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2 Oct 2017
A new chapter in road development in Nigeria is being opened with the announcement that the Federal Government has sealed an agreement with the Dangote Group to reconstruct the Apapa- Oshodi-Oworonshoki expressway and three ancillary routes.
11 Sep 2017
Samuel Ortom told newsmen at the Benue People’s House in Makurdi that the agency had proven over the years to be ineffective and needed to step up.
27 Aug 2017
Baring any last minute hitches or change of heart, in about five days from today (that is September 1st), the process of wiping away the national shame, which the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road...
1 May 2017
The Chairman of Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Musa Mohammed has said that more than 400 trucks have left Apapa and Tincan port areas...
1 May 2017
Nigerian engineers are known to compete favourably with their counter parts in the world. However, members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) are saddened that foreign firms...
29 Apr 2017
The RTEAN boss disclosed in a chat with journalists in Apapa, Lagos, saying majority of RTEAN members had left the truck business and delved into other ventures because they could no longer cope with the bad roads situation.
20 Mar 2017
After 38 years of construction, the Senate has urged the Federal Ministry of Works to designate the Makurdi–Otukpo-Obollo Afor-Opii (Nsukka)-Ninth mile Federal ‘Trunk A’ Highway for immediate dualisation.
15 Mar 2017
The principle of road user contribution, in whatever form is that, in addition to the civic duty to pay income tax, the road user may also be required to contribute to a fund for the roads used.
22 Jan 2017
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) said it was collaborating with the Police to check activities of illegal sand miners digging up road verges on Ikorodu-Itoiki road in Lagos.
22 Jan 2017
The engineer in charge of the agency, Lagos East, Mr Tayo Awodun told NAN that the agency was working on both carriageways of the bridge in a manner that would not affect the flow of traffic.
6 Dec 2016
The Federal Government has opposed the plan by the Senate to scrap the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and replace it with the Federal Roads Authority (FRA).
13 Nov 2016
They did not only rue the neglect of the road, they also raised the alarm that if no attention is paid to the road soonest, their agony and that of other road users would be compounded.

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