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LASG mobilises contractors with N5.6 billion for 181 road projects

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The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it had mobilised contractors with N5.6 billion to begin construction of 181 roads. Mr. Ade Akinsanya, the state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, made this known at the Government House, Alausa, at the 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark three years in office of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode. Akinsanya said that the sum represented ...

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Herdsmen attack again: Four construction workers dead

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Four persons have been reportedly confirmed dead during a fresh attack on workers at a construction site by herdsmen at Nche-Tahu close to Rafi Bauna in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. After the incident launched by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday morning, one of the masterminds simply identified as Shagari was arrested by security agents. The attack came ...

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Workers demand withdrawal of funds from NHF

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For not meeting their housing needs, Federal Government employees are mounting pressure to break the monopoly of National Housing Fund (NHF) on workers’ contributions. To show their seriousness, they are currently seeking withdrawal of their contributions from the NHF to Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB) for easy access to their money. Their demand is contained in the proposed ...

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Fashola orders QSRBN to blacklist unqualified quantity surveyors

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria to blacklist any quantity surveyor who flouts the ethics of the profession. According to Fashola, many practitioners find it tough to uphold their professional ethics, a development that is impacting negatively on the nation’s economy. The minister, who spoke at the recent ...

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FMBN repositions itself for affordable mortgage financing

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The aggressive delivery of affordable housing for low and medium income earners appears to be the fulcrum on which the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) is trying to reposition itself for leadership in mortgage financing, Ndubuisi Francis reports. Despite being in existence for several decades, the FMBN has been plagued by a combination of long-standing structural, institutional and policy ...

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NDDC set to complete all on-going projects

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has restated its resolve to complete all on-going projects across the Niger Delta region within the limits of funds available to it. The NDDC Executive Director Projects Engr. (Dr) Samuel Adjogbe, re-echoed the commitment when he led a team of directors and engineers to inspect the emergency repair of Umuelemai-Agbaja Road in Isiala Mbaino ...

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Realty Point Rewards Oldest Staff Members With A Plot Of Land Each

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Realty Point Rewards Oldest Staff Members With A Plot Of Land Each Popular American author and businessman, Mr. Stephen Richards Covey, once said, “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” Also, the late American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers, Walmart and Sam’s Club, Mr. Samuel Moore Walton, once said, ...

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13,000 workers would benefit from the federal mortgage bank’s renovation loan- FMBN

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), says 13,000 workers would benefit from its N13 billion Workers Home Renovation Loan Scheme. Speaking at a consultation with the National Employers Consultative Association, the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, the Director-General of FMBN, Ahmed Dangiwa, said with a credit facility of N1 million, the bank will be able to ...

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FRSC partners NGO to reduce road crashes

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, Benue Command, has indicated interest to partner with an NGO, Road Caution Awareness Initiative, to reduce road crashes and fatalities. The Benue Sector Commander, Mr. David Mendie, made the disclosure while receiving a team from the NGO led by Mr. Noah Tsumbu, in his office on Friday in Makurdi. According to him, the partnership will ...

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