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FG to provide public buildings with ramps, lifts for physically challenged

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The minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said that the federal government has issued a five-year notice for public buildings to construct ramps and lifts to protect the physically-challenged in the country. Fashola made the disclosure in Abuja during the unveiling of National Infrastructure Maintenance Framework (NIMF), Leadership reports. It was gathered that the minister said ...

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Nigerian company partners India to build Kidney treatment hospital


A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Adhyay Foundation based in India and a Nigerian company, Fasbir Construction Limited, to build a kidney and other related ailments treatment hospital in Dass, headquarters of Dass local government area of Bauchi state. The disclosure was made in Bauchi state by the chairman of Adhyay Foundation, Samer Khan. Khan was in ...

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FG constructs 536 housing units in North Central

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The National Housing Programme North Central, Zonal Director, Mr. Valentine Nwaimo, on Sunday said the 536 housing units being constructed in the zone under the National Housing Programme are ready for inauguration and allocation. Mr Nwaimo, who disclosed this in an interview session, in Abuja, on Sunday, said the 536 houses being constructed in the six states of the zone ...

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NIESV decries assets declaration procedure

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Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers ( NIESV) has faulted the current asset declaration procedure where a public officer on his own lists his assets and fixes values of his choice to the assets being declared, saying that it was counterproductive and negates the rules of checks and balance Briefing newsmen in Asaba, Delta State, President and Chairman, National ...

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Lagos informs property owners to obtain valid development permit


The Lagos State Government has asked property owners within Federal Government acquisitions to obtain valid development permit to prevent their buildings from being sealed or demolished. The General Manager, Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority, Mr. Funmi Osifuye, said the validation was necessary to prevent disruption or demolition by LASPPPA due to lack of building plan approval. Osifuye said the ...

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Hoodlums in Osun set 5 houses on fire


Suspected arsonists on Sunday night set five houses on fire at Igangan in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of Osun State. Newsmen reports that the hoodlums who attacked the community at about 8.pm also destroyed property worth millions of naira. The assailants were also said to have shot one Miss Rukayat Balogun at Iwara in the early hours of Saturday. ...

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ARCON demands investigation into collapsed building project at Unilag


Lagos – Following a partially collapsed section of a building under construction located within the University of Lagos (Unilag), Akoka campus last week, the Architect Registration Council (ARCON) visited the site seeking for a full investigation. The visit was to get first-hand information on the incident. The varsity’s on-going building project that experienced the partial collapse is a seven-storey project, ...

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ADC lambasts Gov. Bello over abandoned road projects


The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has lambasted Governor Abubakar Sani Bello over numerous abandoned road projects in the state, particularly the 86km Kontagora to Rijau road. The governorship candidate of ADC in Niger state, Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed Mani stated this Sunday in an interactive session with journalists. He said, “Governor Sani Bello has not shown interest and concern over the ...

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Pregnant woman sustains injuries as eight dies in Ogun road accident


Eight persons were confirmed dead, while a pregnant woman and a child sustained injuries in an accident involving a blue Toyota Corolla Sports car around Ewekoro area of Ogun State, on the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway. Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to the newsmen in Abeokuta on Sunday. Akinbiyi explained that the accident, which occurred ...

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Bayelsa state government executes 300 projects in 7 years


The Bayelsa State government has said that Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration has executed over 300 projects including roads, bridges, and buildings within his seven years in office. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Konyefa Godwin, told newsmen in Yenagoa that the projects are sited and scattered across the eight local government areas (LGAs) of the state. He said ...

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