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FHA gets transitional management committee

The Chairman, Board of Directors of the Federal Housing Authority, Sen. Shuaibu Lawal, has inaugurated a three-man Transitional Management Committee to enable the smooth running of the Authority.
Mrs Hannatu Fika, Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB)

Official: Over 30,000 public servants benefit from housing loan

Mrs Hannatu Fika, the Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB), said that a total of 30,258 public servants have benefited from the board’s housing loan programme since its inception in 1924.
Umar Gonto, Managing Director-Chief Executive, Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

Umar Gonto approved as acting FHA boss

Mr Umar Gonto, a legal practitioner has been appointed as the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).

Presidential panel recovers $20 million hidden in bank

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property on Wednesday said it had recovered sum of 20 million dollars from one of the commercial banks in the country.
The Managing Director of FHA, Prof. Muhammad Al-Amin, announced this during a recent inspection of projects in Abuja by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola. He said N3.7bn had been committed so far into the Zuba housing project.

FHA: N3.7 billion Zuba mass housing ready by August

The first phase of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) Zuba Mass Housing Scheme project which began nine months ago will be commissioned in August this year.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, during inspection of FHA Zuba mass housing site.

FHA to launch low class housing units in Zuba

The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has promised to ensure that common Nigerians yearning for housing allocations in the country benefited from its nearly completed housing scheme in Zuba, FCT and nationwide.

PTAD saves N4.9 billion from pension payroll clean up

The Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, says the thorough clean up conducted in pensions operations by her directorate has succeeded in saving Nigeria about N4.9 billion naira annually.

Federal government gets knocks for proposing cut in house price

Stakeholders in the housing sector have knocked the Federal Government for its calls asking for reduction in prices of houses going for sale in the country.

Lai Mohammed: Federal government working to checkmate failure of public enterprises

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government is implementing critical reforms and privatisation policies in key sectors of the economy to address the abysmal failure of public enterprises and halt the drain on the treasury

Lai Mohammed tasks National Assembly on expeditious passage of privatisation reform bills

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday urged the National Assembly to expeditiously pass eight privatisation sector reform Bills pending before it.

Federal government plans N27 billion housing scheme for low-income earners

In fresh effort to reduce the huge housing deficit in the country, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has begun construction of 1650 housing units, for low-income earners in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

President Buhari ‘Bricks’ housing scheme 50% complete

President Muhammadu Buhari `Bricks’, affordable 550 units of houses located in Zuba, Abuja currently under construction at a cost N9 billion are 50 per cent completed.

Flood: Lagos residents appeal to governments to fix roads, drains

Some residents of Lagos on Friday renewed appeals on the Lagos State and Federal Governments to fix roads and expand drains in the state to curb flooding.

Killing small businesses softly

Some years ago, I was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, for a public lecture. An obviously popular lecturer was invited to the podium to make his contributions. Students went gaga, screaming his nickname and giving him a standing ovation. In

Minister Babatunde Fashola wants professionals indicted in collapsed building jailed to serve as deterrent

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said that jailing any professional responsible for collapsed building would serve as deterrent and prevent reoccurrence.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

Federal mortgage bank issues N20.2 billion mortgages to NHF subscribers

To assist Nigerians buy their own homes, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has issued 2,724 mortgages worth N20.237 billion to subscribers under the National Housing Fund (NHF).

Babatunde Fashola: FMBN issues 2,724 mortgages worth N20.237 billion

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said that since 2015 to date, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria had issued 2,724 mortgages to Nigerians.

Night fire razes five duplexes in Lagos

Fire on Friday night gutted three duplexes on 34 Road, B Close of Gowon Estate, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Egbada, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

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Flood: Borno SEMA halts disease outbreak in IDPs camps

Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has commenced mobilization and sensitization of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to forestall outbreak of water diseases following flooding at some IDPs camps in the state.
The Olu of Itori, Oba Fatai Akorede Akamo, has advocated the adoption of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the federal government, noting the roles being played by the Corps in maintaining peace and youth reorientation at grassroots level cannot be overemphasized.

Ogun monarch wants federal government to adopt peace corps

The Olu of Itori, Oba Fatai Akorede Akamo, has advocated the adoption of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the federal government, noting the roles being played by the Corps in maintaining peace and youth reorientation at grassroots level cannot be overemphasized.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Slavery Remembrance Day: Practice persists despite abolition – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post newspaper to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on August 23rd, said that celebrating the abolition of the international slave trade was not enough.
Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations. 3

Naval officers defy early morning rain to clean-up Lagos — in pictures

Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

Slavery still exists – We must take action

Four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the shores of Virginia. In the years that followed, millions more were shipped in dehumanizing conditions across the ocean and enslaved. Slavery had, of course, existed before. But this indicated the beginning of a mechanized trade that saw human beings reduced to property on an unprecedented scale.