• FG approves N1bn for Abuja runway repair

    FG approves N1bn for Abuja runway repair

    According to reports, the Federal Government has approved N1 billion for the repair of the runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The runway of the second busiest airport in Nigeria has been a source of embarrassment to the country, hence the need to immediately resurface it for the use of wide-body aircraft.

    It was yesterday learnt that the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has set up a committee to oversee the rehabilitation, which would have traffic diverted to Kaduna […]

  • FG begins repair of Apapa-Ijora bridge … More Photos

    FG begins repair of Apapa-Ijora bridge … More Photos

    According to reports, the federal government has commenced repair works on the defective Apapa-Ijora bridge, in Lagos. Hakeem Bello, media adviser to Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, intimated the newsmen of the development on Saturday.

    The bridge was recently shut down indefinitely so as to carry out repairs on a collapsing part of the structure. Following its closure, the minister had disclosed that the ever-busy bridge had not been properly maintained since it was built 40 years ago.

    “It is a sobering […]

  • Lagos govt begins repairing bad spots on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

    Lagos govt begins repairing bad spots on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

    According to reports, Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) said on Saturday that it would commence repair works on the bad portions of Apapa/Oshodi Expressway in April.

    LSPWC Special Adviser/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ayotunde Sodeinde, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that already, the corporation had started extensive repairs works on Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

    “We have started repairing over 10 bad spots on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway to reduce gridlock and hardship being faced by people plying the road.

    “However, the present […]

  • Ambode orders immediate repair on Lagos Badagry Expressway

    Ambode orders immediate repair on Lagos Badagry Expressway

    Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor has ordered the State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) to immediately embark on extensive repair on the ever-busy Lagos-Badagry Expressway so as to improve driving experience of motorists in the area.

    Special Adviser to the Governor/C.E.O, Public Works, Engr. Ayotunde Sodeinde told reporters on Thursday that the Corporation had already mobilised its workers to commence work immediately on several sections of the road.

    Sodeinde said: “Immediately His Excellency, Governor Ambode gave us the directive, we have moved into […]