ACF begs security agencies to secure Borno, Yobe roads
Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has condemned incessant attacks and killings along the Maiduguri/Damaturu road in Borno and Yobe states, appealing to the army and other security agencies
Lagos roads in need of urgent repairs before another rainy season
Lagos residents, last Monday morning, woke up to an unwelcome surprise. It was the second week into the New Year, and Lagosians were already being greeted with cloudy skies and light showers.
Council boss stimulates business activities in Apapa with grant
In a bid to attract more commercial activities and increase its revenue drive, the chairman of Apapa Local Government Area, Owolabi Elijah Adele,
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
Respite for roads as Lagos-Ibadan rail line opens for test-run, free rides in November
For many frequent road travellers who dread the daily carnage on the highways owing to road accidents and loss of man-hours to traffic, the disclosure by the Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday that the Lagos-Ibadan rail line is almost set for completion is a relief that would put an end to many hassles and travails of road users on one of the nation’s busiest highways.
Lagos roads still under emergency amid palliatives
The state of roads in Lagos has been the subject of interest among citizens in the past few weeks. Its parlous state amid torrential rainfall, which is making a bad situation worse, is gradually getting the swift attention it deserves.
Experts worried over tanker fire accidents on Nigerian roads
The Risk Managers Society of Nigeria (RIMSON), has expressed concern over the rising incidence of petroleum products (liquid and gas) trucks explosions on the roads and implored the Federal Government to initiate far-reaching measures to stem the menace.
FCTA, Nasarawa to set up joint development commission
A joint development commission that will foster a strong economic relationship between the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration and the Nassarawa State government is in the offing.
Nigeria’s economy still unstable, weak in inclusion at 59
Despite the government’s diversification agenda and push for non-oil sector growth, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have described the mounting imbalance in the structure of the economy since independence, as underscoring the growing decline in the non-oil sector productivity.
Nigeria’s struggle to go beyond 4,000MW, decades after independence
Two years ago, the publisher of Cable newspaper, Simon Kolawole, recounted his experience of how he picked the May 30, 1988 edition of the Newswatch magazine with a story of how NEPA’s installed generation capacity stood at 4,000 megawatts in 1988.