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Adekunle Alonge, estate surveyor becomes IoD chairman

Adekunle Alonge

“The Institute of Directors (IoD) has elected Victor Adekunle Alonge as Chairman of its Abuja Federal Capital Territory branch and member of the Institute’s Governing Council.”- The Guardian Alonge was elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of its Abuja Branch recently. A practising estate surveyor and valuer, the new IoD Chairman is the Senior Partner/CEO of Nelson Thorpe Alonge, ...

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Plans to deliver 5,000 housing units in Osun state concluded

5,000 housing units in Osun state

All arrangements towards delivering 5,000 housing units in Osun state have been concluded between the Osun State Government and the African Nations Development Programme (ANDP), Independent reports. The project, designed to be two-bedroom bungalows would be built in five major towns in the state. In a statement by Mr. Olusola Adepoju, media officer, Osun State Ministry of Lands and Physical ...

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Experts tackle Federal Government on neglect of housing sector

housing sector

“Some leading stakeholders in the built environment have decried the seeming neglect of the housing sector by the Federal Government.”-Independent Those who spoke with INDEPENDENT hinged their submission on the non-challant disposition of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola on the developmental growth of the housing sector even as they frowned at the Federal Government’s ...

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EFCC inspects N7bn Dubai properties belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke

Diezani Alison-Madueke

According to Punch, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have visited two mansions in Dubai allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The properties, located at E146 Emirates Hill and J5 Emirates Hill, are said to be worth 74,000,000 dirham (N7.1bn). Emirates Hill, which has been described as the Beverly Hills of the United ...

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Housing sector : Developers still see gloom despite exiting economic recession

housing sector

“IN spite of the cheering news that the country is getting out of  economic recession, the bleak outlook of the housing sector of the nation’s economy will remain a major cause for concern for real estate developers and the survival of their businesses in the country.”- Vanguard This is because developers have been churning out housing units in different parts ...

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Osinbajo to open the 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa

3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa

“The 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA) planned for later this month in Abuja Nigeria, will be opened by His Excellency The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.”- BizNis Africa The conference of the African Tax Administration Forum, has its theme as, Building Strong Domestic Tax Regimes in Africa: Strengthening VAT, PIT and CIT. The conference will also ...

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Ogun State Polytechnic set to commence operation November

Ogun State Polytechnic

According to Premium Times, the newly established Ogun State Polytechnic located in Ipokia Local Government Area of the state is to commence operations in November with 42 already accredited courses. The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, made this known while laying foundation of the institution, recently approved by the National‎ Board for Technical Education, NBTE. Mr. ‎Amosun who led the ...

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Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments spend N100m on federal roads

Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments spend N100m on federal roads

“To ease transportation challenges encountered by commuters plying the Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi and Katsina to Kaduna routes, the Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments spend N100m on federal roads, they have completed the repair work on the 214-kilometre highway.”- The Guardian A statement issued by the spokesman to Governor of Sokoto State, Malam Imam Imam said the roads was repaired at ...

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Federal Government sets up committee on National Urban, Regional Planning Commission

National Urban, Regional Planning Commission

The Guardian reports that following the appeal by town planners for the implementation of the 1992 urban and regional planning Act, the Federal Government has established a committee to study the provisions of the law and modalities to constitute the National Urban, Regional Planning Commission. The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), had after its 50th anniversary/47th national conference called ...

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