OPINION : HOW THE ABUJA-KADUNA-ZARIA-KANO ROAD WILL BOOST SOCIAL INTEGRATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

By Abdullahi S. Magaji    Not everyone loves driving for hours, but I do. For me, the adventure that comes with long trips is something that I enjoy. Each road trip leaves me with a new experience, both memorable and unique.   As a regular traveller within the northern part of Nigeria, the state and condition of roads, and impact on the journey has always been of interest to me. I am keenly aware of the difference between a bumpy ride versus a smooth road, an enjoyable journey versus the…

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Opinion : What you call ethnic groups in Nigeria are called nations in Europe.

By Prof (Amb)George Obiozor Most of the Diasporans here live in Europe; Can you show me one multi-ethnic state in *Europe* where one group is positioned to dominate the rest that hasn’t broken up? There’s nowhere in the world where the *white man* accepts domination from another *white man* in *perpetuity.* It used to be so under the *Roman* empire and the like. *Not anymore*. The *Communists* tried it, dividing society into capitalists and proletariats, deluding themselves that ethnicity is effectively swept under the carpet, but what followed? The Communist…

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JULIUS BERGER, DUE TO INCREASE OF ONGOING WORKS, ANNOUNCES MAJOR ROAD DIVERSION ON LAGOS-SHAGAMU EXPRESSWAY

ADMIN The nation’s leading construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC has announced a major road diversion on Lagos–Shagamu Expressway to allow for detailed work on sections of the project. According to the Project Team for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the expressway, there will be traffic diversion at two locations of the expressway for the continuation of the ongoing bridge works atEldorado and Lotto Junction, respectively. The Eldorado diversion will take place in two phases as follows. Phase 1 will include temporary diversion of traffic on Ibadan bound carriageway, from…

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Connecting South-West Nigeria through Quality and Accessible Road Network

Admin South-West Nigeria is one of the most culturally and economically vibrant regions of the country. However, as important as each state within the region is, equally important is how connected they are. This connection allows the free flow of commerce and trade, and road networks play a big part in that. In some cases, you can measure the level of development within a city or region by the extent of its road network. Great road networks boost economic growth by connecting companies to each other, connecting suppliers to off-takers…

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HOW THE SECOND RIVER NIGER BRIDGE WILL IMPACT THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA FROM THE SOUTH- EAST

HOW THE SECOND RIVER NIGER BRIDGE WILL IMPACT THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA FROM THE SOUTH- EAST Every day, millions of people journey from Asaba to Onitsha and back through the iconic Niger Bridge, which has become a symbol of national enterprise. Atop the Asaba side of the bridge reads the sign, “Welcome to the land of progress.” The mere sight of it sparks the image of the entrepreneurial Nigerian building a future for themselves and their family. On the other side of the bridge is Onitsha, Anambra State, home…

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NUJ plans Trustfund for members welfare, as Zaura earns Peace Award

  By Chuks NZEh The leadership of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has said that in thier quest to enhance the welfare of members, plans are in motion to establish a Journalists’ trustfund, where its members can assess funds to solve their education,health and other salient issues that are making the profession unattractive, while urging well to Nigerians of goodwill to contribute to the funds when established because of some of the realities of the profession in Nigeria. This was made known by the Chairman of the FCT Council of…

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JULIUS BERGER COMPLETES MORE ROADS FOR COMMISSIONING BY THE RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT

Admin. * as Gov. Wike flags off another Road and Flyover 9 for construction by the Sector Leader The Rivers State Government during the week commissioned more projects successfully completed and delivered well ahead of schedule in the State by the country’s engineering construction leader and most reliable infrastructures development partner, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. The completed and commissioned road projects, all well enabled with street lights for beauty and night time security, include William Jumbo Street, Ernest Ikoli Street, Eleme Street, Akasa Street and Obagi Street, comprised within the…

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JULIUS BERGER’S SERIOUS WORK ON BODO BONNY ROAD PROJECT BRINGS PROGRESS TO BODO COMMUNITIES

Admin   Julius Berger Nigeria Plc’s completion of major milestones as part of the construction of the Bodo-Bonny Road are already delivering positive results for communities in the Niger Delta.   The company has successfully completed works on the 4.9 km Bodo Road leading to the Afa Creek Bridge, which has also been completed. Achievement of these two major scope components highlight Julius Berger’s commitment towards the timely commissioning of the first road to connect Bonny Island to the mainland. With the completion of the Bodo Road Julius Berger has…

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Emmanuel Iriogbe,  Abuja.  Self-aclaimed leader of the proscribed secessionist Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been through the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and security services. He has been brought back to Nigeria in order to continue facing trial after disappearing while on bail regarding 11 count charge against him. Recent steps taken by the Federal Government saw to the interception of the fugitive Kanu on Sunday the 27th day of June, 2021. Nwannekaenyi Nnamdi Ngozichukwu Okwu-Kanu, born 25th day of September, 1967 at Afaraukwu, Abia State is…

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