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Residents lament as govt demolishes buildings on NNPC pipeline

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The federal government has demolished buildings erected illegally on oil pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Tanke area in Ilorin, Kwara State. The exercise lasted from April 3 to 7 in Tanke area, while that in another area of the state capital known as Okeoyi was carried out about two weeks earlier. Escorted by soldiers, an NNPC ...

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Court arraigns fake property agent over alleged N600,000 fraud

property agent

The Police on Friday docked a 34-year-old businessman cum property agent, Umorem Lewis, at a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly duping an unsuspecting client of N600,000. The defendant, who resides in Jabi by Mr. Biggs, Abuja, is facing a three-count charge of criminal breach of trust, cheating, and forgery. The Prosecutor, Mr. Dabo Yakubu, told the court ...

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Youths expose Nsima Ekere on plans to mortgage Akwa Ibom

Youths

Youths in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, under the auspices of Edemeya Supreme Leaders’ Coalition (ESLC), has urged their kinsman and Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, to shelve his purported governorship ambition in 2019. This view was contained in a statement issued, Tuesday, by the Director of Publicity and Strategy of the group, Akparawa Abraham ...

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Igbo-Efon issues quit notice to illegal occupants

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The Igbo-Efon community in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State has issued quit notice to those occupying their lands illegally and advised them to meet with the family representatives to legalise their ownership of such land or be ready to vacate the property. It would be recalled that the community right to Igbo-Efon land was confirmed in a landmark ...

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Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system

Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system - Nigeria Real Estate

The 45-kilometre long Abuja Light Rail is ready for operation but minor construction problems at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) which is delaying the takeoff of the rail system, Daily Trust learnt. This is even as prospective investors have started scrambling for available land opportunities to set up residential and commercial properties at some of ...

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70% of Naval personnel don’t have accommodation – Naval Chief

Naval

With the dearth of decent and affordable accommodation biting harder among Nigerians coupled with the attendant escalating cost of rents, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, recently said that only 30 per cent of the officers, representing 6,000 personnel have permanent accommodation. Ibas, who spoke during the commissioning of the Nigerian Navy Officers Quarters at Kubwa, ...

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FRSC records 456 road accidents deaths in one month

Accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 456 people died and 3404 others were injured in 826 accidents recorded nationwide in January. The FRSC stated this in its CCC report for January signed by its Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. According to the report, the January accident figure represents a 4-per cent decrease compared with the previous month of December 2017, ...

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Ambode to deliver Oshodi-Airport before December

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Thursday promised to deliver the reconstruction of Oshodi-Airport road and Oshodi transport interchange by December this year, citing their strategic significance to traffic management in the state. The governor equally pledged to compensate all stakeholders, whose buildings were affected during the reconstruction of Oshodi-Airport road, noting that the state government would pay property owners ...

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