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THIRD EDITION: ‘The Sack Your Landlord Contest’ RELOADED!

Sack your landlord contest

THE ‘SACK YOUR LANDLORD CONTEST’ comes alive this month. It’s a competition that creates the platform for writers and aspiring writers to share their worst and best Landlord/Tenant Experience. We all have different tales about our various rental apartments and how much our relationship with our various landlords does affect our lives; I am talking about those that are still ...

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Who do you think should do house repairs: landlord or tenant?

60 abandoned Nigerian Government buildings In Lagos turn criminal hideouts

A lot of questions have been raised in time past as regards house repairs. In fact, this has generated a lot of argument. Both tenants and landlords constantly feel cheated because either feel they are being forced to pay for house repairs supposed to be handled by the other. We asked people on Facebook to air their opinions on who ...

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Two die, another injured in Lagos collapsed building

Two die, another injured in Lagos collapsed building

According to The Nation, two artisans were yesterday killed and another injured after a building collapsed in Lekki area of Lagos State. The building, situated at Nicon Town Estate, Admiralty Way in Lekki Phase One, was under construction when it caved in around 11:40a.m. The deceased simply identified as Tasiu and Abdulahi were crushed by the collapsed beams of the ...

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Abuja Residents Solicit Govt Support on tree planting

connection of the 36 states

PM News reports that some residents of Abuja have called on the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and area councils to train them and provide inputs that would facilitate their efforts to plant trees. They made the call in Abuja. Mr Aliyu Idris, a resident of Zuba, said that if relevant authorities could train and support the people with tree ...

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‘Infrastructure’ll drive real estate growth’

‘Infrastructure’ll drive real estate growth’

“The Managing Director of Cross and Churchill, Mr. Taiwo Ogunbodede, has said the full potential of the real estate sector can be better realised if the government put in place adequate Infrastructure.”- The Nation Such endeavour, he further said, would also stimulate faster growth in the real estate sector. Ogunbodede, also the Chairman, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), ...

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Property developer charged with defrauding 33 accommodation seekers

Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

“A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday granted N3 million bail to a Property developer, Hassan Lukmon, who allegedly defrauded 33 accommodation seekers of N11.3 million. The Magistrate, Mrs A. F. Adeeyo, also ordered Lukmon to produce two sureties each in like sum. She directed that one of the sureties must own a landed property in Lagos State ...

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ODD WORLD: China Set to Build Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’

China Is Set to Build This Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’ Filled With Tree-Covered Skyscrapers The eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, like many of the country’s urban areas, suffers from intense smog. The Air Quality Index, which uses a scale from 0 to 500 (with higher numbers indicating worse pollution), rates Nanjing’s air quality as 132 – a level considered unhealthy for the public, especially ...

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Using Social Housing Scheme to Solve Housing Problems in Nigeria

social housing

When you talk about social housing for the masses, the words that come to mind are cheap, affordable, non-profit driven, mass produced houses that could be occupied by low income earners, who may wish to save towards eventually buying such houses with time. Considering the fact that Nigeria has a housing deficit of about 17 million units, any information that ...

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Alleged N2b land fraud: EFCC quizzes Abuja estate developer, SAN

Alleged N2b land fraud: EFCC quizzes Abuja estate developer, SAN

The Eagle Online has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has quizzed an Abuja-based estate developer, who is also the promoter of Winning Clause Limited, Obiageli Okwubanego, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, P. I. N. Ikwueto, over alleged inappropriate land deals running into billions of naira. A senior operative of the anti-graft agency told journalists in Abuja ...

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Imo community jubilates as work begins on Nigeria Prison site

Lekki land

“A cross section of elders and youths of Okwu, Umuoma in Nekede Autonomous community of Owerri west Local Government Area in Imo state, have expressed joy that after years of abandonment,  the Nigeria Prison Service, NPS, has commenced work on their site.” – Vanguard Vanguard visited the area yesterday and discovered that clearing and carting away of unwanted trees in ...

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