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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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Expert urges FG to make mortgage accessible


The Managing Director of Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank (ITMB) Olabanjo Obaleye has said it was difficult for mortgage industry to make a meaningful impact without government `s firm commitment to relax the policies surrounding property rights, perfection, and transfer in terms of time and cost. He stated this during the unveiling of new logo and brand direction of the bank ...

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Federal Government promises to improve standard of living through infrastructure

standard of living

The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi said on Wednesday that the Federal Government was committed to improving the standard of living of its citizens through infrastructure development. Amaechi said this at the 2018 Africa Forum of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), in Abuja with the theme `Building Capacity for Efficient Logistics and Transport Services in Africa’. ...

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Experts tackle Federal Government on neglect of housing sector

housing sector

“Some leading stakeholders in the built environment have decried the seeming neglect of the housing sector by the Federal Government.”-Independent Those who spoke with INDEPENDENT hinged their submission on the non-challant disposition of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola on the developmental growth of the housing sector even as they frowned at the Federal Government’s ...

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Nigeria to fight corruption in execution of SDG projects across the country

execution of SDG projects

The Federal Government said it would fight corruption and ensure elimination of waste in the execution of Sustainable Development Goals, SDG, projects across the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated this in Abuja yesterday, while declaring open a 3-day SDGs Task Team Implementation meeting. According to Vanguard, the Minister said: “The current economic realities of Nigeria demands judicious ...

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