The Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, (FMITI), Amb. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum has said that Small and Medium Enterprises have contributed nearly 50 percent of the country’ s Gross Domestic Product and accounted for over 80 percent of employment in the country. Mrs. Oluwakemi Ogunmakinwa, Assistant Director...
The National Metrology Institute (NMI) of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has taken delivery of additional weight standards to boost the ongoing calibration of various weighbridges in use in the country. A statement from the office of the Director General, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim disclosed that the investment is...
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the commissioning of the head office of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), would not only reduce administrative cost, as it applies to payment of rent annually, but also ensure greater development of the region. Buhari stated this on Thursday during the virtual...
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola on Saturday, announced in Abuja the final opening to traffic of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos from Saturday, February 27, 2021 at midday. A statement by Director, Press & Public Relations in the ministry, Mrs. Boade Akinola, said this...
The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State, Dr Francisca Unoma Nwafulugo has commended the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola for the 1.23 kilometer roads constructed in the permanent site of the institution. In a statement signed by the Director (Press and Public Relations) of the Ministry,...
The Managing Director/CEO, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Engr. Nuruddeen Rafindadi, has said that SERVICOM would be made a strategic stakeholder of the Agency. The MD pledged to continue to intensify efforts in ensuring that the administrative processes for achieving the Agency’s mandate for better and more efficient service delivery...
The Federal government has said the Kano - Katsina - Jibiya - Maradi rail project will cover an estimated eighty million Nigerians across 10 states of the federation. President Muhammadu Buhari made the disclosure, Tuesday, during the groundbreaking ceremony for commencement of work on the single track standard gauge rail...
Management of the Federal University of Dutse, Jigawa State, has applauded the synergy between Field Officers of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in Dutse, Jigawa State and the University community during the rehabilitation of a 800 kilometres road within the institution. The Director Physical Planning, Works and Maintenance,...
Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to completing the ongoing reconstruction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano dual carriageway. He stated this at the town hall meeting of stakeholders organised by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing held in the Kaduna State...
After concluding urgently needed repair works on Eko and Marine Bridges in Lagos, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has directed that both bridges be reopened to traffic on Monday, October 19, 2020. The approval for the reopening of the completed First Phase of the repairs...