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Lagos Consolidates on Infrastructure & Education in 2022 Budget

The Lagos State government has earmarked huge capital expenditure in the 2022 fiscal year to service key growth areas to consolidate the recovery of the state’s economy and positively impact residents’ livelihoods. In the proposed N1.388 trillion budget for the year 2022 presented to the Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu …read more →

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Dangote Foundation, German Govt Invest €7 Million In Youth Technical Training

In collaboration with Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), the German government will spend €7 million to upscale the skills of young Nigerians in all the key sectors of the economy. The ADF has officially launched a technical training program in the country in partnership with Germany’s VDMA (the German Association for Mechanical and Plant Engineering) and …read more →

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Sanwo-Olu Commissions 66-classroom Blocks in Four Lagos Schools … connects 100 schools to broadband

Four magnificent newly completed school buildings were unveiled on Thursday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu across three Local Government Areas (LGA) in Lagos State. The multi-level ultra-modern buildings are part of the infrastructure projects completed by the Ministry of Education under the Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP), which is covering 970 basic and secondary …read more →

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TETFUND to Spend N10bn on ‘Critical Infrastructure in Abuja University

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) says it will spend N10 billion to develop “critical infrastructure” at the University of Abuja.. Speaking during an interactive session with the management and students of the university, Tetfund Chairman, Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, said the funds will be used for the construction of a new senate building, a 1,000 capacity …read more →

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Ekiti to Introduce ICT in Primary Schools

The Ekiti State government has approved a new education policy that would guarantee the teaching of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) at the primary education level. This, the government said, is to boost ICT know-how among the citizens and expand the scope of knowledge for more opportunities in the global community. The State Executive Council …read more →

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Nigeria: Abdulrazaq Proposes ‘Social Audit’ For Kwara Projects

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has proposed a social auditing process — the first in Nigeria — that allows civic groups and communities to monitor government projects in the state to ensure that quality jobs are done.  AbdulRazaq said the social auditing he proposes would see civic groups and communities monitoring projects and issuing independent …read more →

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ICRC: Nigeria Institute of Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership (Nii3p) Commences Operations

The Management of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has announced the commencement of operations of the Nigeria Institute of Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership (NII3P), an institute established by the Commission. The  Commission has designated Dr. Amanze Okere; who is also ICRC’s Head of Special Projects in our PPP Resource Department as the Acting …read more →

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E-Learning: First Bank Presents Devices to Lagos State

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider on Thursday, 11 June 2020, presented 20,000 units of e-learning devices to the Lagos State government at the State House in Marina, Lagos. The devices are planned for distribution to school children. With the gesture, the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the State …read more →

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Bariga LCDA Delivers Three Quality Infrastructure Projects

Bariga Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State has completed and delivered stae-of-the art classroom blocks, 11 road network and a primary health centre which the Governor of Lagos commissioned. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu inaugurated 11 road network recently completed by the council chairman, Hon. Alabi Kolade. The Governor, accompanied by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi …read more →