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  • Nigeria’s Highway Assets Worth N4trn – NSE

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    The chairman, Board of Fellows, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr Chris Okoye has disclosed that the total value of Nigerian Assets on highways is worth N4 trillion adding that the highest amount released for the maintenance of the entire highways in Nigeria during the 90’s was N1million. To this end, he regretted that despite…

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  • Increased Affordable Housing Will Deepen

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    The director of Other Financial Institution Supervision Department (OFISD), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Ahmed Abdullahi, has stated that the increasing stock of affordable housing would accelerate the growth of middle class and deepen the mortgage market stressing that the industry could contribute to social and political stability. Abdullahi, who stated this in Abuja…

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  • FG Identifies N52bn Climate Friendly Projects

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    In its determined efforts to green the economy, the federal government has identified climate friendly projects worth N52 billion that would be financed through the Green bonds. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Dr Bukar Hassan stated this in Abuja yesterday at the meeting of Permanent Secretaries on Green Bonds, organised by the Ministry of…

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  • 3.5% Annual Deforestation Unacceptable For Environmental Sustainability – Minister

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    The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed has disclosed that the 3.5 percent rate of deforestation per annum is unacceptable if Nigeria must achieve sustainable development and environmental sustainability. She stated in Abuja at the inauguration of a 23-Member National Emergency Committee on Afforestation to end illegal felling of trees and improve Nigeria’s forest cover….

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  • FMBN Approves N9bn Mortgage Loans, Posts N2.7bn Profit

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    The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has disclosed that N9 billion has been approved by the federal government through the bank for the creation of 1,244 mortgage loans across the country under the National Housing Fund (NHF) Scheme. The bank also recorded a landmark performance as it posted an operating surplus of N2.7 billion…

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  • 3m Children Denied Access To Education In North East – NGO

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    The Chief Executive Officer of Save The Children, Norway, an International non-governmental organization, Mrs. Tove Wang has revealed that over 3 million children in the North Eastern states of Adamawa, Maiduguri and Yobe are currently denied access to education, adding that Nigeria is faced with an emergency rooted in opposition to western education. his is…

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  • Economic Recession: Experts Advocate Investment In Realty

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    Moved by the current economic recession, experts in the built sector have called on the federal government to launch massive investment in real estate sector in order to revive the economy. In an interview with LEADERSHIP, the President of Real Estate Development Association (REDAN), Rev Ugochukwu Obiora Chime was optimistic that real estate sector offered…

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  • Garki Traders’ Seek FCT Minister’s Intervention Over Proposed Demolition

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    Traders under the auspices of Garki Model Market Informal Sector Association have made a passionate appeal to the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammadu Bello over the planned demolition of informal sector and illegal extortion by the market managers, Abuja Market Management Limited (AMML). The traders numbering about 2000 had staged a peaceful protest over moves by…

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  • Minister Seeks Resuscitation Of ECOWAS Environment Forum

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    The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed has harped on the need to resuscitate the ECOWAS Best Available Techniques/Best Environmental Practices (BAT/BEP) Forum which she described as the platform for development, diffusion, deployment and transfer of BAT/BEP for addressing emissions in priority industrial sectors. To this end, she sought for the establishment of a sub-regional…

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  • Nigeria On Verge Of Housing Revolution – Minister

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    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has disclosed that Nigeria is on the verge of attaining its planned housing revolution with the federal government’s commitment and stakeholders support in the sector. He stated this in Abuja at the just concluded African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) conference in collaboration with Nigerian…

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