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Lagos embarks on automation system to fast-track and boost land administration

Elliot commends Ambode over Upgrade of Akodo Resort

In a bid to fast track and boost land administration in Lagos state, the Lagos Lands Bureau has commenced an Integrated Land Administration and Automation System (ILAAS), that is expected to benefit prospective land seekers, investors and corporate bodies operating in the state, as the system is devoid of all forms of bottlenecks that could slow down and make difficult business ...

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South Korean firm to build 550 megawatts power plant in Cross River

KEDCO Assures Residents of Better Service Delivery

Vanguard reports that a South Korean firm, Kingline Integrated Power Development Limited, has expressed its readiness to build a 550 Megawatts gas fired power plant in Cross River State. According to Vanguard, the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Sean Kim, dropped the hint when he led a delegation from the firm on a courtesy visit to the governor, ...

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Quantity surveyors to hold job fair in Abuja

Surveyors, experts offer solutions to Nigeria’s socio-economic woes

The 2016 Quantity Surveyors /Project Management Job Fair organised by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) begins tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at JD Leisure Centre, Maitama, Abuja. The Guardian reports that the event which debut with the first edition at the University of Lagos, according to the statement by the Secretary, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of the Institute, Mr. Jide Oke, ...

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ERCAAN calls for upgrade of LASRETRAD to an agency

ERCAAN calls for upgrade of LASRETRAD to an agency

The Lagos Chapter of the Estate Rent and Commission Agents Association of Nigeria (ERCAAN) has called for the upgrading of the State’s Real Estate Transaction Department (LASRETRAD) to an agency. The Guardian reports that the upgrade, they said would help in proper regulation of agency practice and  distinguish genuine professionals from quacks. The body had been bedeviled with controversy over the ...

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NSE urges FG to pay more attention to the housing sector

NSE decries abandonment of steel industries in the country

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has urged the Federal Government to pay more attention to the housing sector, as it has potentials and capacity to help in revamping the economy. According to The Nation, the President, NSE, Mr. Otis Anyaeji, made this known at a World Press Conference held by the body in Abuja, recently. According to him, trends in ...

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NIMET alerts on anticipated weather pattern

NIMET alerts on anticipated weather pattern

New Telegraph reports that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has advised citizenry, especially rural dwellers resident in the north and central parts of the country, to avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight and stay in cool and ventilated environment as a result of the rise in temperature. According to New Telegraph, the agency stated that the increase in temperatures would ...

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FG to use new innovation to tackle oil spillage

FG partners Morocco on renewable energy

The Federal Government has made it known that it will adopt a new innovation to tackle oil spillage. The Nation reports that the Minister of Environment, Hajia Amina Mohammed spoke yesterday in Abuja on government’s plan at a workshop on Oil Spill Trajectory Modelling in Maritime Environment. She said the Federal Government would adopt the technology through the National Oil ...

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Delta State government urged to improve prison facilities

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

The Delta State Comptroller of Prisons, Mr Sam Iyakoregha, has appealed to the state  government to assist in addressing the deplorable  prison facilities in the state and lack of operational vehicles to convey inmates to court, Vanguard reports. According to Vanguard, Iyakoregha, who is new in the state, made the appeal when he  visited the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, ...

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Gov Jibrilla tells contractors to return to site or refund the money given to them

Gov Jibrilla tells contractors to return to site or refund the money given to them

Vanguard reports that Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa State has given road contractors two weeks ultimatum to resume work or refund the money the state government mobilised them with. According to Vanguard, Governor Jibrilla, while speaking to newsmen yesterday in Yola, said his administration would ensure that any contractor, who collected government money, delivered on the job or would be ...

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