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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…

Why We’re Promoting Concrete Roads – FG

THE Federal Government has stated that the push for the widespread adoption of concrete roads instead of traditional asphalt surfaces is driven by the cost-effectiveness and durability offered. According to the Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, concrete roads are expected…

FG, Ogun To Fund Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Expressway Reconstruction

Respite is on the way for commuters plying the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Expressway as the Federal Government on Thursday proposed to jointly rehabilitate the road with the Ogun State government. The proposal was made by the Minister of Works, Engr. Dave Umahi,…