• FG to pay states on rehabilitated roads – Fashola

    FG to pay states on rehabilitated roads – Fashola

    According to reports, the Federal Government is set to pay states that have used their resources to rehabilitate federal roads in their areas.

    Speaking Thursday in Katsina State, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, said President Muhammadu Buhari has assured to pay the debt.

    Fashola, who was speaking at the 22nd meeting of National Council of Works, said a committee was set up under his leadership and recommendations have been made to government on the matter. He said the […]

  • Desist from converting roads to parking lot, street trading, Ambode warns residents

    Desist from converting roads to parking lot, street trading, Ambode warns residents

    According to reports, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday warned residents to resist the temptation to convert any of the 114 newly constructed Local Government roads to venue for commercial purposes or parking lot for abandoned vehicles.

    Governor Ambode made the appeal at the continuation of the commissioning of the 114 roads built by his administration across the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local council Development Areas.

    Speaking through his representatives at the various locations, the Governor said that conversion […]

  • Former government spent N65bn on estacode, N18bn on roads – Lai Mohammed

    Former government spent N65bn on estacode, N18bn on roads – Lai Mohammed

    Minister for Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Tuesday accused a previous administration in the country of allegedly spending N65 billion on estacode while investing only N18 billion on roads across the country.

    Although he did not mention the particular administration, Mohammed told newsmen during a session at his Oro residence in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State that it was such revelations that fuelled the war against corruption in the country which he said some people are erroneously […]

  • Abia roads no longer motorable – APC chieftain tells Ikpeazu

    Abia roads no longer motorable – APC chieftain tells Ikpeazu

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Paul Ikonne, has called on the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, to urgently make the roads in Aba motorable.

    Ikonne, who made the call in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the rehabilitation of the roads would ease the suffering of Aba residents.

    He described Faulk Road, Ariaria International Market Road, Port-Harcourt Road, Osusu Road, Uratta Road and Ngwa Road, among others, as death traps.

    He said, “What we expect the governor and the government […]

  • Edo to construct major roads ahead of Oba’s coronation

    Edo to construct major roads ahead of Oba’s coronation

    Ahead of the coronation of a new Oba in Benin Kingdom, the Edo State government has commenced the construction of Ibiwe, Plymouth and Akenzua roads in Benin City.

    The Crown Prince of Benin, Prince Ehenede Erediauwa, is expected to relocate to the palace at Plymouth road from Uselu, immediately after the coronation.

    The contractors have been mobilised to site. They are expected to equally construct the entire neighbouring streets in these areas equipped with street lights and walk ways.

    The state Commissioner for […]

  • FRSC bars commercial motorcyclists from plying major roads in Lagos

    FRSC bars commercial motorcyclists from plying major roads in Lagos

    The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said that it is collaborating with other traffic agencies to ensure that commercial motorcyclists are barred from plying major roads in Lagos state.

    The Sector Commander of the commission in Lagos, Mr Hyginus Omeje, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that a task force had been put in place to enforce the ban.

    Omeje said: “On the issue of restriction of Okada on major highways in Lagos State, we are […]