Toll-Gate: Check the 12 Roads That Wouldn't be Free Again
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing plans to a concession no fewer than 12 federal highways to private entities to manage.
The arrangement would enable the private companies to introduce toll gates on the 12 highways and collect revenue which they would use and regularly maintain such roads.
This information is contained in a document, which Vanguard obtained, yesterday, from the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in Abuja.
The 12 highways to be concessioned under the Ministry’s “Highway Management Development Initiative”, HMDI, are Benin-Asaba, Abuja-Lokoja, Kano-Katsina, Onitsha-Owerri, Shagamu-Benin and Abuja-Keffi-Akwanga.
Others are: Kano-Shuari, Potiskum-Damaturu, Lokoja-Benin, Enugu-Port Harcourt, Ilorin-Jebba, Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta and Lagos-Badagry-Seme Border.
Onitsah on fire ... Again!
Earlier today, there was a fire outbreak at Onitsha, from Upper Iweka going down to Ochanja, down to Amobi Market caused by an explosion from a petrol tanker.People took to Twitter to bemoan the incompetence of the present government of the state given that hours into the inferno, nothing visible was done to put it out.
2023: I wouldn't Resign - Ngige
Despite calls from different quarters for some appointed ministers to resign before contesting the APC primary election slated for next month, the Minister for Labour and productivity, Chris Ngige has said that he wouldn't be resigning from his position.Ngige said he has not received any official letter from the party and that it would be unnecessary for him to resign before contesting.The former Anambra Governor said that there is a court proceeding on the controve...
Anambra 2021: Election Wouldn't Hold in Some Places - INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission; INEC through the commission boss, Prof Yakubu Mahmoud has said that election wouldn't hold in some places during the next week gubernatorial election in Anambra state.The INEC boss said the reason for that is that their are no registered voters in 89 polling booths across the state and Election wouldn't be holding there.Yakubu said, “Understandably, the voters have also been more circumspect in asking for a transfer to...
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