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Lagos residents score PHCN and Fashola high in power supply

Ikeja Electric pleads with customers over power outage

Some residents of Lagos State have lauded the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, for improved power supply. The residents gave their commendation in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. According to NAN, a resident of Abesan Estate, Ipaja, Mr. Bola Ogun, ...

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President Buhari tasks private sector on economic recovery

FG inaugurates committee on BoA restructuring, recapitalisation

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, tasked the private sector operators in the country, to take the lead in the efforts at resuscitating the nation’s ailing economy, saying they hold the key to quick economic recovery. According to National Mirror, the president, who spoke at the 44th Annual General Meeting of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) held in Abuja, and attended by lawmakers and members of the Organised Private Sectors (OPS), enjoined the ...

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Top 10 Landmarks To Be In Lagos This Independence Day

With a population of over 21 million people who are mostly immigrants, Lagos state is the most populous state in Nigeria and arguably the commercial nerve centre of a country that is yet to fulfill her full potentials. This article showcases top 10 landmarks in Lagos that many may want to overlook. Lasgidi, as some youngsters would prefer to call ...

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FG to build cattle ranches

FG to build cattle ranches

It was learnt yesterday that the Federal Government is to build ranches and grazing reserves to end incessant clashes between cattle rearers and farmers. The Nation reports that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal made this known yesterday when he received a delegation of the Tabital Pulako Njode Jam Foundation, led by its Chairman, Abdul ...

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Engineers advise against use of asphalt for Niger Delta roads

Engineers advise against use of asphalt for Niger Delta roads

The Nation reports that experts in road construction, under the aegis of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), have blamed the failure of roads in Niger Delta on the use of wrong construction methods and materials. The experts spoke yesterday at this year’s annual lecture and award ceremony of the NSE in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The Nation reports ...

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BoI, UNDP sign $2m agreement on solar power to Nigerian communities

BoI and UNDP sign $2m agreement on solar power to Nigerian communities

According to Vanguard, the Bank of Industry, BoI, has signed a $2 million agreement with the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, to provide solar-powered electricity to no fewer than six communities in six states of the federation. Vanguard reports that, the Acting Managing Director of BoI, Mr Waheed Olagunju, while speaking at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, ...

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Management and Control of Flood in Nigeria

Flood

The recent flooding that has plagued some states in the federation causing devastation, has raised great concern about the nation’s stance towards the management and control of flood in Nigeria. This article takes a critical look at this menace and ways to curb it. If my memory isn’t failing me yet, it has been raining in my country since the ...

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FG to use agric, solid minerals to tackle recession – Minister

FG to issue promissory notes to contractors on domestic debts

According to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Federal Government would use agriculture and solid minerals to tackle the current economic recession. Vanguard reports that, this came as Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun said that oil has failed Nigeria. In addition, Vanguard reports that the Minister of Finance also said the country is already getting out of the ...

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NDDC fixing 194 failed road portions, 64 located in Rivers

NDDC fixing 194 failed road portions, 64 located in Rivers

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has started emergency repairs on 194  failed portions on major roads across Niger Delta with 64 located in Rivers State. Vanguard notes that, the Acting Managing Director of the commission, Mrs Ibim Semenitari, who disclosed this to newsmen, said it was part of efforts by the commission to reduce the sufferings of commuters and ...

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