Babatunde Raji Fashola
Babatunde Fashola at 57: Tunji Olowolafe, others, salute the minister of works and housing
Two decades ago Babatunde Raji Fashola had yet to become the big name he is today – he was only a legal practitioner on the cusp of becoming a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Then, in 2002, he was appointed Chief of Staff by the then Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu of Lagos State. Two years later, he became the first member of his Law School set of 1988 to become a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Poly workers, others protest over collapsed Ureje bridge
Members of staff and students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, as well as the residents of the capital city, yesterday protested over continued neglect...
Okada restriction: Action in the best interest of Lagos
If you care about the security of Lagos State, support your Governor on the restriction of Okada and Keke.’’ This was the submission of the former Governor of Lagos State and current Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola..
National anthem, flag and coat of arms: An analysis
Sir: “Nigeria we hail thee…” was the first national anthem of Nigeria (1960-1978). That first national anthem was changed in 1978 to, ‘Arise O’ Compatriots ...; and we are still singing that to the present moment.
Government plans massive road repairs at Yuletide
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has said government was working with contractors handling road projects for the repairs of major arterial road networks in view of the forthcoming Yuletide.
The roads as we know them
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), stirred the hornet’s nest last week when he stated during a press conference after the weekly Federal Executive Meeting (FEC) that, “Nigerian roads are not as bad as they are often portrayed
The return of tollgates
The issue of tollgates spilled out into the air and took possession of the land when the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola disclosed that the FG is working on modalities for the reintroduction of cashless toll plazas
Before reintroducing tollgates
Federal Government’s move to re-introduce tollgates 16 years after they were demolished by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has received widespread negative responses because virtually...