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Giwa LG invests N300m on projects

Giwa

Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State is investing more than N300 million on the execution of developmental projects across the different wards of the council. The Secretary of the council, Alhaji Usman Isma’il, disclosed this while explaining the efforts of the local government in touching the lives of the residents. He said the amount would be expended on electrification ...

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LG expends N75m on construction of conference hall

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The Rafi Local Government in Niger says it has spent about N75 million on the construction of a 500-capacity conference hall at Kagara town. Alhaji Gambo Kagara, the Chairman of the local government council disclosed this in an interview on Tuesday in Minna. Kagara said that the projects would enhance revenue generation of the council. He said that funds realised ...

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Monarch lauds Okowa on completion of road project

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His Royal Majesty Emmanuel Sideso OON, JP Abe 1, the traditional ruler of Uvwie Kingdom Delta State, has praised the Delta State Governor Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction, completion, and commissioning of Ugbomro road project in Uvwie Kingdom, saying the governor is a great friend of Uvwie Kingdom. The monarch made the commendation while recently speaking at Ugbomro ...

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Ile-Epo Market development will complement LASG’s smart city dream – stakeholders

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Stakeholders in the redevelopment of the N2 billion popular Ile-Epo Market in Abule Egba area of Lagos have said that the rebuilding of the market will complement the Lagos State Government’s smart city dream. The market, which has been in dilapidated state was demolished recent for reconstruction. The developer is Total Value Integrated Limited. Speaking during an inspection of the ...

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Ondo govt. designates N50b for rehabilitation of roads

Ondo Governor

Ondo State government has said it had earmarked about N50 billion in the 2018 budget for rehabilitation of roads in the state toward making them free of potholes. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Yemi Olowolabi said this in an interview with journalists on Tuesday in Akure. Olowolabi said that the people of the state were happy with the ...

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Oyo Local government’s training on road maintenance begins soon

Oyo Local government's training on road maintenance begins soon

The Oyo state government has said it would soon begin training of staff in the maintenance departments of local government areas and local council development areas in the state to be able to carry out maintenance works on roads across the state. Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Infrastructure, Mr Gbenga Akintola who stated this on Wednesday, in Ibadan, ...

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Storm destroys 220 houses, schools, clinics in Jigawa

Storm destroys 220 houses, schools, clinics in Jigawa

“Not less than 220 houses and property worth millions of naira were destroyed by windstorm in Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa, according to an official. The official, Sulaiman Doro, Information Officer at the Local Government Council, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Thursday that the windstorm occurred on June 27. He said that the windstorm blew ...

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NDIC says N2.54bn MDAs, LGs’ funds are trapped in 47 failed banks

NDIC says N2.54bn MDAs, LGs’ funds are trapped in 47 failed banks

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has made it known that more than N2.54 billion belonging to some local governments and Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the federal and state governments are trapped in 47 banks in-liquidation, without the affected parties filing proof of claims for insured deposits and liquidation dividends. Vanguard reports that the sum was broken down as ...

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Experts urge African countries to empower local government for sustainable urban development

Experts urge councils’ empowerment for cities governance

Experts in urban management have called for the need for all African countries to empower the local government, if their aspirations for sustainable urban development, would be realized in no distant time. They spoke in Lagos last week during the launch of the Africities 2015 to be held this month in Johannesburg, South Africa. A Non-Government Organisation, the United Cities ...

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