Monday, 25th September 2023

David Umahi

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The Minister of Works, David Umahi, yesterday, stated that President Bola Tinubu has asked him to fast track the proposed 470 kilometers Abuja-Lagos Greenfield superhighway, to be built by a private sector consortium at no cost to the government.
19 Sep
The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Mrs Olukorede Kesha, on Tuesday said the first phase construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project had been completed and delivered to ensure free traffic flow. Kesha told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that phase one was completed and delivered before the mid-September date promised by the Minister…
11 Sep
Minister of Works, David Umahi, has called on state governors to get involved in supervisory activity of ongoing federal roads in their states, threatening not to refund any amount spent on a federal road project, which is not properly supervised by the state. 
10 Sep
Minister of Works, Chief David Umahi expressed shock on Sunday at the sight of the gully erosion at Oba, a community in Anambra on the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway.
10 Sep
The Ohanaeze Ndígbo has called on President Bola Tinubu to massively support the plans by the Minister of Works, Senator David Umahi, to introduce the cement technology roads nationwide. The Ndigbo apex socio-political body said it has observed with pride, the positive impact, Umahi has brought to bear on the Ministry of Works. In a…
8 Sep
Minister of Works, David Umahi, yesterday, frowned on the estimate for the construction of Ozalla-Isu-Onitsha road, with bridges estimated to cost N15 billion, and requested that the contractors should look critically at the projects.
4 Sep
Minister of Works, David Umahi, has reaffirmed his commitment to make a positive change in road infrastructure development, saying there is no concrete evidence of road projects, especially in the SouthEast region.
3 Sep
* Says roads will have 50-year durability * 'Bitumen, now of low quality, puts pressure on the naira’ The Federal Government disclosed plans at the weekend to phase out traditional asphalt roads and shift towards the construction of concrete roads across the country. The move, according to the Minister of Works, David Umahi, will enhance…
2 Sep
The Minister of Works, Sen. David Umahi, has reiterated the use of concrete pavement technology in road construction projects for its cost effectiveness and durability.
1 Sep
The Federal government cannot refund money spent on Federal Roads by State Governments for now, says Works Minister David Umahi. Umahi made this known on Thursday when he visited Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Minister is on a two-day working visit to Oyo…
29 Aug
The Minister of Works, Mr David Umahi, on Tuesday introduced night construction to fast track Nigeria’s highway projects in line with global practices.
24 Aug
Minister of Works, David Umahi, has described the Abuja-Lokoja-Okene road as death trap, expressing worry that there is nothing to show for about N1 trillion spent on the project by government.


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.