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FG Flags Off N1.07b Erosion Control Project In Akwa Ibom

erosion control

The Federal Government on Thursday flagged off N1.7billion erosion control work on Nduetong Oku-Ikpa road, cutting across Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom. Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), did the flagging off ceremony. He said that the project would alleviate the suffering of the people and boost ...

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FG exposes 114 companies involved in property fraud

property fraud

Property fraud – The Federal Government has uncovered 114 companies neck deep in shady land deals, even as it raked in N1.173 billion in tax revenues from January till date. The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, made the disclosures in Abuja at the African Union high-level panel on illicit financial flows from Africa. According to him, ...

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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of N204.2m Ikoyi Property

Ikoyi property

Justice Chuka A. Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, ordered the final forfeiture of Ikoyi property worth N204, 200,000 recovered from one Joy Obiageli Oti by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to the Federal Government. The judge had on April 25, 2018, ordered the interim forfeiture of the property, ...

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FG’s New Gas Infrastructure will Attract $30bn Investment

Gas infrastructure

The federal government yesterday disclosed that it would launch a gas infrastructure revamp programme in November. The project is said to have the potential of attracting between $20 billion and $30 billion of investments into the petroleum industry and could also help address the infrastructural deficiencies in the industry. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this ...

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FG has made remarkable efforts in trade support infrastructure –Amaechi


Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government has developed trade support infrastructure to boost trade between Nigeria and other countries. This was contained in a statement by Mr. Muhammad Idris, Director, Press and Public Relations, Nigeria Shippers Council on Tuesday in Abuja. Amaechi made this known at the opening of a two-day Sub-Regional Workshop and Joint ...

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FG commences upgrade on Housing Estates across the country

Housing estates

The Federal Government yesterday unveiled its plans to upgrade and maintain all the Housing Estates across the country. Under this programme, which is tagged: “Intervention of Urban Renewal”, all the housing estates built by the federal government and private individuals would be captured. To kick off the programme, which is supervised by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the Minister of ...

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Federal government to demolish houses built on waterways


The federal government has said it would demolish houses built on waterways that violated the master plan in its housing estates.   Minister of state, power, works & housing II, Surv Suleiman Zarma disclosed this in Abuja yesterday during the inspection tour of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) estate in Lugbe, Abuja, in company of the managing director of FHA, Prof ...

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Tafawa Balewa University urges FG to support school’s infrastructure development

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

The Vice-Chancellor of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi State, Prof. Abdulrahman Ibrahim, has called on the federal government, as a matter of urgency, upgrade, as well as provide adequate infrastructure within the university premises. Prof. Ibrahim, also lamented that the school’s budget is grossly inadequate for project execution. This is even as he craved for the support and ...

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FG signs MoU with Japan to promote infrastructure investments


The federal Ministry of Transportation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan for cooperation in promoting quality infrastructure investment and continuing cooperative relationship between Nigeria and Japan. Nigeria’s minister of transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, signed the MoU on behalf of the federal government with Japan’s state minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism, Tsukasa Akimoto at the ministry’s ...

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FG negotiates $6bn loan for Ibadan-Kano rail construction

Ibadan-Kano rail

The Federal Government is currently negotiating a loan of about $6bn with the China Export-Import Bank for the construction of the Ibadan-Kano rail line. It has also approved $195m for the security of Nigeria’s waterways by an Israeli firm in order to curb criminal activities in the maritime sector. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed these at an interactive ...

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