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FG has invested $10bn in infrastructure development – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that the Federal Government has invested close to 10 billion dollars in infrastructure development in the last three years. Speaking on Tuesday at the opening session of the Direct Investors Summit Nigeria, the vice president said the investment which focused on road projects, power and a new national rail network, was unprecedented. He said: ...

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National Housing Programme designed to help persons with disabilities – Minister

National Housing Programme

The Federal Government on Tuesday said that the National Housing Programme was designed with ‘Ramps’ for mobility and interactions in consideration of people living with disabilities. The Minister of State II for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, made this known during an inspection of the ongoing construction of the NHP in Ado-Ekiti. Zarma, in the company of some ...

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FG Flags Off Ikorodu-Shagamu Road Rehabilitation


Lagos and Ogun business community including residents were excited in March this year when the Federal Government through the Federal Executive Council (FEC) announced that it has approved N20.8billion for the rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Shagamu road. Most delighted by the announcement is Senator Gbenga Ashafa, lawmaker representing Lagos West senatorial district in the National Assembly. Since he was elected as a ...

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Fashola discloses bad state of Enugu-Onitsha road

Enugu-Onitsha road

The Minister of Work, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the 15-kilometre Abakpa junction to 9th Mile corner, Ngwo has remained tattered because the previous contractor that handled the section of the road lacked expertise on how to execute the job and finally abandoned it. The minister also stated that federal government has concluded plans to intervene ...

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Enugu governor constructs first fire service station in 56 years

Fire service station

History was made in Enugu State at the weekend as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi inaugurated one of the five new ultra-modern fire service stations being constructed by his administration across the three senatorial districts after 56 years such projects were built in the state. Government records indicate the last time three fire service stations located at Ogui, Enugu North Local Government ...

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Fashola urges LASG to provide land for National Housing Programme


Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has urged the Lagos State Government (LASG) to provide land for the National Housing Programme in the state. Fashola made the call at the 2018 Ramadan Lecture of the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (ADS), Lagos Branch, in Lagos. He said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was working assiduously towards making life ...

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FG commits over N3 trillion into infrastructure development

infrastructure development

The Federal Government has committed over N3 trillion into infrastructure development in the country. The Minister of State II for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Zarma made this known on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit on the Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi. Reports show that the minister, in the company of some ministry’s officials was in the state ...

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NRC workers urge FG to properly fund Nigeria Housing Authority


Workers have threatened not to allow the privatisation of the Nigeria railway system unless existing labour issues are settled. The President of the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), Mohammed Yunusa has disclosed. Yunusa, who stated this in Abuja yesterday, said the workers would protest against the plan. He absolved the workers of any blame ...

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