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Infrastructure: NSE campaigns support of indigenous designers in Kwara


The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has encouraged Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara to dependably connect with indigenous designers and building firms in the infrastructural advancement of the State to improve nearby substance. The call was owned in an expression on Sunday in Ilorin by the branch Chairman of the NSE, Mr. Moshood Akanbi. The general public expressed that individuals ...

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President Buhari approves N208bn for university infrastructure


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disbursement of N208 billion for infrastructure in federal universities. Buhari, who was represented by Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, said this at the 23rd convocation ceremony of the University of Abuja on Saturday. The President said the approval was done under the 2019 intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. The President, ...

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Minister proposes replication of 6 medical warehouses

medical warehouses

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has proposed a replication of standard medical warehouses in the six geopolitical zones as the ministry signed management contract with MDS Logistics Ltd. for two zonal Federal Medical Warehouses. Mrs. Boade Akinola, Director Media and Public Relations of the ministry, made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. The Federal ...

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Fire destroys INEC office in Imo


The Independent National Electoral Commission’s office (INEC) in Isiala Mbano, Imo North was on Monday gutted by fire, destroying materials and some infrastructure. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as at press time. When newsmen were contacted, the INEC Public Relations Officer, Emmanuella Ben-Opara, confirmed the incident and described it as very unfortunate. The PRO explained ...

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Ekiti earmarks N40bn on infrastructure, industrial development


The Ekiti Government said it had earmarked N40 billion to address underdevelopment in industry and infrastructure of the state, under the current fiscal year. The State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, made this known in Ado Ekiti on Friday at a public forum where he gave detailed breakdown of the N129.9bn state budget. Kolawole said the ...

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PFAs increase investments in real estate to N225bn

real estate

The Pension Fund Administrators have raised the amount invested in real estate to N225.04bn, latest figures obtained from the National Pension Commission have shown. This amount represents 2.7 per cent of the total assets of the PFAs, which stood at N8.34tn as of the end of September 2018. According to the commission, the amount invested in the real estate fell ...

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NIOB pegs construction industry’s poor performance on corruption


The President, Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Mr. Kenneth Nduka, says the poor contribution of the construction industry to the country’s Gross Domestic Product should be blamed on corruption. Nduka said the industry’s performance in 2018 was poor when compared with the preceding years, despite its potential to create employment. “There is corruption in virtually every aspect of construction industry ...

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Oil magnate implores FG to invest over $3tr on infrastructure

Oil magnate

An oil magnate, Dr. Emeka Okwuosa, says the Federal Government needs to invest over three trillion dollars on infrastructure development in the next 20 years for positive impacts in various sectors of the nation’s economy. Okwuosa, who is the Chairman, Oilserve Group, spoke in a paper entitled: “Infrastructural Development: A Key to Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria, which he ...

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 Buhari will not construct new roads, rail projects – APC manifesto

rail projects

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections, Muhammadu Buhari, will not be initiating fresh road and rail projects if elected for a second term. This was revealed in the APC’s manifesto titled: ‘Next Level’. According to the document, President Buhari will rather focus on completing the ongoing works on the nation’s road and rail ...

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Atiku bemoans south-east state of infrastructure


The PDP presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar said the issue of restructuring is already an achievable plan. He said he was worried about the state of development in the southeast The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar says his commitment is to fix the ailing Nigerian economy. Abubakar said this on ...

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