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Former Reps member awards contract for construction of 45 classrooms in 15 communities

Hon. Binta Bello, a former lawmaker representing Kaltungo/Shongom federal constituency, Gombe State, in the House of Representatives has awarded a contract for the construction of 3 blocks of classrooms of 15 units in 15 communities in Kaltungo/Shongom

Federal government, Siemens to sign electricity deal today

The Federal Government of Nigeria is billed to sign electricity road map agreement with German-based Siemens today.

Concerns as federal government stops work on Calabar-Itu-Ikot Ekpene road project

Indigenes of Akwa Ibom have raised concerns over the stoppage of dualization work on the multi-billion naira Calabar-Itu-Ikot Ekpene federal road project linking the state with Cross River state.
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.

Minister Fashola asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 2

Minister asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.

TCN workers shun TUC as picketing flops

Workers at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) headquarters in Abuja on Monday, continued their work unhindered after the Trade Union Congress (TUC) failed to lock them out.

House of Reps condemn federal government department’s ‘copy and paste’ budget

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning on Thursday condemned the untidiness and errors in the 2019 budget proposal presented by the Urban and Regional Development of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.
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Hadiza Bala-Usman: How we have transformed Nigerian Ports

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the nation’s ports are now attractive and calls on the investors to improve on their patronage.

Court backs SERAP to compel Minister Fashola name ‘corrupt contractors’

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing the truth about specific names of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects, may soon have some answers.
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Tunde Fashola tasks ministry’s top management team to view service as national conscience

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), has urged members of the Top Management Team and Heads of Parastatals under the Ministry to view service a matter of propriety and national conscience for the nation to truly experience good governance and national prosperity.

Minister: Federal government committed to Zungeru power project

The federal government has expressed its commitment to the speedy execution of the Zungeru hydro Power Plant project due to its economic benefits. To this end the government said it will continue to ensure the release of its counterpart funds.

Federal government, power firms disagree on stranded 2,000MW

Electricity distribution companies do not believe that there are about 2,000 megawatts of electricity that are stranded in the Nigerian power sector.
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Official: All ongoing road projects in South South will be completed

The Federal Government on Tuesday promised to complete all ongoing road projects in the South South Zone before the end of 2020.

Sukuk bonds utilised in construction of major highways in North-east Nigeria

The federal government says part of the N100 billion proceeds from the sovereign Sukuk bonds will be used to complete the ongoing dualisation of five sections of Kano-Maiduguri highways.

Federal government reopens Apapa-Leventis Bridge

After closure for over one year, the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday reopened the Apapa/Leventis Bridge to traffic.

Babatunde Fashola: Nigerian electricity sector vulnerable to exchange rates

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday lamented the vulnerability of Nigeria’ electricity sector declaring that it is heavily dependent on imported human resources, materials, equipment and services.

Motorists commend federal government for reconstructing Benin-Okene road

Some motorists in Edo on Tuesday commended the Federal government for the reconstruction of the Benin-Okene road.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.