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Well-Meaning Nigerians Will Admit Power Supply Has Improved – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, has said that well-meaning Nigerians will acknowledge that their power supply experience has improved. According to him before the President Muhammadu Buhari led government came into power in 2015, power supply was poor. Speaking with newsmen, the minister, however, acknowledged that “the work has not finished.” He said, “In the power sector, well-meaning Nigerians acknowledge our efforts by saying clearly that their power supply experience has improved!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

See Permutations For Buhari’s Successor In 2023

Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari was returned to serve another four years in office following his victory in last Saturday’s presidential election, Nigerians are already weighing likely permutations to succeed the President in 2023. President Buhari, who emerged victorious over his main challenger, Atiku Abubakr, in the February 23 presidential election, was issued a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after polling 15.1 million votes to defeat Atiku who earned!-->!-->!-->…

LAGOS RALLY: Victory Is Yours, Oba Of Lagos Assures Buhari

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Riliwanu Akiolu has assured President Muhammadu Buhari of victory in the February 16 Presidential Election. Akiolu gave the assurance when Buhari and his campaign team visited his palace in Lagos Island on Saturday after arriving the state in continuation of the presidential rallies ahead of the Feb. 16 election. The traditional leader, who noted that the body of traditional rulers in the state were happy to receive the team, said that they appreciated Buhari’s efforts as a highly respected person…

APC Presidential Rally: Tinubu, Amaechi, Fashola Attack Obasanjo In Lagos

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, and his Power, Works and Housing counterpart, Babatunde Raji Fashola, attacked former president Olusegun Obasanjo at the presidential rally of the APC in Lagos State. The Lagos presidential rally of the APC held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, with many chieftains of the ruling party in attendance. When called on the podium to speak on why Lagosians should re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari…

Buhari Arrives Lagos For APC Presidential Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Lagos state for the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari’s arrival in Lagos was announced in a tweet by his personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad. The president arrived the state in the Nigerian Air Force ‘Eagle One’ otherwise known as the NAF-001. He is said to currently be at a meeting with members of the Organized Private Sector (OPS) at the Lagos House, Marina, ahead of the presidential rally at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.…

FG To Subject Buildings To Mandatory Maintenance Checks – Osinbajo

The federal government has concluded plans to subject public buildings across the country to mandatory maintenance checks, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. Mr Osinbajo stated this on Wednesday at the closing ceremony of the Construction Artisans Awards and Job Skills Expo in Abuja. The vice president, represented by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the first phase of the mandatory maintenance programme would cover only public buildings. “On January 9, the Ministry of Power,…

Poor Electricity In Nigeria Not Buhari’s Fault – Fashola

The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said President Muhammadu Buhari's government is not to be blamed for the non-availability of electricity in the country. He made the statement while addressing Nextier Power Dialogue on Wednesday night in Abuja. Fashola, acknowledging that there is problem in the power sector, explained that the past government is the cause of the lack of electricity in Nigeria. Fashola said, “There are problems without a doubt and we must deal with them.…

Bonny Road Project: Reps Ask Fashola To Pay Compensation On Right Of Way

The House of Representatives has called on Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, under the supervision of Mr Babatunde Fashola, to pay compensation on Right of Way (ROW) on Bonny-Bodo Road Project, in Rivers State. The lawmakers also urged the ministry to ensure the relocation of public utilities in the area to forestall a breakdown of law and order. The resolution followed a motion by Rep Randolph Brown (PDP-Rivers) at the Wednesday’s plenary presided over by Speaker Yabubu Dogara in Abuja. Moving the motion, Brown…

The Change I Promised Will Take Two Election Cycles To Mature – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday pleaded with Nigerians to give him more than “one election cycle” to enable him deliver the change he promised in 2015. Describing the change he promised as a “process” rather than “an event”, President Buhari pleaded to be given more time to deliver the “fruits of the efforts” he has put into turning the country around since assuming office over three years ago. The President made the appeal while delivering a lecture at the Island Club, Lagos. He was represented by the Minister of…

Fashola Hints At 2023 Presidency…Vindicates Saraki

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, may have just vindicated Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to zone the 2023 presidency to South West instead of the South East region as widely believed. Saraki, it would be recalled, had alleged a grand plot by the ruling APC to return power to South West against the general perception that President Buhari would hand the presidency to the South East if he gets the…
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