• Lagos-Ibadan expressway safe despite ongoing repairs – FRSC assures

    Lagos-Ibadan expressway safe despite ongoing repairs – FRSC assures

    Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, has assured motorists plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway of free flow of traffic in spite of the ongoing repairs in the axis.

    Oladele in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Saturday urged motorists not to entertain any fears of plying the route.

    The FRSC had on Thursday issued a statement informing motorists that Julius Berger Nig. Plc will temporarily close the section of the Ibadan-Lagos corridor […]

  • NERC vows to punish DISCOs demanding money for transformers, poles, repairs

    NERC vows to punish DISCOs demanding money for transformers, poles, repairs

    Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), will sanction Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) and other distribution companies whose officials collect illegal fees from consumers to purchase transformer for installations in various localities.

    Acting Chairman of NERC, Dr Anthony Akah gave the warning on Monday in Uyo in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    He emphasised that it was not the responsibility of communities to contribute to the purchase of transformers, electricity poles or contribute money for the repairs of […]

  • Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9m bpd due to repairs, says NNPC

    Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9m bpd due to repairs, says NNPC

    Oil production in Nigeria has risen to about 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd), from 1.6 million bpd, due to repairs and more than a week having passed since a major pipeline attack in the Niger Delta, a state oil company spokesman said on Monday.

    Militants who say they want a greater share of Nigeria’s oil wealth to go to the impoverished Delta region have carried out a spate of attacks on pipelines in the last few months.

    Nigeria, an OPEC member […]

  • Residents laud Governor Ambode over Oshodi-Apapa highway repairs

    Residents laud Governor Ambode over Oshodi-Apapa highway repairs

    A cross section of Lagos State residents on Wednesday lauded the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for keeping to his promise of repairing the failed portions of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, saying that the development has transformed the economic landscape of the axis.

    Governor Ambode, had about five weeks ago, made an unscheduled inspection of the road while returning from a function, where he expressed dissatisfaction at the deplorable state of some portions of the road.

    A visibly worried Governor Ambode had alighted […]

  • Abuja Airport to be shut for repairs – Aviation Minister, Sen Sirika

    Abuja Airport to be shut for repairs – Aviation Minister, Sen Sirika

    The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the Federal Government will concession the Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Kano international airports in the first phase of its concession programme.

    Sirika disclosed this at the 2016 Aviation Stakeholders Forum on Monday in Abuja. “The thinking is that just like every other place in the world, we will concession our airports and we are beginning with the big four, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano.

    “It would have been ideal to take them […]