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The Challenges of Finding Accommodation in Lagos

Finding accommodation in Lagos

Over the years Lagos has become home to every Tom, Dick and Harry which makes the city of excellence a real estate  hotbed and as  such a case of survival of the fittest for those in search of a place to call home. In this article, Lekan Linkin Lofinji examines the challenges of finding accommodation in Lagos. If you are ...

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Lagos begins Ikorodu-Arepo Link Road project

Ikorodu-Arepo road

The long-awaited Ikorodu-Arepo road project which will connect Agric area of Ikorodu to the Arepo area of Ogun State has finally taken off. This was made known at a stakeholders’ meeting held to sensitize the relevant stakeholders and community leaders on the need for their support and cooperation on the Ikorodu-Arepo road project. Governor Ambode, who was represented by the ...

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Bad Market – Episode 6

Bad market - episode 6

If a soothsayer told me whilst I was leaving the house that I will still be out by 11 p.m, I would have had a good laugh. Albeit here I was amid a group of ragtag cultists whose capon was my lowlife brother. My phone had been ringing like forever, my parents especially my father was worried sick about me. ...

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Comprehensive review of the laws governing mortgages has become imperative

Comprehensive review of the laws governing mortgages has become imperative

“The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed concerns over  17 million housing deficits in the country, stating that a comprehensive review of the laws governing mortgages has become imperative.”- Pulse The Speaker who made the remarks  on Monday, July 17, 2017, in Abuja, when he declared open the 11th Abuja Housing Show, disclosed that the legislature ...

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Nigerian gets house in UK with fake British passport

The Nation reports that a Nigerian bus driver forged a British passport so he could live in a council house for more than a decade, a court heard.

The Nation reports that a Nigerian bus driver used a fake British passport so he could live in a council house for more than a decade, a court heard. Christopher Aghalibe, 53, allegedly submitted the document along with his application for housing to the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in September 2000, according to a report by Mailonline. The ...

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FG begins repair of Benin-Ekpoma-Okene Road

Benin-Ekpoma-Okene Road

According to PM News, the Federal Government has begun limited repair of the Benin-Ekpoma- Okene Road and will carry out full rehabilitation of the failed portions of the road after the rainy season. Sen. Clifford Odia, Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Benin when he led members of the committee on a courtesy visit ...

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11th Abuja International Housing Show: Realty Point showcases Cedar Homes

11th Abuja International Housing Show

The ongoing 11th Abuja International Housing Show is duly attended by Realty Point Limited and products with catchy gifts are up for grabs. Cedar homes is currently showcased amongst the many housing and building products. The show is going on at the International Conference Centre, Area 8, opposite Radio House, Abuja   CEDAR HOMES is RPL’s affordable housing development, primarily ...

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Lagos denies approving ICT specialised mall

ICT specialized mall

“The Lagos State government yesterday denied involvement with a construction firm, Master Realty International Concept Limited, allegedly said to be parading itself as having approval to build an ICT specialised mall beside the new Ikeja Bus Terminal.”- The Nation In a statement yesterday in Ikeja, the state capital, Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development Wasiu Anifowoshe said the state ...

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11th Abuja International Housing Show : Fashola explains Housing Economy

11th Abuja International Housing Show

“In a keynote address at the International Conference Centre, venue of the three-day event, Fashola explained the concept of Housing Economy to mean “an economy that delivers on a continuous basis at every spectrum of the value chain”, starting from the construction sites. The 11th Abuja International Housing Show kicked off in the Federal Capital Territory Monday with the Minister ...

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11th Abuja International housing show : USA, China and others take part

11th Abuja International housing show

“U.S., China and Turkey are among the countries taking part at the ongoing 11th Abuja International Housing show which began in Abuja on Monday with the participation of manufacturers and dealers in building materials within and outside the country.”- Vanguard Newsmen report that the Housing show is an opportunity for both local and foreign manufacturers to exhibit latest technologies in ...

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