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FG to fund Calabar-Itu road from Sukuk bond, says Fashola


The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the Calabar-Itu road will be funded from the Sukuk bond later this year. Fashola, who made the disclosure at Ugep, Cross River State while on tour of federal projects in Cross River and Akwa Ibom states, said President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to providing quality infrastructure and diversifying the ...

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Ex-surveyor-general expresses concern over neglect of surveying profession


Although, surveying is the foundation of all professions in the built environment, lack of government attention and ignorance have relegated it to the background leading to the underdevelopment of the country. Immediate Past Surveyor-General of the Federation, Prof Peter Nwilo disclosed this at the Lagos State Young Surveyors Network Twenty Eighteen Annual Conference and Workshop themed “Building The Future of ...

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Babatunde Fashola flags-off N22.7b Jada town road construction

Jada town

Jada town – The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola yesterday, flagged-off the 112km dilapidated Jada town road, which leads to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s hometown, at the cost of N22.7bn. While speaking at the occasion, the minister said the contract is in line with the present administration’s commitment to addressing infrastructural deficit in the country. ...

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FMBN commences zero equity for housing loan subscribers


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), has started the implementation of the new approved conditions for accessing loans from the National Housing Fund (NHF). This includes zero equity contribution for the provision of housing loans of up to N5million and 10 per cent contribution for housing loans ranging from N5million to N15million by contributors to the NHF. The revised ...

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Fashola reacts to Jalingo-Wukari collapsed bridge


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has announced that the bridge linking Jalingo and Wukari at Maraban Gassol in Taraba State collapsed. Fashola, in a statement signed by Mr. Theodore Ogaziechi, the Director of Information in the ministry, said the incident occurred after the downpour on Wednesday evening. He said the contractor on the axis had ...

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FG announces new national building code to regulate construction

National building code,

The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country. Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made the announcement at the ministry’s headquaters in Abuja while inaugurating members of the Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON). He noted that ...

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Fashola temporarily fixes collapsed bridge in 24hours

collapsed bridge

The temporary solution on the collapsed bridge occurred less than 24 hours after the works minister, Babatunde Fashola, pledged to ensure a palliative is put in place for motorists plying the route. Vehicular traffic on the Mokwa-Jebba road has eased following the temporary fixing of the Mowo bridge after it collapsed on Saturday night. The Federal Road Safety Corp had ...

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FG pledges to revamp road infrastructure within Ota industrial hub

road infrastructure

Nigeria’s minister of works, power and housing, Babatunde Fashola, has assured investors, residents and visitors of one of the largest industrial hubs in the country, including Sango, Ota, Igbesa, Agbara, of Federal Government’s plans to revamp aging road infrastructure within the axis. The Federal Government’s assurance on infrastructure upgrade within all existing industrial hubs in the country was made at ...

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Fashola pledges to renovate collapsed bridge in 72 hours

collapsed bridge

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Raji Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be back in use within 72 hours. Fashola told newsmen in Zaria, Kaduna State, shortly after he paid homage to the Emir of Zazzau, Dr. Shehu Idris in his palace on Sunday. The Minister had, before visiting the emir, inaugurated a new 60MVA/132/KV ...

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FG gives former Super Eagles coach 3-bedroom apartment in Abuja

Super Eagles

The Federal Government on Tuesday fulfilled its promise to former Super Eagles coach, Bonfrere Jo, handing him the keys to a three-bedroom apartment in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The Dutchman was promised a house after guiding the national U23 team to win the men’s football event at the Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who handed ...

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