Home Topics Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing

Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing

Presidential panel recovers $7 million ‘stashed’ in Heritage Bank, others

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for the Recovery of Public Property has recovered seven dollars million (N2.1 billion at official rate) illegally kept in Heritage Bank.

Minister: Delayed housing project in Lagos to be completed

The federal government will soon resolve the challenges delaying the completion and delivery of its Igbogbo/Bayeku Housing Scheme in Ikorodu area of Lagos State to Nigerians.

PTAD suspends 22,000 unverified pensioners from payroll

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on Wednesday said it had suspended 22,021 pensioners from the payroll following the non-appearance of the pensioners for the verification exercise in 2017.

Federal government flags off rehabilitation of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Road

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Monday officially inaugurated the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Road.

Minister: Federal government ready to spend over N30 billion for metering

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the problem of metering for electricity consumers in Nigeria will soon be addressed as his ministry has issued a regulatory framework to licence meter asset providers, setting aside over N30 billion to implement comprehensive metering nationwide.

Federal government to complete repair work on existing Niger bridge in December

Mr Innocent Alumonah, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra says the Federal Government will complete repair work on the existing Niger Bridge before the end of December.

Ministry: Second Niger main bridge yet to be awarded

Despite assurances by the Federal Government on the completion of the Second Niger Bridge, the contract for the construction of the main bridge has not been awarded, according to a report.

Official: Second Niger Bridge still needs N210 billion

The Director of Highway Bridges and Design, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Adetokunbo Sogbesan, said the main project on the Second Niger Bridge will gulp N210 billion.

Chinese expatriates flee Lokoja-Okene road project over insecurity

The contractor handling section one, Lokoja-Benin road dualisation project, CGC Nigeria Limited, said its Chinese expatriates had fled the site following incidences of kidnapping.

Federal government commences rehabilitation of 36.5km Wukari-Ibi road

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha representing Taraba South District on Friday flagged off the rehabilitation of the 36.5-kilometre Wukari-Ibi road which is expected to gulp N1 billion.

Official: Federal government not indebted to road contractors

Mr Bola Aganaba, the Deputy Director, Highways, North-Central Zone, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, says the Federal Government is currently not indebted to any road contractor in the zone.

Ministry director who forfeited 86 houses to govt loses bid to stop corruption trial

An FCT High Court, sitting at Apo, on Monday continued hearing in the case of alleged failure to declare assets without reasonable excuse against the Tumsah brothers, Ibrahim and Tijjani.

House of Representatives move to curb excessive electricity charges

The Ad-Hoc Committee to curb Excessive Electricity Charges being levied on consumers by distribution companies (Discos) Thursday said it would meet with community development associations (CDAs) in different geo-political zones in the course of its assignment.

Ministry: Overloaded heavy duty vehicle owners to pay N10 million fine

Owners of overloaded heavy duty vehicles that ply federal highways will start paying fines ranging from N1m to N10m, the Federal Government has announced.

President Buhari: We have fulfilled our 2015 promise on road development

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday claimed that his administration had fulfilled the promise it made in May 2015 as regards development of roads in the country.

Federal government begins enforcement of axle load regulations at loading points

President Muhammadu Buhari says the enforcement of the ECOWAS Supplementary Act on axle load regulations for heavy duty vehicles in Nigeria will commence from the various loading points.

President Buhari warns truck drivers against highway parking

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned truck drivers to stay away from roadside parking on Federal highways and establish private parking lots to avoid congestion and ease vehicular mobility across the country.

ECN: Nigeria power generation to hit 100,000mw by 2030

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) on Monday predicted a growth of up to 100,000 megawatts electricity generation in the country by 2030.The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) on Monday predicted a growth of up to 100,000 megawatts electricity generation in the country by 2030.

Recent Stories

Malawi’s Joyce Banda to seek election amid corruption allegation

Malawi’s ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, on Monday said she was ready to run in next year’s presidential elections if nominated by her party.

Bayelsa community laments pollution by oil spill from Shell’s oilfield

Residents of Agoro Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Monday berated the poor and slow response to an oil spill from shell’s oilfield in the area.

Cristiano Ronaldo bust at Madeira Airport replaced by new version

The bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at Madeira Airport has been replaced with another one that presents a greater likeness to the Portugal captain.

Britain condemns Israel bias at UN rights’ council

Britain on Monday urged the UN Human Rights Council to reform its treatment of Israel, joining the United States in demanding an end to the body’s alleged bias against the Jewish State.

Croatia’s Nikola Kalinic sent home for refusing to come on as sub against Nigeria

Croatia and AC Milan striker Nikola Kalinic has been sent home from the 2018 World Cup after refusing to come on as a substitute during their 2-0 victory over Nigeria in their Group D opening game on Saturday.