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Governor Wike vindicates Buharists

It came like a bolt out of the blue early this week, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, issued an advertisement, which went in a completely different direction compared to what he had always said of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigerian government completes plan to start work on Lagos-Badagry expressway

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep. Babatunde Hunpe, on Sunday assured residents of the town that palliative work would soon start on the bad section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

Closure of inter-state borders: An administrative explanation

Most of our 36 States Governors have so far done well in measures to combat COVID 19 and must be commended. Most of them, are leading by example and that is good.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

Forest guard bill gets second reading in House of Reps

A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor urges federal government to declare state of emergency on federal roads

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on federal roads in the country.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Governor Mohammed: Bauchi to establish own road maintenance agency

Bauchi state government has said it will establish a road maintenance agency for the State to complement the efforts of the Federal government in the rehabilitation and maintenance of some major state roads in Bauchi state.

Akwa Ibom: We can’t spend our money on Calabar-Itu Road

Akwa Ibom State says that it has no obligation ploughing back the money refunded to it by the Federal Government for constructing federal roads in its domain to construct other federal roads.
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House of Reps replace FERMA with new agency, seek funding

The House of Representatives has passed a bill scrapping the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and replaced it with a Federal Road Authority charged with the rehabilitation and maintenance of all federal roads across the country. The House also moved to establish a National Roads Fund to generate funds for the maintenance of all federal roads with a view to ensuring motorable roads across the country and take such burden away from government.
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Senate mandates committee to investigate issues on foreign vessels

The Senate on Wednesday at the plenary mandated its Committee on Local Content to investigate reasons for the dominance of foreign vessels above locally owned and registered vessels in the domestic carriage of petroleum products within coastal inland waterways of Nigeria.

Tunde Fashola: I was misquoted on ‘exaggerated bad roads’

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained that Nigerians misquoted him in his comment that the complaints about the deplorable state of federal roads across the country were exaggerated.
A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre-Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.

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A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.
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National Assembly directs FERMA to compile list of dilapidated federal roads

A joint committee of the National Assembly, on Wednesday, directed the Managing Director of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nurudeen Rafindadi, and other directors of the agency to go and compile a list of all the dilapidated federal roads in the six geo-political zones of the country.
Marcel Ifejiofor, the commissioner for Works in Anambra State, has said that the condition of roads in the state was not the worst in the country.

2020 Budget: Anambra lawmakers, commissioner, lament low budgetary allocation to road infrastructure

Some Anambra lawmakers and the State Ministry of Works on Wednesday decried the low budgetary allocated to road infrastructure in the state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan discussing with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP Kogi West), during the upper chamber's plenary on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate president decries poor roads

Senate President Ahmad Lawan in Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads.

MASSOB: We will resist tollgates in South-East

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has said it will not allow the Federal Government to set up tollgates in the South-East.

Minister: No refund for repair of federal roads

The Federal Government has asked state governors not to fix federal roads if they will eventually demand refund for the rehabilitation.
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.

Stakeholders lament deplorable state of federal roads, urge government intervention

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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