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HOUSING STAFF MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY TAKES A GIANT STRIDE

The Staff Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society of the Housing Sector of the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has taken a giant step by aligning with the Ministry’s core mandate of ensuring adequate and sustainable housing delivery.

The Permanent Secretary (Works and Housing), Alhaji Mohammed Bukar, represented by the Director, Human Resources Management, Mrs.... Read More

COUNCIL ON WORKS CALLS FOR PROVISION, STANDARDIZATION OF ROAD SIGNAGE BY GOVERNMENT AT ALL LEVELS

*    As Council concludes its 23rd Meeting in Abuja
*    Approves that adequate budgetary provisions be made for the provision of signage infrastructure
*    Urges states to liaise with FRSC and FMPWH on standard of traffic calming techniques to be adopted at design stages of road projects

The National Counc... Read More

FASHOLA ADVOCATES A HOUSING ECONOMY FOR REBUILDING ECONOMY, COUNTRY

*      Minister commends private sector participants in the Housing Sector at the 11th Abuja International Housing Show in the FCT
*      Says FG is now building models that respond to nation’s cultural and climatic diversities in 33 states “as a pilot to then interface with the Private Sector”
*      We remain committed and we wil... Read More

OSINBAJO VISITS SITE OF COLLAPSED BRIDGE ON ILORIN-MOKWA-JEBBA ROAD

*Inspects Ongoing Repair Works & Assures Motorists, Residents Of FG’s Commitment To Address Their Plight

The flow of vehicular traffic on the Ilorin-Mokwa-Jebba road would be normalized within two weeks according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

Already the Federal Government has c... Read More

BRF: RESOLUTELY FOCUSSED AT 54 BY HAKEEM BELLO

May 2017 was appraisal time of the mid term of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in office.

Expectedly, much attention was on the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, as it controls the fulcrum, which the country’s development revolves around. While Power plays a vital role in its industrial development, Works (roads, bridges) facilitates the t... Read More

FG WELCOMES PRIVATE SECTOR INITIATIVES IN THE DELIVERY OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN has reiterated the efforts of the present administration to provide affordable housing delivery to the teeming Nigerian population.

The Minister in his keynote address delivered at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Abuja Housing and Investment Expo, noted that the theme of this year&rsquo... Read More

FEC APPROVES $186.6M FOR COMPLETION OF AFAM POWER PLANT, N500MILLION FOR BARO PORT

The Federal Executive Council presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved 186.6million dollars for the completion of the AFAM Power plant.

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola stated this while briefing State House correspondents alongside the Minister of  Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Minister of Finance... Read More

PROSPECTS FOR INCREMENTAL POWER BRIGHTENS AS FASHOLA INSPECTS AFAM POWER PLANTS

*  Calls for peace in the area as important precondition for successful completion of projects
*  All of the turbines and equipment needed for the completion of Afam III are now in the country, says Fashola
*  Assures Shell, other major gas suppliers that product supplied to the plant henceforth will be paid for

Given the availability of... Read More

FG’S NATIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMME TO ACHIEVE AFFORDABILITY AND ACCEPTABILITY.......FASHOLA

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has said that the on -going National Housing Programme is a new Housing Policy conceived by the present administration with the aim of achieving acceptability and affordability by Nigerians. The Housing policy is geared towards providing affordable housing for Nigerians in both private and public sectors.

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RECONCILE NATION’S LAND EVALUATION SYSTEM WITH ECONOMIC REALITIES, FASHOLA CHARGES ESTATE VALUERS

*  As Minister inaugurates reconstituted Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board
*  Urges them to make the practice of estate valuation simple enough and responsive to the man on the Street
*  Tasks new Board to spearhead development of open, nationwide valuation for real estate in different parts of the country

The Minister of P... Read More

POWER SECTOR TACKLES ENERGY THEFT AS EFCC INVESTIGATES COLLUSION BY STAFF, CUSTOMERS, METER MANUFACTURERS TO BYPASS IBADAN DISCO’S METERS

*  As Sector Operators report progress in project executions to boost supply : Community connection projects in Magboro completed by NDPHC, currently undergoing testing by IBEDC

*  Katampe 60MVA substation in Abuja restore , 40 MVA mobile substation in Damboa, Borno State commissioned by TCN

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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION: A PATHWAY TO BUILDING A PROSPEROUS NATION - FASHOLA

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has indentified among many other factors the need to focus on vocational education for a speedy and prosperous future.

Fashola said this at a one day stakeholder’s meeting organized by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria on how to proffer solutions to the decline of Technica... Read More

FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL APPROVES N54 BILLION FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF ROAD LINKING AKWA IBOM AND CROSS RIVER STATES

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osimbajo, on Wednesday, approved N54billion for the reconstruction of Odukpani Itu-Ikot Ekpene road linking Akwa Ibom and Cross River states.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the FEC meeting... Read More

FASHOLA URGES PROFESSIONAL BUILDERS TO DEVELOP EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES AND FRAMEWORK TO ENSURE PROJECT QUALITY

The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has urged members of the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to develop for implementation, effective strategies, framework and benchmarks for ensuring the proper application of the project quality management plan of building projects in Nigeria. He said this will guarantee the attainment of quality in project delivery as well as regulate and control the prac... Read More

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REPOSITIONS FMBN TO STRENGTHEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri, has commended President Buhari’s administration decision to recapitalize the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) with additional 500 billion naira to make mortgage facilities accessible to all Nigerians, adding that the government's gesture would further reduce the housing deficit in the country.

