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Lagos concessions landfills and adopts new utility levy

Lagos concessions landfills and adopts new utility levy

“Fresh facts have emerged that the Lagos State Government has concessioned three landfills under the Build, Own, Operate and Transfer, (BOOT) for a period of 25 years, which would take effect from next year.”- The Guardian The state authorities have also adopted a Public Utility Levy (PUL) – a property-based charge applicable to all properties to replace all previous waste ...

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N-Power beneficiaries demand 300 hectares of land From government

Minister to support beneficiaries of Fadama III with land access

“The beneficiaries of the N-Power programme in Kwara State have requested the Federal Government to provide a minimum of 300 hectares of land with good irrigation system.  They have requested 100 hectares in each of the three senatorial districts of Kwara State before the beginning of planting season in 2018, for members of the three pioneer clusters of the N-Power graduates ...

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Tackling the menace of structural failures in Nigeria

Structural Failures in Nigeria

Since the purpose for any structure of a building is to satisfy some human needs, there is need for the design of such structure to be at par with the functional objectives of safety, serviceability, and economy.This article delves into the menace of structural failures in Nigeria The tools to enable an engineer realise the functional objectives of safety, serviceability, ...

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Akinwunmi Ambode’s assurance to stem the Lagos floods

Akinwunmi Ambode's assurance to stem the Lagos floods

“The recent assurance given by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to stem the raging tide of the flushing Lagos floods is as timely as it is imperative. The crux of the matter is that finding sustainable solutions to this critical issue goes beyond any blame game. The government cannot mitigate the scourge of floods alone, not just here in ...

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UN-Habitat, Niger state’s new urban policy

UN-Habitat

“Determined to accelerate the development of Nigeria’s largest state in terms of land area, the Niger State government has embarked on a landmark new initiative that will deploy the potentials of its rapidly growing urban centres and their proximity to the nation’s capital, as a platform to boost the economic, social and general well being of its citizens.”- Daily Trust ...

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Lagos flooding: “we must understand the DNA of Lagos”- Mr Oshodi

Mr Lookman Oshodi on Lagos flooding

Nigeria Real Estate Hub’ correspondent, Esther Adeniyi, interviewed Mr Lookman Oshodi, Project Director of Arctic Infrastructure (AI) based in Lagos on the most recent Lagos flooding, the probable causes and suggested methods to avoid its recurrence. Mr Lookman Oshodi is an astute infrastructure, urban and international development expert. His background on policy, planning, operations and management has influenced his contributing to the ...

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Bad Market – Episode 5

Bad market - episode 6

Timi heaved a sigh of relief the moment he was out of Alhaji Kazeem’s hair. He never saw it coming. It had all happened in a flash without prior warning.  Timi thought his inordinate affair with Hajia Fadiga had been discreet enough until the Alhaji’s discovery and subsequent onslaught proved otherwise. “I should have known that Fadiga will spill the beans. ...

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FG plans to construct 2,700 Housing Units

PM News reports that the Federal Government is planning the construction of 2,700 housing units in the short term to create 105,000 direct jobs, and increase to 100,000 housing units by 2020 to achieve sustainable development. The plan is stated in the Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017-2020 (ERGP), a copy of which was obtained from the Ministry of ...

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