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  • FG starts physical handover of power plants by November – Igali

    The Federal Government on Thursday announced plans to start physical hand-over of the successor companies of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to the new owners by November. Dr Godknows Igali, the Permanent Secretary of the...

    • Posted September 27, 2013
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  • Eko Atlantic city to have 1,200 high-rise buildings – Fashola

    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos state Tuesday reiterated the commitment of his administration to reduce the housing deficit in the state, saying “not less than 1, 200 high-rise buildings will be erected in the ongoing Eko Atlantic...

    • Posted September 18, 2013
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  • FG earmarks $1.6bn for power transmission facilities’ expansion

    The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, on Monday said the Federal Government had designated $1.6bn for the expansion of power transmission facilities in the country. He said a substantial part of the fund came in form...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • Jonathan challenges banks to fund infrastructure development

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday in Abuja challenged banks in the country to fund infrastructure development in Africa. The president speaking to the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ecobank Transnational Inc., Mr Thierry Tanoh,...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • FG needs N921.4billion to complete 195 roads

    The Federal Government needs N921.4 billion to complete about 195 ongoing road projects across the country. Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, who disclosed this to State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC), said government...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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  • Akwa Ibom seeks N80billion to pay bank loan

    The Commissioner of Finance, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Bassey Akpan, has said the state government is seeking an N80bn loan from the Standard Charter Bank of London to offset the previously acquired credit facility of N50bn from...

    • Posted April 21, 2013
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  • 195,534 jobs created through contracts in 2012 – FG

    The Federal Government generated a total of 195,534 jobs through the various contracts awarded by the Federal Executive Council in 2012. The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • No going back on Ladipo clean up – Fashola

    Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola, yesterday inspected the shut Auto Spare-parts Market, Ladipo, in Mushin Local Government Area of the state, declaring that the government would reopen it once the traders spearhead a clean-up exercise. The governor...

    • Posted March 4, 2013
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  • SURE-P spent N70b last year – Kolade

    The Chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment Empowerment Projects (SURE-P) Committee, Dr. Christopher Kolade, yesterday said the work of his committee is not duplicating the activities of other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). He said this when he...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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