Ambode: History will have last say
The sages say an enterprising industry player attracts to himself more noble service to the society as a mark of appreciation of his diligence. That is to say, when you work hard, you are given more work so the community can benefit from more of your expertise. But, alas, with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos…
Government picks nine properties for pilot maintenance scheme
The Federal government has picked nine buildings for pilot maintenance under its national maintenance framework on public buildings in the country. The buildings selected include, a Federal government college, a Federal Hospital, a Federal Court building, a federal prison, a federal secretariat and the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing office buildings at its headquarters in…
Proposal for Nigeria’s future
As the “Winds of Change” swept across the African content in the 1960s, the world witnessed dozens of African nations declaring their independence from colonial rule. Many in Africa and around the world had hoped that Nigeria would lead the continent forward. Unfortunately, two major events occurred that derailed the promising course of Nigeria’s First…
Our dysfunctional local government system and rural development
A few weeks ago, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance in both the Obasanjo and the Jonathan administrations, spoke of the need for federal and state governments to pay some urgent attention to the development of the rural areas. Matters are getting worse there and for the country as a whole, obviously. Did anyone…
Niger seeks intervention on federal roads
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has sought urgent intervention on federal roads to ease the people’s hardship in Niger State. Making the appeal during an on-the-spot assessment of the collapsed bridge at Gulbin Boka community in Mariga Local Council, the governor directed the state Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development to immediately mobilise contractors to site…
Ambode commissions inner-city roads, police post
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has commissioned the popular Brown Street in Oshodi; Okota Road in Isolo and a police post in Ejigbo areas of the state.
Lagos releases N10b for completion of 114 LG roads
The Lagos State Government has released the sum of N10.8billion to date to ensure completion of the ongoing construction of 114 roads across the State.
On the roads Nigeria needs
Given the scale of the challenges facing Nigeria over infrastructure and Babatunde Fashola’s unique position in which he has been saddled with fixing it on the three most critical fronts.