Posts Tagged ‘Federal Ministry of Works and Housing’

Regime Approves N30bn for Roads to Niger Republic

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 27, 2020
The Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved contracts for construction of two roads from Sokoto and Jigawa States up to Nigeria’s borders with Niger Republic at a total cost of about N30 billion. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the FEC meeting […]

Nationwide Warning Strike To Begin on Thursday Over New Minimum Wage

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
Organised Labour comprising of Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Ogun State say they will be embarking on a two-day warning strike with effect from Thursday December 19th to push for the implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage by the state government. The aggrieved labour unions say unless the state […]

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG opens Kara Bridge to traffic

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 1, 2019
The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports that the section between Kara Bridge and Isheri Junction inbound Lagos was partially closed on Sept. 2, for reconstruction, resulting in traffic […]

Resign, apologise for saying ‘roads not too bad’ – PDP blasts Fashola

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 8, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has on Friday asked the minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, to resign and tender apology to Nigerians for making what they described as unpardonable comment. Fashola had in a chat with journalists on Wednesday opined that people exaggerate a lot while commenting on the state of roads in […]

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

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 18, 2019
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 to repair Third Mainland Bridge

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 2, 2019
Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State Adedamola Kuti has said that traffic arrangements are underway to begin another phase of major repairs on the Third Mainland Bridge. Kuti, who spoke in Lagos on Sunday, said results of investigative tests on the bridge were ready and that contractor would move to site at the completion […]