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N100b Sukuk fund assigned for roads construction

Sukuk fund

The Federal Government has decided to use the N100 billion Sovereign Sukuk bonds proceeds to construct 642.69 kilometres of roads across Nigeria. The cheque for the money was presented by the Finance minister Zainab Ahmed to Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing on Thursday in Abuja. Fashola said that the money was shared equally among the six ...

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Kano budgets N1bn for road construction

Kano

The Kano state government has set aside N1 billion for the construction of Kofar Mata–Singer– Murtala Mohammed way road in Kano metropolis. This is contained in a statement signed by the state Director–General, Media and Publicity, Ameen Yassar, in Kano on Wednesday. According to Mr Yassar, the governor, Abdullahi Ganduje announced this during a meeting with officials of Ganduje – ...

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NEWMAP rehabilitates 300 hectares of degraded land in Kano

NEWMAP

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Kano state on Tuesday revealed that it has already embarked on rehabilitation of 300 hectares of degraded land across 12 frontline local governments that were been identified by the project as the most prone to erosion and desert encroachment in the state. Addressing newsmen after an inspection visit to the affected ...

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Kano approves N4b for subway construction

Kaduna – In its continued efforts at ensuring the provision of good road network that will curtail the chaotic traffic situation in the city, the Kano State Executive Council (SEC) has approved over N4 billion for the construction of an underpass (subway) and overpass that will connect Zaria Road/Silver Jubilee and Zoo Road in the metropolis.

Kano – In its continued efforts at ensuring the provision of good road network that will curtail the chaotic traffic situation in the city, the Kano State Executive Council (SEC) has approved over N4 billion for the construction of an underpass (subway) and overpass that will connect Zaria Road/Silver Jubilee and Zoo Road in the metropolis. Addressing newsmen on the ...

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Minister of Housing, Raji Fashola introduces solar farming to 9 varsities

Minister of Housing, Raji Fashola introduces solar farming to 9 varsities

The idea was initiated in 2016 by the government through the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola under the Rural Electricity Agency (REA). Nine universities selected for the first phase of the project are: Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE); and the University of Lagos. Others ...

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A Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

urban housing crisis in Nigeria

Caveat Emptor!…Buyer beware…this house is not for sale…beware of 419. These phrases are commonplace in Nigeria where buyers often times have less information about properties to be acquired. As far as shelter is concerned in Nigeria, it’s the survival of the fittest. One of the critical challenges to sustainable development in the developing countries wherein Nigeria belongs is the lack ...

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Investment Opportunities In Real Estate

Investment opportunities

There are vast investment opportunities in real estate for investors searching for proven investment in Nigeria. This article highlights the investment opportunities in real estate. In the real estate industry, opportunities are always in the increase as population increases, consequently many people seeking to own, rent or occupy properties also go on the increase. You won’t lose-out if you invest ...

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Top 5 Most Underrated Yet Fabulous Nigerian Cities

most underrated cities in Nigeria

There are some cities in Nigeria that are quite fabulous with grandeur but you don’t usually get to hear so much about these cities because they are in a class of their own only known to few. These cities may not stand the competition prominent Nigerian cities of Abuja, Lagos, Calabar and Port Harcourt pose but they still stand out ...

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Senate passes North-East Development Commission Bill

Senate probes alleged irregularities in award of road contracts by BPP

Reports show that the Senate has passed the North-East Development Commission Bill which empowers the Federal Government to set up a commission to rebuild the North-East region, following its devastation by Boko Haram insurgents. Vanguard reports that with the passage of the Bill, states in the North-East where members of Boko Haram insurgents have engaged in wanton destruction of property and ...

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