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IBADAN DISCO COMMENDS FG, FASHOLA OVER ON GOING WORK ON LAGOS-IBADAN EXPRESSWAY

* Say rehabilitation has eased access to majority of its franchise, shortened travel times for its business and staff

* Expresses confidence that on completion the road will boost commercial activities, quality of life of Nigerians and neighbouring countries

With work rapidly progressing on the... Read More

“WE COMMIT TO DO MORE AND TO MAKE YOUR LIVES BETTER”, FASHOLA ASSURES NIGERIANS

* Says Administration is gaining momentum and results of Government policies, programmes and action are beginning to manifest
* Dedicates ‘Minister of the Year Award’ to President, Vice President, FEC, National Assembly, Judiciary, FMPWH Staff

Even as the nation begins to experience a gradual turnaround in its economic fortunes, Minister of Power ... Read More

INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT: FG PROMISES PROMPT PAYMENT OF CONTRACTORS

The Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured the constrictors handling various road projects across the country of prompt payment of their money as soon as their works are certified for payment.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, affirmed this during a press interview at Apapa Wharf in Lagos to mark the end of h... Read More

BUHARI ADMINISTRATION USING INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT TO REBUILD THE ECONOMY-FASHOLA

The Federal Government under President Muhammdu Buhari is using infrastructure development as a vehicle to take the nation out of recession and rebuild the Nigerian economy; and putting the country’s resources where it is necessary for the people.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN affirmed this during a courtesy visit on... Read More

FASHOLA COMMISSIONS 100 HOUSING UNITS, COMMENDS FEDERAL CONTROLLERS AS WORTHY AMBASSADORS

The Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has commissioned 100 Housing units in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

The Ministerial Housing Scheme was financed by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) in collaboration with Viva International Limited. The Housing Estate is equipped with 50, 000 litres of water supply and reservoirs,&nbs... Read More

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FASHOLA STRESSES NEED TO RAISE NATION’S ROAD TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE TO GLOBAL STANDARD TO AID MOBILITY

*    As 23rd Meeting  of National Council of Works ends in Abuja
*    Our development, prosperity, survival is tied to our mobility and so is our productivity, social and cultural interactions, he says
*    Ministry to award sub-contracts on roads with sections significantly completed, for procurement in collaboration with the main contractors; to be advertised as required... Read More

NIGERIA TO MEET INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND BEST PRACTICES- FASHOLA

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN has said that the theme of the 23rd Meeting of the National Council on Works seeks to raise the level and quality of Nigerian transport infrastructure to globally acceptable standards.

Fashola stated this in a paper delivered at the 23rd Meeting of the National Council on Works held at the Nigeria... Read More

FASHOLA CHARGED STAKEHOLDERS TO COMPLEMENT GOVERNMENT’S EFFORT IN HOUSING DELIVERY

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has charged stakeholders in the housing sector to focus more on how to solve the problem of housing deficits in the country rather than magnify the problem. He said inspite of the housing challenges; Nigeria will over time come out if consistent right policies are put in place.

Fashola stated thi... Read More

FASHOLA TO GOJE : DON’T TRIVIALIZE THE ISSUES RAISED ON BUDGET 2017

*  Says Senator’s language is unparliamentary, therefore  not deserving of a reply
*  I need a better budget as a tool to do my work and that is why l am speaking out  Minister

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senat... Read More

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY’S RECOURSE TO PERSONAL ATTACKS FAILS TO ADDRESS THE ISSUES I RAISED IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST – FASHOLA

*  Says nation in trouble if lawmaker mistakes budgetary appropriation as cash
*  Minister insists no concession agreement exists on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Second Niger Bridge
*  Asks Lawmakers to address the slashing of budgetary allocation to key power, infrastructure projects nationwide

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr B... Read More

FG PARTNERS PRIVATE COMPANIES TO REHABILITATE APAPA-WHARF ROAD

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, has officially handed over the construction works on the rehabilitation of Apapa – Wharf road to AG-Dangote Construction Company Limited.

The Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, performed the handing over ceremony of the 2 kilometres stretch of the road in Lag... Read More

FASHOLA CHARGES QUANTITY SURVEYORS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON COST AND QUALITY OF INFRASTRUCTURAL DELIVERY

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has charged the governing board of Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (QSRBN) to educate the public on the importance of cost and quality in the delivery of infrastructures across the nation. He stated this at the inauguration ceremony of the newly constituted board of Quantity Surveyors in Abuja.

