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Abuja/Keffi expressway

FG to concession 12 highways to private sectors

***Says initiative to attract N1.134 trillion investments, massive jobs By Chris Ochayi – Abuja Faced with reality of paucity of funds confronting it, the Federal Government, Friday, commenced the procurement process to concession 12 highways to the private sectors under the Public Private Partnership, PPP, scheme. The concessions arrangement tagged the ‘Highway Development and Management
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Lawyer seeks ban on hawking on highways

An Ilorin-based legal practitioner, Mr Yusuf Ahmed, has called for the enactment of a law that will ban hawking on highways. Ahmed, who made the call in Ilorin on Wednesday said hawking on federal roads could be dangerous and risky. He expressed the regret that hawking on highways had become a norm in Nigeria, saying
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Prince Mamah, highways

Build police observatory posts on highways to halt attacks – Prince Mamah tasks govt

The spate of insecurity in the country has now become worse, taking its tolls on travellers plying our highways. Unlike in the past when they had to contend with armed robbers, the emerging scenario is that of kidnappers holding sway. They have invaded our expressways and their modus is as precarious as it is beastly. The gun-toting marauders have killed, kidnapped and wounded many commuters and drivers on their way to their respective destinations. The situation is so bad that many now prefer to travel by air or use trains.

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