Apapa traffic chaos: Osinbajo, Fashola, Sanwo-Olu look away as traffic gridlock worsens

Apapa gridlock By Theodore Opara, Kingsley Adeboye & Victor Ahiuma-Young The Presidential Task Team managing the traffic gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway may have abandoned its duty, giving way to touts and hoodlums to take over the management of the road. In their crude manner, the street urchins have unleashed mayhem on motorists, battering and extorting…

Fashola to contractors: Make Lagos-Ibadan Expressway motorable, safe

The Minster of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has directed Julius Berger, the contractor handling section one rehabilitation/reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to speed up construction ahead of the Yuletide. Fashola while inspecting the highway on Saturday, told the Julius Berger team after taking their project presentations to hurry construction ahead of the Yuletide….

Gridlock: Fashola orders trailers to vacate Ogere on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Traffic The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday directed trailers parking indiscriminately at Ogere section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to immediately vacate the area to give way for ongoing construction works. Fashola, who undertook an inspection of the road from Lagos, gave the directive during a town hall meeting with stakeholders…

FG owes 3,504 contractors N70bn – Fashola

Lawmakers seek privatisation of FMB, FHA The Federal Government is owing 3,504 contractors in the housing sector the sum of N70 billion. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, disclosed this at the National Assembly complex, Abuja, while defending the 2021 budget of the ministry before Senate and House of Representatives joint Committee…

FG will support developmental initiatives of states – Fashola

The Federal Government has restated its resolve to continually support the developmental initiatives of state governments. Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition…

FG refunds to states: Wike, Rivers haven’t received a dime — Fashola

Minister lauds Wike for “radical urban renewal”  Wike asks for more refunds as Fasola commissions Rebisi Flyover By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt Against growing public doubts, Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Saturday confirmed that Governor Nyesom Wike has not received a kobo on recent N78Billion approved by Federal Government (FG) as…

Fashola: FG commits N6.26trn to 711 road projects

N3.39trn owed contractors, N3.53trn needed to complete jobs Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that the ministry is currently undertaking a total of 711 critical highway projects worth N6.26 trillion in all the six geo-political zones of the country Fashola also said that the amount owed to contractors who have completed…