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Buhari approves N10bn for upgrade of Enugu airport

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President Muhammadu Buhari says he has approved a sum of N10 billion as intervention fund for the rehabilitation of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu state. He made the announcement via his Twitter account, on Thursday. Buhari said he is optimistic that the work will be done and completed on time. He said his administration will continue to prioritise infrastructural development ...

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Nigeria’s GDP decelerates in Q2 2019 to 1.94% y/y

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Economic activity in Nigeria’s economy slowed down in the second quarter of the year. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that the country’s GDP slowed to 1.94% y/y from a revised growth rate of 2.10% y/y in Q1 2019.  On a half-year basis, real growth in H1 2019 stood at 2.02% y/y, higher than 1.69% for H1 2018. ...

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Help us with infrastructure, Buhari urges Islamic Development Bank

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President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited the support of the Islamic Development Bank to address Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit. The President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, said this in a statement. Adesina said the President made the call during a bilateral meeting with Dr. Mansur Muhtar, Vice President, Islamic Development Bank on the margins of the AU Summit in Niamey, Niger Republic. According to ...

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IPC compiles list of 30 things Buhari promised Nigerians in second term

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The International Press Centre (IPC) has released documented campaign promises of President Muhammadu Buhari, while he was the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general elections. The non-governmental organisation, in a statement signed by Sanmi Falobi, its programme manager, compiled the campaign promises made by Mr. Buhari in the course of electioneering activities. The 30 ...

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Buhari commissions Projects in Ogun

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President Muhammudu Buhari at the weekend in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, commissioned some projects executed by the outgoing governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun. The projects are the Ogun Judicial Complex, along Kobape road, the 10,000 – seater capacity Amphi-Theatre at Oke-Ilewo, the Kampala/Adire mall at Itoku and the Ogun State Television Digital Studio along Ajebo road, all in the state capital. ...

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Buhari inaugurates reconstructed Ayinke House

Ayinke House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled the newly reconstructed Institute of Maternal and Child Health popularly known as Ayinke House located within the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja, describing it as a critical and timely intervention by the State Government in the health sector. Ayinke House, which is Nigeria’s biggest Maternity Hospital, was upgraded from an ...

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Buhari denies assent to another bill

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President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to another bill, the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, bringing to 38 the number of bills declined assent by President Buhari since June 2015. This is coming just as the Senate Tuesday passed three bills namely Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Bill 2019; Electric Power Sector Reform No. 6, 2005 (Amendment) Bill 2019 and National Board for ...

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Fashola bemoans Buhari’s veto of housing fund bill

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has supported the National Housing Fund bill passed by the federal parliament against a recent veto by the President Muhammadu Buhari. The bill was rejected on the 19th of March, 2018. In a letter addressed to the Senate President, Buhari highlighted the reasons for declining assent to the bill which include: “The ...

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Buhari declines assent to Housing Fund bill, Ajaokuta Steel bill, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills that were passed and forwarded to him for assent by the National Assembly. The bills are: Ajaokuta Steel Company Completion Fund Bill, 2018 National Institute of Credit Administration Bill, 2018 Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency Bill, 2018 National Housing Fund Bill, 2018 Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria Bill, 2018. The ...

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Building collapse: Expert harps on need to employ certified engineers

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The Nigerian Society of Engineers has urged Nigerians to engage the services of qualified building engineers. The group made this call following the recent building collapse that happened on Lagos Island The society said employing the services of good engineers is necessary for investments and the protection of lives Wales Lagunju, the chief examination officer of Nigerian Society of Engineers ...

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