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Fashola urges state governors to support infrastructure

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has called on state governors to support access to electricity through improved power infrastructure in their states. Speaking at the opening session of NACOP, the minister said, “It is no longer news that the Distribution Companies (DisCos) are having difficulty funding distribution infrastructures. “Therefore, as collective 40 per cent shareholders, ...

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Governors seek takeover of critical federal roads

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“To revive the near total collapse of most federal roads, Governors yesterday requested the Federal Government to hand over some critical federal roads in deplorable condition to states so as to revive them from total collapse.”- The Nation Many of the roads across the country have become death traps due to overuse and poor maintenance. The request was tabled at ...

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Seven former Governors to lose assets in Dubai

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“The coast is clear for the Federal Government to seize assets of 22 politically exposed people and businessmen in Dubai, following the signing of a pact with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday.”- Daily Post All the 22 former political leaders and businessmen, are currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to The Nation, ...

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Obasanjo accuses govs of impeding Land Use Act

Obasanjo accuses govs of impeding Land Use Act

According to Vanguard, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has berated  state governors for impeding the effectiveness of the Land Use Act saying that land commission and registration are needed  to make ownership of a  valuable asset effective. Obasanjo who was speaking at the weekend added that  the Land Use Act worked very well initially, through the land allocation committees at the ...

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