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Edo community donates N30billion infrastructure to Police Force

Police Force

The Ekpon community in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo, has donated a facility valued at about N30 million to the Edo Command of the Nigeria Police Force. The facility, a police station, was handed over to Commissioner of Police in Edo, Mr Johnson Kokumo by Mr Celestine Edobor. Edobor said that the facility was started in 2014 and completed ...

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Maritime Academy governing board decries ancient infrastructure of the institution

governing board of MAN

The newly appointed Governing Board of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom on Wednesday decried the level of abandoned projects and obsolete infrastructure in the institution. Mr Ademola Seriki, Chairman of the governing board expressed the disappointment of the board members during an inaugural visit and inspection of facilities in the academy. He observed that some of the ...

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UNDP delivers 608 housing units in Borno community


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 608 housing units built for Ngwom Community to Borno State government. The housing units are part of efforts at rebuilding about 20 destroyed communities by Boko-Haram in 2014 and 2016. About 370 households were affected while 2,300 residents were forced to take refuge in camps in Maiduguri. UNDP Resident Coordinator, Edward ...

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Court arraigns contractor over alleged N52m fraud


A 42 year-old building contractor, Adegboyega Olamilakan was on Friday, arraigned before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, Isabo in Ogun, for allegedly defrauding his customer of N52million. Olamilakan, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of fraud, stealing and threat to life. The Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Eigbejiale, told the court that the accused committed the offences in 2016 ...

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Mortgage operatives propose new ways to finance housing institutions

Housing institutions

After an initial effort that eventually turned out to be a ‘false start’, a fresh move to facilitate the mobilization of fund for the provision of houses for Nigerians at affordable prices may be in the offing. The move would rejuvenate mortgage sector as part of the wider plans of overhauling housing financing institutions in the country. Coming under the ...

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Stakeholders commend Ambode over 50% LUC slash


Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has been lauded for approving the downward review of the amended Land Use Charge Law 2018 to 50 percent for commercial property as well as other LUC waivers that will give economic succour to owners of property and taxpayers in Lagos State. Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinyemi Ashade, at a media briefing ...

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Federal Government promises to improve standard of living through infrastructure

standard of living

The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi said on Wednesday that the Federal Government was committed to improving the standard of living of its citizens through infrastructure development. Amaechi said this at the 2018 Africa Forum of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), in Abuja with the theme `Building Capacity for Efficient Logistics and Transport Services in Africa’. ...

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Abuja-Lokoja road crash claims four lives in 3days


At least, four persons have been confirmed dead in three different auto-crashes along Lokoja-Abuja road between Sunday and Tuesday this week. Two persons were crushed to death by a hit-and-run truck on Sunday night at Gada Biyu village, on Abuja- Lokoja road A witness told Daily Trust that the incident happened at about 9:12 pm when an unmarked truck coming ...

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Governor Obaseki’s convoy in an accident along Benin-Lagos express road

Governor Obaseki

The convoy of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki was yesterday involved in an accident along the Benin-Lagos Express Road. The accident occurred in front of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) but no live was lost except for three persons who sustained injuries. When The Guardian visited the scene of the accident, some private vehicles were seen damaged alongside ...

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Ajimobi set to launch 3 Ultra-model schools


Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi yesterday disclosed that the three ultra-modern model schools being constructed by his administration in Ibadan and Saki will soon be ready for inauguration. The governor who disclosed this during an inspection tour of two of the model schools, Oba Akinbiyi High School, Mokola and Islamic High School, Basorun, both in Ibadan, said the project ...

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