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Ogun Plans To Generate Electricity From Sawdust

Ministry of Rural Development provides 23 communities with water schemes

The Ogun State Government says it plans to generate electricity from sawdust as part of its contribution towards increasing power supply in the country. The Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, stated this during a visit to sawmills in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-East Local Government Area of the state. Lawal was quoted as saying that the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and ...

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Federal Housing Authority to Partner Turkish Firms on Housing Delivery

Federal Housing Authority to Partner Turkish Firms on Housing Delivery

The Federal Housing Authority has said that it will work with Turkish companies to facilitate the realisation of the Federal Government’s housing development target. According to the FHA, its Managing Director, Prof. Mohammed Al-Amin, was recently at the Turkish Embassy in Abuja as a follow-up to the recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Turkish President, Mr.  Tayyip Erdogan. ...

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Yinka Quadri Bags Property Coy Endorsement Deal

Yinka Quadri Bags Property Coy Endorsement Deal

Top Yoruba actor, Yinka Quadri has joined the growing list of Yoruba actors who have signed endorsement deals with top Nigerian property companies. ‘Kura’, as he’s fondly called by his admirers, was recently unveiled as brand ambassador for Al-Amanat Islamic Estate, located at Apeje Road, Imota Ikorodu, Lagos. Though, the details of the deal was not made public, TheNet sources say it ...

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Sokoto Retakes Possession of State Furniture Company

Sokoto to Revoke C of O of Gas Stations Hoarding Fuel - Tambuwal

The Sokoto State government said it has paid the debt owed Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) and has retaken possession of the state furniture company. The state also announced that it has opened discussion with some German and Kenyan investors ready to bring funds to revive the company’s operations. The furniture factory, established in 1973, was one of the ...

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Turkey Freezes Assets of Ex-Yemeni President, Ali Saleh

Turkey Freezes Assets of ex-Yemeni President, Ali Saleh

Turkey said keeping in line with a UN Security Council decision, it has frozen the assets of Yemen’s former president, Ali Saleh. The UN Security Council had in November 2014 imposed sanctions on Saleh and rebel leaders, accusing them of destabilising the country. The government said in its official gazette on Thursday in Istanbul that Mr. Saleh’s assets remained frozen ...

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ARCON Says NYSC Sabotages Training Of Nigerian Architects

ARCON Says NYSC Sabotages Training Of Nigerian Architects

Architects Registration Council of Nigeria ((ARCON) said the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) policy of forcing most corps members to teach in secondary schools in their areas of primary assignments is a sabotage to the training of architects in the country. Briefing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, ahead of the ‘2016 Architects Colloquium’ scheduled for April 25 to 28, the national ...

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“The Beauty of Housing Projects Is Job Generation”

affordable housing units

The President of The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has said that the beauty of housing projects is Job creation and urged the Federal Government to reform its programme on housing. He stated that there are people that cannot afford to buy houses, but if built for the masses and are affordable, they can try to access ...

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Ministry Express Readiness To Solve Housing Challenges In Nigeria

budget on road projects

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has expressed the Ministry’s readiness to partner with stakeholders to solve the housing challenges in the country. He noted the huge potential and economic value chain available in the sector. Fashola spoke after receiving members of the Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN), led by the President, Alhaji Mohammed Adamu, ...

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Rail contracts: Contractors to Refund N2.5b

FG Plans Calabar – Lagos – Kano Railway Line

The Hon. Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma-headed House of Representatives adhoc committee investigating the award and execution of rail contracts was yesterday told that six contractors involved in the over N1 trillion Rail Contracts are to refund N2.5 billion to the coffers of the Federal Government. The contractors who participated in the railway construction and rehabilitation contracts are to make the refunds for excess ...

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