Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why she’s been away for some months. In a statement released by her Special Assistant Media Olabisi Olumide-Ajayi, Aisha Buhari said she took the long vacation to be with her children. Mrs. Buhari said she […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed and executive order allowing private companies build federal roads in the country.
The Executive Order 007 2019, signed by the president, is on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme.
The president signed the order on Friday inside the council chamber of State House, Abuja.
The new order will allow private companies such as the Dangote Group, Unilver, and Lafarge Africa construct major roads across the country and be paid in the form of tax credit.
Nigeria ranks 11th on the list of countries with the world’s worst road quality and network, according go the Global Competitive Index of 2018.
Between 2017 and 2018 Nigeria scored 2.5, worse than neighbouring Cameroon which scored 2.6.