“We Commit To Do More and To Make Your Lives Better” – Fashola

Hakeem Bello, Abuja: Even as the nation begins to experience a gradual turnaround in its economic fortunes, Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has assured Nigerians of yet greater things to come saying the Federal Government was committed to making their lives better. Fashola, who was represented in Lagos on Sunday…

Fashola fails to broker peace in Gencos-Discos row over N100.5bn unsettled bill

Despite the threat by the Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) to stop energy supply to the Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos), the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babantude Fashola, has failed to broker the needed peace. An aide to the Minister who spoke under condition of anonymity said the intervention is ongoing, but that the…

Fashola, Fayemi missing at Tinubu’s Colloquium

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, were two notable absentees at Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s 6th Colloquium on Tuesday. The two men were no where in sight at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, where the ceremony was staged. During their tenure as Governors of Lagos…

Fashola reveals how FG plans to remove Nigeria from recession

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has revealed that the Federal Government is concentrating on infrastructure development to get the country out of its worse economic recession in 25 years. The minister said the plan, in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision is to develop the nation’s infrastructure which will improve…

After war of Words, Ambode receives Fashola, Speaks on his Tenure

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for his achievements during the eight years he spent as Governor of the State. In a press release statement made available by the Chief Press secretary to the state, Haruna Abib, Governor……

Fashola visits Ambode, pledges FG support on captive power

The Federal Government on Saturday said it was ready to support states to generate `captive power’ as a permanent solution to the problem of electricity in the country. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, gave the assurance when he paid a courtesy visit on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in……

Fashola, Ambode meet after 22 months

Former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has returned to the state for the first time since he handed over to Akinwunmi Ambode. Fashola, who is now Minister of Power, Works and Housing and some top officials, were received by Ambode at the Lagos House in Ikeja. Ambode described the visit as historic and lauded him…

Fashola calls for regular collaboration with DISCOs

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has called on stakeholders to ensure regular consultations with Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) on power distribution. Fashola made the call on Friday when he visited the Omotosho Power Plant in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. The minister, who met with stakeholders, called for collaborative……

Fashola hails Aregbesola on road construction

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola on Thursday commended the Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola on what he termed a “fantastic efforts in infrastructural development” in the state. Fashola was in the three states of Ondo, Ekiti, and Osun, to inspect some on-going Federal Government projects. He noted that…