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Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges- Housing Expert

Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges- Housing Expert

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo, has said Federal Government needs to make the Family Home Fund (FHF) scheme effective in 2018 to alleviate the housing challenges in the country. Adebayo, the Managing Director of FESADEB Communications Ltd., convener of the annual Abuja International Housing, made the call on Tuesday in Abuja. “Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges”, he ...

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Federal Government urged to show commitment towards housing sector

Federal Government urged to show commitment towards housing sector

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo has appealed to the Federal Government to show commitment and exercise strong political will in ensuring speedy growth in the housing sector in 2018. Adebayo, Managing Director of FESADEB Communications Ltd., convener of the annual Abuja International Housing Show, made the appeal on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), ...

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$500 million loan secured from China has been mismanaged-Unionist

$500 million China loan mismanaged

The recent $500 million loan secured from China for the construction of new terminals has caused a ruckus  between Federal Government and Comrade Abdulrazak Saidu, the General Secretary of the Association of Nigeria Aviation Professional (ANAP). Speaking with journalists at the Lagos Airport, Saidu insisted that the fund in which Nigeria had a counterpart funding of $100 million was grossly ...

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Youth unemployment will be tackled with specialised skills acquisition centers-Ngige

youth unemployment will be tackled with specialised skills acquisition

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is poised to achieve significant reduction in unemployment rates in the country, through the construction of new skills acquisition centres as well as completion and rehabilitation of abandoned centres. Ngige made the disclosure to newsmen during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Federal Specialist Skills Acquisition ...

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Expert bids for investment in Waste- to-Wealth programme

Expert bids for investment in waste-to-wealth programme

A waste management expert, Prof. Oladele Osibanjo, has advised all tiers of government to seek for investment in the waste-to-wealth programme in 2018. Osibanjo, the President, Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMSON), gave the advice on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. He also urged them to provide the enabling environment for investors to turn all types of ...

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Proposed Sale of National Theater Sparks Protests Among workers

National Theater

 A peaceful protest was carried out by the workers of the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu on Tuesday to protest against the proposed sale of the national monument and other Federal Government facilities. The workers expressed their opposition to the proposed sale of the national assets by carrying placards with various inscriptions round the city. The  workers blamed the dwindling fortune ...

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Rivers Lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government. Olu made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He said that the Ogoni clean-up required extensive planning, scientific analysis, ...

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Whistle blower will run mad if we pay him N860 million naira all at once – Presidency

whistle blower

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has revealed why the Federal is hesitant to pay the whistle-blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Sagay said the Federal Government does not want the whistle-blower to run mad at the sight of the huge sum ...

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Chartered surveyors call for enabling environment for real estate sector

Chartered surveyors call for enabling environment for real estate sector

“Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Nigeria group have called on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for real estate sector, which will boost economy.”- The Guardian The real estate experts, who spoke at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and induction of new members, dwelled on the theme: Funding Real Estate, Requirement from Advisors. The ...

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Federal Government lists Fela’s house as national museum

FG lists Fela’s house as national museum

According to Punch, the Ogun State Government, in conjunction with the Federal Government, has unveiled a plan  to immortalise the popular Ransome-Kuti family by turning their ancestral home in Abeokuta to a museum. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the indication on Wednesday when he visited the house located  on NEPA Road, Isabo, Abeokuta, in company ...

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