Nigerians Are Looking For Results In The Wrong Place – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Thursday said Nigerians are disappointed in the present administration because they are looking for results in the wrong place. Fashola who disclosed this in an interview, said Nigerians should note that governance is not magic and the results they promptly need can only be delivered byContinue reading “Nigerians Are Looking For Results In The Wrong Place – Fashola”

Celebrating Fashola at 57: The ‘BRF Way’ by Hakeem Bello

“BRF is a genius at breaking it down, laying it all out. When he goes on project tours, he stops to ask the artisans and food vendors on the site about how the project has touched or is touching their lives. And that’s what government communications should really be focusing on: telling and showing theContinue reading “Celebrating Fashola at 57: The ‘BRF Way’ by Hakeem Bello”

Berger/Kara Bridge To Be Reopened Sunday

The Federal Government on Saturday said the Berger/Kara Bridge would be opened to Motorists on March 1. This was made known by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti while speaking to newsmen. Kuti also said a total of 31 kilometers out of the 43 km stretch from Old Toll Gate to SagamuContinue reading “Berger/Kara Bridge To Be Reopened Sunday”

Nollywood And Society Encouraged Money Ritual, Kidnapping . – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has alleged that Nollywood movies encourage crime such as money ritual and kidnap. He spoke during the week as a guest speaker at the fourth annual public lecture/symposium organised by the United Action for Change. The former Lagos State governor said at the symposium themed ‘Security of citizensContinue reading “Nollywood And Society Encouraged Money Ritual, Kidnapping . – Fashola”

I was robbed in my home, Fashola says on Okada ban

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has supported the ban in some parts of Lagos on commercial motorcyclists, also known as Okada, and tricycles. Speaking on Thursday at a public lecture organised by the United Action for Change in Lagos, Mr Fashola recounted an incident which occurred in 1999 to back his position onContinue reading “I was robbed in my home, Fashola says on Okada ban”

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Will Be Ready December 2020 –Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says that the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway will be be ready in the 12 months’ time Fashola affirmed this while inspecting the progress of the ongoing construction of the road alongside President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. “Businesses have started coming back on Liverpool Road because theContinue reading “Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Will Be Ready December 2020 –Fashola”

Government Need To Borrow More, Increase VAT – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the federal government still owes contractors working on federal road projects up to N306 billion, defending why the government should raise VAT and borrow more. Mr Fashola was speaking against the background of a report by Daily Trust on Monday that Nigeria has spent about N1.5Continue reading “Government Need To Borrow More, Increase VAT – Fashola”

NBA Should discipline Osibajo, Fashola, Malami and Keyamo – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), who leads Mr Omoyele Sowore’s defence team, has asked the Nigerian Bar Association to take disciplinary actions against lawyers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet over what he described as desecration of the court with Sowore’s rearrest at the Federal High Court in Abuja, causing a disruption of courtContinue reading “NBA Should discipline Osibajo, Fashola, Malami and Keyamo – Falana”

Is Fashola Responsible For The Gridlock On Lagos/Ibadan Express Road?

Traffic snarl is nobody’s friend. I understand the frustration of many Nigerians on the roads occasioned by failed portion or reconstruction activities. However, some of the rage and outburst like the one expressed by one Niran Adedokun in the Punch Newspaper, Thursday edition drifted off tangent just to denigrate Minister of Works and Housing, MrContinue reading “Is Fashola Responsible For The Gridlock On Lagos/Ibadan Express Road?”

NEWS IN A FLASH – We Want To Concentrate On Completing Ongoing Road Project – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has restated that the Federal Government, through the Ministry, was focusing on the completion of ongoing road projects in the country as recommended by President Muhammadu Buhari in his Budget Speech at the National Assembly. Fashola, who was reacting to a story attributed to the Chairman,Continue reading “NEWS IN A FLASH – We Want To Concentrate On Completing Ongoing Road Project – Fashola”