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FG separates Ministry of Works and Housing‎


The Federal Government on Wednesday 21st August 2019 unbundled the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to Federal Ministry of Works and Housing with Babatunde Fashola as Minister and Engr. Abubakar Aliyu as Minister of State respectively. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is the immediate past Minister of Power, Works, and Housing. He is from Lagos State, ...

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Zulum cnstructs 400-housing estate in hometown


Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has launched a 400 units housing project in Mafa local government area of the state. The Governor, shortly after day’s tour across some LGs, returned to his hometown of Mafa, where he laid the foundation for 400-housing units located at Ajiri. He also flagged off the distribution of agricultural inputs to the IDPs in the town. ...

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FG to hand over 9 irrigation systems to Sokoto Rima River basin

Sokoto Rima River Basin

Abuja – The Ministry of Water Resources says it is now ready to hand over nine Centre Pivot Irrigation Systems to Sokoto Rima River Basin Authority for agriculture development. The benefiting states of Kebbi and Zamafara are to receive six and three units, respectively to improve agricultural practice in line with the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. The ...

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FG inaugurates housing estate for displaced persons in Bakassi

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Usani Usani, has inaugurated a 40-unit housing estate at Ikpiri Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State. Speaking at the occasion, Usani said the intention of the government was to accommodate widows and some of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bakassi Local Government Area. He said the project was aimed ...

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Man jailed eight months for concealing Information from EFCC


A 24-year-old man, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for hiding vital information from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, when under interrogation. Akeredolu (aka Susan Henderson) had received a landed property from one Rose Kirkley, an American citizen, pretending to be a nurse with a special skill to ...

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FG to Demolish Structures on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridor


The federal government has directed all owners of businesses and structures within the Apapa-Ebute-Meta corridor of Lagos-Ibadan railway to relocate in order to allow the construction of the rail project continue without delay. The apex government equally explained challenges hindering conveying of cargoes by train to and from the ports, disclosing that it had not constructed the standard gauge to ...

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FRC tasks CCECC to deliver quality job on Aba/P’Hacourt road


Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), .Mr. Victor Muruako has tasked China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC) to deliver timely and quality job, to justify the cost of the contract. Muruako said this in Port Harcourt on Thursday during the inspection of the Aba/Port Harcourt section of the Port Harcourt – Enugu Road. The Acting chairman of the commission ...

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Lagos-Ibadan Railway: FG reveals contractor’s challenge


There has been a breakdown of some machines belonging to the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation. Nigeria’s Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi said this on Monday during an inspection of the project. According to Amaechi, the contractor said the breakdown was due to the pressures from the government for completion of the project earlier than ...

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ICPC arraigned agent for selling Principal’s N20.5m house


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned an estate agent, Raymond Ikhazuangbe for allegedly selling a house kept in his care for N20.5 million. The Commission, in a five-count charge before Justice Hassan Babangida, of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, accused Ikhazuangbe of dishonestly selling a property located in Gwarinpa, ...

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