Gridlock: Fashola orders trailers to vacate Ogere on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
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.
PDP asks Fashola to explain role in alleged N4.6b fraud
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to immediately come clean on reports in the public space that N4.6 billion public funds...
Fashola faults N76b vote for housing, says ministry owes N69.9b
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has described the N76 billion allocated for housing sector as “unrealistic”, noting that the ministry currently owes local contracts N69.9 billion.
FEC approves N62.7b Kano road, AfCTA, e-NHIS, others
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved N62.7 billion for construction of the Kano-DawakinTofa-Gwarzo-Dariyo road in Kano State.
The blame game and buck-passing
It is hard to imagine how government shifted from being a continuum and a collective responsibility of every organ of the ruling government to work as a team to achieve maximum success in delivering dividends of democracy to the people. But nothing can excuse the shameful scenes where political office holders pass blame always with…
NITP meets works minister, seeks recognition for town planners
The executives of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) have held discussions with the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and sought collaboration with the ministry.
2021 Budget: Our focus remains completion of priority projects – Fashola
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the ministry’s focus in the 2021 budget is the completion of some priority road projects, especially those on routes A1-A9.
Senate, Fashola disagree over dilapidated highways
The Senate, yesterday, faulted remarks credited to Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, wherein he was said to have blamed the National Assembly for the deplorable state of federal roads in the country. Reacting to the statement reportedly made during a courtesy visit last Monday by leaders of thought from Benue South led by…
Govt to prioritise completion of road projects in 2021 budget
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the main thrust of the 2021 budget proposal of the ministry would be the completion of road projects in the country.
FG pledges fresh roadmap to affordable housing
Following prevailing challenges regarding homeownership, the Federal Government has promised to deliver a roadmap for the housing industry, The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola made the statement at the virtual event to mark this year’s World Habitat Day celebration in Abuja with the theme: ”Housing for all: A better Urban Future.” Fashola who also…