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Kano engineers encourage girls to study engineering

engineers

The Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, Kano State branch, has commenced a sensitisation campaign to encourage girls in the state to study engineering courses. The Chairperson of the association, Dr Zainab Yunusa, disclosed this on Thursday in Kano while briefing newsmen on the activities of the association. She said the association was committed to encouraging female secondary school students to ...

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Kano to equip hospitals with facilities in four new emirates

Kano

Ganduje disclosed this on Saturday when he paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar, over the death of his son, Alhaji Aliyu Tafida. The governor assured that all the hospitals would be equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment to cater for all the medical needs of the emirates. According to him, such hospitals would take away ...

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One man killed, Lebanese construction worker kidnapped in Kano

Lebanese

Gunmen in Nigeria abducted a Lebanese cand killed another man in the northern city of Kano on Tuesday morning, a police official said. The attack and abduction in the country’s second-biggest city come amid higher than usual security as Nigeria is in the middle of an election season. “A Lebanese attached to Triacta construction company was attacked,” said Haruna Abdullahi, ...

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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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