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Works Minister, Umahi Reacts Over Vandalisation Of 2nd Niger Bridge

THE Minister of Works, David Umahi has condemned the vandalization of the superstructure of the 2nd Niger Bridge. Umahi in a statement signed by Mr Orji Uchenna, his Special Adviser on  Media Tuesday in Abuja, said the act was cruel…

Benin-Auchi Road Is Too Important To Be A Propaganda Tool

…Propaganda and lies not a strategy. 1. The Edo State Government welcomes the Minister for Works Engr. David Umahi to the State. This is the third time the Minister will be visiting the State to inspect the deplorable condition of…

Umahi’s Coastal Line, Soludo’s 10-Storey Hotel And Public Review Of Government’s Project, By Ebuka Onyekwelu

“Every government project embarked upon and completed is an addition to public infrastructure.” —Ebuka Onyekwelu A few months ago, Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo was the subject of negative reviews because his administration decided to build a 10-storey hotel in…

Lagos-Calabar Coastal Line: FG Orders Closure of Lagos Beach As Demolition Begins

THE Federal Government has initiated the demolition of buildings encroaching on the designated right of way as preparations for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar coastal line begin. Trojan News reports that the operation, led by the Minister of Works, David Umahi, began…

Bonny-Bodo road: FG Offers Additional N20bn, Targets December Deadline

THE Federal Government has agreed to offer additional N20.5 billion for the completion of the Bonny-Bodo road project in December. The government, however, said if the construction company, Julius Berger, was not ready to accept the offer, the contract will…

FG Approves Lagos-PHC-Calabar Coastal Superhighway

THE Federal Executive Council has given the green light for the construction of the Lagos-Port Harcourt-Calabar Coastal Superhighway to be carried out by Messrs Hitech Construction Africa. The initial phase, encompassing 47 kilometers, is set to commence in Lagos As…

President Tinubu Won’t Cancel Tax Credit Scheme Initiated By Buhari – Umahi

THE Minister of Works, David Umahi, has declared that contrary to speculations in some quarters, President Bola Tinubu would not cancel the Tax Credit Scheme for road construction initiated by former President Muhammadu Buhari. Umahi made the submission on Friday after…

FG Orders Suspension Of Eleme-Onne East-West Road Construction

RECONSTRUCTION work along the Eleme-Onne portion of the East-West Road in Rivers State has been immediately suspended by the federal government. In an interview with reporters on Sunday in Port Harcourt, the Minister of Works, David Umahi, disclosed that the…

Works Minister, Dave Umahi Speaks On Payment Of N9.3 Billion To Microfinance Bank

THE Minister of Works, David Umahi, has debunked an online report claiming that he authorised the payment of N9.3 billion meant for road construction to a Mirco-Finance Bank. Trojan News reports that BudgIT’s service delivery promotion platform, Tracka, accused Umahi of…

JUST IN: FG Orders Installation Of CCTV On Nine Highways

THE Minister of Works, David Umahi, has mandated the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, solar lighting, and enhanced security measures on nine major highways currently under private investment through the Highway Development and Management Initiative. This directive was announced…