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Rivers State: Kidnappers to lose their properties

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Kidnappers in Rivers State will henceforth lose their properties to the state when convicted under the new anti-kidnapping bill which is set to be passed into law by the House of Assembly. The House of Assembly is set to empower the state governor, Nyesom Wike, to frontally deal with kidnappers in the state. Wike had on Wednesday last week sent ...

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Real estate identified as one of the fastest growing sectors in Nigeria

Real estate sector growth in Nigeria

Real Estate, as well as Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have been identified by the UN as some of the fastest growing sectors in the Nigerian economy. Patrick Osakwe, Head, Poverty and Trade Department, UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), who made this known in an interview yesterday in Lagos, said that real estate, as well as information and communication ...

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“It is always good to invest in property” – Davido

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Talk about living the Omo Baba Olowo lifestyle. Music star Davido recently purchased a luxurious vacation home in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The recording artiste took to social media to share his new home. The “Dami Duro” pop star who welcomed a daughter recently, also joked that his daughter has the biggest room in the house. In an exclusive interview with ...

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Nigerian most senior diplomat, Oyelaran-Oyeyinka appointed UN-Habitat’s Director Africa

Nigerian most senior diplomat working at the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi, Prof. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka has been appointed as the Acting Director, Regional Office for Africa (ROAF), UN-Habitat. The RoAf/ UN-Habitat is currently working in 24 countries in the Africa region (these include: Nigeria, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, ...

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NUJ Vows To Resist Sale Of Government Building Housing VON

Government Building

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Cross River State has resolved to resist any arbitrary sale of the state government building housing the zonal office of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and the Department of Technical Services of the Cross River State Ministry of Information in Calabar. The building, situated at a prime location in the state capital, is ...

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‘Costs of building material, retail financing, others, truncate affordable housing in Nigeria’

affordable housing

Experts in the real estate sector have listed reasons why affordable housing has remained elusive in the country despite efforts from both the public and private sectors. This has become a major concern for the stakeholders in the housing sector as the same factors continue to truncate mass housing drive in the country. According to the managing director UACN Property ...

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Anambra: Traders forcefully relocated to permanent market site

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Traders in Anambra  yesterday were forcefully relocated to permanent market site. Some traders at Williams Street in Onitsha, Anambra State, have defied government’s relocation order leading to their forceful ejection by the State Government. The traders were ejected to a permanent and standard market at Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of the state. Some of the traders who were ...

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APICAN urges real estate agents to operate in ‘Honesty and Goodwill’


In a bid to sanitize Real Estate agents practice in the country, association of property investment and commission agents in Nigeria (APICAN) Iju branch held a one day seminar on Real Estate Management Accounting System. The seminar which was held at Baale Palace Saala Ifako Ijaiye Local Government had in attendance, APICAN national deputy chairman, Mr. Jide Odelola, National secretary, ...

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Ogun state to compensate demolished buildings owners

Certificates of Occupancy

The Ogun State Government has said that over 80 per cent of the structures demolished to pave the way for the construction of standard roads being constructed across the length and breadth of the state do not have title documents. The Permanent Secretary, Ogun State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Kayode Ademolake, who stated this in a statement issued ...

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NIQS National workshop to be based on cost management of engineering projects

NIQS national workshop

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors will examine the cost management aspect of critical infrastructure projects in the country. The NIQS in a statement signed by its Secretary for Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Mr. Jide Oke, stated that measurement and cost management of engineering infrastructure projects would form the basis of  NIQS national workshop. He said the two-day workshop, which ...

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