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Policies Underway To Address Over 22million Housing Deficits ― FG


The Federal Government (FG) has said policies and programmes were being fine-tuned to create an enabling environment for greater participation of sub-national governments and the private sector to address the over 22 million housing deficit in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Mohammed Bukar gave the assurance while declaring open the technical session of the ...

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FG seizes 22 bank accounts, landed properties from PDP Senator


The Special Presidential ‎Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property has seized some properties belonging to Delta-North Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, in Lagos and Delta states. Okoi Obono-Obla, the chairman of the panel, said this on Sunday, while sharing journalists, some 12 pictures he captioned as “Sealing up of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s suspicious assets carried out by operatives of SPIP ...

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Flood control project will reduce threats to lives, properties – FG

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The federal government has expressed optimism that flood control project would reduce threats to lives and property of staff and students while safeguarding school environment. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the commissioning and handing over of gully erosion and flood control works at the permanent site of Federal Government Boys ...

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Osinbajo churns out warning to AMCON debtors


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the weekend, said the federal government will deal decisively with individuals and organisations that made the list of high-profile obligors of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). He said the debtors have made it impossible for the corporation to resolve its outstanding N5trillion debt, thereby holding the entire country to ransom with their bad behaviour. ...

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Rail construction: Lagos residents seek FG’s intervention over flooding


Residents of Akinde Street, off Balogun Road, Ishaga, Lagos State, are apprehensive that their property will be affected by severe flooding during the upcoming rainy season following the rehabilitation of the existing railway line that connects Lagos State with other states of the federation and the construction of a new one. According to the residents, they encountered severe flooding during ...

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Contractors lament lack of funds for road projects

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The Minister of State for Works, Power and Housing, Mustapha Shehuri, has said the Federal Government does not have the financial capability to fund all road projects. Shehuri stated this while inspecting the Auchi-Okenne section of the Benin-Abuja Highway, where the contractor handling the road projects attributed the slow work on the road to insufficient fund. The Project Manager of ...

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FG plans to explore public-private partnership in road construction


The Federal Government (FG) has said it is considering Public-Private Partnership (PPP) option in the funding of roads construction across the country. The minister of State for Power, Works, and Housing, Mustapha Shehuri, disclosed this on Thursday during the inspection of the dualization of Benin-Auchi-Okene end of the Lokoja-Abuja road. “Government is looking for other sources of funding for road ...

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Real estate firm builds 256 houses with 80% local materials

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In compliance with the federal government’s directives on local content, a real estate firm, OPIC, said it has commenced the offer to prospective buyers 256 houses constructed with 80 percent locally sourced materials. According to its Managing Director of the real estate firm, Jide Odusolu, the first phase of the housing units will be completed and delivered to prospective allottees ...

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FG set to harmonise quality of building materials

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The federal government has joined forces with stakeholders in the construction, research, standardisation and building materials sector to harmonise the quality of building materials in order to avert incidences of building collapse. The minister of power, works & housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, stated this in Abuja yesterday at the 6th national housing summit, organised by Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors ...

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Erosion: FG commissions communities with access roads

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The Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate change, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu has said the quick intervention of the Ecological Fund Office has provided access roads to Agenebode and Fugar communities in Edo state. Sen. Uwajumogu, vowed that no part of the country would be neglected due to its geographical location or political consideration. He made this statement during ...

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