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Fashola Appeals To States To Take Ownership Of Facilities In Their Localities

Pension Fund Cannot Be Used Like Oil Money - Fashola

The Minister of ‎Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN has appealed to communities and State governments to take ownership of Federal infrastructure facilities in their localities. The Minister said it was important to prevent disputes or acts of sabotage that could be detrimental to delivery of such projects‎ to the people. The Minister made the call at various ...

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Anambra Government Seals 35 Buildings For Tax Evasion

Anambra Govt. Seals 35 Buildings For Tax Evasion

The Anambra Government on Thursday sealed-off no fewer than 35 buildings in the industrial town of Nnewi for the refusal of the owners to pay property rate of over N150 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the buildings include commercial banks, hotels, business plazas, filling stations, hospitals, residential homes as well as primary and secondary schools. Chinenye ...

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Obiano Flags Off Housing Estate Project, Inspects Ongoing Roads, Bridges

Obiano Flags Off Housing Estate Project, Inspects Ongoing Roads, Bridges

The Governor of Anambra state, Governor Willie Obiano has performed a ground-breaking ceremony of the Obinwanne Housing estate project. Located along the Enugwu-Agidi axis, Njikoka, within the capital territory, the estate on completion will have properly finished roads and concrete drains, electricity directly from the central business district, open space, firm security, Primary and Secondary school, e.t.c. The project is ...

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FG To Train 370, 000 Artisans

FG To Train 370, 000 Artisans

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede, has said that the Federal Government planned to train 370,000 artisans to boost skills development and employment generation. Imoukhuede disclosed this during the inauguration of the Construction Skills Training and Empowerment Programme (C-STEmp) in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that C-STEmp, ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (2)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu town – initially a massive forest lying a few kilometers north of the Lagos Lagoon, and less than 10 kilometers north of the Atlantic Ocean, was once a walled City. This article is the second and concluding part of “ What you should know about Ikorodu”. It bridges the gap between the old and the new. Read part one ...

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Nigeria Real Estate To Benefit From $200bn Foreign Investment

Nigeria Real Estate To Benefit From $200bn Foreign Investment

A group of international investors, under the aegis of Greenstone Capital International Africa and Tacnero Global, have disclosed plans to invest $200bn in five African countries, including Nigeria. According to the group’s legal adviser, Greg Anumenechi, in a statement on Thursday, the investment plan tagged: AMPLE, will also be extended into real estate, industrial, Information Technology, parks, education and the ...

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Things You Should Know Before Building A Duplex

Building a duplex

Just like every real estate property, building a duplex is a great investment for homeowners and landlords, albeit it still comes with its unique advantages and disadvantages. This article highlights the things you should know before buying or building a duplex. Duplexes are houses that are divided into two separate units, but essentially share the same building. Building a duplex ...

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Lagos To Review Ikeja Model City Plan

Lagos To Review Ikeja Model City Plan

The Lagos State Government has disclosed plans to review the Ikeja Model City Plan, which became operational in 2010. According to a statement by the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, the review is part of the state government’s efforts to create a better environment where infrastructure will be adequate and of a standard that befits the status of ...

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Nigeria Loses 400,000 Hectares Of Forest Annually – Experts

Nigeria Loses 400,000 Hectares Of Forest Annually – Experts

Nigeria is losing about 3.5 per cent of its forest, or between 350,000 and 400,000 hectares to deforestation and other economic activities such as logging on an annual basis, conservation experts have said. According to the experts, who spoke at the 14th S. L. Edu Annual Memorial Lecture organised by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation in Lagos, the country’s forest area ...

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