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Buhari wants bigger German investments in infrastructure, power

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday told the German envoy that Nigeria looked forward to greater investments in infrastructure, especially power. Buhari, who spoke when he received Letter of Credence from the Ambassador of Germany, Birgitt Ory, at the State House, Abuja, said Nigerians ‘eagerly’ expected investments in the power sector that would illuminate their homes and stimulate businesses.  The president, ...

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President Buhari approves 15 road projects worth over N182bn

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President Buhari at the maiden Federal Executive Council meeting of his renewed mandate approved 15 road contracts across Nigeria, worth over N182bn, Presidency has said. According to the information on the Instagram handle of a presidential aide, Buhari Sallau, the following are the approved road contracts approved: 1. Lagos-Badagry express road to Benin Republic, at the cost of N15,297,762,234.22 2. ...

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Lagos residents wail over planned forceful eviction

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Over 300 residents/families of Victory Park Estate sitting on about 33 hectares of land in Osapa London, along Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene over plans to evict them from their properties. Speaking with journalists in Lagos, their solicitor, Mr. Benjamin Atebe urged Buhari to call concerned authorities to order, as they had brought upon ...

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President Buhari approves N208bn for university infrastructure

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disbursement of N208 billion for infrastructure in federal universities. Buhari, who was represented by Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, said this at the 23rd convocation ceremony of the University of Abuja on Saturday. The President said the approval was done under the 2019 intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. The President, ...

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FG starts process to simplify property registration

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The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council says it has commenced reforms towards making property registration and construction permits easy in all states across the country. PEBEC was set up in 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari to address constraints to doing business and make the country a progressively easier place to start and grow a business. The council, set up as ...

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APC Coordinator lauds President Buhari over housing, road projects in Nasarawa

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Dr. Tom Ohikere, National Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Broom Platform, has commended the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration over the various projects executed in Nasarawa State. Ohikere, who led the platform on a media tour of the state on Tuesday, said the various projects being executed by the APC-led government are of direct bearing on the lives and ...

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Nigeria seals $328m ICT infrastructure deal with China

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Nigeria and China on Wednesday signed a $328m agreement for the Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Backbone Phase II (NICTIB II) project. The concessional loan agreement between Galaxy Backbone Limited and Huawei Technologies Limited (HUAWEI) was signed by Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Kemi Adesoun and Wang Xiaotoa, Director-General, International Development Agency, in the presence of President Muhammadu Buhari and President ...

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Buhari signs 5,600km gas pipeline agreement with Morocco

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Nigeria has signed an agreement with Morocco for the construction of a 5,660km gas pipeline. The agreement was signed on Sunday by President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently on a working visit to the North African country, and Mohammed VI, king of Morocco. Earlier in December 2016, both countries agreed on the pipeline and carried out feasibility studies. “For economic, political, ...

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President Buhari commissions Mararaban Jamaa road renamed after him

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the Mararaban Jamaa road renamed after him, following his arrival in Jos on a two-day working visit to Plateau State. The visit is in continuation of a tour of states ravaged by communal strife, mostly between herders and farming communities.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the Mararaban Jamaa road renamed after him, following his arrival in Jos on a two-day working visit to Plateau State. The visit is in continuation of a tour of states ravaged by communal strife, mostly between herders and farming communities. He kicked off the tour on Tuesday in Taraba and is scheduled to also ...

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