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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.”
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

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).
Lagos Ibadan Expressway

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.”

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.

Court issues warrant of arrest on TCN chief

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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Federal government to subject public buildings to mandatory maintenance

The Federal Government has concluded plans to subject public buildings across the country to a mandatory maintenance check, Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has said.
Aderonke Oyelami

Quantity surveyors boss proffers solutions to high rent

Mrs Aderonke Oyelami, Chairperson, Women Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria, on Wednesday attributed the incessant increase in house rent in the country to inadequate buildings.

House of Reps urge federal government to include Lokoja-Okene-Auchi Road in 2019 budget

The House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to make provision for the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Lokoja-Okene-Auchi Road.

QSRCN registrar sues surveyors board, ministry over alleged unlawful sack

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

Federal government moves to ensure public building maintenance

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.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government warns against vandalism of public assets

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.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

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.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

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.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

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.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

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.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

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.