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Delta govt warns communities not to be hostile to contractors

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that Delta State Government, yesterday, warned communities against hostility to contractors, urging contractors to demobilize from any community that proved uncooperative to the development initiative of the present administration. According to Vanguard, the Commissioner for Works, Mr James Augoye, who handed down the warning while inspecting some ongoing road projects across the state, also cautioned contractors against executing their ...

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Gov Ortom says N38bn cargo airport is private sector-driven

Gov Ortom provides land for digital institute

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has revealed that his government is not spending any mone on the proposed N38 billion cargo airport in the state, saying the project is solely a private sector initiative. Vanguard reports that Ortom, who gave the clarification following criticisms that he was embarking on a huge project that had no direct impact on the majority of the ...

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Amosun reassures on Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway 10-lane expansion

Keep your C of O safe- Amosun to applicants

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has made it known that there is no going back on his administration’s plan to reconstruct the Abeokuta- Sagamu expressway into a 10-lane road project. New Telegraph reports that Amosun, who spoke at a two-day Treasury Board Meeting held at the Oba’s Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said work would soon commence on the project. He ...

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Erosion control: Delta State pays N500m counterpart fund

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

Vanguard reports that Delta State Government has released N500 million as part of its counterpart fund for the World Bank assisted Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, NEWMAP. According to Vanguard, the fund is complementing the $2 million approved and released for Delta State by the World Bank from the $500 million approved for erosion control in Nigeria. This came ...

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Unilag hosts SETPOM, calls for proper waste management

Unilag hosts SETPOM, calls for proper waste management

University of Lagos, Akoka, hosted the environmental experts of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation, SETPOM, where they asserted that improper waste disposal and management is causing devastating effects on the climate. They added that environmental pollution and its challenges pose a threat in the economic development of Nigeria. Vanguard reports that the experts made this known at the ...

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Top 10 Strangest Hotel Rooms In The World

strangest hotel rooms

There are many strange occurrences in the world we live in today. Every day humans develop new ideas, some of which bring advancement while some add to the mysteries inherent in our world. There are a couple of buildings, bridges and other structures in the world whose designs appear strange. Mere looking at such buildings, you can’t help but wonder ...

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Edo Assembly approves N200m pension residential building for Oshiomhole

Edo Assembly approves N200m pension residential building for Oshiomhole

Vanguard reports that Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved a pension benefit for a residential building worth N200 million for the immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, while N100 million was approved for his Deputy, Dr Pius Odubu. According to Vanguard, the decision was made after the House amended the Pension bill titled, A bill for ...

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COP 22: Nigeria make moves to revive Lake Chad basin

FG partners Morocco on renewable energy

The Guardian reports that Nigeria has announced plans to pursue the reviving Lake Chad Project in collaboration with African Union Commission at the on-going United Nations climate change conference. According to The Guardian , the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who made this known during a pre –press conference on COP22 in Abuja, said varying degrees of work, including the feasibility study ...

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Nigerian building materials’ market has amazing potential – Foreign manufacturers

Nigerian building materials’ market has amazing potential - Foreign manufacturers

Foreign manufacturers of building materials have expressed that Nigeria’s market has amazing potentials and capabilities of being the leader in Africa. The companies intend to grow the market by partnering with Nigerians to import more of its products, which are of high quality into the country. The Guardian reports that the Chief Executive Officer of QMB Builders’ Mart, Mr. Ayobami Biobaku ...

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Charly Boy’s Occupy NASS Protest Causes Traffic Gridlock

occupy NASS

Charly Boy and his co-protesters are calling for the prosecution of the judges accused of corruption, a downward review of salaries and benefits for politicians in the country. The protesters are also demanding that people who are guilty of stealing public funds should be sentenced to death as well as a slash in the salaries of political office holders by ...

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