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Apapa Gridlock: LASG acquires land for trailers

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Lagos State Government has acquired a large land at Ojo for construction of a trailer park to tackle gridlock in Apapa and other areas caused by indiscriminate parking of articulated vehicles. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, said the construction would ease traffic significantly. “Recently, we got information that there is land available around Ojo. “We found a ...

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Buhari commiserates with the victims of Jos terminus market fire

Terminus market

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday sympathised with the victims of Jos Terminus Market where more than 200 shops were destroyed by fire. Buhari expressed his feelings in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Sunday. Reports show that properties worth millions of naira, were on Saturday morning destroyed in ...

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Chaos in Nassarawa over 100 classrooms at the verge of collapse

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More than 100 classrooms in Nasarawa State constructed in 2014 may soon collapse, an investigator revealed. Reports sow that the classrooms were constructed for the“Taal Modern Primary Schools” introduced by Gov Umaru Al-Makura. The primary schools are cited in Karu, Keffi, Kokona, Akwanga, Nasarawa-Eggon, Lafia, Doma and Obi Local Governments. A correspondent who visited the schools observed huge cracks on ...

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Housing problem deepens despite govt’s policies – NACC

NACC

The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, NACC, has said that it is regrettable that despite great policies, institutions and regulations which various Nigerian governments including the state governments, had put in place since independence, the task of instituting efficient, effective, affordable and sustainable housing delivery processes had remained a challenge to policymakers even as the problems of housing provision had worsened. ...

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Delta community tasks government, contractor on road repair

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The President General of Isoko Development Union, Chief Iduh Amadhe, has urged the state government to repair the link roads within Iyede community that have been damaged by heavy-duty vehicles. He made the appeal during a meeting held with the director, monitoring of project, CCC Company, Onuoseke Sonny at Isoko Unity house. He charged him to alert Governor Ifeanyi Okowa ...

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FMBN has created over N80b mortgages so far – Ahmed Dangiwa

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The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa, says the lender has created more than N80bn mortgages since inception. Dangiwa stated this during the tour of Sedona Housing Estate in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos, which was financed by the FMBN and developed by Sedona Business Consults, an Abuja-based firm. The figure shows a 10.4 per cent increase in ...

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Government has no money to build infrastructure – Babalakin

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The Pro-chancellor and Chairman of Council, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said the government has no money to build infrastructure. Babalakin said the notion that Nigeria is a wealthy country is false, adding that the only solution to the country’s infrastructure deficit is for the government to create an enabling environment for private investors to provide ...

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Ayodele Fayose provides basic infrastructure for schools in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has called for the provision of basic infrastructure in schools. A development that is obligatory for every responsible government. To this end, the state government has distributed desks and chairs for use by students across Primary and Secondary schools in the state. The first phase of the distribution took place at All Souls ...

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Ilorin residents in a quagmire over water scarcity

Ilorin in a quagmire over water scarcity

Perennial water scarcity has resurfaced again in Ilorin and its environs and left it’s residents in a total mess. The residents of Ilorin town would have to walk a distance to fetch water for drinking and for other domestic use. Many residents are sourcing water from motorized borehole drilled by the privileged individuals in their areas. Some residents at Emir’s ...

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Kaduna State Government plans to sack any teacher that go on strike

Kaduna State Government plans to sack any teacher that go on strike

The Kaduna State Government has instructed its education administrators to open registers in all its schools, starting from tomorrow (Monday) and declare any teacher absent from work as having absconded from duty under the Public Service Rules. The state government in a statement by Samuel Aruwan, senior special assistant to the Kaduna governor, said it will take firm and decisive ...

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