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Ambode lauds Buhari for handing over Lagos Presidential Lodge

Ambode lauds Buhari for handing over Lagos Presidential Lodge

Vanguard reports that Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday expressed a heartfelt gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the hand-over of the Presidential Lodge in Marina to the Lagos State Government. Vanguard reports that the President’s gesture followed a request by Governor Ambode to have the presidential lodge released to the Lagos State Government in its bid to transform ...

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Experts speak on how Nigeria can transit to green economy

NCF unveils Nigeria’s green recovery scheme

For Nigeria to successfully transit to a green economy, there is need for the enforcement of existing legislations on sustainable environment, The Guardian reports. According to The Guardian, stakeholders, who spoke at the workshop in Lagos organized by Community Conservation and Development Initiatives (CCDI) in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, were of the ...

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NEWMAP trains communities on projects in their locality

NEWMAP trains communities on projects in their locality

The Guardian reports that the Nigerian Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) plans to embark on training of communities to ensure better monitoring and sustainability of projects in their domain. According to The Guardian, Kogi State Project Coordinator of NEWMAP, Ladi Jatto while speaking with newsmen on the development, explained that the project’s target was to bringing succor to communities ravaged by ...

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Total plans to build solar plants in Nigeria, begins Alaoji gas supply

Total plans to build solar plants in Nigeria, begins Alaoji gas supply

As part of efforts to deliver affordable and clean energy to Nigerians, Total has announced its plans to construct solar power plants in Nigeria. Independent newspaper reports that Total’s Nigerian arm, Total E&P Nigeria Ltd (TEPNG), announced that it has started delivering gas to the Alaoji power plant located near Aba, Abia state through its Northern Option Pipeline (NOPL) since October ...

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Residents of Shasha community in Lagos lament bad road, flood

Residents of Shasha community in Lagos lament bad road, flood

The Guardian reports that residents of Lawal Street, Ikoti Street and its environs in Shasha community in Alimosho Local Council of Lagos State have decried the deplorable state of the roads in the area. Some of the residents, who spoke to The Guardian lamented the pathetic state of the roads, which have endangered lives and property, especially when it rains. ...

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Governor Ganduje to Complete Hospitals with N4bn

Governor Ganduje to Complete Hospitals with N4bn

New Telegraph reports that Kano State Government has spoken of plans to complete and equip two General Hospitals at Ginginyu and Zoo Road in Kano at the cost of over N4 billion, which had been abandoned for the past 16 years. New Telegraph reports that according to Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, his administration would emback on the hospital project to boost ...

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Niger State spends N300m on flood disaster

Niger State spends N300m on flood disaster

Niger State government revealed that it has spent more than N300 million on disaster management in parts of the state, since the beginning of the raining season this year. According to New Telegraph, the government through the Director General, Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA), Mallam Ahmed Ibrahim Inga, over the weekend, disclosed this in an interactive session with journalists in ...

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Sokoto State to Build 160 New Schools

Sokoto State to Build 160 New Schools

Sokoto State Government has made it known that it has begun construction of no fewer than 160 primary and secondary schools across the state. New Telegraph reports that the Special Adviser to Governor on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam disclosed this yesterday in Sokoto, the state capital. Imam, who spoke during opening ceremony of a one-day Training of ...

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ERCAAN calls for upgrade of LASRETRAD to an agency

ERCAAN calls for upgrade of LASRETRAD to an agency

The Lagos Chapter of the Estate Rent and Commission Agents Association of Nigeria (ERCAAN) has called for the upgrading of the State’s Real Estate Transaction Department (LASRETRAD) to an agency. The Guardian reports that the upgrade, they said would help in proper regulation of agency practice and  distinguish genuine professionals from quacks. The body had been bedeviled with controversy over the ...

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NSE urges FG to pay more attention to the housing sector

NSE decries abandonment of steel industries in the country

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has urged the Federal Government to pay more attention to the housing sector, as it has potentials and capacity to help in revamping the economy. According to The Nation, the President, NSE, Mr. Otis Anyaeji, made this known at a World Press Conference held by the body in Abuja, recently. According to him, trends in ...

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