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Agbaje: Ambode now a lame duck, can’t submit budget

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has criticised Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget. Agbaje, who said he was not surprised by the development, noted that Lagos residents were bearing the brunt of the “breakdown of …

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Opposition members dividing Nigeria – Fashola


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has accused members of the opposition of dividing Nigeria. According to a statement on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Communications, Hakeem Bello, the minister made the allegation while inspecting the Loko-Oweto Bridge and a road that connects Nasarawa and Benue …

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I didn’t say power can be fixed in 6 months – Fashola

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has denied claims that he once said a serious government would fix power problems within six months. Fashola denied the claim at the Nextier Power Dialogue on Wednesday night in Abuja, while responding to questions that he once said a serious …

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Fashola: It’s not FG’s problem if Nigerians lack electricity


If you don’t have electricity, it is not the Federal Government’s problem, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has declared. Fashola, who disclosed this while speaking at the Nextier Power Dialogue on Wednesday night in Abuja, told his listeners that there were problems in the power sector, …

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PDP looted our destiny, prospects, jobs – Fashola


The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola SAN, on Monday, blamed the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party for abandoned federal government projects across the country. He stated this while inspecting the building project of the federal secretariat, Awka, Anambra State. He described the corruption during the PDP …

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Ambode’s commissioner was PDP’s mole in our party, says APC


The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it had always known that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s commissioner, Olawale Olowo, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday, was a mole for the opposition party. The Publicity Secretary of Lagos APC, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, said Oluwo, who has …

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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project completion date extended to Dec 2019


There are indications that the completion date for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project has been extended by another one year to accommodate additional work already approved by the Federal Government. The project, which commenced in 2013, had 2017 as the initial completion date but it was later moved to end of …

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Meter supply is Discos’ responsibility – FG


The Federal Government on Monday announced that power distribution companies still had the responsibility of providing meters to customers as opposed to the recent position of the Discos. It said the Meter Asset Provider Regulation, which was unveiled by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission in March this year, did not …

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