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At 60, UCH establishes care centre for the elderly

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For people who cannot trust the care of their old parents above 60 in the hands of  house-helps and distant relatives, the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, will soon unveil the Kessington Adebutu Rehabilitation Centre, to serve as an old people’s home. Located within the geriatric department of the tertiary institution, the centre, which is nearing its completion, will be ...

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Carnival: Lagos Plans 12-Hours Street Display Of Culture

Carnival

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it would hold a 12-hours street carnival on the popular Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, on Dec.3, ahead of the Yuletide. The Special Adviser to Gov.Akinwunmi Ambode on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola, at a news conference in Alausa, said that the overall aim of the carnival was to boost the economy ...

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Evicted Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers in War with LASG

Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers

Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront homes. Some 600 people from the Otodo-Gbame area of the Nigerian megacity, including women and children, had earlier on Wednesday marched to the office of the state governor. They were among more than more than 30,000 people ...

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Sterling Bank partners Sterling Court on Housing Provision

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In its bid to reduce the widening housing deficit in the country, Sterling Court Development, a Pubic Private Partnership Development initiative in collaboration with Lagos State Government through Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area, in financial partnership with Sterling Bank Plc, is set to offer a solution to the acute housing shortage being experienced in the nation particularly in Lagos State ...

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Three Dead, Several others Injured in Lagos Multiple Accidents

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Three people have been killed and 19 others injured in a multiple accidents at Berger area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. General Manager, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu confirmed that three people died from the multiple accidents. He said the accident occurred at Kara Bridge, inward Mowe and that the multiple accidents involved 16 vehicles. Tiamiyu added that 19 people were injured and ...

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ToLet acquires Jumia House in Nigeria

ToLet

In what is likely the most interesting acquisition deal in the history of Nigerian internet startups, online property classifieds platform, ToLet just recently announced its acquisition of Jumia House for an undisclosed amount. Why is the acquisition interesting? It is barely a year ago since ToLet raised just over a million dollars in its Series A funding round. Jumia House ...

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Dangote Foundation donates N100million Mosque in Abuja

Dangote foundation

Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100 million to the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) in Abuja. Mr Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corporate Communication Officer, Dangote Group, made this known on Wednesday in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said that the foundation took over the building of the ...

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Hospitality Business Booms Ahead of Anambra Elections

anambra elections

The massive deployment of security personnel and personnel of other organisations for the Nov.18 Governorship election in Anambra has led to boom in hospitality business in Awka and its environs. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who visited some hotels, Anambra Police Command headquarters and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Awka on Wednesday, reports increased human activities. Most ...

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Dangote Noodles Sell Plants to Rivals

Dangote noodles

A unit of Dangote Flour Mills, Dangote Noodles Limited, has sold two production lines to rival pasta maker, De United Foods Industries, for N3.75bn ($12.26m), the company said on yesterday. De United said it had signed an agreement with the firm to buy plants at its Ikorodu and Calabar factories. It will also buy stock worth N383.94m, according to a statement from ...

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Rivers Lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government. Olu made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He said that the Ogoni clean-up required extensive planning, scientific analysis, ...

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