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Osinbajo says FG will soon rehabilitate the collapsed bridge in Niger state

Osinbajo says FG will soon rehabilitate the collapsed bridge in Niger state

According to Nigerian Pilot, acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, said the Federal Government will soon rehabilitate the collapsed bridge in Niger state. He, who said this when he and Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, inspected the collapsed bridge, advised motorists plying the road to exercise patience. The bridge along the road had collapsed on June ...

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Challenges of high population growth and urbanization

challenges of high population growth and urbanization

“Nigerian cities like Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, among others, are faced with the challenges of high population growth and urbanization. “- Daily Trust As common with most cities faced with high population – cases of overcrowding, dilapidated houses, incessant collapse of buildings, collapse of infrastructural facilities, increase in slum settlements due to accommodation shortage, and high crime rate in ...

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Lafarge set to launch #AskLafarge social media campaign

#AskLafarge Social media campaign

“To directly engage with its customers across Nigeria, Lafarge Africa Plc, Africa’s leading housing and infrastructure solutions company, will be launching #AskLafarge social media campaign.”- The Sun  This engagement opportunity will provide stakeholders and customers alike the opportunity to interact online with Lafarge Africa Plc, using the hashtag #AskLafarge, which will be a one hour live twitter and Facebook chat.  Apart from the ...

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Deaths in Suleja as downpour causes flood

deaths in Suleja

“A flood which followed many hours of downpour displaced many homes and caused deaths in Suleja, Niger State, on Sunday, witnesses said. Witnesses said eight members of a household were suspected to have died in the flood which affected Suleja and Tafa local government areas of Niger. The head of the household was said to have survived but his two ...

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Ex-Surveyor-General blames massive Lagos flooding on sand filling lagoon

Lagos flooding

“Former Surveyor-General of the Federation Prof. Peter Nwilo has blamed the massive Lagos flooding on the construction and sand-filling works around the Lagoon and waterfronts in the state.”- PM News To stop the incessant flooding of Victoria Island, Lekki, Ikoyi and adjoining areas, Nwilo urged the Lagos State Government to stop construction and all sand filling works around Lagoon and ...

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Lagos flood: power outage announced, assessment and the way forward

flood control

According to Premium Times, the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, on Sunday announced that there would be power outage in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and its environs as the company’s injection substations and equipment submerged in the Lagos  flood. Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the company was having ...

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Lagos plans to review tenancy law

Lagos plans tenancy law review

In what would serve as good news to a lot of Tenants and maybe some quarters of Landlords across the state, the Lagos State Government is planning tenancy law review in the state. The Lagos State Law Reform Commission has said that it has identified the need to review certain provisions of the existing Lagos State Tenancy Law of 2011 ...

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‘FG needs N3 trillion to cover up infrastructure deficit’

‘FG needs N3 trillion to bridge infrastructure deficit’

“The Federal Government needs N3 trillion annually to cover up the huge infrastructure deficit in the country. The President of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mercy Iyortyer, disclosed this at a two-day workshop on finance and development of capital projects in Lagos.”- The Guardian She noted that while the demand for construction is high, and that the money to ...

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Three-storey building under construction collapses in Owerri

Three-storey building under construction collapses in Owerri

“Tragedy occurred yesterday in Umuguma axis, Owerri West Local Council of Imo State, following the caving in of a massive three storey building at the roofing stage of construction, heightening tension that yet -to be known number of persons may have been trapped. The building is located near Imo Foundation and Imo Specialist Hospital, Umuguma, near Owerri metropolis.As at the ...

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Ambode signs 11,034 land titles in two years

Lagos state reforms land registry to improve economy

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says 11, 034 land titles have been signed and issued in the state between 2015 and 2017,  The Nation reports. Ambode made the disclosure in Ikeja on Thursday while commissioning the upgraded and redesigned Land Registry of the state. He said that the land titles include 4,602 Certificates of Occupancy, 6,118 governor’s consent and ...

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