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Bayelsa Governor Inaugurates Panel To Recover Bayelsa Stolen Property

Bayelsa Governor Inaugurates Panel To Recover Bayelsa Stolen Property

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has inaugurated an 11-member Special Task Force on Identification and Recovery of Government Property. The panel is to recover government property illegally acquired by private individuals, communities and corporate organizations within and outside the state. The task force has two weeks to submit interim report to government. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to ...

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Governor Bindow Accused Of Constructing The Most Expensive Roads

Governor Bindow Accused Of Constructing The Most Expensive Roads

An Abuja-based businessman who hails from Adamawa State, Idris Tijjani, has accused Governor Mohammed Jibrilla of Adamawa State of constructing some of the most expensive roads in Nigeria. In an interview with Premium Times, Mr. Tijjani alleged that the governor is simply hiding under the road construction to steal the state’s funds. Read excerpts of the interview below: Please tell ...

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Property Bank launches product that helps home seekers afford rent

Property Bank

A leading real estate marketing brand, Property Bank, has launched an innovative rent product tagged  “RENT ACTUATION” specially created for home seekers who cannot afford their rent at the moment. This innovation is achievable under a working agreement between Property Bank and TrustBond Mortgage Bank Plc. PropertyBank is an online real estate marketing platform with a potpourri of properties covering ...

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Lagos Govt. To Embark On Wide-Range Of Facilities Renewal

Economist Intelligence Unit

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it would partner with suitable entities on a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) basis to undertake the development and delivery of a wide-range of facilities in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, said in a statement in Lagos that it was in continuation of the government’s commitment to urban development and expansion ...

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Lekki Gardens MD Detention; Rash Or Justified?

Lekki Gardens MD Detention; Rash Or Justified?

Last Friday, court ordered the remand of the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Richard Nyong and one of the contractors handling the project, Odofin Taiwo Henry for 30 days, as police investigate the deadly collapse of a five-storey structure handled by the firm. The building crumbled around 3am on the 8th of March killing about 35 people. In a country ...

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Lagos State Govt. Starts Lekki Gardens Buildings Structural Stability Test

Lekki Gardens projects 1m housing units

Lagos State Government, Thursday, commenced Structural Stability Test on existing structures in Lekki Gardens in Eti-Osa Local Government, to ascertain the strength of the buildings This came nine days after a five-storey building under construction caved in, killing 34 persons and injuring 13 others. Vanguard reports that officials of the Lagos state Material Testing Laboratory, LSMTL, were sighted conducting test on the buildings. ...

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Why More Women Should Invest In Real Estate

women

Until recently the real estate sector was entirely a male-dominated sector. Though women are gradually giving the men a run for their money, there is still so much to be done if the women are to outsmart and outnumber the men. This article tells us why women are still not investing in real estate and why more women should join ...

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Structure of Cooperative Societies

Structure of Cooperative Societies

Cooperative Societies remain one of the most valid forums where people get together to achieve goals they wouldn’t have achieved on their own. Like in every other human society, the presence of a workable structure cannot be overstated. A structure is needed to guide activities and due processes in any community or organization. In view of this, Mr. Kayode Osunremi, ...

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Akpabio Pledges To Build New Hostel For Ojukwu’s University

Akpabio denies ownership of Lekki Gardens

The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has pledged to build a new hostel for the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, Anambra State. Mr. Akpabio made the offer Thursday while delivering a lecture as part of events for the school’s 7th convocation. In his lecture on “The Nigerian Question: Ethics in an Age of Uncertainty”, Mr. Akpabio called on Nigerian leaders ...

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Lagos Express Willingness To Partner With NMRC

Economist Intelligence Unit

The Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, has reiterated the state’s willingness to partner the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC). To this end, the state government says it is prepared to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as soon as parties agree on the terms and modalities of the facilities which are geared towards alleviating the burden of ...

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