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LASEMA to develop app for road accidents


The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said the agency is working on new technology to increase response time to emergencies in the state. He spoke on Monday at Ikeja, Lagos, during a stakeholders’ meeting on road traffic accidents. Explaining how effective the proposed app would be, the LASEMA director said, “The app will increase ...

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FCTA partners FERMA on road maintenance


Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called for closer collaboration between the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in road maintenance across the FCT. The management staff of FERMA, led by its managing director/chief executive officer, Engr. Nuruddeen Rafindadi, Aliyu noted that FERMA has diligently and competently ...

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Lagos seeks private sector partnership to tackle housing deficit

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To address its eight million units housing deficit, the Lagos State government has expressed readiness to partner with interested and capable investors in the real estate sector. Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, said this in his Ikeja office while reviewing the activities of the ministry. He described the housing deficit in the state as quite huge, particularly in the ...

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ICPC seizes three more Dikko properties


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has seized three additional properties belonging to the Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko. Officials of the ICPC had on Friday seized one of Dikko’s property located at No 1 River Benue Street, Maitama, Abuja. Apart from Dikko’s property, the ICPC also seized 11 properties belonging to NFF ...

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Family Homes Fund To Build 500k Homes ― Ahmed

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Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has charged the newly inaugurated board of the Family Homes Fund Limited to ensure the success of government’s ambition to create 1.5 million new jobs in the construction of 500,000 low-cost houses. She also warned members to be prudent with the management of funds that will be deployed to the ...

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Sanwo-Olu seeks Badagry, Lekki Seaports’ approval


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to accelerate the process of giving approval to the State’s request to build two seaports in Lekki and Badagry. The Governor said the State had already deployed resources and manpower in the construction of the seaports, which, he said, were being initiated to complement the ...

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Nigeria’s real estate industry attracts foreign investors – Experts


The Nigerian real estate industry is about to experience massive investments from the overseas, as foreign investors have expressed their interest to pump money into the rapidly growing sector.  Some foreign investors, who are seeking new opportunities in Nigeria, said that their interests in the country’s real estate sector were reignited by the growth of the industry. They made this known at ...

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President Buhari approves 15 road projects worth over N182bn


President Buhari at the maiden Federal Executive Council meeting of his renewed mandate approved 15 road contracts across Nigeria, worth over N182bn, Presidency has said. According to the information on the Instagram handle of a presidential aide, Buhari Sallau, the following are the approved road contracts approved: 1. Lagos-Badagry express road to Benin Republic, at the cost of N15,297,762,234.22 2. ...

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Sanwo-Olu’s housing policies are people-friendly – Commissioner


HOUSING POLICIES – The Commissioner for Housing in Lagos State, Mr. Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, says Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s housing policies are people-friendly for the benefit of different categories of people including the common man. Akinderu-Fatai made this known to newsmen in Lagos on Friday. He said that the state government was aware of the housing problem in the state as a ...

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FG restates commitment to reducing housing deficit through cooperatives

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The Federal Government on Thursday restated commitment to address the housing deficit through the cooperative societies that have lands across the country. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing said this when the Coalition of South-South Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture visited him in Abuja. Fashola said the Federal Government alone cannot solve housing deficit noting that ...

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