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Lagos Assembly speaker, Obasa, dragged into a land-grabbing case


Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has been mentioned in a land-grabbing case. It was reported that one Goriola Oyenusi invaded the land of Rexman Global Ventures Limited with some personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, claiming to have bought the land on behalf of the Speaker. According to the lawyer of Rexman Global Ventures Limited, Barrister ...

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FG announces new national building code to regulate construction

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The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country. Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made the announcement at the ministry’s headquaters in Abuja while inaugurating members of the Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON). He noted that ...

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Kaduna set to prosecute 56 property owners over unpaid ground rent

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The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) said on Tuesday that it would prosecute owners of 56 properties in the state over unpaid ground rent. Executive Chairman of the service, Mukhtar Ahmed, made the disclosure in Kaduna at the launch of a digital application that integrates all the 63 revenue generating agencies in the state. He said that a task ...

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Niger Delta $10b infrastructure fund is nowhere to be found – Stakeholders

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Close to two years after the Federal Government launched the $10b Infrastructure Fund to stimulate development in the Niger Delta, there is no trace of the fund anywhere. In October 2016, the Federal Government launched the $10b Infrastructure Fund to end insurgency and introduce sustainable development in the region. Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu alongside President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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EFCC urges court to sustain interim forfeiture of Diezani’s properties

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has urged the Federal High Court In Abuja not to vacate the interim forfeiture order it placed on 19 properties linked to the immediate-past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Maduke. The anti-graft agency said it traced the properties the ex-Minister bought in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States of America ...

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Benue loses property worth billions of naira to herdsmen attacks

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Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has stated that the state has lost over N400 billion worth of property to renewed militia herdsmen attacks on Benue communities. He stated this during an interactive session with newsmen where he spoke on his achievements and challenges of his administration in the past three years. The governor noted that the estimate was arrived at ...

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Fashola temporarily fixes collapsed bridge in 24hours

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The temporary solution on the collapsed bridge occurred less than 24 hours after the works minister, Babatunde Fashola, pledged to ensure a palliative is put in place for motorists plying the route. Vehicular traffic on the Mokwa-Jebba road has eased following the temporary fixing of the Mowo bridge after it collapsed on Saturday night. The Federal Road Safety Corp had ...

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FG pledges to revamp road infrastructure within Ota industrial hub

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Nigeria’s minister of works, power and housing, Babatunde Fashola, has assured investors, residents and visitors of one of the largest industrial hubs in the country, including Sango, Ota, Igbesa, Agbara, of Federal Government’s plans to revamp aging road infrastructure within the axis. The Federal Government’s assurance on infrastructure upgrade within all existing industrial hubs in the country was made at ...

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Oshibajo urges African countries to collaborate efforts to develop infrastructure

African countries

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has urged African countries to collaborate in efforts to develop infrastructure in the oil and gas sector for the growth of the region. Osinbajo made the call at the opening ceremony of the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation(APPO) Abuja, on Monday. He bemoaned the paucity of funds required ...

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Fashola pledges to renovate collapsed bridge in 72 hours

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The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Raji Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be back in use within 72 hours. Fashola told newsmen in Zaria, Kaduna State, shortly after he paid homage to the Emir of Zazzau, Dr. Shehu Idris in his palace on Sunday. The Minister had, before visiting the emir, inaugurated a new 60MVA/132/KV ...

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