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Buhari signs 5,600km gas pipeline agreement with Morocco

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Nigeria has signed an agreement with Morocco for the construction of a 5,660km gas pipeline. The agreement was signed on Sunday by President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently on a working visit to the North African country, and Mohammed VI, king of Morocco. Earlier in December 2016, both countries agreed on the pipeline and carried out feasibility studies. “For economic, political, ...

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190 persons sustain injuries, 62 die in Ogun road crash

Ogun road crash

ROAD CRASH – The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) said on Sunday that 62 persons died while several others were injured in various auto crashes across the state between January and March. The TRACE Public Relations Officer, Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi, who stated ...

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NIESV bemoan poor remuneration of real estate operators


Mr. Rowland Abonta, the National President of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), at the weekend, decried the poor remuneration of operators in the real estate subsector of economy. Mr. Rowland Abonta, the National President of NIESV, made the observation while inaugurating the Corporate Affairs Committee for the 2018/2019 year in line with the provision of the institution’s ...

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Governor Dickson pledges to build more housing units to decongest Yenagoa

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Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has assured workers on the timely completion of the ongoing low-cost housing units in Ayama and Agbura in Southern Ijaw Local Government and Yenagoa Local Government Areas of the state. He said on completion, the projects will decongest Yenagoa, the state capital and as well afford low-income earners the opportunity to own affordable ...

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Court warns against Senator Hunkuyi’s house demolition


A Kaduna High Court says the State Government risks court contempt and disobedience order if it demolished Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi’s personal house at No. 18A, Inuwa Wada Road, Kaduna. The state High Court said there was an earlier order restraining the state government from any action on the property pending before it, warning that any action contrary to its order ...

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FRSC recovers N589,950 from accident scene in Gada-Biyu


The rescue team of the Abaji Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recovered N589,950 cash from a vehicle that crashed at Gada- Biyu village on the Abuja-Lokoja Road. Abaji Unit Commander of the FRSC, ACC Olasupo Esuruo, who disclosed this to our reporter yesterday in his office, said two persons lost their lives in the crash. ...

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NCC harps on improving infrastructure for economic growth


Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice- Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), on Thursday said Nigeria’s economic development could only be facilitated and accelerated by the availability of infrastructure. The executive vice-chairman made this assertion during the Business Journal’s 10th Anniversary Lecture and Award held at Sheraton, Ikeja. The theme of the event was: “Infrastructure and Economic Growth: Exploring the Strategic ...

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Court remands 22-year-old man over hotel property theft

Property theft

Property Theft – A Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered the remand of 22-year-old Nasiru Mohammed, for allegedly stealing hotel property. The judge, Sani Mohammed, ordered the defendant to be remanded in prison pending further order of the court. Earlier, the prosecutor, Vincent Osuji, told the court that one Chukwuemeka Ajah of Miami Escape Hotel, Karu, Abuja, ...

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Amaechi says contractors need N100 billion to execute East-West project


The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said N100billion would be needed by the contractors to complete the dualisation of the East-West road. Mr. Amaechi, together with the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Uguru Usani, said this during the inspection tour of the dualisation of the East-West road, which started from Warri to Eleme junction. According to him, political opponents ...

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