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Bad roads: We can’t access N64bn maintenance fund, says FERMA

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency on Tuesday declared that it had been unable to access the over N64bn road maintenance fund that was meant to come from a particular percentage of petroleum products sale. FERMA’s Managing Director, Nurudeen Rafindadi, who disclosed this in Abuja after the inauguration of the board of the agency, noted that …read more →

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Maritime Security: Nigerian Waters Now Safer – Dakuku

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that piracy and other maritime crimes have reduced drastically in the Nigerian maritime domain, making it safer for investment. Contrary to reports in a section of the media on his responses while defending the Agency’s budget before the Senate …read more →

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Gov. Obiano pledges more road infrastructure in Anambra before tenure ends

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said that his administration will provide more road infrastructure to enhance human and vehicular movement across the state before the end of his tenure in 2021. The Governor said this when he paid an inspection visit to the ongoing construction on the Enugwu-Ukwu link road in Njikoka Local …read more →

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Speeding and the reckless driving are major causes of accidents on highways – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said that injuries and avoidable accidents that occur on highways are not always due to bad roads as claimed by road users. According to him, road accidents are largely due to speeding and the recklessness of drivers, as no driver speeds on a …read more →

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Cross River government begins construction of abandoned Abim River Bridge

The Cross River Government says work has begun on the Abim River Bridge linking some farming communities in the Etung and Ikom Local Government Areas of the state. Mr Christian Ita, the Chief Press Secretary and Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Ben Ayade, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …read more →

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NRC to test run Lagos-Abeokuta rail line in February

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February. Mr Fidet Okhiria, the NRC Managing Director, who disclosed this on Wednesday at Ijoko in Ogun, while inspecting the project, added that work on the tracks is moving towards Lagos with 1.5 kilometers being laid daily. “They have …read more →