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Anxiety as FG Moves to Recover 149 Illegally Occupied Properties

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There is palpable fear as the federal government has commenced the process of recovering about 149 of its properties that are illegally occupied across the country. Investigation reveals that the government through an agent has initiated a lawsuit at the High Court of Lagos State for the recovery of possession of the properties through Order 57 of the Civil Procedure ...

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We’ve not done enough on road projects — FG

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 The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government has not done enough on road projects.   She said this yesterday while briefing State House reporters after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. She said: “We have a lot of roads in the country but not every road you see ...

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FG separates Ministry of Works and Housing‎

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

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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

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

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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

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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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