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Jubilation in Ebonyi as workers take delivery of houses

housing; sette down

“There was jubilation in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Thursday as Workers in the state were handed over keys of 72 housing units constructed by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMGN).”- Leadership reports. According to Leadership, the Acting Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Richard Esin said the project known as the FMBN/Ebonyi State Housing Development Corporation’s housing estate, ...

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Environmental pollution: Experts want disposal of old transformers with PCBs

PCB

The nation reports that environmentalists and stakeholders in the electricity industry have urged relevant authorities to dispose of the old transformers with Polychlorinated Biphenlys (PCBs), saying they posed a serious threat to human health. They made the call in Abuja at the National Consultative Forum for preparation of the project document on “Environmental Sound Management and Disposal (ESMD) of PCBs’’. ...

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Stakeholders in the environment sector call on Lagos State government to help protect coastal lines

Authority Urges Enugu Residents To Keep Environment Clean To Check Diseases

According to Nigerian Tribune, Stakeholders in the environment sector are calling on Lagos State government to put in place measures to protect coastal lines from deterioration in the face of dredging and sundry mining activities that permeated across the nooks and crannies of the state. In many areas, particularly, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Eti-Osa, Badagry, among others, dredging of sand and laterite ...

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FG approves contract for Nigeria-Cameroon link bridge

repositioning of Africa’s economy

Construction of a Nigeria-Cameroon bridge has been approved by the Federal Government on Wednesday at a cost of $40 million. According to The Independent, It also announced a bold plan to kick-off its green economic policy. The decision followed a successful review of its National Policy on Environment formulated in 1991 and last revised in 1999. The green policy initiative is ...

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Cameroon-Nigeria border bridge: Nigerian govt to construct at $47 million

Nigerian-Cameroon bridge

On Wednesday the Nigerian Government  approved the construction of the Cameroon-Nigeria border link bridge. It is part of its efforts to strengthen the bilateral ties between Nigeria and Cameroon. According to Premium Times, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who briefed State House Correspondents shortly after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided by Acting ...

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National Building Code: Senate Pledges Speedy Passage

Senator Bukola Saraki speaking on national building code

To forestall increasing cases of building collapse in the country, the Senate has promised a speedy passage of all necessary legal frameworks on the revised National Building Code.- The Guardian. The Guardian also reports that Senate President, Bukola Saraki gave the assurance, while declaring open the public hearing by the Senate Committee on Lands, Housing and Urban Development on “The ...

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New building material debuts in Nigeria

Lagos house prices and economic recession

The Guardian reports that the Nigeria building materials market will in the next couple of days receive a boost with the addition of KalsiClad, a new board specifically designed for external wall cladding with light weight versatile features. The Guardian learnt that the new product is best for new or renovation projects that demand design flexibility, and modern, contemporary solutions. Manufactured ...

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Fashola explains why power supply is poor nationwide

Fashola explains why power supply is poor nationwide

The Minister of Power Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has explained why there is poor power supply in the country. The Nation reports that the Minister spoke to State House reporters after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by acting President Yemi Osinbajo. The FEC meeting approved the upward review of the contract for the completion of the Odogunyan ...

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Refineries resume production Of kerosene, diesel

Refineries resume production Of kerosene, diesel

The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has made it known that three refineries of the Corporation – Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Warri – have resumed production of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) and Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK), otherwise known as diesel and kerosene respectively. New Telegraph reports that according to statement from NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs ...

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