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  1. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos] Fatal Accident Along Benin Expressway, Many Feared Dead

    It was a day of sorrow on Saturday following a fatal accident involving a commuter bus which occurred along Benin expressway. According to reports, the bus which left Itam park in Akwa Ibom state yesterday morning -crashed along the highway (cause unknown) and busted into flames -with many...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Metro Jos: Newly Sworn-In Local Government Chairman Dies

    Hosea Azi, chairman of Jos-east local government area in Plateau state has died in a road accident on Sunday, exactly two days after he was sworn into office. Simon Lalong, governor of the state, described Azi’s death as “very shocking”, disclosing that he was involved in a motor accident at...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos Approves Flyover Bridges For Ajah, Abule Egba

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that commencement of the construction of flyover bridges for two of the state’s high-density traffic zones – Ajah roundabout and Abule Egba junction will start soon. The two major projects were approved by the State’s Executive Council and have...
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    Metro 9 Party Members Feared Dead While Going For Appeal Court Ruling On Ebonyi Election

    No fewer than nine persons lost their lives in a road accident that occurred along the Abakaliki-Enugu highway in the early hours of Friday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The accident occurred along Ezzangbo portion of the Abakaliki-Enugu highway and involved a Toyota Sienna bus and...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fashola: FG Set to Re-introduce Toll Gates on Highways

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government would re-introduce highway tolling to raise additional funds to finance road infrastructure and ensure efficient road maintenance. Fashola said this on Tuesday in Abuja during his first news conference...
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    Politics Fashola: Read His Agenda For Roads, Power and Housing

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has officially unveiled his short term plans to address housing deficits, provide good roads and urgently increase power generation in the country with extra 2, 000 megawatts. Fashola said, during his maiden press briefing in...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro Julius Berger, RCC Back On Lagos-Ibadan Road After Fashola’s Intervention

    Construction giants, Julius Berger PLC and RCC, are back on site in continuation of the re-construction of the N167 billion Lagos-Ibadan express way. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presence of workmen became more noticeable at the Redemption Camp and Arepo areas at the Lagos...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro [List] 16 Major Roads Fashola Needs To Fix Urgently As A Minister

    Investigations have revealed that major roads linking different parts of the country are in a sorry state and this has continued to expose the citizens to all kinds of hazards and trauma. According to the Association of Luxury Bus Owners of Nigeria, which recently expressed worry over the...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics List of 114 roads that’ll cost Lagos N19bn

    See list of 114 roads across the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas in the State that will cost Governor Ambode N19bn to reconstruct in order to fulfill part of his campaign promises. Ambode, who said the execution of the projects will be left in the care of the local...
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