Tag: Babatunde Raji Fashola

Rotimi Amaechi wants zoning arrangement for political offices respected ahead of the 2023 elections

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the zoning arrangement for political offices should be respected ahead of the 2023 elections. Amaechi, who spoke during a Channels TV programme on Sunday, said the arrangement, which is usually between the north and south, should remain the same. Amaechi said, “It is a[Read More…]

“Governance is not magic” – Babatunde Fashola says Nigerians are looking for results in the wrong place

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 on Channels Television said Nigerians should note that governance is not magic and the results[Read More…]

Power Minister, Tunde Fashola Says His Ministry Created 193,469 Jobs In Two Years

The ministry of power, works and housing has created 193,469 jobs, with 40,429 direct and 153,040 indirect jobs, within the two years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, according to Babatunde Fashola, the minister. Speaking in Abuja at a town hall meeting to celebrate the mid-term of Buhari’s implementation of the[Read More…]

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Says Fashola Seems To Be Frustrating Him

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his administration’s effort to reconstruct the International Airport Road from Oshodi is being frustrated by the Federal Ministry of Works. Ambode spoke at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday, after carrying out an extensive inspection of some critical projects in the[Read More…]

Two Union Leaders Arrested On Minister Babatunde Fashola’s Orders For Protesting At Ministry of Works

Two union leaders in the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing were arrested and detained on Thursday by the police following an alleged order by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. It was gathered that the union chairman, Mr. Aliu Abdulazeez; and the secretary, Mr. Sam[Read More…]

Minister, Tunde Fashola Explains Why Lagos Ibadan-Expressway Is Flooded

The Federal Government Friday explained that the flooding on portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was caused by structures built on water channels by some companies along the road even as it has directed the contractor handling the flooded portion to provide more palliatives to ameliorate the difficulties caused to motorists[Read More…]

If You Have issues That I Handle 3 Ministries, Complain To Buhari – Fashola’s Says

Babatunde Fashola, minister of works, power and housing, has advised those displeased about his supervision of three ministries to tender their complaints to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to TheCable, the minister was sesponding to a question at a town hall meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, Fashola said he only plays[Read More…]

Cross River Dep. Gov. Invites Fashola To Visit State And Appraise Poor State of Fed. Roads

Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu, has invited the Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to visit the state to appraise the poor state of federal roads. Esu extended the invitation on Thursday while addressing members of the South-south Solidarity Forum, Cross River chapter, who paid[Read More…]

Power Sector Records Four System Collapses In Four Weeks, As Nigeria Records Nationwide Blackout

The nation’s power sector is apparently characterised with numerous challenges that have continued to halt power evacuation and supply to the yearning consumers. Indeed, the transmission grid has recorded no fewer than four system collapses in four weeks. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has however blamed[Read More…]

“It’s Not The President’s Fault” There’s No Electricity – Power Minister, Fashola Blames Electricity Workers

“Can an employee who caused the employer such financial losses in all good conscience expect improved welfare package or industrial peace? Or have the employees taken over from the employers?” The above statement was made by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, as he appealed to the[Read More…]