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Federal government considers investing pension funds in infrastructure

The federal government is considering investing pension funds to improve infrastructure in the country, an official said on Thursday.

Ekiti residents deplore bad states of road, bridge

Residents of Ureje in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, have bemoaned the deplorable state of Ureje Bridge connecting Ado-Ekiti to Abuja, and Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State.

Lagos announces no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles — full list

The Lagos State government, without a formal ban, has shut out motorcyclists and tricyclists from many of the state roads and bridges, with immediate effect.
Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.

Naira Marley hits US as court strikes out car theft charge

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed a car theft charge filed by the police against hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court discharges case against Naira Marley, others

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting, in Lagos Island, has discharged a car theft charge filed against hip hop artist, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.

Probe stalls slain LASU student’s burial

The planned burial of the Lagos State University (LASU) student, Favour Daley-Oladele, murdered by her boyfriend for money-making rituals, did not hold Tuesday due to the sate government’s investigation into the matter.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Naira Marley seeks out of court settlement over ‘car theft’ case

Popular Nigerian afro hip hop artist, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has commenced negotiation for an out-of-court settlement in the alleged car theft case filed against him and three others by the police.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court may order Naira Marley’s arrest over car theft

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Court gives Naira Marley ‘last chance’ to appear for arraignment for ‘car theft’

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has ordered a musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley till January 14, 2020 to appear in court for arraignment for alleged car theft.
As part of Dangote Industries Limited’s commitment to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Group President/CE of Dangote, Aliko Dangote, took the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on an inspection tour of the 35-kilometer Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway currently under construction by Dangote Industries Limited.

Aliko Dangote: Apapa-Oshodi road will last for 40 years when completed

As part of Dangote Industries Limited’s commitment to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Group President/CE of Dangote, Aliko Dangote, took the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on an inspection tour of the 35-kilometer Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway currently under construction by Dangote Industries Limited.
From left: Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti; Director of Highways Construction and Rehabilitation, Mr Oluyemi Oguntominiyi; Mr Devakumar Edwin of Dangote Group; Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola; and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, during the inspection of Apapa-Oshodi Road construction, in Lagos on Saturday (28/12/19).

Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota highway to be completed before end of 2020

Motorists will have to endure additional 12 months of nerve-breaking traffic on the Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway for the rehabilitation of the road to be completed, according to the Federal Government.
From left: Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti; Director of Highways Construction and Rehabilitation, Mr Oluyemi Oguntominiyi; Mr Devakumar Edwin of Dangote Group; Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola; and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, during the inspection of Apapa-Oshodi Road construction, in Lagos on Saturday (28/12/19).

Aliko Dangote loses N25 billion to Apapa gridlock

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote said he lost N25 billion ($68.6million) to the Apapa ports-Oshodi gridlock from 2017 to the 2019 financial year.=
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Former President Obasanjo knocks ex-Lagos governor for abandoning light rail project

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Minister: Suspect hacked my account for six years to commit fraud

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained how a suspected fraudster allegedly hacked his online account for six years to commit internet fraud.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola aka Naira Marley 2

Court orders arrest, arraignment of Naira Marley for ‘car theft’

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley should be arrested and arraigned over alleged car theft.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns man for impersonating, defrauding minister

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned one Malik Wakili for allegedly impersonating the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, and defrauding the minister to the tune of N3,106, 216.

Minister charges graduates to pursue practical skills, not only certificates

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has advised graduates to key into the developed countries’ system where the application of practical skills is trending, noting that, over there, it is what graduates can offer that matters and not the certificates in their possession.

Ministers seek approval for President Buhari’s $22.7 billion loan request

Ministers on Tuesday made a case for the approval of the $22.718 billion loan request made by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly.

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President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

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PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.