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Prioritize Agriculture, Education, Others As Legacy Projects – Shettima Urges NEDC 

Vice President Kashim Shettima has implored the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to prioritize investments in legacy projects, including agriculture, education, and smart transportation also referred to as electric transport vehicles and tricycles. VP Shettima spoke on Wednesday, when the board and management of NEDC presented the North-East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP) to him at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking on the NEDC’s plan for the region, the […]

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Projects Completion : FCTA To Clamp Down On Tax Evaders

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike says internally generated revenue of the Administration, will henceforth be tied to the execution of certain projects.   The Minister gave this assurance while speaking on modalities to be adopted to enable the administration complete projects without delay and reliance on budgetary allocation.   He therefore advised all those evading the payment of ground rents and taxes acruable to FCTA to do […]

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Reps Commence Investigation Into Great Green Wall Project

The House of Representatives has begun an investigation into the utilization of ecological funds released for the Great Green Wall project from 2015 to date. The Speaker, Dr Tajudeen Abbas, who declared the hearing open said the objective is to gather data to ensure the project is optimally implemented, as well as identify challenges affecting its execution. According to the Speaker, another objective of the hearing is to expose corruption […]

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FCT : Poor Supervision Major Setback For Project Completion – Wike

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Chief Nyesom Wike has invited all contractors handling various abandoned and ongoing projects for an extra- ordinary meeting with a view to moving the contractors back to site. Some of these projects includes road infrastructure in Garki One, Wuse One, some parts of Maitama and the Abuja light rail project. Addressing the contractors, Chief Wike assured that the FCT Administration would pay all the […]

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FCT Area Councils Secretariat Constitutes Project Monitoring Committee

The FCT Area Councils Secretariat wants Area Councils to collaborate with its monitoring committee for good service delivery. The Acting Secretary of the Secretariat, Mrs Lola Olanika, who was represented by the Director Planning, Research and Statistics, Mrs Sarah David made the call when the monitoring committee visited Kwali Area Council. She emphasised the need for proper documentation of any executed project by the area council. On his part, the […]

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