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Gbenga Ashafa

23 Aug
The Managing Director of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Senator Gbenga Ashafa has said the emergence of new risks in the country pose new threats to real estate investment.
5 Jul
To mitigate the burden of housing Nigerians, the Federal Government has been urged to provide tax incentives, grants or waivers for private estate developers engaged in providing millennial homes.
17 Jun
Following outrage over Sunday’s demolition of illegal structures in FESTAC Town, Lagos State, by officials of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the public has been urged to show sympathy to the allottees rather than owners of demolished structures.
7 Sep 2020
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has begun the assessment of housing schemes in Abuja. The newly inaugurated management assured citizens that low-cost housing units would be realisable, and expressed Federal Government’s commitment to deploy adequate funds to hasten the process.
23 Jul 2020
As a child growing up in the Lagos Island area of Lagos state, it was obvious Gbenga Ashafa was always going to be a man in charge. Whilst in primary school at the Christ Church Cathedral primary school on Broad Street, Mr Ashafa held the post of Class Monitor throughout his six years at the school, from Standard 1 to 6.
10 Oct 2019
Nigeria Senate on Thursday revisited the bill to upgrade the College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos to a university. The bill was presented by Senator Yayi Adeola, who represents Lagos West Senatorial District, during the plenary session. He also advocated the change of the institution’s name to City University of Technology, Yaba. The bill was first…
24 May 2019
The Senate yesterday approved the upgrade of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) to City University of Technology, Yaba.
12 Feb 2019
Despite losing his ambition to return to the National Assembly for the third term in the keenly contested Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries held in October 2018, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has called on Nigerians to Presient Muhammadu Buhari ....
9 Jan 2019
A lawmaker representing Lagos East in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has appealed to Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, in the next general election.
17 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) maintenance charges being deducted from customers account pending the outcome of the investigation by its committees. The Red chamber also mandated commercial banks in the country to immediately configure their ATMs to ensure N40,000 per withdrawal, instead…
14 Sep 2018
The last may not have been heard of the current face-off between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed, as some serving lawmakers in Lagos State might eventually be victims.
29 Aug 2018
Senator Gbenga Ashafa yesterday announced the sponsorship of hundreds of his constituents for a capacity development programme organised by BTDT Hub. This is in line with Ashafa's biannual youth development programme aimed and training, preparing and empowering young people for the life ahead of them. Ashafa through his foundation, Gbenga Ashafa Trust Endowment (GATE), has…


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Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
25 mins ago
Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…
59 mins ago
Initial applications for US jobless aid dipped again last week, falling to a new pandemic low, according to government data released Thursday. New unemployment claims fell 6,000 to 290,000, seasonally adjusted, in the week ended October 16, the lowest level since March 14, 2020 when it was 256,000. That was before the spread of Covid-19…
1 hour ago
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday forecast that Africa's economic rebound from pandemic-induced shrinkage would be weaker than in the rest of the world in 2021 and 2022. Low rates of vaccination against Covid-19 across the continent top the list of reasons for the slower recovery, the Washington-based institution said in a biannual report on…
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An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday ordered that the former board chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, be remanded in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s ( EFCC) custody, until Friday. The judge, Justice Maryam Hassan gave the order after listening to both counsel submissions on the defendant’s…