Wednesday, 7th December 2022

Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years

Antoni Gaudi's church, which still isn't finished a century after construction began, has received its formal planning permit. The part-Gothic, part-art nouveau landmark is already one of Spain's most visited sites.


22 Feb 2018
FG approves N6.7B for construction of Ibadan-Kaduna road.
19 Mar 2018
FG flags off construction of N3.7bn potable water supply project.
10 May 2019
Nigerian govt approves N1.8bn for road construction in Abuja.
15 May 2019
Reps pass a bill seeking the establishment of National Institute of Construction Technology.
18 May 2019
Nigerian govt approves 7.79bn for construction of inter-change and pedestrian bridge in Abuja.
20 Sep 2019
FG approves 519m Nnewi, Okigwe road construction project
23 Oct 2019
Governor Sanwoolu orders contractors to return to site of Agic-Ishawo road construction
24 Nov 2019
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday approved the sum of N1.7 billion for the construction of a jetty at the Bonny Island in Rivers.
18 Jan 2020
An unidentified man has been trapped under the rubble of an uncompleted three-storey building, which collapsed at 12 Alasepe Street, off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota in Lagos State. ⁣⁣ Personnel of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are on the ground to rescue those trapped under the rubble. ⁣⁣⁣
20 Sep 2020
Mammoth skeletons are discovered at an airport construction site just north of Mexico City -- not far from the scene of a similar discovery in 2019 -- and experts say that remains of other prehistoric animals have also been recovered in the area of the find.
17 Oct 2020
Residents of Ijeododo in Lagos are filled with joy as the Goverbnemmt approves the construction of a road in their community.
18 Dec 2020
Speeding down a steep slope, snowboarder Zhang Xu skids gracefully to a halt in a shower of snow -- one of a new generation of winter sports fans in China learning in brand new skiing facilities.