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Buhari approves $650m seed funding for Presidential infrastructure development

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Earlier this month, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the establishment of a Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) with seed funding of $650m from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Dividend Account as approved by the National Economic Council (NEC). The fund will be managed by the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and invested specifically in critical road and power projects across ...

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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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Babatunde Fashola gives contractors ultimatum to finish road projects

Babatunde Fashola gives contractors ultimatum to finish road projects

The minister of works, power and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has given contractors ultimatum to complete the federal road projects in Yakubu Dogara, the House of Representatives Speaker’s hometown. Fashola gave the ultimatum order that they should complete all the projects before ending of May 2019 while on inspection tour to Bogoro LGA of Bauchi state. He said the APC administration ...

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FG focuses on critical infrastructure to boost socio-economic development

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The Federal Government says it is focusing on critical infrastructure and housing mandate that will enhance the socio-economic development of the country. The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said this during the inspection of phase one project of National Housing Programme (NHP) of 72 flats in Gwagwalada Area Council on Thursday Fashola noted that the Federal ...

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Nigerians must change their ways to enjoy good road network – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that in order to take the full benefit of road projects embarked upon by his administration, Nigerians must “change their ways”. The President spoke at a one-day workshop on the developments in the road sector which held in Abuja on Monday. Represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Mr. ...

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Buhari has failed in securing lives and properties- Wike

Buhari has failed in securing lives and properties- Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has described the Federal Government as a failure. Wike said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration should admit it has failed in securing of lives and property in Nigeria. The Governor was reacting to the massacre of Benue state people by Fulani herdsmen. He was in the state to commensurate with the government and people ...

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Fire destroys properties worth N2.6 million in Buhari’s town

Fire destroys properties worth N2.6 million in Buhari's town

A morning fire outbreak has razed properties worth N2.6 million in Gurjiya village in Daura Local Government area of Katsina State. Malam Abdulmumini Shuaibu, the Officer in-Charge of the Fire Service Sub Unit in the local council made this known in Daura on Tuesday. He said it took his men six hours to quench the fire which started at about ...

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Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges- Housing Expert

Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges- Housing Expert

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo, has said Federal Government needs to make the Family Home Fund (FHF) scheme effective in 2018 to alleviate the housing challenges in the country. Adebayo, the Managing Director of FESADEB Communications Ltd., convener of the annual Abuja International Housing, made the call on Tuesday in Abuja. “Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges”, he ...

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“Give Buhari time, he will perform in two years”- Dr Frederick Fasehun

Federick Fasehun-"Give Buhari time, he will perform"

The founder and president of O’odua People’s Congress (OPC), a Yoruba Socio-Cultural group, Dr Frederick Fasehun on Tuesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari still has about two years to perform to canvass for re-election by Nigerians in 2019. He disclosed this at a news conference in Lagos on the state of the nation. Fasehun, who noted that the present administration ...

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An Assessment of Road Construction Projects Under President Buhari

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THE Federal Executive Council, wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion contract for the road construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja that cuts through the heart of Northern Nigeria: Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria to Kano. This road project comes at a time when the administration has increased the pace of the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and ...

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