President Buhari, who performed the commissioning of the bridge via Zoom on said the bridge is one of the critical infrastructures delivered by his administration to fight poverty, promote economic growth and ensure progress for the people.
He noted that the bridge and other projects being commissioned symbolized his administration’s … Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari launched the Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals Complex, Africa’s largest petrochemical refinery, and the world’s largest single-train petroleum refining facility yesterday on Monday.
Owned by Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, it is estimated to have cost N8.7 trillion ($19 billion). But what exactly does the Nigerian … Read More
The minister said each of the hubs was centralized to serve two geopolitical locations.
The Nigerian government has commenced the construction of standard vaccine hub projects in Abuja, Lagos, and Kano states.
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, while speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony in Abuja on Thursday said the … Read More
The federal government has ordered the immediate closure of the Ijora-Olopa Bridge on the back of the discovery that some miscreants have tampered with the major reinforcement elements of the deck from underneath, the government said in a press release.
The FG made this known on its official Twitter handle,
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Rivers State Government has commenced demolition of property owned by the Bayelsa State Government in the Old GRA, Port Harcourt with the demolition squad barring journalists from taking pictures and coming near the scene.
The twin structures of 12 flats occupying Plots 34 & 35 (No 5 Akassa Street) and … Read More
The Director General of the Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, says Nigeria needs a minimum of $100 billion annually to fix the infrastructural needs of the country.
Mr Akabueze said the funding must come from both government and private entities to meet the annual target of infrastructural investments.
He stated this … Read More
As the reconstruction work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway enters its final phase, the federal government has appealed for the patience and understanding of motorists on account of the heavy traffic being experienced on the stretch from Toll Gate to Kara Bridge in Lagos.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde … Read More
Worried by the frequent building collapses, construction experts have expressed their determination to carry out hands-on training for architects, builders, engineers, and suppliers in the industry to stem the tide of collapsed buildings.
This would form part of the 7th International Construction Building Materials and Technologies Exhibition/Ceramics, Bathroom and Kitchen … Read More
Revenue generated from rail transportation fell by 39 percent, year-on-year (YoY), to N4.5 billion in 2022 from N5.6 billion in 2021.
The decline in revenue may be attributed to the suspension of rail services in parts of the country due to security challenges during the period.
Recall that a result … Read More
The Lagos State government says its officials are assessing the situation at an unapproved seven-floor building under construction which collapsed in Banana Island Wednesday evening.
The state government said this on Wednesday in a statement by the spokesperson of the state Ministry of physical planning and urban development, Mukaila Sanusi.… Read More
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved US$984.7 million for the procurement of maintenance equipment for the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC).
FEC also approved N5 billion for the provision of accommodation to the staff of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, and the Attorney-General … Read More
The Electronic truck traffic management platform, otherwise known as Call up System, may have recorded good results in reducing congestion at the Apapa ports corridor.
The managers of the system also said it has decreased the cost of moving cargoes at the port by 65 percent.
The Managing Director of … Read More
One person has been confirmed dead and at least 20 persons have been rescued in a two-storey building that collapsed in Nigeria’s capital Thursday afternoon.
Many people are still trapped in the structure that collapsed at 7th Avenue, Gwarinpa, said an official of the emergency management agency.
An official of … Read More
Nigeria’s seat of power, known as the State House, will lead the way in keying into renewable energy sources to help mitigate the impacts of climate change in the country.
Other public buildings are expected to key into the alternative energy sources in line with the country’s Energy Transition Plan, … Read More
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Zubairu Gambo on Thursday flag-off the construction of 237 housing units in Topo, Badagry, Lagos.
He also laid the foundation stone for the Admiralty Shafa Gas Plan and Admiralty Mall in Navy town, Ojo, Lagos
Addressing the officers and men of Naval Forward Operation … Read More
Four months after to end of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, to invest N1.9 trillion in the reconstruction of 44 federal roads under the tax credit policy.
Media Assistant, Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice President), Laolu Akande, who disclosed at … Read More
Nigerian mini-grid player, Husk Power Systems, has secured the sum of $750,000 in funding for solar mini-grid projects in Nasarawa State.
Disclosing this in an email sent to Naira metrics, the company said the loan was made available by Germany’s development ﬁnance institution (DEG).
The Plan: Husk plans to set … Read More