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Buhari denies assent to another bill

Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to another bill, the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, bringing to 38 the number of bills declined assent by President Buhari since June 2015. This is coming just as the Senate Tuesday passed three bills namely Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Bill 2019; Electric Power Sector Reform No. 6, 2005 (Amendment) Bill 2019 and National Board for ...

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Port Harcourt – Maiduguri rail line was delayed by lack of funds – Amaechi

Port Harcourt

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has denied the alleged exclusion of Eastern rail line from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri in the ongoing nationwide rail construction and modernisation. He made the denial when he appeared before the Senate Joint Committee on Land Transport, and Local and Foreign Debts, chaired by Sen. Gbenga Ashafa. Amaechi said contrary to the claim ...

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Despite Huge Revenue Between 1999 and 2014, Infrastructure Devt was Ignored -Buhari

Infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja lamented that despite the huge resources at the disposal of Nigeria between 1999 and 2014, infrastructure became rotten within the same period. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement, said Buhari made the remarks while receiving the outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, in ...

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Photos: President Buhari, Wike commissions of Port Harcourt International Airport Terminal Building

Port Harcourt International Airport

President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the 600 million dollars new international terminal at the Port Harcourt International Airport funded by the Export-Import Bank of China and the Nigerian Government. With him during the commissioning were Minister of Labour Chris Ngige, Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike, Minister of State Aviation Hadi Sirika and Rivers APC Gubernatorial Candidate Mr Tonye Cole.     ...

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Abia government lauds Buhari over infrastructural development

infrastructural development

Traditional rulers from Abia State have praised President Muhammadu Buhari over infrastructural development by his administration in the South-east region. According to a statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the traditional ruler spoke on Friday during a visit to Mr. Buhari at the State House, Abuja. Speaking on behalf of the monarchs, Isaac Ikonne, who is Enyi 1 of Aba, ...

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Abuja Developers to name tower after Muhammadu Buhari

Abuja

The actual development of the Abuja Centenary City project is about to commence, Chief executive of Centenary City Plc, one of the co-developers of the project, Al-hassan Dantata, announced in Abuja on Tuesday. A special feature of the $18.76 billion city, Mr. Dantata said, will be the iconic ‘Buhari Tower’ that would house residential flats for civil servants and middle-income ...

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Federal government reassures investors of infrastructure development

infrastructure

The Nigerian government has restated its commitment to business development through improved investment in infrastructure. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the reassurance at the inauguration of the 250 million dollars plant of International Breweries Plc, in Sagamu, Ogun State. Buhari said his administration was also focused on creating enabling business environment across the country. He called on international companies to invest ...

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Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday, housing gets lion share

2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday. A presidential source revealed that the budget would be signed at 11 A.M. Last week Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, had told state house correspondents that the president would give assent to the budget this week. Two weeks ago, Udoma Udoma, minister ...

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North Central residents laud infrastructure development

North Central

North Central – Better days are ahead for residents, guests and travellers with the ongoing infrastructure projects in the North Central geopolitical zone. The provision of steady power supply, housing and roads across the six geopolitical zones of the country is one of cardinal campaign promises of the APC – led administration. Though most of the power and road projects ...

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We’ve spent $9bn on roads, railways and power so far – Buhari

Power

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested about $9 billion to strengthen investment on power, roads and railway. Buhari said this on Monday while declaring open the 61st meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for Africa (CAF) holding in Abuja. Represented by Boss Mustapha, secretary of the government of the federation (SGF), the president said ...

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