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FG has made remarkable efforts in trade support infrastructure –Amaechi


Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government has developed trade support infrastructure to boost trade between Nigeria and other countries. This was contained in a statement by Mr. Muhammad Idris, Director, Press and Public Relations, Nigeria Shippers Council on Tuesday in Abuja. Amaechi made this known at the opening of a two-day Sub-Regional Workshop and Joint ...

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Ogun government reduces ground rent by 67%

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The Ogun State Government has slashed by 67 per cent the ground rent for Base Transceiver Stations owned by IHS. The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, while speaking at the NigeriaCom conference in Lagos, said this was made possible by the intervention of the commission. As such, he said the Ogun State Government had agreed to ...

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Expert says FG needs to borrow more money to fund infrastructure


The Federal Government must take more loans if its plan to fund infrastructure is to be realised, according to the Senior Analyst at Agusto & Co, Mr. Jimi Ogbobine. Ogbobine said this on Sunday at a training for financial journalists during the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria 2018 annual workshop in Lagos. He stated that the government was expected to ...

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Babalakin says Foreign firms lack capital to develop Nigeria’s infrastructure


The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) has said foreign firms lack the “emotional capital” required to develop Nigeria’s infrastructure. Dr. Babalakin said this at the 60th Anniversary/8th Fellowship Conferment Lecture and Ceremony of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in Abuja. Delivering a lecture titled “Constraints of Implementing Infrastructure Projects through Public Private Partnership ...

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Fayemi urges FG’s support on infrastructure


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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Governor Ikpeazu committed to delivering infrastructure in Abia State


Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday said that the state government was committed to excellence in delivering infrastructure development was unwavering. Ikpeazu said this during the Abia 27th anniversary celebration tagged “2018 Abia Day” at International Conference Centre (ICC), Umuahia. The governor said that the state government was determined to ensure that the people of Abia enjoy the dividends ...

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Osinbajo slams former heads of state over failure to improve infrastructure


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has accused former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida; ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan of doing nothing to improve the country’s infrastructure despite the oil wealth the country recorded during their tenures. Laolu Akande, spokesman of the Vice President, said in a statement that Osinbajo said this during a town hall meeting with Nigerians living in ...

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IBEDC has invested 15.5bn on infrastructure so far


Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) said it has invested over N15.5 billion in major capital projects for the upgrading of infrastructural facilities in the last six months. The company’s Managing Director, John Donnachie, who said this at the weekend, added that the investment covered supply of 10,000 Distribution Transformer (DT) meters at N4bn. The meters, according to him, would greatly ...

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FG set to reconstruct infrastructure destroyed by herdsmen in Benue


The Federal Government has kept to its promise to rebuild institutions in Benue State destroyed by suspected herdsmen as the Presidential Committee on Victim Support Fund has earmarked N700 million for that purpose. This was disclosed by the Executive Director of the Fund, Professor Sunday Ochoche, on Monday in Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area of the state ...

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AU commends Aregbesola on infrastructure

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The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council says Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has justified the essence of governance with the level of infrastructural developments witnessed by the state in the last seven and a half years that he has been in the saddle. According to the AU-ECOSOCC, Aregbesola’s efforts in terms of infrastructure development cut across roads, schools, ...

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