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Babatunde Fashola

4 days ago
A former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has called for the improvement of the rent-to-own scheme as part of efforts to reduce homelessness in Nigeria.
5 Oct
Former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has congratulated the Island Club of Lagos on its 80th anniversary.  He described the 80th anniversary as a great feat and an opportunity to tell those that question the Island Club’s capacity ....
30 Sep
The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
7 Sep
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), yesterday, said it would arraign Chike Ibezim, an entrepreneur and the younger brother to the publisher of Reportera News, Nnamdi Ibezim, for being complicit to cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying and conspiracy.
6 Sep
The Police Force said it has concluded arrangements to arraign in court a man identified as Nnamdi Emmanuel Ibezim for cyberstalking the former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. The police spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Wednesday, said Ibezim will be arraigned once the court resumes following a report from Priory Terrace…
8 Aug
Former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has petitioned the Department of State Service (DSS) to investigate the peddlers of fake news about his alleged involvement in the drafting of the judgement for the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT).
7 Aug
Former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has refuted allegations claiming his involvement in the drafting of the judgement for the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). A Twitter user named Jackson Ude had alleged that Fashola and some lawyers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were writing a judgement the ruling party intends to…
28 Jun
His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan-Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, CFR and his wife, Her Regal Majesty Queen Temitope Enitan-Ogunwusi have extended  heartfelt wishes to the former Minister of Works and Housing, Honourable Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on the occasion of his 60th birthday today. The royal couple commended the contribution of Fashola to humanity over…
11 Jun
“All the major roads here are federal roads. By sheer mismanagement of the ports, the Federal Government has paralysed the Apapa industrial area. In a truly federal system, we should get derivation from the ports.
28 May
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has urged the Highways Development and Management Initiative (HDMI) concessionaires to perform effectively to set the pace for the second phase of the project..
26 May
The outgoing Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Friday launched a ten-year blueprint for the National Housing Strategy (NHS). Fashola during the launch at the ministry’s headquarters said the government only cannot provide the totality of housing needs for Nigerians hence the need to create an enabling environment for the private sector. According…
25 May
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, explained the reasons that President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to award contracts as well as borrow despite having just a few days left until the end of his tenure. According to Fashola, the tenure of the Buhari-led administration will officially wind down at midnight on May 28, hence…


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The Lagos State Taskforce has said it will no longer tolerate the blockade of streets and roads in the state by individuals who carry our social activities like birthday parties and naming ceremonies thereby inconveniencing other road users.
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The governor of Niger, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on Tuesday increased the monthly allowance of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state with ₦10,000 (ten thousand naira).
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Benin's President Patrice Talon this week held his first talks with predecessor and rival Thomas Boni Yayi for two years, but opposition parties condemned the lack of progress on freeing jailed colleagues.
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The France Ambassador to Nigeria, Emmanuelle Blatmann, has called for concerted efforts aimed at tackling the menace of gender-based violence in the country.
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To raise awareness about Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the British Council Nigeria has rallied stakeholders to chart a path for the inclusion of children with disabilities and gender in education.
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Peru's attorney general has laid a constitutional complaint against President Dina Boluarte over a crackdown on protests that led to the deaths of more than 50 people.
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The curtains fell on the grand spectacle that was AmuwoGames 2023, leaving a legacy of triumphs, unity, and community excellence. The closing ceremony, hosted in Ward B of Amuwo-Odofin, was a culmination of a month-long celebration of sportsmanship, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of the Amuwo-Odofin community. The founder, Oluwaseun Ayeni, expressed gratitude to all…
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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has asked the Senate to give him the authorization to borrow $8,699,168,559 and €100 million to carry out critical projects across the country. The president's request was contained in a letter read at the commencement of plenary on Tuesday by Senate President Godswill Akpabio. Tinubu, in the letter, explained that the…
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A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19, 2024. Emefiele is facing a six-count amended charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud to the tune of N1.6 billion. Emefiele pleaded not guilty to the…
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On May 29, 2023, amidst great anticipation, Bola Ahmed Tinubu was sworn in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria whilst twenty-eight other elected officials across Nigeria were sworn in as governors. All eyes were focused on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima as they took their oath of office in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.