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NGO set to build 5,000 housing units for less privileged in Bauchi

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5,000 housing units will be constructed for the less privileged in Bauchi State by ‎a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Africa Nation Development Programme (ANDP). The houses will be built across 10 local government areas across the state in two years. The Bauchi State government ‎has provided plots of land for the project. Speaking, the Director General of ANDP, Samson O. Omojuyigbe,‎ ...

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Ifeanyi Okowa beckons on Federal government to reduce housing deficit

Ifeanyi Okowa

In its bid to reduce housing gap, Delta State government, Thursday launched the D’Height Estate with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa calling on government and the private sectors to be committed to reducing the housing deficit in the country. Governor Okowa who spoke at the estate construction site in Asaba, said, “this housing project is expected to bridge the housing gap in ...

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Nigerian workers get over N190b mortgage loans in 20 months

Mortgage loans

Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Ahmed Dangiwa, on Wednesday, revealed that a sum of N193.4 billion mortgage loans had been disbursed to 18,935 Nigerian workers. Dangiwa, who stated this, in Abuja, at the launch of FMBN’s digital platforms, noted that this was done in collaboration with Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria ...

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Police school urges education unit to provide more infrastructural facilities

education unit

The Police Secondary School, Akure, the Ondo State capital, has appealed to the education unit of the Nigeria Police Force to provide more infrastructural facilities to the school. The Commandant of the school, Mr. Peter Augustine, said it needed more classrooms, hostels, and vehicles. Augustine made the appeal when the Force Education Officer, Mrs. Rabi Labaran, paid an official visit ...

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Project Managers discuss solutions to bridge Nigeria’s Infrastructure deficit

infrastructure

The Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria (CIPMN) has moved to bridge the gaps associated with the nation’s infrastructure delivery, including unwholesome practices and quackery. To do this, the Institute is set to regulate the standards, training (education), discipline and practice of project management as a profession in the country following the signing into law of the CIPMN (Establishment) ...

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Cost of construction on Lagos-Ibadan road section increases to N134b

Lagos-Ibadan

The construction cost for section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Lagos to Sagamu Interchange, has increased to N134bn. This was revealed by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, at the opening of barricaded construction zones at Asese/Mowe sections of the road to motorists on Tuesday. According to Kuti, “The initial contract sum of this project was N70bn but ...

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2019 budget will revive decayed infrastructure – Akpabio

2019 budget

Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom) said the 2019 Budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday would rejuvinate the decayed infrastructure in the country. Akpabio made the remark in an interview with journalists after President Buhari presented the appropriation bill to the National Assembly in Abuja. ”The good thing about today’s Budget presentation is that there ...

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Osun State gov. seeks FG’s intervention on road projects

Osun State

Osun state Governor Gboyega Oyetola, yesterday sought the intervention of the Federal Government on the completion and repairs of some major federal roads in the state. The governor, who spoke when he visited the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, listed them as Osogbo- Ilobun, Iwo-Osogbo, and Osogbo- Ilesa Roads. Oyetola said some of the roads are in ...

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2019 budget: Ogun to spend N41.8bn on road construction

road construction

Ogun Government on Monday said it would spend N41. 8 billion on road construction across the three senatorial districts of the state in 2019. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, said this while defending his ministry’s 2019 budget proposal before the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation. Adegbite said the state government had also earmarked N5billion ...

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Adamawa govt. complements FG Housing Programme- Bindow

housing programme

Yola – Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Tuesday said that the state government would complement Federal Government housing programme aimed at providing affordable houses for the state workforce. Bindow gave the assurance at the Ground Breaking of 100 units National Affordable Housing Delivery Programme for Nigerian workers in Yola. Reports show that the project is being financed by the ...

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