• Sokoto Government earmarks N77m for rehabilitation, construction of dumpsites

    Sokoto Government earmarks N77m for rehabilitation, construction of dumpsites

    Sokoto State Government yesterday approved over N77 million for the rehabilitation and construction of refuse bunkers in the state.

    The State Commissioner of Environment, Alhaji Bello Sifawa, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen shortly after monitoring the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in Sokoto.

    He said this include the desilting of drainages in Sokoto metropolis and its environs.

    The commissioner stated that, out of the amount, N42 million would be spent on the rehabilitation of 18 refuse bunkers and the construction of 20 new […]

  • Construction of 114 roads provides 55,000 jobs, says Ambode

    Construction of 114 roads provides 55,000 jobs, says Ambode

    Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday revealed that over 55,000 direct and indirect jobs were created through the construction of 114 roads which his administration, in collaboration with local councils across the state, embarked upon early this year.

    Ambode who spoke at the official commissioning of some streets at Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area where two new streets: Molade and Temidire streets were commissioned, said between January and August this year, his administration invested over N19 billion of the state […]

  • Ekiti compensates owners of structures demolished for flyover construction

    Ekiti compensates owners of structures demolished for flyover construction

    It was gathered that the Ekiti State Government on Thursday paid compensation to owners of properties affected by the ongoing construction of the flyover project in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

    Governor Ayodele Fayose while handing over the cheques to some of the beneficiaries urged the people of the state to bear with government any inconveniences the construction of the fly over might inflict on them.

    He added that his administration remains resolute to turn Ado Ekiti into a modern city and […]

  • Governor Aregbesola compensates owners of farms and houses affected by road construction

    Governor Aregbesola compensates owners of farms and houses affected by road construction

    More than 450 people whose farms were affected by road construction in Osun State were on Monday given monetary compensations by the state government to cushion the effects.

    Three other people, who houses were affected by road construction in the rural areas, also collected key to a newly built house.

    Handing over the monetary compensation and keys to the beneficiaries, Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said the compensations were in fulfillment of government’s promise that people will not be burdened by developments on-going […]

  • Wike begins construction of Sakpwenwa-Bori road to Ogoniland

    Wike begins construction of Sakpwenwa-Bori road to Ogoniland

    In line with Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike’s pledge to complete and commission the Sakpwenwa-Bori road to the Ogoni traditional heartland, work has started on the road.

    The Sakpwenwa-Bori road was flagged off by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The preliminary work of grading the portions of the road which is being dualised has been intensified with Ogoni indigenes expressing happiness that the governor is a man of his word.

    Though the Sakpwenwa -Bori road is expected to be completed […]

  • Germany commits £3 Million to boost construction, agricultural sectors in Ogun

    Germany commits £3 Million to boost construction, agricultural sectors in Ogun

    The German Government has committed three million Pounds to assist Ogun Government in developing its agricultural and construction sectors through demand-oriented vocational training programme.

    The Programme Head, Mr Horst Bauernfeind, made this known in Abeokuta on Sunday at a news conference. Bauernfeind said the programme would be supervised by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a German agency.

    He added that the gesture was part of an ongoing development cooperation between Nigeria and Germany, based on a 1974 bilateral agreement signed by […]