Posts Tagged ‘Works and Housing’

@GovernorObaseki set to sell reclaimed properties through housing agency .@EdoDigiComms

After concluding the reclamation of some abandoned properties at the BDPA Housing Estate in Ugbowo, the Edo Development and Property Agency (EDPA) has set modalities for the sale of the properties to interested persons. The Executive Chairman of EDPA, Isoken Omo, in a statement, said the buildings were discovered during the recertification exercise, after which […]

Fashola commissions Abuja-Ka­duna emergency repair proj­ect

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has commissioned the Abuja-Ka­duna emergency repair proj­ect. Fashola, who commended the contractor for completing the project on schedule, said the project was awarded on January 7 with a completion period of 50 days. The minister, represented by Yemi Oguntominiyi, the Di­rector of Highway Construc­tion and Rehabilitation […]

Power Generation up to 4,000 Mw – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that power generation in Nigeria has stepped up to 4,000 megawatts in the last two weeks. Fashola made the disclosure on Saturday in Benin while inspecting ongoing work at the Aduwawa axis of the Benin-Lokoja highway. He said the major challenge facing the power […]
Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Electricity Generation

I Did Not Promise Steady Power Supply in 6 Months – Fashola

Babatunde Fashola (SAN), who is the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has denied saying as the then Governor of Lagos State that if given a chance, he could fix the problem of electricity in Nigeria within six months. Fashola, who was speaking during a programme on the Nigerian Television Authority Network on Tuesday, said those crediting the […]

FG Needs N1.7tn to Complete 206 Road Projects, Says Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said the federal government will need as much as N1.7 trillion to complete about 206 road projects it awarded in the past.  Fashola however said the three ministries under him had only N433 billion earmarked for them in the 2016 budget. He explained in […]

Militant Attack on Oil Pipelines Causes Power Supply Drops to 2,500MW

·      Nigeria’s crude output plunges to 20-year low ·      Discos to disconnect historic debtors   Last week, a twin attack occurred on Chevron’s oil and gas facilities in the Escravos area of Delta State, resulted in a drop in power generation from about 3,600 megawatts (MW) to 2,500MW, translating to a […]