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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 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.

Official: Osun federal housing project 70 percent completed

The Federal Government National Housing Programme situated in Abere, Osun State has reached 70 per cent completion, Deputy Director, Architecture, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (FMPWH), Mrs. Lola Onwubalili, has said.

Maritime workers suspend strike

The Maritime Workers Union, MWUN, on Tuesday suspended its strike as the federal government pledged to tackle all demands raised by the union.

Contractor completes work on Apapa Marine Beach Bridge

Rehabilitation works on the Apapa Marine Beach Bridge has been completed and is now ready for use, the project contractor and the supervising engineer told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Federal govt targets repair of more roads in Lagos

The federal government on Tuesday in Lagos promised massive road repairs nationwide, after completing some ongoing projects in Lagos.

Blackout as electricity grid collapses twice in less than 24 hours

Within a space of about 16 hours, the country’s electricity grid collapsed twice, leaving many parts of the country in total blackout.

Federal govt budgets N158 million for generator fuel, others at power ministry

The Federal Government is proposing to spend a total of N158m for the maintenance and fuelling of generators at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.

Babatunde Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday in Lagos called for the collaboration of all stakeholders to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

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The Chairman of Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Leo Nwuba, has said contrary to the recent uproar over the renaming of Abakaliki Street in Awka, the state capital, the state had long designated another street to be named Abakaliki Street within the city.
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NILDS: Non-completion of permanent site limiting our performance

The National Institute for Democratic and Legislative Studies (NILDS), has called for the completion of its permanent site to solve the problem of space constraints bedeviling its post-graduate programmes.
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Gernot Rohr: Mikel Obi will be fit for Argentina clash

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Gambia leader meets victims’ families after deadly protest

Gambian president Adama Barrow paid tribute on Friday to three young protesters killed by police in an anti-pollution rally, urging witnesses to come forward to a commission of inquiry set up by his government.