Taraba govt lauds Buhari over bridge project, assures the security of contractors

The Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has assured RCC construction firm handling the building of the bridge across river Ibi in Ibi LGA of the state of adequate security and cooperation of residents to ensure speedy completion of the project. Gov Ishaku who visited the site of the Chinese company on Friday in Ibi commended President Muhammadu Buhari for facilitating the award of the N57 billion … Continue reading Taraba govt lauds Buhari over bridge project, assures the security of contractors

Nigeria isn’t building a rail line into Niger but, only to the designated Border point – Presidency

An agreement between Nigeria and Niger in 2015, coordinated by the Nigeria-Niger Joint Commission for Cooperation has a plan for “Kano-Katsina-Maradi Corridor Master Plan, (K2M)” as it is called. Going by this, the two nations would each build a rail track to meet at the border town of Maradi. Nigerian delegates to that meeting comprised officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Boundaries Commission, … Continue reading Nigeria isn’t building a rail line into Niger but, only to the designated Border point – Presidency

Gov. Makinde inspects 21km Ajia-Airport road, Lekan Salami Stadium projects

…. commends contractor for the pace of work …Says Alternative Project Funding Approach is working. The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Monday, inspected two ongoing projects in the state, where he declared that the Alternative Projects Funding Approach(APFA) instituted by his administration remains the best to hasten infrastructural development. Governor Makinde, who inspected the ongoing construction of Ajia-Airport-New Ife Express Road and … Continue reading Gov. Makinde inspects 21km Ajia-Airport road, Lekan Salami Stadium projects

Crashed Helicopter Had No Fuel In Its Tank, AIB’s Report Reveals

Indications have shown that the Quorum Helicopter that crashed in Lagos on August 28, 2020 had no fuel in its tanks. Preliminary report by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has revealed that there was no fuel left in the tanks of Bell 206B 111 helicopter, which crashed at Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos. Initial findings released by the Bureau on Monday said that the helicopter with … Continue reading Crashed Helicopter Had No Fuel In Its Tank, AIB’s Report Reveals

Dangote Urges FG, States To Embrace Concrete Roads For Durability

The Group Executive Director in charge of Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Devakumar Edwin last weekend appealed to the federal government to embrace concrete road and use cement for the construction of its roads in Nigeria for durability purpose. Edwin, who made this known during an interview with select journalists over the weekend, said it will be to the benefit … Continue reading Dangote Urges FG, States To Embrace Concrete Roads For Durability

Rehabilitation of Ikorodu road: Lagos announces road diversion

As part of the ongoing rehabilitation works on Ikorodu Road, the State Government is set to commence the next phase of repairs from Ojota Interchange to Ojota Second Pedestrian Bridge and the Service lane inbound Lagos, from Monday 21st of September, 2020 for a duration of three months. According to a statement signed by the Honourable Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the entire length … Continue reading Rehabilitation of Ikorodu road: Lagos announces road diversion

Port Harcourt – Bonny – Maiduguri Rail to commence soon, Says Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that upon completion of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project by December, the Federal Government would immediately commence construction of the Eastern rail line which connects Port Harcourt – Bonny to Maiduguri. Amaechi said the planned commencement is subject to approval by the Federal Executive Council while listing other projects in line for commencement. They include the … Continue reading Port Harcourt – Bonny – Maiduguri Rail to commence soon, Says Amaechi

Davido,others react as Otedola buys three Ferrari Portofino for his three daughters

Nigerians have reacted to the news that billionaire Femi Otedola bought three Ferrari Portofino for his daughters. One of the billionaire’s daughters, DJ Cuppy took to Instagram with pictures of the car which she captioned: “Papa took us shopping and bought one of each!” Davido on his Twitter account says :”Congrats cuppy …I will do the same for my daughters one day AMEN… chai money … Continue reading Davido,others react as Otedola buys three Ferrari Portofino for his three daughters

Hoodlums, not bandits, attacked Abuja-Kaduna train – NRC

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has denied reports of alleged bandits attacks on Abuja-Kaduna train KA4 between Asham and Kubwa on Monday afternoon. NRC’s Managing Director, Fidet Okhiria, who made the denial in a statement on Tuesday, said the reports were false. According to him, there are always hoodlums who usually throw heavy stones at the moving train along Abuja-Kaduna route. “There was no bandit attack on … Continue reading Hoodlums, not bandits, attacked Abuja-Kaduna train – NRC

Niger governor orders closure of state roads to heavy-duty vehicles

Worried by the deplorable conditions of the Minna-Bida road and the slow pace of the construction work on the road, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has ordered the closure of the road and other state roads to trailers, tankers and other articulated vehicles with effect from Tuesday, September 15. The Governor, who personally supervised the closure of the road at the Bida end of … Continue reading Niger governor orders closure of state roads to heavy-duty vehicles