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Stakeholders in the housing sector, has called on the Federal Government to target the provision of at least 700,000 housing units per annum in order to address the over 20 million deficit in the sector.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on Sunday announced partial closure of the Independence Bridge in Lagos for routine maintenance till May 2 to replace damaged expansion joints.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the slow pace of rehabilitation and expansion works on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road and the Second Niger Bridge.
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing said it had so far completed 18 internal roads within tertiary institutions across the country.
Traffic diversion for construction works to continue on the 600- metre ‘Kara’ Bridge section on the Lagos outbound corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will begin on Tuesday.
The Federal Government has been urged to expedite action on the rehabilitation of roads across the country in order to save the travelling public the agony of taking their vehicles through some bad routes in parts of the country.
The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.
The Federal Government has assured that it would put in place palliative measures to ensure that the badly damaged Calabar-Itu road is motorable during the forthcoming yuletide.
Ahead of the yuletide celebrations, the Federal Government has commenced plans to fix major arterial roads across the country to ease the plight of road users.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that 301 persons died in 617 auto crashes recorded in Ogun between January and October.
The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Abandoned Federal road in the country has expressed shock that the Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene dualization road contract was not fully awarded by the federal government.
Members of the House of Representatives have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate commencement of works at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to revamp the moribund Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Uhonmora Substation, Edo State.
Some stakeholders have lamented the deplorable state of federal roads in their respective areas, saying the situation is adversely affecting the socio-economic lives of the people.
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The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.
The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.
A Life Camp Magistrates’ Court in Abuja, on Thursday ordered a 30-year-old Labourer, Yusuf Muazu, to sweep the court premises for three hours for stealing a bowl of food and a cup of cold water.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Friday inaugurated the state’s health insurance scheme aimed at ensuring that all residents of the state have access to quality and affordable health care services.
Oghenekaro Etebo remains a doubt for Getafe’s Spanish LaLiga clash against fifth-placed Villarreal at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez on Wednesday.
An NGO, Osogbo Affairs Forum (OSAF), has distributed food items to over 3,000 vulnerable people across seven major communities in Osogbo, to ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carlo Ancelotti says he has been given ‘assurances’ over Everton’s spending power this summer, but remained coy on speculation linking the club with a move for James Rodriguez.