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Family in court with Bianca over Ojukwu’s father’s property

Louis Ojukwu

An Awka High Court, presided over by Justice Dennis Mmaduechesi on Monday adjourned till March 12, 2018 for a pre-trial conference on a matter involving  Bianca, the widow of the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and others over the family property. The case involved the sharing of the late Sir Louis Ojukwu’s property. Sir Louis Ojukwu, who died ...

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Ex-AMCON boss seeks reforms in Real Estate Investment Trust

AMCON boss

Former Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mustafa Chike-Obi has called for adjustment in the tax benefit of Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to encourage investments in the real estate sector. Chike-Obi, who spoke at the maiden edition of Fusion of Real Estate, Interior Design and Art (FREIA) conference held in Lagos, stressed ...

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FG Completes Handing Over Of Presidential Lodge, Marina To LASG

Presidential Lodge

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about twenty years after the journey to actualize it commenced. Speaking at the brief but impressive handing over ceremony, held at the Conference Room of Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing in Abuja, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode ...

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‘How increment of electricity tariff may backfire’

electricity tariff

A Lagos based lawyer, ToluwaniAdebiyi has urged the government to stop the proposed 61.5 percent increment of electricity tariff. According to him, the increment of the tariff will infuriate and pitch the people against the government. Speaking at the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) House in Yaba, recently, Adebiyi said the economic recession has done enough damage to the image of ...

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How Whistleblowers Can Better Expose Corrupt Persons

Whistleblowers

Experts have identified ways of strengthening the whistleblowing policy of the Federal Government as well as other means of tracing property and investments linked to proceeds of bribery and corruption. The experts spoke at a recent training conference on tracking noxious funds, which held both in Lagos and Abuja. The conference was organized by the University of Kent, The McArthur ...

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Real Estate, Viable For Economic Diversification – Broll Nigeria

economic diversification

The Chief Executive Officer of real estate investment firm, Broll Nigeria, Mr. Bolaji Edu, says real estate is a viable industry for economic diversification. At the recently held West African Property Investment Summit 2017 in Lagos, where Broll was the platinum sponsor, Edu said Nigeria had heightened investment potential among the comity of nations as the real estate industry was ...

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Develop your expertise, institute tasks 292 NIESV inductees

NIESV

The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has called on its 292 newly inducted associate members to imbibe professionalism in the practice of real estate business. Dr Bolarinde Patunola-Ajayi, the President of NIESV, made the call at the 2017 Associates’ Induction of the institution in Abuja. He said the induction of new members was to beef up the ...

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5 Seller Mistakes that can sink a Home sale

Home sale

Selling a home may seem like a simple process. You clean it up, show it to a few people and one of them buys it. The trouble is that the process is actually much more complicated, with legal and practical considerations you may not know much about. Sometimes, sellers make simple mistakes that could cost them big, even after the ...

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