No Valentine’s Day this year: 3rd Mainland Bridge to open February 15 – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Third Mainland Bridge will be fully reopened to traffic by February 15. He made this known Thursday during an inspection of construction work on major roads and bridges in…

*FG directs schools to resume Jan 18 (Nation)*Fashola gives artisans at Airport Road flyover 2 weeks to vacate (DailyTrust)

FG directs schools to resume Jan 18 (Nation) The Federal Government has asked schools to resume on January 18, 2021 after “due consultation” with stakeholders. The decision was reached after a meeting with stakeholders, including Governors, Commissioners of Education, Proprietors…

*Businessman arraigned for alleged N25m fraud (Punch)*Succour for travellers as Lagos-Ibadan highway gets ‘dedicated’ funding (Nation)

Businessman arraigned for alleged N25m fraud (Punch) A businessman, Kelechi Mbagwu, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court for N25m fraud. Mbagwu was arraigned alongside his company, CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Limited, on three counts bordering…

*Summon Fashola over Lekki tollgate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel (Punch)*Man jailed 6 months for peddling Cannabis (Sun)

Summon Fashola over Lekki tollgate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel (Punch) An #EndSARS protesters’ lawyer, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has asked the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry to summon the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola. The panel…

Gridlock: Fashola orders trailers to vacate Ogere on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday directed trailers parking indiscriminately at Ogere section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to immediately vacate the area to give way for ongoing construction works. Fashola, who undertook an inspection of…

*Lagos lawmaker under fire for saying youths always high on drugs (Punch)*Mayhem: How we secured Surulere from hoodlums – Lagos youth leader (Vanguard)

Lagos lawmaker under fire for saying youths always high on drugs (Punch) The lawmaker representing Amuwo Odofin Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mrs Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, has received backlash over her comments alleging that most Nigerian youths…

*Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard)*Lekki Shootings: Soldiers’ barracks have been identified, says Falana (Punch)

Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard) Normalcy has returned to the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos State, as commuters and residents now ply the road with little or no obstruction. The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent reports that…

FG reopens Eko Bridge, Marine Bridge Monday

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of the Marine Beach Bridge and the Eko Bridge in Lagos State. The government had shut the Eko Bridge and Marine Beach Bridge in March and May respectively for repairs while declaring it…

Lockdown made road construction impossible – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained why road construction was suspended during the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 across the country. Speaking with Funmi Iyanda on a Public Eye interview on Friday, Mr Fashola…

Funmi Iyanda hosts Fashola, Ali Baba on Public Eye Live

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), will on Friday, May 29 speak with Funmi Iyanda on Public Eye on Instagram. The theme for the week is COVID-19, Creative Industry and Nigeria’s Infrastructure. Mr Fashola, a former governor of…

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