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FASHOLA CHARGE ESTATE VALUERS ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN NIGERIA

The Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has challenged the newly reconstituted board of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) to come up with harmonized code of charge that will promote ‘’real estate’’ as this will impact on the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

He stated this a... Read More

GROW WHAT YOU EAT; AND PRODUCE WHAT YOU USE – OSINBAJO

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has called on Nigerians to “Grow what they eat and Produce what they use” day to day. He made this call during an Interactive session he held with Public Servants on salary Grade levels 8-14 at the International Conference Centre Abuja.

He added that the future of Nigeria is in the hands of Civil and Pub... Read More

APAPA IS A PRIORITY AREA FOR FG, WE’RE VERY CLOSE TO STARTING ENDURING WORK ON THE ROADS - FASHOLA

*  Minister appeals to residents, those earning livelihood from Apapa for patience
*  Design, other requirements for reconstruction of Wharf road with concrete to last for at least 30 years ready
*  Procurement details, Heads of Agreement ready for signing of MOU with Companies supporting project ahead of presentation for FEC approval

Th... Read More

FASHOLA TO JOURNALISTS: BE IMPARTIAL IN YOUR REPORTAGE

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has urged journalists to be objective and unbiased in carrying out their responsibility, saying that the world is changing and Nigeria cannot be left behind, therefore, he charged them to take up the challenge by informing the public rightly and investigating their sources of news thoroughly and balancing their stories before going to public domain.

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POWER SECTOR, MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR IN GETTING NIGERIA OUT OF RECESSION - FASHOLA

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN has stated that the Power Sector will continue  to be a major contributor in getting Nigeria out of the economic recession by improving electricity supplies to industrial, commercial and small and medium enterprises in the country.

The Minister stated this at the presentation of a book to him ... Read More

WORLD BANK GROUP SUPPORT FOR NIGERIA’S POWER SECTOR RECOVERY PROGRAM

Washington, DC, April 22, 2017 – The World Bank Group and the Federal Government of Nigeria today had a high level consultation meeting to discuss World Bank Group support for the Government’s Power Sector Recovery Program, which was approved by the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria on March 22, 2017. The current status of the power sector characterized by poor service and lack of liquidity is a source of macro-economic im... Read More

FG EXPRESSES COMMITMENT TO SELF SUSTAINING POWER SECTOR TARRIF, TO ENFORCE DISCOS’ METERING COMMITMENTS

*  As Fashola chairs 14th Power Sector Operators’ Meeting in Oshogbo

*  Payment of MDA debts starts with initial tranche of N374,551,000 to Abuja DisCo for outstanding debts at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja.

*  Aregbesola acknowledges gr... Read More

DEPLOYMENT OF SOLAR ENERGY ATTAINS MILESTONE AS FG SIGNS PCOA AGREEMENT WITH TWO DEVELOPERS

*  Agreement is key aspect of the finalization of the PPA signed last year between Federal Government and 14 Solar Power developers

*  Fashola presides at event, reiterates importance of Nigerians investing in the nations economy

*  Assures Nigerians that the aspirations to see ... Read More

MINISTER INSPECTS NATIONAL HOUSING PROJECTS IN THE NORTH CENTRAL ZONE: REINSTATES FG'S COMMITMENT TO DELIVER ON HOUSING MANDATE

The Hon. Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Hon Mustapha Baba Shehuri has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's administration is unequivocally committed to addressing the housing needs of Nigerians through the National Housing Programme (NHP). He said the Programme was part of Federal Government's campaign promise to provide critical infrastructure that would enhance the socio- economic development of the country.Read More

INVESTORS IN OMOTOSHO POWER PLANT COMMEND FG’S EFFORTS TO SOLVE GAS, LIQUIDITY ISSUES IN POWER SECTOR

* As Omotosho Community braces up for supply from Power Plant after years of black out
* Managing Director NDPHC assures that the community would be connected before end of April
* Fashola seeks factual reporting of Power Sector developments, commends confidence of Nigerian investors in their economy

T... Read More

FG TO PAY OUTSTANDING DEBT OWED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENTS-FASHOLA

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has rekindled the hope of state governments across the nation that Federal Government is working assiduously to see that in no distant time, the money incurred by the states on Federal road projects will be paid back, saying that “Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to fulfill his promise by paying all expense incurred by the state govern... Read More

FASHOLA REITERATES FGS COMMITMENT TO CO-OPERATE WITH STATE GOVERNMENTS TO ACHIEVE THEIR DEVELOPMENTAL AGENDA

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to assist every state in the Federation towards the achievement of their developmental agenda within the scope of the nation’s Constitution.

Fashola stated this at the beginning of his inspection tour of road projects in the South-West ... Read More

BUHARI CREATING JOBS, SPEARHEADING ECONOMIC RECOVERY THROUGH HOUSING PROGRAMME, INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT - FASHOLA

* As Minister delivers President’s thank you message to young men, women at various construction sites in the North East

* Artisans, carpenters, bricklayers, welders, food vendors, suppliers hail Minister, Federal Government at Taraba, Gombe National Housing Project sites

* National Housi... Read More

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FASHOLA DELIVERS PUBLIC LECTURE ON POWER SECTOR REFORMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS...

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FASHOLA RECEIVES 2017 REVISED EDITION OF THE NATIONAL BUILDING CODE

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