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Wuse Market in crisis again as driver is allegedly shot by soldier

Wuse Market

The protest that started from Wuse market in Abuja spread to other parts of the Nigerian capital but had started subsiding by 1:00 p.m on Wednesday. The protesters blocked vehicles and harassed motorists driving around the market, the largest in the Nigerian capital. The protest spread to Berger, a major transit point in Abuja, with thousands of motorists and commuters ...

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Abuja Airport New Terminal Building is 80% Completed – CCECC

Abuja new terminal building

According to China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC), the company  handling the new terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the project is 80 per cent complete. The Project Manager, Mr Kevin Lee, disclosed this to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Aviation during their oversight visit to the airport on ...

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Nigeria’s electricity reform law almost perfect – Fashola

Nigeria’s electricity reform law

“The Electric Power Sector Reform Act that was passed in 2005, which serves as Nigeria’s electricity reform law, is one of the best in the world and is almost perfect, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.”- Punch He stated this at the 2017 Power Africa Nigeria Conference in Abuja on Thursday, adding that nothing was ...

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Builders support government’s land revocation and reallocation order in Abuja

land revocation and reallocation order in Abuja

Independent reports that former president of Nigerian Institution of Building (NIoB) and former Minister for Sports, Bala Kaoje, has supported government’s land revocation and reallocation order in Abuja, saying funds generated therein would be used for development of other areas. The former president Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) remarked that the leadership of the FCT has been very ...

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NSCDC moves to address personnel’s accommodation needs

accommodation needs

“The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC ) has moved to key into the Federal Government’s housing policy to address the accommodation needs of its personnel.”- The Nation Spokesman of the Corps, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Okeh said the Commandant General (CG) of the Corps, Mr Abdullahi Gana, announced the ...

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Illegally imported arms : security yet to search Abuja property

illegally imported arms

According to All Africa, security agencies are yet to search the Abuja property linked to persons suspected to have illegally imported arms in the country. Its over seven days since the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) impounded the consignment at the Tin Can Island port in Lagos. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali (rtd), named Great James Oil and Gas ...

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#HowISpendMyMoney: Money and Wealth are synonymous but not the same

#HowISpendMyMoney

#HowISpendMyMoney: Money begets money. Investments are possible pools for mining recurring cash. Money and wealth are synonymous and not necessarily. However, our choices concerning money can create a bridge to wealth creation if diligently explored. This articles tends to ask a crucial question; How do you spend your money? Money doesn’t make you wealthy; money lays the foundation of wealth ...

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Environmental rights activists seek amendment of Land Use Act

Land Use Act

The Guardian reports that the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday sought the amendment of the Land Use Act. Its Executive Director, Dr Godwin Uyi Ojo, at a stakeholders’ meeting on securing communal tenure rights to land in Abuja, maintained that the inconsistencies inherent in the law were being manipulated by the elite to the detriment of ...

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Real estate investors cautious with investing in Abuja

Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

“Real estate investors have become very cautious with investment in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital territory, despite the compelling investment opportunity which the market in that small but very vibrant city offers. With a rapidly growing population of over three million, Abuja is a very strong market comprising A and B level consumers which underpins the residents’ potential buying power.”- Business ...

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