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Monthly Archives: October 2017

What we know about new SGF, Boss Gida Mustapha

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and terminated the appointment of the suspended SGF, Babachir Lawal. Mr Boss Gida Mustapha is a lawyer, management consultant, politician, businessman and boardroom guru

Nasarawa commences house census

      The Nasarawa State government has commenced two-week census of its houses across the state, Mohammed Wada, Commissioner for Works and Transports has disclosed. Wada made the disclosure on Thursday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia. He said

Dons want Land Use Act removed from constitution

The Chairman, Presidential Technical Committee on Land Reform, Professor  Peter Adeniyi and the Chairman of the Lagos Megacity Development Authority, Professor Akin ‎Mabogunje  have advocated for removal of the Land Use Act from the constitution to fast track development. ‎The duo spoke at a seminar

A Curious Fixation on Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, recently came under attacks from some Senators and former President Goodluck Jonathan, in a manner that smacks of politics, writes Olawale Olaleye It was Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, OFR, who recently delved into the power debate, putting

Herdsmen attacks: 36,500 Plateau, Benue IDPs rebuild houses

More than 36,500 internally displaced persons from Plateau, Benue, Adamawa and Kaduna states are rebuilding their houses allegedly razed by herdsmen, a report by the International Committee of the Red Cross has said. It was learnt that the ICRC provided support to the residents to

Jos Housing Units: Quality Of Work “Impressive” – Minister

Power, works and housing minister of state Suleiman Haruna, on Monday, inspected work on 80 housing units in Jos and declared the quality of project execution as “very impressive”. The N771 million housing units, which are part of Federal Government’s new National Housing programme phase

Lagos, firm sign deal to deliver 20,000 homes by 2018

Dead lawmaker, Kazeem, replaced by Adams The Lagos State Government has begun moves to build thousands of new and affordable homes by 2018.Mortgage underwriter, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC), and five private developers are backing the ambitious plan for 20,000 housing units, under the Lagos

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