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Federal Ministry of Works addresses concerns over Dorman-Long Bridge’s condition

The Federal Ministry of Works has swiftly responded to concerns raised over the state of the Dorman-Long Bridge, following a viral video on social media suggesting that a portion of the bridge was in critical condition. In a press release dated September 18, 2023, the ministry clarified the situation. The video, which gained traction on Read More…

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A day after flooding havoc, special team clears shanties on Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Following a day of devastating floods that wreaked havoc on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, a Special Intervention Team, established under the guidance of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, swung into action on Sunday to address the issue. The torrential rainfall had triggered flooding in numerous areas across Lagos, including sections of the vital expressway, causing significant distress to Read More…

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FG unveils ambitious superhighway projects in Public-Private Partnership

The Nigerian Federal Government is planning two major highways that will span the entire country through a Public-Private Partnership scheme. Dave Umahi, the Minister of Works, disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Sunday after a meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Abuja. He announced that these highways would connect Abuja to Lagos and Port Read More…

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Works Minister David Umahi says FG cannot reimburse federal road spend now

The Minister of Works, David Umahi, disclosed on Thursday that the federal government is currently unable to refund the funds expended by State Governments on Federal Roads. Minister Umahi made this statement during his visit to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State in Ibadan. During his two-day working visit to Oyo State, Minister Umahi explained, Read More…

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4th Mainland Bridge to cost $2.5bn, to be completed in 4 years

The Fourth Mainland Bridge project will be finished in four years, the Lagos State government announced on Friday. It would cost $2.5 billion. Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works, made the announcement in Ikeja, at a press conference to introduce the preferred contractor to carry out the project. Adeyoye predicted Read More…

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Ahead Christmas: 2nd Niger Bridge opens temporarily to traffic Dec 15

The new Second Niger Bridge, according to Mr. Jimoh Olawale, Federal Controller of Works in Delta, will open to traffic on December 15. However, Olawale stated that the bridge would only be available for 30 days in an interview with Newsmen on Wednesday in Asaba. He stated that Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works, ordered Read More…

Fire Infrastructure Metro

Further woes for Lagos-bound commuters as FG closes Eko Bridge to avoid tragedy

Commuters trying to access Lagos from the mainland would experience discomfort on that route. This is because on Saturday, Mrs. Forosola Oloyede, the acting federal controller of works in Lagos State, declared that an extra part of the Eko Bridge will be shut down in order to prevent a catastrophe. A fire on Friday night Read More…

Infrastructure Metro

Ojodu Local Council pledges support for the WaterAid hygiene project

Segun Odunmbaku, chairman of the Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA), is excited and committed to the WaterAid WASH project that is being funded by the PepsiCo Foundation. Odunmbaku made the commitment in his message of goodwill at the launching of the WASH enhancement project for Ojodu, Ikorodu North, and Ikotun LCDA on Friday in Read More…

Alimosho Infrastructure Metro

LASG works on five linked highways in Alimosho

In order to build a five-community network of roads in the Alimosho Local Government Area, the Lagos State Government has made a plea for cooperation in reclaiming the Right of Way (RoW). At a stakeholders meeting on Friday in Ikeja, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, made the request. He Read More…

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Contractors return to site, begin rehabilitation of Agbara-Badagry Expressway

The contractors in charge of reconstructing the Lagos-Badagry Expressway segment between Agbara and Badagry are back on the job. Due to a lack of funds, the construction company, CGC Nigeria Limited, took all of its trucks and earth-moving equipment off the site all at once at the end of August to the surprise of local Read More…