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FG has no money to fix Apapa-Tincan-Oshodi road now—Fashola

Port access road Coconut

More facts have emerged on why the federal government has given deaf ears to the yearnings of Tincan port users over the poor state of the road. Explaining issues in ...

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Bypass electric meter now, pay N450,000 fine or be jailed

Meters

Worried by rampant theft of power by way of meter bypass in several parts of the country, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has drafted sanction ranging from N50,000 to ...

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Power hits 7001MW, all time high, but evacuations remain poor

TCN

The irony of Nigeria’s power crisis stemmed from the veiled truth that Africa’s largest economy now has the capacity to produce more power than it can distribute. This is based ...

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China’s 85% funding for $5.8 billion Mambila hydroelectric power worries experts

dam scheme

Recent funding deal sealed between Nigeria and Chinese Export-Import Bank that will deliver the 3,050-megawatt Mambila hydroelectric power project in Taraba state within six year, has continued to draw both ...

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Comments during US Senators’ visit lands Egbin Power boss in immigration trouble

Egbin PS

Twist and looming crisis capable of landing Lagos State into darkness have begun, following some comments made by the Managing Director of Egbin Power Plc, Dallas Peavey, which did not ...

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Buhari excited on Dangote, FMN, NPA partnership over Apapa-Wharf Road—Minister

Dangote A

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari was highly astonished on hearing that Alhaji Aliko Dangote agreed to pull resources together ...

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FG begins construction in 33 states to boost national housing scheme

Babatunde Fashola

As part of drive to reduce housing deficit in Nigerian which has climbed to 20 million at the end of 2016, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde ...

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7 plants idle, Fashola silent as power generation collapses below 3,000MW

Power tour

That the nation’s power generation has fallen below the 3,000 megawatts mark is no more news, rather the number of idle power plants has risen to eight at the last ...

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30 years of railway negligence forced highways to continuous collapse—Amaechi

TTP Abuja

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has linked the steady failure of federal highways to regular use of the infrastructure by heavy duty articulated vehicles which ordinarily would have ...

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Shut down of works on 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos/Ibadan road, others imminent—Fashola

saraki-dogora

A clearer picture of the reasons behind the delay in assenting to the 2017 national budget by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo were on Thursday, unmasked in Abuja by the Minister ...

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