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Ganduje Presents N275bn Budget, N64.39bn To Be Spent On Infrastructural Projects

Governor Ganduje Inspects Ongoing Projects In Kano

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday presented a N275 billion 2016 budget, tagged “Budget of Self Reliance”. While presenting the budget, he reiterated on his pledge to infrastructural projects and others, stating that in his inaugural speech on May 29, he stated that the direction of his administration would be hinged “on continuation, consolidation, fine tuning of ongoing critical ...

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Mercy Iortyer becomes first female president of NIQS

Mercy Iortyer is First Female Surveyors President

Mrs. Mercy Torkwase Iortyer becomes the first female president of NIQS as she was on Saturday sworn-in as president of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. The investiture was done at the grand finale of the institute’s 26th Biennial Conference and General Meeting in Lagos. Mrs. Iortyer, first female to occupy the seat succeeds Murtala Aliyu, former Minister of State ...

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Real Estate Challenges In 2015

Real estate challenges in 2015

According to MCO Real Estate’s recent report, Nigeria’s real estate market has been mostly quiet this year with only a few big ticket transactions taking place due to some unavoidable real estate challenges Munachi Okoye, Managing Director, MCO Real Estate told CNBC Africa that the fundamentals of the Nigerian economy have not changed and this would positively impact the real ...

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Borno to evacuate 5,000 of its indigenes from Adamawa camp

Internally displaced persons

The Borno State government has completed plans to evacuate over 5,000 of its indigenes who are in displaced persons’ camps, IDPs, in neighbouring Adamawa camp. The Borno Deputy Governor, Usman Dukuwa, disclosed this to journalists in Yola after he visited the displaced persons. “l am here on the instructions of the governor to see our over 5000 IDPs; and he ...

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“Merging ministries of works/housing with power would not allow for efficiency in the system”

Asset declaration/ ' Merging ministries of works/housing with power would not allow for efficiency in the system"

Mr. Shehu Mallam Mikail has said that “ Merging ministries of works/housing with power, which requires enormous work, investments, supervision and regulation to enhance electricity generation would not allow for efficiency in the system. This type of merger would pave the way for conflict and contradiction in administrative procedures.” He said this in a chat with Sunday Vanguard in Lagos, ...

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Julius Berger, RCC continue work on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

FG urged to Resume Work On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Construction giants, Julius Berger PLC and RCC, are back on site in continuation of the re-construction of the N167 billion Lagos-Ibadan express way. The presence of workmen became more noticeable at the Redemption Camp and Arepo areas at the Lagos end of the road. While palliative works were ongoing at the failed spots in the Redemption Camp area of the ...

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Construction of N20bn Lafia airport to begin in December

Construction of N20bn Lafia airport to begin in December

Governor Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa State on Saturday said that the state government would launch the construction of a N20 billion cargo Lafia airport in December. Mr. Al-makura spoke in Lafia during the signing of contract agreement between the state government and a Chinese firm, Tongyi Group Engineering, and representative of HYPAD, the Chinese firm that would finance the project. ...

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Ban of ‘I pass my neighbor generator’, a step in the right direction?

Ban of 'I pass my neighbor generator', a step in the right direction?

The Federal Government of Nigeria has banned the importation of our dear ‘I pass my neighbor generator’ You will agree that the epileptic power supply in the country has made it necessary for every home to have at least the small generating set pictured above, which is popularly known as ‘I pass my neighbor generator’ by Nigerians. According to Lagos ...

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‘Fashola as Minister of Works, Power and Housing is a blessing to Lagos’ – Ambode

Fashola Hints At A N10bn Budget For Housing

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has described the ministerial portfolio of the ex-governor of Lagos, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) as a blessing to Lagos. He said this on Thursday, Nov. 19, while delivering a keynote address at the Lagos Business School Alumni Conference. Ambode noted that Fashola as the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, will ease the actualization of ...

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