FG announces new national building code
The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country.
Experts seek OPS participation to tackle infrastructure deficit
Experts on economic matters have said that government must wake up and face the realities on ground, as it needs to invest N18 trillion yearly to meet up with infrastructure development in the country. To achieve this, they submitted that government must give room for private sector participation, allow sanctity of contracts and open up…
ROSATOM underscores need for nuclear power to tackle erratic electricity supply
Nuclear energy development has been proffered as a sustainable and eco-friendly solution to Nigeria’s perennial electricity shortfall.
FG kicks off reconstruction of N20.8b Ikorodu-Sagamu road
The Federal Government has kicked-off reconstruction of the 36-kilometre Ikorodu-Sagamu Road awarded to Messrs Arab Contractor O.A.O. Nigeria Limited at the cost of N20.845 billion.
Fashola orders contractor to complete Zik Mausoleum by October
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has ordered the contractor handling the Zik Mausoleum, Bouygues Construction Limited to complete and deliver the project before the end of October.
Fashola approves N133m compensation for 5 Abia communities
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has approved the payment of N133 million compensation to Abia communities for land acquired for the construction of a trailer park on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
National Housing Programme creating employment for youths, says Fashola
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the National Housing Programme initiated by the Federal Government has yielded its first expected result of creating employment for youths.Fashola said this on Friday in Owerri during an inspection of the National Housing Programme site in Imo State.
FG promises early completion of N22.3b Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway
The Federal Government has pledged early completion of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway to fasten socio-economic growth and international trade within Ogun and Lagos corridors.
Restoration of N11 billion infrastructure in North East to reduce food prices, says Fashola
The rehabilitation of the damaged electricity infrastructure by Boko Haram insurgency in North-East, estimated at about N11 billion, will enable the country see reduction in inflation, especially prices of food and address rising poverty.
Nigeria electricity generation capacity drops to 2,329.9MW
Nigeria’s electricity generation capacity dropped from the 5,222.3 megawatts (MW) attained earlier this year to 2,329.9 MW on May 6.This meant that e country lost about 3,710.8MW due to gas, line and frequency constraints, which is the equivalent of N1.870billion, according to the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).