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Gbeleyi Abayomi The Federal Executive Council has approved N108 billion for the completion of various road projects across the country. This was disclosed by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, while speaking to State House correspondents after a weekly cabinet meeting, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the first approval of N25 …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The main opposition party in the country , the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been caught using pictures all the way from Liberia to portray the bad state of roads in Nigeria. The main opposition party shared the pictures alongside a statement in which it tackled Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, …

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said that the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built under the National Housing Programme nationwide. He said that this would be done through an online subscription to allow for transparency and reduce human interference to the barest in the allocation process. …

Youth under the auspices of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Monday blocked the Suleja-Minna highway to protest the deplorable state of roads in Niger state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the angry youth also blocked the Bida-Minna road as motorists were forced to look for alternative routes into and out …

Gbeleyi Abayomi At the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting of Wednesday, Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, briefed reporters on the plan of the Buhari administration to reintroduce toll gates scrapped by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2004. Fashola, who was joined by Lai Mohammed, his information counterpart, said there is no law …

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved N109.4billion for the construction of Ibadan – Ilesha–Ife and Kano–Katsina (Phase two) dual carriageways. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said this when he briefed State House Correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting held at the Council …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Federal Government has warned states goverment to desist from fixing federal roads if they will seek compesation. this is as a result of the huge amount requested by state governors for federal roads in their domains. The Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola, made this statement at a two-day interactive session with …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, has denied inflating contracts awarded by the ministry in 2018. This is in reaction by the claim by The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) that it saved N26 billion for the federal government in 2018 by revising the sums of government contracts approved by some ministries, departments …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The former gov of IMO state and senator representing Imo west caused an uproar in the red chamber when he said former minister Babatunde Fashola was growing grey hair because he was handling 3 ministries. Mr. Fashola who is the immediate past minister of power, works and housing was at the red chamber …

Notes that the Lagos-Badagry Highway is a Federal Road which connects Nigeria to the Republics of Benin, Togo, Ghana through to Senegal and other neighboring countries, being the Nigerian section of the Trans–West African Coastal Highway that passes through many major federal establishments; Also notes that its construction began during the Babatunde Fashola Administration and …