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3 Governorship Candidates Decry Infrastructural Level in Kwara

governorship candidates

The governorship candidates of Labour Party, African Democratic Party (ADP) and Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Comrade Issa Aremu, Isa Manzuma and Abdulmumin Ajia, who spoke at a governorship debate organized by Kwara Coalition of Business and Professional Associations (KWACOBPA) in Ilorin on Tuesday, said that the state suffers from infrastructural deficit. The candidates, who said that many of the ...

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FCTA flags off construction of pedestrian bridges in Kugbo, others

pedestrian bridges

Work has commenced at four locations earmarked for new pedestrian bridges in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The locations are in Kugbo, Nyanya Park, Kitiwe Street behind Wuse Market and Arab Contractors Road Junction, Kubwa. The four new bridges were awarded under the 2018 FCT Budget to M/S Adakhat Nig Ltd for Kugbo; Emtag Nig Ltd for Nyanya Park; Gozcon ...

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$9bn Dangote refinery to begin operations in April 2020

dangote refinery

Chairman of Dangote Group of companies, Aliko Dangote, has said that the $9billon largest single train refinery in the world, Dangote Refinery, would commence operations in April 2020. Mr. Dangote made the disclosure when the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, went on a tour of the facilities on Sunday. The location is within Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos. Our correspondent ...

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NRC collaborates with Lagos State to reopen Ashade level crossing


The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it is collaborating with the Lagos State Government to reopen Ashade level crossing which was closed to motorists following a recent train derailment. The Railway District Manager, Lagos State, Mr. Jerry Oche, told newsmen on Sunday in Lagos that the corporation was working with the state government to raise the road level to meet ...

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Fashola advises construction experts on conflict resolution


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Bababtunde Fashola, has advised construction experts to adopt international laws that suit Nigeria’s needs to reduce conflicts in project execution for economic growth. Fashola gave the advice at a regional workshop organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre. The programme was put together in collaboration with the Association of ...

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Federal Government pledges to complete N26bn road projects in Osun

road projects in Osun

The Federal Government has promised to complete the N 26.131billion ongoing road projects in Osun. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing said this during the inspection of the projects across the state on Thursday. The minister was represented by Mr. Hezekiah Kehinde, the Osun Controller of Works. Fashola said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration inherited seven abandoned road ...

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Fashola announces approval of 108 meter providers


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has announced the approval of 108 firms for the supply of meters to electricity consumers in the country. Fashola made the announcement during the continuation of his neighbourhood consultations/campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 in the Surulere Local Government of Lagos on Sunday, the News Agency ...

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Expert urges Govt. to integrate low-income earners in housing programmes

low-income earners

Mr. Adeolu Ogunbanjo, the Chairman of Lagos Chapter of Association of Estate Agents of Nigeria (AEAN), has advised government at all levels to integrate low-income earners into existing housing finance programmes by making them affordable. Adeolu said that this could be achieved by introducing long-term loans for the low-income earners to enable them build or buy houses. According to him, ...

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