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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.”
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.

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Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala has announced the death of her stepmother.

Super Falcons skipper Asisat Oshoala loses stepmum

“I’ve heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you are a strong girl… I just cannot process these lines, mummy, you are not gone; it is not possible.”
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China to sanction U.S. officials for ‘nasty’ behaviour over Taiwan

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UK worried about Alexei Navalny’s safety after Russia detains him – minister

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has intercepted 21.9kg of Cocaine.

NDLEA intercepts 21.9kg of cocaine at Abuja airport

According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Nigerian governors to meet over coronavirus second wave as schools re-open

The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.