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Buhari inaugurates reconstructed Ayinke House

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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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Experts urge Buhari to prioritise mass housing development

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Some operators in the housing and construction industry have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election, tasking him to approach the issue of housing, especially mass housing, with all seriousness. The experts told the newsmen in Lagos that the president had not done much in tackling the nation’s housing shortfall which stood at 17 million in spite of his remarkable ...

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Ongoing Lagos-Ibadan road, rail project will be completed in 2019 – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he has instructed the Southwest governors and the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and the Transportation minister, Rotimi Amaechi to ensure the completion of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan expressway and therail projectbefore the end of 2019. The president, who spoke at Mapo Hall in Ibadan, venue of his presidential campaign rally, urged ...

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Obiano lauds Buhari for second Niger Bridge construction

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Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the progress of work on the construction of the Second Niger Bridge. Obiano, who stated this during an inspection visit of the project in Onitsha, Anambra State. added that the President had done well for the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones. He expressed satisfaction with the standard and ...

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2019 budget will revive decayed infrastructure – Akpabio

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Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom) said the 2019 Budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday would rejuvinate the decayed infrastructure in the country. Akpabio made the remark in an interview with journalists after President Buhari presented the appropriation bill to the National Assembly in Abuja. ”The good thing about today’s Budget presentation is that there ...

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Presidency defends EFCC raid on Atiku son’s apartment

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The Presidency on Monday defended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), saying the anti-graft agency did not raidan apartment occupied by the two sons of Atiku Abubakar. Presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu claimed the news of the anti-corruption raid broke on Monday morning and it was spread by the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Mr. Shehu’s comments came hours after ...

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