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Bauchi traders blame losses on road accidents

Traders

Some traders in food items from northern Nigeria are counting their losses after a trailer conveying farm produce from the area to the southern part of the country had a head-on collision with a Toyota Camry car along Lokoja expressway. The incident, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday, was reportedly caused by a deep pothole, which the truck ...

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FG partners NSIA, others to provide 500,000 homes

NSIA

The Federal Government, through its Ministry of Finance is partnering with the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and other players in the housing sector to provide 500,000 houses to prospective homeowners by 2023. The proposed homes, which is said to be the largest affordable housing focused fund in sub-Saharan Africa is set to provide 1.5million jobs that will positively impact ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Nigeria awards $6.6bn Lagos-Kano rail project to Chinese firm

rail project

The China Railway Construction Co. (CRCC) has announced that Nigeria has contracted it to work on a rail project that connects Lagos and Kano. The project, which is scheduled to be delivered within 48 months, will cost $6.681 billion. In a press bulletin Thursday, CRCC said the project will contain feeders from Osogbo to Ado-Ekiti. The project’s main line is ...

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Nigeria Professional footballer dies in road accident

Nigeria professional footballer

The Nigeria Professional Football League has lost another professional footballer to road accident. This occurs few months after former Enyimba skipper Chinedu Udoji died in a ghastly auto crash. Hussaini Isiah, a Niger Tornadoes defender, died on Monday in a motorcycle accident along Maitumbi Road, Minna, Niger State. “With sorrow heart, we painfully announced the sudden exit of our dedicated ...

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We’ve spent N260b out of the N300b budgeted for road projects – Fashola

road projects

The Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, stated that so far, the federal government has spent about N260 billion out of the N300 billion it budgeted for Nigeria’s road projects. Speaking at the fourth quadrennial delegates conference of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) ...

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