intervenes in 37 bridges across many states – Fashola

The Federal Government says it has intervened in the maintenance and rehabilitation of 37 bridges across the country including the Third Mainland Bridge.

BREAKING: Nigerian govt releases ₦995.7bn for 2020 capital projects

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said that the sum of ₦995.665 billion has so far been released for capital expenditure, to implement the 2020 revised budget.

Fashola distances self from Naira Marley saga, says ‘I’ve been stuck in Abuja since March 22’

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says he has not travelled out of Abuja since March 22, following the imposition of COVID-19 lockdown across the country.

National Housing Project: 2,736 housing units to be ready in 2020, Nigerians can apply online – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that the allocation of the first phase of the National Housing Project, NHP, would commence in 2020, stressing that the allocation would be electronically done so that everyone could have fair chance.

Fashola orders articulated vehicles to vacate highway shoulders

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has ordered drivers of articulated vehicles and fleet owners to remove their vehicles from the shoulders of highways under construction.

Construction of regional roads to be funded by ICRC – Fashola  

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC, will facilitate funding of regional roads for the development of the West African Region.

Always confirm authenticity of your reports, Fashola advises Media

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, has urged the media organisations in the country to fund investigative journalism and always confirm the authenticity of their reports.

FEC approves N58.48bn for Niger-Kwara road construction

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the sum of N58.48 billion for the Bida-Saachi-Nupeko Road project and the Nupeko-Pategi Bridge project, which links Niger and Kwara states.

Nigeria’s $30 crude oil production cost too much, not sustainable – Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says that the over 30 dollar crude production cost in Nigeria is unsustainable and must be reduced to drive growth and development.

At FEC meeting, Osinbajo approves N109.4bn for Kano–Katsina, Ibadan–Ife dual carriage ways

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved N109.4billion for the construction of Ibadan – Ilesha–Ife and Kano–Katsina (Phase two) dual carriage ways.

Why APC won 2015 general elections, by Fashola

Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has disclosed that conducting researches on people-oriented programs was responsible for the All Progressives Congress, APC’s victory during the 2015 general elections.

‘Nigerians expecting a lot from Buhari’s new cabinet’

The All Progressives Congress, APC, South Africa Chapter, on Thursday said that Nigerians were expecting a lot from President Muhammadu Buhari’s new cabinet, hence the need for them to hit the ground running.

Buhari creates 5 new federal ministries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced the creation of five new Ministries, namely; Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; Police Affairs; and Ministry of Special Duties and International Affairs; and Ministries of Aviation and Power.

Power, works, housing sectors better than in 2015 – Fashola

The immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that in spite of the challenge of funding, his team had left the power, works and housing sectors better than they met it in 2015

Ministerial List: Buhari wants to distract Nigerians from Shiite, police tragedy – Atiku’s spokesman

Paul Ibe, a spokesman for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of shifting the attention of the country from the Shiite-police clash by releasing the much-awaited ministerial list.

7 ex-governors, 7senators make Buhari’s ministerial list

Seven former governors and seven ex-senators are among the 43 ministerial nominees whose names were sent to the Senate for screening and confirmation on Tuesday.

Buhari’s achievements in power, works, housing sectors made my work easier — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements under the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has made easier his job of communicating government’s achievements to Nigerians.

Ambode brought changes to Lagos – Analyst

A Professor of Political Science, Prof. Femi Otubanjo, on Friday said that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode brought changes to the development of Lagos State.

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