As Fashola battles to deliver 2nd Niger Bridge
When I say battle, I mean a battle in the real sense of the word. Mr. Babatunde Fashola is battling many issues to see that the 2nd Niger Bridge is realised.
ASEMA warns of fresh River Niger surge
Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) yesterday raised the alarm over a second rise of the water level of River Niger and its tributaries. Executive Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on SEMA (Media), Mr. Emeka Obinwa, stressed the need for residents of the coastal communities in Anambra to relocate to holding centres established for victims…
FEC okays N3 billion projects to strengthen airports, River Niger
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved N2.4 billion for the construction of an indoor shooting range to enhance security in the aviation sector. It also sanctioned N581 million for purchase and installation of 300 buoys on the River Niger to enhance the safety of vessels, lives and property on the waterways.
Two drug addicts drown in River Niger evading NDLEA arrest
Luck ran out of two alleged drug addicts in Lokoja on Sunday when the men of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency...
Asaba braces for ‘crowd control’ as Nigeria, Uganda clash in friendly
Officials of Delta Sports Commission may be having a sleepless night ahead of today’s international friendly match between the Super Eagles and Crane of Uganda, following the large turn out of fans recorded on daily basis at the team’s training ground.
Nigerian Navy embarks on 24hr patrol along River Niger
The Nigerian Naval Outpost, Onitsha has commenced a 24-hour patrol along the various waterways and creeks in the state aimed at sustaining the current security network in the state. In a telephone chat with newsmen yesterday, commander, Onitsha Naval Outpost, Captain K. Mohammed noted that the exercise would cover the entire state including riverine communities,…
Flood from overflowing River Niger sacks 500 students in Delta
Over 500 students of Government College at Bomadi, Bomadi local council of Delta State have been displaced by a raging floodwater from River Niger, which has overflowed its bank.
Arewa professionals urge 19 northern governors to tap into economic potentials of River Niger, Benue
Concerned Arewa professionals have urged the 19 northern governors to tap into the economic potentials of River Niger and Benue for the benefit of the north and the nation in general.
That the bridges may be built
That the Federal Government would repair some bridges across the nation at a total cost of N275 billion would seem good news in view of the need for upgrade of Nigeria’s road infrastructure but the choice of 52 bridges raises questions of why and how.