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Lai Mohammed says Buhari should not be blamed for the infrastructural deficit

Lai Mohammed says Buhari should not be blamed for the infrastructural deficit

The Guardian reports that the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration should not be blamed for the infrastructural deficit in the country. The Minister stated this on Monday when he featured alongside other guests on the Nigeria Television Authority programme, “Good Morning Nigeria” which focussed on Nigeria at 57. Mohammed said that ...

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Kaduna-Abuja rail line: Buhari approves 17 locomotives

Kaduna-Abuja rail line

According to Daily Post, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procurement of 17 locomotives for the Kaduna-Abuja rail line to accommodate the surging passengers. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known on Monday while speaking with newsmen after the monthly project steering committee meeting on the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project. He said the reason for the approval was ...

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Nigerian govt will not use imported materials in housing schemes – Fashola

‘Building and Construction sector can help stimulate the economy’

“The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the Nigerian government would not use imported materials in its housing schemes.”- Premium Times Mr. Fashola said this at the Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT, Conference, held at the Exchange House in Lagos on Tuesday. Represented by a former finance commissioner in Lagos State, Ayo Gbeleyi, the minister ...

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Buhari committed to bridging Nigeria’s 17 million housing deficit —Oyo-Ita

Buhari committed to bridging Nigeria’s 17 million housing deficit —Oyo-Ita

“The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, attaches great importance to meeting the housing need of Nigerians and in particular bridging the about 17 million deficit in the housing sector.”-Nigerian Tribune Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Abuja, Oyo-Ita, said government was particularly concerned about the plight of most civil servants ...

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Nigeria’s mortgage lenders buckle under weight of unpaid loans

Federal government and states agree on rent on a monthly basis

“Nigeria’s mortgage lenders are buckling under the weight of unpaid loans as job losses and inflation, which are at a near record-high, hinder the ability of customers to settle their debts.”- Business Day “They are just struggling to survive,” Adeniyi Akinlusi, president of the Mortgage Banking Association of Nigeria, said in an interview in Lagos, the commercial capital. “A lot ...

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Fashola’s Works Ministry frustrating my Lagos project – Ambode

Babatunde and Fashola on Lagos Project

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor, on Wednesday said his administration’s plan to carry out a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi was being frustrated by the Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, who is Ambode’s predecessor as Lagos governor. According to Premium Times, Mr. Ambode, who spoke to Government House Correspondents at the Lagos House, shortly after carrying out ...

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President Buhari to commission South East projects in March

FG inaugurates committee on BoA restructuring, recapitalisation

President Muhammadu Buhari will by March this year commission some of the projects the administration is executing in the South East geopolitical zone. Vanguard reports that some of the projects expected to be commissioned by the President include the on-going reconstruction of Enugu-Onitsha expressway and Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway, among others. According to Vanguard, the disclosure was made yesterday by the ...

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‘Include Surveyors in Grazing Reserve Project’

N5000 stipend

The immediate past President of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Mr. Bern Akhigbe, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to carry surveyors along in establishing grazing reserves, which his administration is proposing to create across the country. According to a statement made available to punhng correspondent on Friday, Akhighe made the call in his speech at the 2016 Annual General Meeting ...

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“Buhari Sold His House To Get His Child Forex”

Civil servants selling off pricey properties as probe looms

Femi Adesina, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says the president sold his property to access foreign exchange (forex) for his child’s education. Adesina, who could not confirm if the president got forex from official sources or the parallel market, said one would have to ask the president himself. Speaking in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The ...

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Buhari Urges APC States To Build 250,000 Housing Units Yearly

Tenants

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday tasked the 22 states governed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to build 250,000 housing units per annum. This, he said, is to meet up with the election campaign promise of providing one million houses for Nigerians yearly. He spoke at the opening session of the two-day National Economic Council (NEC) Retreat on the economy ...

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