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Fashola lauds installation of solar microgrid system

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has expressed satisfaction over the design and installation of 1.52 MW solar plant with a battery storage capacity of 2.26 MWh by EM-ONE Energy Solutions.
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. 1

Clemens Westerhoff gets documents for house gift after 25 years

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.
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).
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-7

FEC approves N169.74 billion for 10 road projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N169.74 billion for award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the country.

House of Reps urges federal government to commence rehabilitation of Ikorodu Lighter Terminal road

The House of Representatives has decried the number of man hour wasted on Ebute-Ogoloto road leading to Ikorodu Lighter Terminal due to its bad state and the indiscriminate parking of trailers on the road.
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Federal government targets improved electricity supply with fresh $200 million support fund

The federal government has said about 500,000 people without electricity in Nigeria would be able to have access to power in no distant time as it plans to spend about $200 million on providing electricity for about 105,000 households.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-2

Ministers lobby for retention in next federal cabinet

Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Flooding: Federal government begins cleaning of Lagos highway drains

To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 7

NATBO urges President Buhari to retain performing ministers, replace others

The No Alternative to Buhari Osinbajo 2019 (NATBO) has urged President Muhammmadu Buhari to be circumspect in appointing ministers for his second term in office.
Mrs Georgian Ehurian, the newly posted Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Interior has urged Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) to involve the services of lawyers in decongesting prisons across the country.

Permanent secretary tasks NPS on prison decongestion

Mr Georgian Ehurian, the newly posted Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Interior has urged Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) to involve the services of lawyers in decongesting prisons across the country.

Labour: Federal government must discuss VAT hike with stakeholders

President of United Labour Congress (ULC), Mr. Joe Ajaero, has said any increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted except it is discussed with stakeholders in the Labour market.

Workers laud Senate for approving N30,000 as minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday in Abuja lauded the Senate for approving the N30,000 minimum wage.

SERAP: I will ask our agencies to provide details of corrupt contractors – Tunde...

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has written to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) promising “to refer the request for details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to executive any projects to the Ministry’s agencies for necessary action and appropriate response.”
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Niger to ease land acquisition for housing programme

The Niger Government says it will remove obstacles hindering acquisition of land for the second phase of the National Housing Programme (NHP).
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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.

Babatunde Fashola: My ministry has no record of contractors that defaulted on electricity projects

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has responded to the Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) saying that “the Ministry has searched for the requested information on details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to execute any projects, but we could not find it from our records.”

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