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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.
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).
Ajegunle Lagos State-born musician, John Asiemo a.k.a Daddy Showkey on Sunday, visited the quadruplets Mr and Mrs Peter Ejiofor, born on Dec. 28, 2017, urging women to have faith in God.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).
The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.
The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The on-going pension verification exercise has been extended to Delta State beginning with pensioners of Delta Steel Company and Federal Housing Authority.
The data of over five million corporate organisations and individuals in the country have been collected through the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme, VAIDS.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) for a successful national congress which saw Comrade Benjamin Anthony of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) Abuja emerge as the new president.
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Senegal coach Aliou Cisse criticised his team for letting Japan equalise twice in their World Cup Group H game on Sunday, and said he expected more from central defenders Kalidou Koulibaly and Salif Sane.
Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive while eliminating Poland in a 3-0 victory in Group H on Sunday.
Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina state killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.
The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.
Neymar received the support of his Brazil teammate Fagner on Sunday after his tears at the end of their World Cup win over Costa Rica and subsequent criticism at home.
Egypt head coach Hector Cuper has insisted that Mohamed Salah was not hundred perfect fit and that his absence in previous training sessions has been heavily felt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has insisted that issues of June 12, 1993 presidential election remain unresolved, even as he declared that “corruption has become so bad that it is in every area of our national life.”
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked to austerity measures.
The House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes in collaboration with Sunrise Media Limited, has concluded arrangements for a 2-Day National Retreat for senior Civil Servants in the States and Local Government Areas. The retreat is meant to strengthen the war against corruption.
Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has said that he and other aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will quit the party if the identified challenges were not resolved.