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Babatunde Raji Fashola

28 Jul
July is a special month in Nigeria. It is when the heavens open up to release the rain in torrents and expose the hidden shame of our cities. About 60 years ago, a young graduate of the University of Ibadan...
29 Jun
Fashola has said he would like to see a constitutional amendment that will make it a duty for citizens to vote, rather than a right.
22 Jun
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has called for global consensus on information dissemination to stem conflicts around the world.
16 Jun
Federal Government has completed 2,665 housing units in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
25 Mar
Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), says that intervention in tertiary schools’ road infrastructure by the Federal Government is an investment in education meant to improve the learning environment.
25 Mar
The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that the Second Niger Bridge, which was billed for completion last month (February) but delayed due to the COVID-19 lockdown and EndSARS protests, is already at 91 per cent completion.
4 Feb
Just like yesterday, it’s already 20 years since the horrific bomb blast explosions that rocked the Ikeja Military Cantonment, Lagos State and shattered the serenity of a cool Sunday evening leaving in its wake not only sorrow, tears and blood, but deaths...
17 Jan
As part of government’s efforts aimed at reducing housing deficit across the state, the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC) has delivered some homes in the outskirts of the city.
12 Nov 2021
One of the tasks for the polity towards 2023 is how to source for President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor, one who has capacity, and drive to heal the country’s ailments - rising insecurity, troubled economy and national cohesion.
6 Nov 2021
Amid the growing debate on who takes over the Presidency from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, a Southeast group, the Young Easterners for Progressive Governance (YEPG), has thrown its weight behind the Minister of Works and former governor of Lagos State...
5 Sep 2021
I would like to step aside from commenting on cluelessness nurtured by mediocrity in high places in Abuja this week so that we can begin some charity from Lagos, the father of Abuja.
28 Jun 2021
Twelve years ago, in his Year 2010 budget presentation to the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, as Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN...


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The Ikom Calabar Federal High Way has been overtaken by flood, as motorists and road users were trapped in Okuni community after a heavy downpour in the early hours of Saturday
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Kyiv and Moscow accused each other on Saturday of striking the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine, which has been shelled repeatedly in the past week.
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Steven Gerrard won his first managerial clash with former England teammate Frank Lampard as Aston Villa beat Everton 2-1 to get off the mark in the Premier League.
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Baby weaning can be tricky, and finding the right food for them takes a lot of careful consideration.  In many Nigerian homes, brown pap is one of the first foods introduced during baby weaning. Depending on the tribe, pap has several names; the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria call it Akamu, the Yorubas call it…
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Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti on Saturday said he was surprised that German midfielder Toni Kroos did not feature on the list of 30 finalists for the Ballon d'Or.