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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has hinted that the Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be fully completed by April, 2020.
The Senator representing the Adamawa Northern Senatorial District, Ishaku Abbo, has frowned over the shoddy implementation of the Kudzum, Dilichim and Shuwa Bridges of Michika and Madagali, destroyed by Boko Haram in 2014, asking the Federal Government to revoke the contract awarded for the repair.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for the building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society.
A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.
A breakdown of the deaths include a father and son in Edati; three primary school pupils in Gurara; three children in Yuna village in Borgu; one child in Kontagora and seven-year-old Khadijat Adamu Aliyu in Fadikpe in Chachanga local government area of the state.
The Ogun State government has directed Reynolds Construction Company, RCC, to provide palliative measures for Ososa multiple bridges on the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode-Ore Expressway to stem the incessant accidents in the axis.
At least 2,667 houses, farmlands, roads, and bridges have been destroyed by flooding in 17 local government areas in Niger State.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has unveiled N8.8 billion road projects, which will link six different communities in Alkaleri and Tafawa Balewa Local Government Areas (LGAs).
The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.
Amb. Godknows Igali, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to prioritise human capacity building if elected governor of the state.
The House of Representatives is set to investigate all abandoned projects awarded by the federal government from the country’s return to democracy in 1999 till date.
The communities, including Toru-Tubegbe, Bolou-Tubegbe and Tamo-Tubegbe, alleged that the ongoing road project in the area being executed by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) did not include bridges which will link them to other communities.
The presidency late on Sunday replied a Catholic priest who accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to check the incessant violence across Nigeria.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) on Monday described the outgoing governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, as “an achiever and administrator per excellence Lagosians will miss”.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the Nobel academy on Tuesday of rewarding human rights violations by awarding the prize for literature to Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has published claims that a former FIFA President was bribed by a “Russian oligarch” to ensure c won the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), has denied justifying the re-arrest of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore.
Amazon.com has secured the rights to broadcast top European soccer Champions League matches for the 2021/22 season in Germany, the U.S. company said on Tuesday.
Lille OSC manager Christophe Galtier fears Victor Osimhen might leave the club in January despite penning a five-year deal six months ago.
Anthony Joshua’s net worth is set to double after regaining the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts from Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.
The statement said energy professionals and consultants gathered by the ministry agreed that to achieve the new targets set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the Oil and Gas sector, there is need to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place.
Fourteen people, including two Red Cross workers and an army sergeant, have been kidnapped in Borno State.
China’s Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and moved to bar it from a government subsidy program.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said his leadership will do whatever needs to be done to ensure the party remains one in his home state, Edo.