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FG persists in securing lives and properties – Saraki

Dr Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that the federal government is committed to security of lives and property

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that the federal government is committed to security of lives and property in every part of the country. He said the legislature would continue to collaborate with the executive to ensure that Nigerians are safe wherever they live across the country. Saraki gave the assurance in Kaiama, Kwara state where he ...

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Infrastructure in Nigeria will take a new turn in few years- Osinbajo

Infrastructure in Nigeria will take a new turn in few years- Osinbajo

The federal government has said that its newly launched Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP), focus lab would help the country attract $24 billion worth of investments in few years, saying 80 per cent of the amount is expected to come from the private sector of the economy. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this on Thursday in Agbara, Ogun State ...

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Developers and foreign investors resolve to boost Nigeria’s construction industry

Developers and foreign investors resolve to boost Nigeria’s construction industry

Lagos – If the latest rapprochement between Nigerian developers, Homework Development and Property Limited and some foreign investors is anything to go by, the nation’s construction industry will soon receive a significant boost. The lift int he nation’s construction industry, INDEPENDENT learnt, may either be in enhanced direct foreign investment or through third party. This came to the fore recently ...

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Covenant University-Nigeria loses N1 trillion to tourism and infrastructure

Covenant University- Nigeria loses N1 trillion to tourism and infrastructure

A former vice chancellor of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Professor Charles Ayo, has revealed that Nigeria loses a minimum of N1 trillion to education tourism with about 75,000 Nigerians currently studying in Ghana, Benin Republic and Egypt. In his address recently at the convocation of Crawford University, Igbesa, Professor Ayo appealed to Nigerians to patronise Nigerian universities, especially ...

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NSIA makes massive plans on infrastructural investment

NSIA investments

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority on Wednesday said it was planning to invest massively in the Nigerian Infrastructure Debt Fund being managed by Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria. The NSIA said this in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by its Communications Adviser, Mr. Titilope Olubiyi. It, however, did not disclose the amount to be invested, but added that the ...

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Traditional Ruler Lauds Ambode For Opening Up Epe

Epe

A traditional ruler has commended Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for providing modern infrastructure to the people of Eredo, Ikosi-Ejirin and Epe area of the state. Oba Babatunde Ogunlaja, the Aladeshonyin of Odo-Noforija Kingdom in Eredo Local Council Development Area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that this would accelerate development in the area. “We appreciate him for ...

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Top 7 Most Hospitable African Cities

most hospitable African cities

Hospitality has no other nature than love in Africa. Africans practice all forms of hospitality by going the extra mile to make their guests feel welcome or feel at home. This article showcases the top 7 most hospitable African cities There are many hospitable cities in Africa, which are welcoming and open to everyone; association is very informal and they ...

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Libyan Detention Camps houses 2,778 Nigerians

Detention camps

The Federal Government says it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation. The ministry stated that those registered were issued Emergency Travel Certificates. The ministry also explained that the embassy in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) repatriates 250 migrants weekly and had returned 3,000 of them so ...

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Why Nigerians must pay high electricity tariffs – Yemi Osinbajo

yemi osinbajo on electricity tariffs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said payment of high electricity tariffs is inevitable for Nigerian electricity users. Mr. Osinbajo said this while speaking at the Sixth Presidential Business Forum held at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A statement signed by Laolu Akande, the vice president’s media aide, quoted Mr. Osinbajo as saying that the government ...

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Marriot international announces new hotels on Lagos’ Atlantic Coast by 2020

Marriot international

“Global hotel chain, Marriot International, is continuing its aggressive expansion drive in Africa, as it recently announced the signing of seven new hotels across the continent with two slated for Lagos, Nigeria.”- This Day Marriott was the first global chain to make a significant investment in Africa with the acquisition of Protea Hotels for $210 million in 2014 and the ...

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