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Buhari administration pays contractors more than Goodluck Jonathan’s

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola has said that the current Buhari administration paid road contractors in the South East more than the previous administration of Goodluck Jonathan. The Minister stated this on Thursday during the inspection of Ikot Ekpene Boarder-Aba-Owerri dualization road, Section I, Phase I. Fashola, while interacting with the contractor handling the project, said ...

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Ganduje lauds President Buhari over construction of Federal roads

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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has described the recent approval for the construction of the Sumaila-Falali–Birnin Bako–Bauchi roads as ‘a significant step’ towards improving the commercial status of Kano State. The Federal Executive Council had on April 25, 2018, approved the construction of the project at the cost N4.57 billion. The Federal Government’s decision was announced by the ...

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How To Buy Land In Nigeria

Buy Land In Nigeria

Searching for land to buy in Nigeria is not a walk in the park especially when the buyer is new to property transactions.  In view of this, the first thing that should come to mind when you want to buy land is the issue of finance. Although finance is the major fuel that drives the intent to acquire land, you ...

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Minister rejects 1% allocation to road rehabilitation- FERMA

Minister rejects 1% allocation to roads rehabilitation- FERMA

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday opposed a proposed law seeking roads rehabilitation of one per cent from Consolidated Revenue Fund to Federal Roads Maintenance Agency. Fashola expressed the objection at a public hearing on two Bills seeking to restructure FERMA and increase its funding. The session was organised by House of Representatives Committee on FERMA. ...

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Minister of Housing, Raji Fashola introduces solar farming to 9 varsities

Minister of Housing, Raji Fashola introduces solar farming to 9 varsities

The idea was initiated in 2016 by the government through the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola under the Rural Electricity Agency (REA). Nine universities selected for the first phase of the project are: Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE); and the University of Lagos. Others ...

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West African Ceramics proffer solutions to housing challenges

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“West African Ceramics Limited, leading tile manufacturer, joined other stakeholders in the public and private sector of the housing economy to discuss and proffer solutions to housing challenges in the country at its platinum sponsored 11th Abuja Housing Show.”- Business Day In alignment with the theme of the show- ‘Solving Africa’s Housing Challenge through Innovative Finance and Infrastructure Solutions’ the ...

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X-raying Power, Works And Housing two years after

Fashola chides estate valuers over property pricing

“Revamping of the nation’s decaying infrastructure in every area including Power, Works and Housing was part of the campaign promises of the current administration. MUYIWA OYINLOLA in this report examines how the Federal Government has fared in these key areas two years after”- Leadership The last Presidential election was one of the most keenly contested in recent times. The then ...

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Fashola: Construction of 2,000 Houses in 33 States for Average Nigerians Almost Complete

Nigeria’s electricity reform law

“Babatunde Raji Fashola, the minister of housing, power and works has disclosed that the federal government is doing all in its power to provide affordable housing to Nigerians. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a program on Channels TV, he said the ministry is currently constructing about 2,000 pilot scheme Housing Units in 33 States. According to him, beneficiaries of the houses ...

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QSRBN seeks national construction cost database

QSRBN seeks national construction cost database

“To check corruption induced by inflated project costs in the construction industry, the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (QSRBN) has called for the establishment of a national construction cost database.”- The Guardian The proposed costing templates will be for all categories of construction projects. Such templates should create a cost bands/ ranges for roads, bridges, railways, public buildings, and ...

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60% housing stock in Nigeria is imported – Aliyu

Investors holding back on the Nigerian property market despite opportunities

“Mallam Ibrahim Aliyu is the chairman of Urban Shelter Limited and former managing director of Nigeria Industrial Development Bank now Bank of Industry. In this interview with CHIKA OKEKE, he regretted that 60 per cent of Nigeria’s housing stock was imported saying that over 70 per cent of workers rent houses. Many PMIs have been enmeshed in alleged corrupt practices ...

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