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The World’s Top 10 Oldest Buildings

Building is defined as any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy. This article attempts to list the 10 oldest extant freestanding buildings constructed in the world which are the masterpiece of the skill and handwork of the people of that era. Today we become astonished to see these wonders that in so ...

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Kaduna govt- 22,000 sacked teachers will be replaced with 25,000 qualified ones

22,000 sacked teachers will be replaced with qualified ones

The Kaduna State Government has dismissed claims by the Peoples Democratic Party that it disengaged more than 36,000 workers including sacked teachers without commensurate employment for others. Alhaji Saidu Adamu, the Counsellor on Information and Communication to Governor Nasiru El-Rufai, dismissed the claim on Friday in Kaduna, insisting the claims of the PDP was baseless as the state government has ...

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Electricity tariff about to increase

Electricity tariff about to increase

The chief executive officer of Benin Distribution Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu has said that electricity tariff increase is inevitable and Nigerians should expect an adjustment which will come at any time. The present tariff structure she argued is not sufficient to support commercial operations of distribution companies, Discos and therefore not sustainable. Speaking exclusively with our correspondent yesterday, she ...

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Ambode sacks three commissioners and appoints five new ones

Commissioners sacked-Ambode appoints new ones

Three commissioners were sacked on Thursday as Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode reshuffled his major cabinet and appoints five new ones. Akinwunmi Ambode In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. The newly appointed cabinet members include Mr. Hakeem ...

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Wike proposes separation of the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing

Wike proposes separation of the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing

Mr. Emma Okas Wike is currently the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, the founding as well as the principal partner of the firm of Emma Wike & Partners.  In this interview with EMMANUEL BADEJO, he bares his mind on sundry issues that affect real estate in Nigeria and also proposed Ministry of works, power and ...

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Fire erupts again in the Escravos-Lagos pipeline

Fire erupts again in the Escravos-Lagos pipeline

Abuja – A fresh explosion has again ruptured the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline (ELP) along Egbokodo-Omadino, in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State to restore supplies from Escravos. The attack is coming barely few days after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) announced the restoration of the pipeline incinerated by a bush fire January 2, which cut gas supply to some ...

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Chinese woman remanded in Kirikiri for setting hotel on fire

Chinese woman remanded in Kirikiri for setting hotel on fire

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Thursday ordered that a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, be remanded in Kirikiri Female Prison for allegedly setting fire to a hotel and damaging the property. She was charged with one-count of arson. Zhen had her charges read to her by an interpreter because she does not speak English. The charges ...

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EFCC instructs court to finally forfeit Ikoyi properties

EFCC instructs court to finally forfeit Ikoyi properties

Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court in Lagos, has fixed January 19, 2018 to entertain and rule on a motion filed by EFCC before the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of Flat 7B, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. The anti-graft agency said that the wife of the sacked Director-General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, ( NIA )Folashade Oke, as the ...

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Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring that every child of school age in the state had access to qualitative education. Ambode, who was represented by his deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the pledge at the inauguration of 20 blocks of classrooms in Ikorodu. The classrooms are at the Anglican Primary School, Isawo, Ikorodu-West ...

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Union Bank raises 50 billion capital to accelerate growth

Union Bank raises 50 billion capital to accelerate growth

Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc anticipates improved performance in its business as it begins to deploy about N50 billion new capital raised recently from its shareholders. Chief Executive Officer, Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc, Mr. Emeka Emuwa, said the net proceeds from the rights issue, which was oversubscribed by 20 per cent, would accelerate the pace of doing ...

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