Monday, 29th May 2023

Benin-Auchi-Okene highway

15 Mar
After years of delay, the deplorable section of the Benin-Auchi-Okene expressway is set for repairs, the Federal Government has said.
24 Apr 2022
Gridlocks have returned to Ekpoma part of the Benin-Auchi-Okene Highway. The gridlocks result from a failed portion of the highway stretching to more than one kilometre. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on Sunday, long queues of vehicles, mostly articulated vehicles could be seen on the stretch of the failed portion. The long…
9 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians, particularly motorists plying the Benin-Lokoja Highway to be patient with it as it strives to complete the dualisation of the Benin- Auchi section
27 Jan 2019
Non-payment of compensation, relocation of structures/buildings on the right of way, as well as, delay in payment, top the list of factors that are responsible for the very slow pace of work on the ever-busy Benin-Auchi-Okene Federal Highway in the Edo State axis.


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