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Court remands businesswoman for alleged N13M property fraud

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A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a 34-year-old businesswoman, Joy Abiodun, in police custody over alleged N13 million scam. The judge, Mohammed Marafa, however, adjourned the case until April 20 for ruling on bail application. The defendant of Wuse, Abuja, is facing a three-count charge of criminal breach of trust, cheating and forgery, offences she denied ...

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Fashola orders QSRBN to blacklist unqualified quantity surveyors

Quantity surveyors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria to blacklist any quantity surveyor who flouts the ethics of the profession. According to Fashola, many practitioners find it tough to uphold their professional ethics, a development that is impacting negatively on the nation’s economy. The minister, who spoke at the recent ...

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Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system

Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system - Nigeria Real Estate

The 45-kilometre long Abuja Light Rail is ready for operation but minor construction problems at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) which is delaying the takeoff of the rail system, Daily Trust learnt. This is even as prospective investors have started scrambling for available land opportunities to set up residential and commercial properties at some of ...

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FRSC records 456 road accidents deaths in one month

Accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 456 people died and 3404 others were injured in 826 accidents recorded nationwide in January. The FRSC stated this in its CCC report for January signed by its Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. According to the report, the January accident figure represents a 4-per cent decrease compared with the previous month of December 2017, ...

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Experts in built environment seek an efficient facility management system

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Experts in the built environment have advocated for an efficient facility management system as a means of sustaining national infrastructure across the country. Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, vice chairman of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON), Bldr. Samson Opaluwah noted that the cycle of failure of national infrastructure and facilities soon after commissioning could only be prevented by ...

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Reps urge COREN to eliminate quacks in their profession

COREN

The House of Representatives Committee on Works on Thursday stated that strengthening the Council for the Registration of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to eliminate quackery from the profession informed the National Assembly’s decision to amend the Establishment Act. Speaking to journalists in his office in Abuja, the committee Chairman, Honourable Toby Okechukwu (PDP, Enugu), said: “the Act as it is ...

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Would you rather live in Lagos or Abuja?

Would you rather live in Lagos or Abuja?

There has always been controversy between Lagos and Abuja residents over which city is the most conducive to reside. Those who live in both cities never cease to share their varied opinions about this. Abuja residents always claim to be more classy and calmer than Lagosians while Lagosians on the other hand claim to be the heart of the nation. ...

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NIA discloses on-going affordable housing project

NIA

The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has disclosed that it is working on a Nigerian Affordable Housing project for the common man. Speaking in an interview with LEADERSHIP recently, the president of NIA, Arch Adibe Njoku, who said the project will be piloted by universities, disclosed that the building project will be launched next year. According to him, the project ...

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FMBN warns mortgage bankers against delay in disbursement of funds

FMBN

The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arch. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has warned the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) to stop delaying the disbursement of funds to developers. Dangiwa, who gave the warning at a tripartite meeting between the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) and Real Estate Developers’ Association of ...

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Protesters shut down Abuja airport road over market demolition

Airport road

Movement in and out of Abuja through the popular and ever busy Airport Road has been shut down for hours now by a heavy protest that engulfed the Gosa Market area of Airport Road. Movement through the airport road, central area and some satellite towns of Abuja is currently on stand-still. The youths including women are protesting the demolition of ...

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