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Minister Of Works & Housing Fashola Says Nigerian Roads Are Of ‘Universal Global Standard’

Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has stated that the roads being constructed in the country are “constructed to a universal global standard.” According to Vanguard News, Fashola made this known while reeling out the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the transport sector on Tuesday November 24. “I  think we don’t have our standards, roads are constructed…

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Lagos To Abolish Pension Payment, Other Entitlements To Ex-Governors & Their Deputies

Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed plans to repeal the Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007), which provides for payment of pension and other entitlements to former governors and their deputies. According to Guardian Nigeria, Sanwo-Olu made this known during the 2021 budget presentation to the Lagos State House of Assembly at the Governor’s…

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#EndSARS: South-West Ministers Want Military To Be Probed Over Lekki Shooting

Ministers from the South-West region of the country have demanded for a thorough investigation of the Lekki toll gate shooting reportedly carried out by the Nigerian army. Recall that the #EndSARS demonstrations across the country turned violent on Tuesday October 20 after soldiers opened fire on peaceful anti-police brutality protesters, who had converged at the Lekki toll booth…

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Lagos State’s Post-Riot Recovery May Cost Up To N1 Trillion

During a solidarity visit to Lagos, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Sunday condemned destruction caused by the #EndSARS protests and also sympathised with Nigerians killed before, during, and after the unrest. Gbajabiamila who led a delegation of lawmakers from the House of Representatives along with Southwest governors and ministers from the region vowed…

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Twitter Reacts After Fashola Discovers Mystery Camera At Scene Of Lekki Shooting

The Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola on Sunday, found a hidden camera at the scene of the shooting in the Lekki area of Lagos state. Fashola made this discovery while making on-the-spot assessment of the place where #EndSARS protesters demonstrated for 13 days before they were forcefully dispersed. On Tuesday, men in army uniform invaded…

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Lagos’ Third Mainland Bridge To Shut Down For Repair On Friday

The Federal Government has recently announced that the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos mainland and Island together, Third Mainland Bridge will be closed on Friday at midnight and will not be reopened until January 2021. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, who updated the public during a briefing in Abuja on Tuesday, called on…

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ExecuJet Says It Mistook “Useless” Naira Marley For Babatunde Fashola, Regrets Conveying Rapper

Private jet charter company, Executive Jets has reportedly tendered a letter of apology to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika following the indefinite suspension of the company for breaking COVID-19 directives by flying rapper, Naira Marley and his crew to Abuja for a concert. According to the unverified letter, CEO Sam Iwuajoku said he allowed the plane to fly because…

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Nigerians Must Stop Over-depending On God – Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged Nigerians to stop relying totally on God for success. In his explanation, Fashola said it is becoming too often to include God’s name in every conversation. He urged Nigerians to work harder and leave God out of everyday problems. Speaking on Hard Copy, a programme on Channels…

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Dangote’s Alheri Denies Indebtedness To FG Over Concession TCN Fibre Optic Network

Alheri Engineering Company Limited, a company owned by Alhaji Aliko Dangote has vehemently denied owing the Federal Government the sum of $75,500,000.00 (about N27.18billion) which government categorized as outstanding payments as part of the concession agreement it entered with the company and Phase 3 Telecoms to manage the fibre optic network of the Transmission Company…

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