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ICPC arraigns treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers over N495.8m housing fraud

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said yesterday it has arraigned the Treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal, Mr. Percy Ndam, to court for alleged  N495.8 million fraud.”- The Nation Ndam was accused of conspiring with two contractor, Frank Igbinedion and Uche Nwedi,  to convert the cash into personal use. The said funds ...

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Stakeholders in the built environment renew campaign for concrete roads

Stakeholders in the built environment

Punch reports that stakeholders in the built environment have said that adequate road infrastructure is critical to economic growth and development, as road transportation accounts for about 90 per cent of all freight and passenger movements in the country. Based on this, there have been calls for more investment in concrete roads, which professionals say can save the government several ...

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Lagos State Government to unveil new Awolowo statue

Awolowo statue

Premium Times reports that the Lagos State Government will on Tuesday unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (Ltv) junction in Ikeja is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue round-about in Ikeja. Standing ...

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NIQS to hold its 3rd Annual Research Conference Research in Bauchi

3rd Annual Research Conference Research in Bauchi

According to The Nation, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) is to hold its 3rd Annual Research Conference Research in Bauchi, the capital of Bauchi State. In a release made available to in Abuja on Thursday, the Secretary, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of the Institute, QS Olujide Oke said the conference which has the theme “ Confluence of Research, Theory ...

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Lalong charges the Government to complete the National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory

National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory

“Plateau Governor Simon Lalong has charged the Federal Government to complete the National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory, Bassa in view of its relevance to effective power supply.”- The Nation Lalong gave the charge on Thursday in Jos, in a keynote address at the third edition of the National Council on Power ( NACOP ) tagged “Completing Power Sector Reforms”, currently ...

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NNPC calls for relocation of tank farms in Apapa

tank farms in Apapa

The Nation reports that the Lagos State House of Assembly Thursday at plenary called on the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) to relocate the tank farms in Apapa to a less congested area, saying that it is causing traffic logjam and endangering the lives of the residents. Hon. Mojisola Miranda, representing Apapa Constituency 1 raised the issue under matter of urgent ...

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Exchange of letters for the transfer of title to land

exchange of letters for the transfer of title to land

“In compliance with the agreement reached between the Federal  and state governments at the 2016 meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, held in Ilorin, Kwara State, last year,  where it was resolved to facilitate the use of exchange of letters for the transfer of title to land when states are transferring land to the Federal ...

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Federal Government grants Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive

Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive

According to Premium Times, the Nigerian government has granted Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Mr. Fashola made this known while speaking at the Businessday Road Construction Summit, held in Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday. Mr. Fashola, who disclosed that construction of the Apapa to Oworonshoki ...

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