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All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will win the February 25 Presidential Election in Nigeria with a clear majority, Convener, Asiwaju Maritime Network, Malam Usman Ka’oje said at the weekend.

Mr President, on behalf of the Honourable Minister of State, Works and Housing, the Permanent Secretary and all the directors and members of staff of the Ministry of Works and Housing, I welcome you to the site of the Federal Secretariat Complex in Lafia, Nasarawa State and say with pride that we delivered on your mandate.

Giving a brief history of the NNPC/FIRS agreement, Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, who said that the NNPCL was investing its resources into infrastructure, explained the ideology of the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme as “a new model of partnership with the private sector companies whereby government is saying, “Give me my tax in advance and I will invest it in infrastructure”. 

Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, under the aegis of the Coalition of Civil Society Organisation and Youth Group, CCSGYG, yesterday, in a massive protest in Abuja, warned the Department of State Security Service, DSS, against a plot to arrest and detain the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor Godwin Emefiele over some trump-up charges.

Showing the way forward in the light of the recent National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recommendations for getting Nigeria out of poverty, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Thursday declared that such recommendations were already being addressed by the Muhammadu Buhari administration with its massive investment in infrastructure renewal and expansion.

Over 2000 Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Organizations on Good Governance, CCSGG, Friday, staged a protest that blocked gate of the National Assembly, and called for arrest of a Member of House of Representatives from Jigawa State, Hon Gudaji Kazaure, over unfounded allegations on the alleged N89 trillion stamp duty fraud against the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele.

Funeral Service in Nigeria today is not quite different from the ones held in the country years ago. But with the technological advancement and social media frenzy, there certainly is a new behaviour that makes it hard to decide whether mourners’ motives for attending is for content or condolence.

President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, in furtherance of its commitment to improving the nation’s transportation infrastructure, and restoring its road network as a means to create employment and boost the economy, while responding to the aftermath of the recent flooding in the Niger Delta, has approved the sum of N260.5B as variation order for repair works and completion of various Sections of the East-West Road projects.

Talking about Gender Inclusive Governance, the Akin Fadeyi Foundation, AFF, asked what can a woman do to reform Nigeria If availed the reins of governance in the country. What would they do differently at the various levels and tiers of government that will add value to our society and promote the attainment of public good?

It came as a surprise when Nigerians learnt that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, revealed plans to release new naira notes design different from the nation’s present currency denominations.

A Yoruba adage says, “Aponle ko si f’Oba ti o l’Olori”, meaning ”there is little honour or respect for a King without a Queen”; so is the story of the great monarch, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II.

In this opinion piece, Emeka Oraetoka, an Information Management Consultant and Researcher hinted that there always are concrete human groupings which fight other concrete human groupings in the name of justice, humanity, order, or peace.

What comes to mind when you hear that Peter Obi, the Labour Party, LP Presidential Candidate is associated with anything that concerns corruption, fraud, financial misappropriation/misconduct, or misgovernance, in general?

Apart from stimulating the economies of the 34 states and the FCT in the communities where work is being undertaken for the construction of houses, by providing work for artisans, builders, engineers, and other skilled persons in the built industry, the construction sites have been and remain centres of supply for building materials and other commodities.

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Minister of Works and Housing, SAN, spoke on the National Housing Programme, NHP, and revealed how State Governments could apply on behalf of their residents and indigenes for the houses currently being subscribed to from across 34 States of the country.