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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
The Niger Government says it will remove obstacles hindering acquisition of land for the second phase of the National Housing Programme (NHP).
The Federal Government on Tuesday promised to complete all ongoing road projects in the South South Zone before the end of 2020.
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.
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.”
The Chief Magistrate Court in Wuse Zone two, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has issued warrant of arrest on the the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engineer Muhammed Usman Gur, failure to appear before it to answer allegation of administrative irregularities and high handedness against him.
Babatunde Fashola: Federal government’s policy on infrastructure maintenance to boost artisans’ living standard
The Federal Government on Thursday said the newly approved National Maintenance Framework for public buildings would improve the living standard of artisans and middle-classes in the country.
The Federal Government has concluded plans to subject public buildings across the country to a mandatory maintenance check, Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has said.
Mrs Aderonke Oyelami, Chairperson, Women Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria, on Wednesday attributed the incessant increase in house rent in the country to inadequate buildings.
The House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to make provision for the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Lokoja-Okene-Auchi Road.
Quantity Surveyors Council scribe Godson Moneke institutes a suit at the National Industrial Court, challenging his removal from office by the council’s board president
Fashola who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (Works and Housing Sector), Mohammed Bukar, further said the policy will be a legacy for him if he is able to bequeath such policy to the government at the federal level.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha, has warned motorists and other road users against vandalism of road furniture in the country.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
The Appeal Court in Calabar, Cross River state, has ordered a re-run election in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district where Godswill Akpabio took on Chris Ekpeyong, a former deputy governor of the state, in February.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has attributed the upsurge in crime, immorality and other social vices in Nigeria to “loose” families produced loose children.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has presented a budget proposal of N197.6 billion for 2020 before Kano State House of Assembly.
Super Eagles ace Peter Olayinka was in the thick of the action as his Czech Republic side Slavia Prague played out an impressive 0-0 against Barcelona at Camp Nuo on Tuesday night.
A former minister of Petroleum and consultant virologist, Prof Tam David West, has passed on