Posts Tagged ‘2nd Niger Bridge’

Fashola: Blame communities for uncompleted projects; some demanding N10bn for 2nd Niger bridge

Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, has blamed some communities for uncompleted projects, disclosing how a demand of N10 billion compensation was made for work to continue on the 2nd Niger bridge. Speaking with reporters at the end of the federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the minister said […]

FG Resumes Work on 2nd Niger Bridge

The Federal Govern­ment has approved the continuation of work on the Second Niger Bridge, several months after it was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari in a bid to review the contract award. The important bridge, which will run across Anambra and Delta States, is estimated to cost over N130 billion through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) […]

FG To Begin Work on 2nd Niger Bridge, Soon – Lai Mohammed

Plans are underway by the Federal Govern­ment to commence work on the second Niger Bridge, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said. The minister, who gave the hint at the South-South town hall meeting held yesterday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said the project was captured in the 2016 Budget. Alhaji […]

Outrage and Anger as Buhari Abandons 2nd Niger Bridge

There is anger in the South East zone over the Federal Government’s abandonment of the N140 billion ($700 million) 2nd Niger Bridge. The contractor, Julius Berger Construction Company, stopped work on the project which is being constructed under Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement since April 2015. Concerned citizens of Eastern Nigeria and other stakeholders are […]