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Global Summit set to Ensure Pension Funds are Invested in the Real Sector

The Director-General of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu

The Director-General of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, said the World Pension Summit Africa Special that will kick off in Abuja next week will deepen the discussion around ensuring that pension funds were invested in the real sector for visible and measurable impact on the economy, while also boosting retirement benefits, Vanguard reports. Anohu-Amazu said she was ...

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Tractor Showroom to be Established by Belarus in Katsina

Tractor Showroom to be Established by Belarus in Katsina

Ambassador of Belarus, Mr. Vicheslar Vasileric stated that the Republic of Belarus is to establish a tractor showroom in Katsina State. He said this  yesterday, shortly before he displayed some of the tractors and their accessories to Governor Aminu Bello Masari at the Government House. And so, the country has requested the state government to allocate Republic of Belarus with land to commence process for establishing the showroom. According to National Mirror, Vasileric said ...

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Residents Flee as Fresh Earth Tremor hits Kaduna Community

Residents Flee as Fresh Earth Tremor hits Kaduna Community

Reports show that another earth tremor on Tuesday rocked the Kwoi community in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State, and the incident reportedly forced many residents to flee the community. A correspondent of Punch gathered that the Tuesday incident which occurred around 9am was accompanied by a heavy vibration. An earlier tremor had taken place on Monday around 3am. ...

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Top 10 World’s Most Bizarre Bathrooms

This article is about rest rooms or conveniences or bathrooms as the case may be, that go against the conventional way of constructing bathrooms. I guess finding weird bathrooms in Nigeria is commonplace. If you go to places like Ajegunle and Mushin where there are a lot of tenement buildings otherwise called face-me-I-face-you or face-me-I-slap-you apartments, you will come across ...

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Ambode asks Councils to Submit 288 Additional Roads for Construction

Ambode asks Councils to Submit 288 Additional Roads for Construction

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State governor has directed sole administrators of the 57 councils to submit 288 additional roads (four from each  council) for construction  from 2017. The Sole Administrator of Igando/Ikotun LCDA, Mr. Samuel Ajayi, broke the news yesterday at the inauguration of Osunba Street and Balogun Olanrewaju Road – two of the 114 roads, The Nation reports. Mr. ...

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5 Tips On How To Make a Smart Real Estate Purchase

Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

What does it take to make a smart real estate purchase? So many people make the mistake of sealing a real estate purchase or deal without weighing the pros and cons just because the deal appears to be juicy. This article dishes out 5 worthy tips to bear in mind before finalizing that life-changing deal. Real estate scam is a ...

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18 killed, 6,637 houses destroyed by Floods in Jigawa

Flood overruns a community in Delta

According to the Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, floods killed 18 persons and destroyed 6,637 houses in about 19 local government areas in the state during the current raining season. Its Executive Secretary, Yusuf Sani, told journalists in Dutse yesterday that the persons died in Gwaram, Dutse, Jahun, Gumel and Ringim Local Government areas of the state, Vanguard reports. Sani ...

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House of Reps Member Calls for Equality in Allocation of Constituency Projects

House of Reps Member Calls for Equality in Allocation of Constituency Projects

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Daniel Reyenieju, has urged members of the National Assembly as they resume from their annual vacation to rededicate their efforts to address the current economic reality through institutional collaborative efforts so as to soon put same behind the Nigerian masses. In a telephone chat with Vanguard, Reyenieju who represents Warri Federal Constituency said ...

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FG to Concession Narrow Gauge Lines to General Electric – Amaechi

Warri-Ajaokuta-Obaro-Abuja rail project to attract $30bn investment - Amaechi

The Minister of  Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, made it known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, that negotiations were ongoing for the concessioning of the narrow gauge lines across the country to General Electric (GE). Amaechi said that the agreement would be signed before January 2017. The Minister said, “We are negotiating to concession the ...

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Restaurants top Retail Real Estate Deals in Philly Area

Restaurants top Retail Real Estate Deals in Philly Area

According to Philly.com, one in four retail real estate deals in Philadelphia area is a restaurant, and this is driven by demand, a younger clientele, and a challenged retail landscape. Philly.com reports that, one in four retail real estate transactions these days is for a spot to eat and drink. From trendy, chef-driven venues in Center City to outposts of ...

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