Thursday, 1st December 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Why FEC approved N1.4bn for Transport Ministry

By OakTV
20 February 2020   |   7:04 am
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved N1.4 billion for 180 marine fenders used for preventing ships or boats from colliding with each other. Minister of State for Transportation, Ms. Gbemisola Saraki disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. She said the new fenders are to replace the ones currently in use, which have deteriorated over time.

Related

41 mins ago
The growth of the TikTok community has birthed the need for safety policies that guarantee the protection of each user on the platform. Hence, to meet this demand and create a positive-in-app experience, TikTok has launched the #SaferTogether the first-ever safety campaign for TikTok in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria).
1 hour ago
India is taking over the G20 presidency amid tough times, with the world confronting a raft of geopolitical and economic crises.
1 hour ago
After months of buildup, the European Commission has backed withholding billions of EU funds from Hungary. Despite recent reforms, Budapest must do more to address risks to core democratic standards, EU officials say.
1 hour ago
On the outskirts of Doha, migrant workers are finally getting to enjoy the World Cup that they made possible. Far from the city's shiny lights, the lives lost and their impact on the event are not forgotten.
2 hours ago
Saudi Arabia and Mexico are both out of the World Cup. Meanwhile, Argentina are into the last 16 after breezing past Poland 2-0. Despite their loss, the Poles are also through to the next stage. They will take on France, who topped Group D despite losing 1-0 to Tunisia.
3 hours ago
A satellite photo of Europe being shared on social media appears to show a complete blackout in Ukraine. But the power outages, albeit extensive, are not total. The photo has been manipulated – we explain how in this edition of Truth or Fake.
3 hours ago
4 million people were starved to death in Ukraine from 1932 to 1933. Stalin denied the famine ever happened. Why did the West turn a blind eye to it?
3 hours ago
Human history is a long arc of progress. Thanks to technological innovation, we've never lived longer or healthier. But the distribution of that progress is uneven. According to the World Bank, global inequality is rising for the first time in decades, while even within developed nations, gaps between the rich and poor are expanding.
6 hours ago
Outtake: Trump refuses to say election is over
6 hours ago
In June, Spain's left-wing government promised revolutionary reforms to help the transgender community. It put forward a bill that would drastically simplify the legal process involved in changing gender. But it faces more pushback than expected.
8 hours ago
It will take the capsule about a week to fly around the moon. If the space vehicle is proven safe, NASA hopes it will carry astronauts to the lunar surface by 2025.
8 hours ago