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Protesters shut down Abuja airport road over market demolition

Airport road

Movement in and out of Abuja through the popular and ever busy Airport Road has been shut down for hours now by a heavy protest that engulfed the Gosa Market area of Airport Road. Movement through the airport road, central area and some satellite towns of Abuja is currently on stand-still. The youths including women are protesting the demolition of ...

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Abia State governor announces completion of 60 roads

Abia State

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, said his administration had constructed 60 roads across the state since inauguration in 2015. Ikpeazu stated this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja, and said that the roads comprised rural, intra-state and inter-state routes. He said the roads, especially those in the rural areas, were constructed to make life better ...

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FMBN urges primary mortgage banks to harmonise their interest rates

interest rates

The managing director/chief executive of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arc. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa has called on Primary Mortgage Banks (PMBs) to harmonise their interest rates in order to conform to the laid down uniform underwriting standards. He also enjoined PMBs to spread their branches to cover the entire country for easy access of mortgages by Nigerians. He stated ...

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Abuja-Lokoja road crash claims four lives in 3days

Abuja

At least, four persons have been confirmed dead in three different auto-crashes along Lokoja-Abuja road between Sunday and Tuesday this week. Two persons were crushed to death by a hit-and-run truck on Sunday night at Gada Biyu village, on Abuja- Lokoja road A witness told Daily Trust that the incident happened at about 9:12 pm when an unmarked truck coming ...

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FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday has decried the delay in the completion of the Kuje-Gwagwalada road project awarded since 2010. Some residents of the territory in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kuje and Gwagwalada said that the delay in the completion of the project was not in their interest. NAN recalls ...

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FCT residents raise alarm over unavailability of toilet facilities

FCT residents raise alarm over unavailability of toilet facilities

Traditional households in the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja are battling on how they can dispose human solid waste from the environment due to lack of toilet facilities. The affected areas, where indiscriminate dumping of refuse and human solid waste exist include; Mpape, Lugbe, Karishi, Jikwoyi, Gudu Dagba, Karimo, Dutse, Bwari, Gwagalada and others. FCT Chairman of ...

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EFCC counsel decries demolition of Patience Jonathan’s property

Patience Jonathan

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 12 to hear an application filed by a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, over the alleged demolition of some of her property in Abuja. The former first lady had alleged that the said property was demolished by an agency of the federal government. The judge, Nnamdi Dimgba, fixed the date on Monday ...

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Federal Government approves N2.2 billion for Abuja road construction

Federal Government

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N2.2 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Bill Clinton Airport road in the Federal Capital Territory. The Council also approved N273 million for the procurement of ‘field materials’ for the FCT Water Board in its quest to provide potable water in the Federal Capital Territory. This was made known in a ...

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FCTA proposes N4.003 billion for UN building

Federal Government proposes N4.003 billion for UN building

Total sum of N4.003 billion has been proposed for the rehabilitation and provision of additional security measures for the United Nations (UN) building located in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, in 2018. The proposed amount for the UN building was part of total sum of N40.297 billion proposed in the 2018 budget proposal presented to the House Committee on FCT, chaired ...

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