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NSCDC arrests man who stole government property


The Imo state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested one Chinaza Nwatamole, who allegedly specialised in stealing government property. Nwatamole (25), who hails from Umunyala Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state, was paraded on Tuesday by the state NSCDC Commandant, Mr. Raji Ibrahim. Ibrahim said the suspect was ...

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FRSC announces 15 weeks traffic diversion

traffic diversion

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned motorists of impending traffic diversion on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway from September 2 to January 15, 2019. The travel notice issued on Wednesday explained that the closure of the Sagamu bound carriage was to allow Julius Berger work on the road. Florence Okpe, FRSC Public Education Officer for Sector Commander in Ogun State, ...

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Edo government annuls advance payment of 10 percent estate fee

Godwin Obaseki-Edo Governor

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has issued an Executive Order altering the provision of Order 53, Rule 11, Paragraph 21 of the Second Schedule of the Edo State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2012, that made it mandatory for persons applying for letters of Administration to pay 10 per cent of the total value of the property in advance, ...

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FMBN partners Labour to provide 2,800 unit housing scheme for workers


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) and leading labour unions have agreed to begin the implementation of a national affordable housing programme for workers. FMBN is kick-starting the scheme in two states and Abuja, in conjunction with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA). The project will start next month ...

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Federal Government publishes list of 69 ongoing projects

ongoing projects

The Federal Government has released the list of the 69 ongoing projects like roads and bridges in the South-eastern part of Nigeria. In a statement in Abuja on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said though the contracts for many of the roads were awarded before the advent of this Administration, they were either poorly funded ...

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Fayemi urges FG’s support on infrastructure


Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has called for the Federal Government’s support in the area of infrastructure development for the state. Fayemi made the call on Tuesday in Abuja during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola. He said the visit was to identify areas his administration, when inaugurated, would partner with ...

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NUPENG lauds Fashola over infrastructural development


The Petrol Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has commended the Minister of Works, Power, and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on improvement in infrastructure development across the country. They attested that effort put in is a sheer demonstration of the Ministry’s commitment, determination, vision, foresight, and political will to impact on ...

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Governor Ikpeazu committed to delivering infrastructure in Abia State


Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday said that the state government was committed to excellence in delivering infrastructure development was unwavering. Ikpeazu said this during the Abia 27th anniversary celebration tagged “2018 Abia Day” at International Conference Centre (ICC), Umuahia. The governor said that the state government was determined to ensure that the people of Abia enjoy the dividends ...

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Edo residents lament poor infrastructure


Residents of Evbuotubu community in the Egor Local Government Area of Edo State on Monday staged a protest over the deplorable state of infrastructure in the area. The angry residents who carried placards lamented that the community said to be the second most populous in the area, had allegedly been neglected for too long. They said the bad condition of ...

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