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FG has done very little on infrastructure maintenance – Fashola

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Babatunde Fashola, the minister of power, works and Housing, has said that the federal government has not done enough on infrastructure maintenance throughout Nigeria. Fashola stated this while receiving an award of recognition from the Association of Indigenous Construction Contractors of Nigeria (AICCON) as a result of the regular payment of the federal government’s contractors in the last one and ...

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Kano Governor issues acquisition notice to landowners of proposed mega gas pipeline

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Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has given landowners of the proposed mega gas pipeline by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) acquisition notice, preparatory to the commencement of the Project. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Abba Anwar and made available to newsmen in Kano on Wednesday. The statement ...

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FMBN refunds N9bn housing fund to retirees


The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa says more than N9 billion National Housing Fund (NHF), has so far been refunded to over 200, 000 retirees nationwide. The managing director said that every NHF contributed by civil servants was refundable with interest once they attained 60 years. Dangiwa made this known at the Affordable Housing ...

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IGP discloses commencement of post-retirement housing units for office


The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, said the Force had commenced the construction of post-retirement housing units for its personnel across the country. Idris made the disclosure at the inauguration of the Nigeria Police Force housing estate in Mbora district of Abuja on Tuesday. The post-retirement project was carried out in conjunction with CORPAN International Ltd. “When these ...

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Akwa Ibom govt urges FG to refund N140bn spent on federal roads

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Akwa Ibom Government has urged the Federal Government to refund the state money it spent on the reconstruction of federal roads in the state. The state Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyangeyen, made the appeal in an interaction with newsmen in Uyo on Monday. Inyageyen said that of the N140 billion owed the state, the Federal Government had approved the ...

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LUC: UNILAG recommends rental not capital-based property assessment


The Department of Estate Management in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos (UNILAG) has volunteered to assist the Lagos State Government to enthrone sustainable Land Use Charge  (LUC) Administration to resolve the current impasse. This is in line with what the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe described as desirable engagement between Town and Gown. Bennett Oghifo ...

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Lazy Delta youths extort N5000 each from contractors


The Delta state government has resolved to take steps towards ending the menace of lazy youths demanding “settlement” before projects can be executed in their communities. Speaking with DAILY POST, the state Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, said the activities of the youths in the host projects communities have been a major source of worry to the state government, ...

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