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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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NIA honours Cosgrove as real estate developer of the year


The Managing Director of Cosgrove Investment Limited, Mr. Umar Abdullahi, has been honoured with the award of “Real Estate Developer of the Year” by the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA). Cosgrove was also honoured in its corporate capacity for “excellence in smart cities development in the country”   Both honours were conferred by the Institute at its 2019 Conference and Expo ...

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Telecoms operators decry erratic power supply, equipment theft

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Some stakeholders in the telecommunications industry on Thursday said that inconsistent power supply and theft of equipment were making the telecommunications business less profitable. They made this known during a panel discussion at the Nigeria Com Conference 2019 held in Lekki, Lagos. The event had as its theme “Overcoming Power, Accessibility and Infrastructure Challenges’’. According to the operators, security lax, ...

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LASG Commences Maintenance, Rehabilitation Of Public Buildings

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LAGOS State government said on Thursday that it has commenced assessment of public infrastructures such as schools, hospitals, public buildings and MDAs across the state towards the formulation of a strategic and economic reinvestment plan. Infrastructure Assets Management Agency (LASIAMA) said this in a release made available by its Public Affairs Department, saying the assessment would determine the current condition ...

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FEC approves N182 billion for rehabilitation of major roads


The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday approved about N182 billion for the construction and rehabilitation of various roads across the country. The Minister of State for Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, said this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome of the maiden FEC meeting held at the Presidential Council Chamber, ...

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Imo moves to tackle flooding


FLOODING – Imo Government says it is tackling flood in the state by desilting the existing drains and channeling water to appropriate rivers. Ben Ekwueme, the Commissioner for Works, made this known during an interaction with newsmen at his office in Owerri on Wednesday. Ekwueme said: “The state is working hard to achieve zero tolerance for flood. This is the ...

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Akeredolu sacks Mimiko’s contractor for abandoned road project


The Ondo State Executive Council has given approval to re-award the 28.5 km Aboto-Atijere road in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state to another contractor for a sum of N8bn. The project was said to have been earlier awarded by the immediate past administration of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko for the sum N12bn on a contractor-client financing arrangement but the ...

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Sokoto Govt Allocates Land to Moroccon Firm For Establishment Of Fertilizer Coy


Sokoto State Government has allocated 10 hectares of land to Group Office chérifien des phosphates (OCP) Morocco, for the establishment of phosphate blending plant in the state. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, made the disclosure on Wednesday in his remarks during a bilateral meeting with the team of OCP Morocco led by its Managing Director Mohammed Hettiti at Government House Sokoto. According ...

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