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Federal Government publishes list of 69 ongoing projects

ongoing projects

The Federal Government has released the list of the 69 ongoing projects like roads and bridges in the South-eastern part of Nigeria. In a statement in Abuja on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said though the contracts for many of the roads were awarded before the advent of this Administration, they were either poorly funded ...

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Fayemi urges FG’s support on infrastructure

Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has called for the Federal Government’s support in the area of infrastructure development for the state. Fayemi made the call on Tuesday in Abuja during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola. He said the visit was to identify areas his administration, when inaugurated, would partner with ...

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Insurance brokers seek FG’s support on housing projects

Housing projects

The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers has urged the Federal Government to incorporate appropriate insurance policies into its housing projects. The President of the council, Mr. Shola Tinubu, who recalled that the Federal Government recently announced that N197bn was spent on the construction of 26,002 houses and the renovation of 13,953 homes across the country, stressed the need to ...

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FG to establish $8.5m truck transit park in Enugu state

truck transit park

The Federal Government, through the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has disclosed plans to establish Truck Transit Park (TTP) in Ogbulafor Enugu State, at an estimated cost of $8.5million. The Executive Secretary, NSC, Hassan Bello, while receiving the Outline Business Case (OBC) at the Infrastructure Concessioning Regulatory Commission (ICRC), in Abuja, disclosed that the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project would create over ...

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FG announces it has built 26,002 houses across the country

houses

The federal government has said it spent N197bn on the construction of 26,002 houses across the country. The managing director of the federal mortgage bank of Nigeria, Ahmed Dangiwa, who made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday, August 14, said part of the funds was also used for the renovation of 13,953 houses nationwide. Dangiwa said the federal government was ...

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FG approves construction of Jada road in Adamawa

Jada road

The federal government has approved the construction of Jada road in Adamawa State to ease human and vehicular movements in the community. Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, stated this yesterday during the commissioning and handing over of erosion control works at Bangole – Kofare Community, Yola north local government area of Adamawa State, executed by the Ecological Fund Office ...

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FEC approves N35.6B for bridges, road projects

FEC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over By President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N35.6 billion for reconstruction of roads and bridge in the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the Council’s meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister said N8.9 billion ...

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NIOB seeks clarification from FG on Building code

building code

Lagos – Unclear with the current policy over domestication of the National Building Code, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for clarification from the National Assembly. The body said further explanation from the legislators would aid the smooth implementation of the Building  Code both at the state and local government levels. Kenneth Nduka, president of the institute, made ...

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Federal Government defends $823M spent on Abuja light rail project

Abuja

The Federal Government on Thursday said that the 823 million dollars spent on 45.245 km Abuja light rail mass transit, inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 22, was justifiable. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who took journalists on a tour of the rail project in Abuja, said contrary to misconception by critics, the project was ...

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Federal Government threatens to revoke CCECC project over Ajaokuta rail project

CCECC

The Federal Government has read the riot act to China Construction Engineering Civil Company (CCECC) urging them to increase the pace of work on the ongoing Ajaokuta, Itakpe, Warri railway project or risk revocation of the contract. Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, who handed the warning during an inspection tour of the rail project, expressed disappointment over the pace of ...

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