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FCT residents protest poor access to water facilities

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A protest occurred on Wednesday by the residents of some communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over lack of access to the only source of water to the areas. The communities are Tungan-Kwaso, Tungan-Kano and Tungan- Kukudagba. Newsmen who monitored the protest along Airport Road in Abuja, reports that the protesters barricaded the road. Armed policemen and other security ...

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Governor Akeredolu committed to provide 500km access roads

Access road provision

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of his administration to constructing 500 kilometres access roads to link farms to the city. Akeredolu made this known while inaugurating some projects in Ondo Central Senatorial District to commemorate his administration’s one year in office. He said that Idanre community would also benefit from the access roads to ...

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El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property – Senator

El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property - Senator

A senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the demolition of his property by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, in the state, noting that he has no case against the governor and has ‘forgiven him’. Suleiman Hunkuyi said this while addressing journalists on Tuesday. He also explained that he still sees and takes Mr. El-Rufai, ...

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Two construction workers arraigned over alleged murder

construction workers arraigned to court

Two construction workers, Emmanuel Udoh and Mohammed Saidu, who allegedly beat their co-worker to death during a brawl, on Tuesday, appeared before a Lagos High Court Judge, Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya. The accused persons, whose residential addresses were not given, are standing trial on a one-count charge of murder. The Prosecutor, Mr K. N. Bamgbose, told the judge that the duo ...

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NNPC pledges to build affordable houses for staff members

The Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Properties Ltd, Mr. Danny Sokari-George, has said that the company is determined to deliver quality and affordable houses with the best funding options for staff of the corporation.

The Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Properties Ltd, Mr. Danny Sokari-George, has said that the company is determined to deliver quality and affordable houses with the best funding options for staff of the corporation. Sokari-George, who disclosed this recently at the maiden edition of NNPC Properties Ltd (NPL), Festival in Abuja, however, cautioned the staff against ...

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Elrufai demolishes property of a political opponent

Elrufai demolishes property of a political opponent

In the early hours of Tuesday, February 20, 2018, a bulldozer powered its way into No 11 Sambo Close in the Kaduna metropolis. Before long, the property occupying that address had been reduced to rubble. The demolished property belongs to Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi who sat in a meeting where the decision to suspend Governor Nasir Elrufai from the APC was ...

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Federal Government signs MOU to complete Ilubirin Housing Scheme

Federal Government signs MOU to complete Ilubirin Housing Scheme

After months of sustained discussion, the Lagos State Government Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with First Investment Property Company (FIPC) to redevelop and complete 472 units at Ilubirin Housing Scheme. The state government, therefore, disclosed that the scheme would be constructed in seven phases, adding that the existing structure, which is already underway, would be completed in 2019 ...

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LASU speculators destroy LASU’s expansion plan II

LASU speculators destroy LASU expansion plan II

Illegal landlords who had encroached into LASU lands through the deceit of land speculators, have in a new twist, said they don’t want to be tenants to the institution but abide only by the state government’s policy on the issue at another stakeholders meeting aimed at reaching an amicable resolution on the matter. Funmi Ogundare, who has been following the ...

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Real estate experts urge FG to establish housing microfinance

Real estate experts urge FG to establish housing microfinance

Perturbed by the high level of homelessness among Nigerians, the Federal Government has been urged by real estate experts to establish a housing microfinance fund or shelter fund to provide affordable houses for those in need of accommodation. Establishment of housing microfinance fund, according to Social Housing Activist and International Housing Finance Specialist, Mr. Adekunle Faleti, will enable low-income earners ...

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