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LASG shuts down more houses, arrests several others over illegal development

LASG shuts down more houses, arrests 9 others over illegal development

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend shutdown eight more houses at Ebute Metta and Surulere areas of the state for illegal development of buildings. The agency also arrested nine people found on site during the enforcement exercise carried out in collaboration with task force officials. Last week, LABSCA had shutdown a Redeemed Christian Church of God, ...

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Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta

Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings

The Federal Government may have dumped the plan to demolish about 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta for the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project, due to what it described as huge compensation cost. Speaking to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan after meeting with officials of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the compensation cost ...

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AHCN President speaks on issues arising from Nigeria’s housing deficit

Nigeria's housing

The famous Abraham Manslow’s Hierarchy of Needs places shelter as a basic need of every human. In other words without shelter man is less bothered about social activities, self-esteem or other offerings of the society. Sadly, what should have been a basic provision has become a luxury in Nigeria. To resolve the deficit in  sector, efforts to Nigeria’s housing increase stocks are ...

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Lagos begins demolition of 57 distressed structures to stop building collapse

demolition of 57 distressed structures

“As part of efforts to stop building collapse, the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) yesterday began the demolition of 57 distressed structures across the state.”- The Guardian The LASBCA General Manager, Lekan Shodehinde said the demolition was the first phase of the exercise, which Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had approved.He explained that government had earlier notified the owners of the ...

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Ajimobi seeks cooperation on enumeration of gov. properties

Ajimobi Seeks Cooperation on properties enumeration

PM News reports that Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the cooperation of landowners in Oluyole Local Government Area of the state, as the government begins the enumeration of properties on government acquired land. The governor made the appeal in Ibadan at meeting with the landowners at the conference hall of Oluyole Local Government Council on Wednesday. The ...

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60 abandoned Nigerian Government buildings In Lagos turn criminal hideouts

60 abandoned Nigerian Government buildings In Lagos turn criminal hideouts

“The Lagos State Government on Monday disclosed that there are over 60 abandoned buildings belonging to the Federal Government on Lagos Island Central Business District, CBD, which have been converted to criminal hideouts by hoodlums.”- PM News Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District, CBD, Agboola Dabiri disclosed this on Monday at a ministerial press conference in Alausa, ...

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CBN Donates N999m Building to CRUTECH

CBN Donates N999m Building to CRUTECH

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has donated a two-storey multi-million naira structure to the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH). New Telegraph reports that the building which is valued at N999 million, was handed over to the university by an official of the apex bank, Mr. Akanimo Etim, who represented the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele at the ...

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100 displaced as fire guts buildings in Lagos State

Petrol station fire kills two, injures seven in Ogun State

Vanguard reports that about 100 residents of Sholanke Street, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State were, yesterday, displaced after fire razed two buildings, destroying property worth millions of naira. According to Vanguard, sources said the two buildings located at 172 and 173 Sholanke Street, were razed after the inferno started at about 4p.m. Explaining the enormity of the inferno, ...

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Restaurants top Retail Real Estate Deals in Philly Area

Restaurants top Retail Real Estate Deals in Philly Area

According to Philly.com, one in four retail real estate deals in Philadelphia area is a restaurant, and this is driven by demand, a younger clientele, and a challenged retail landscape. Philly.com reports that, one in four retail real estate transactions these days is for a spot to eat and drink. From trendy, chef-driven venues in Center City to outposts of ...

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1,000 Buildings Marked for Demolition by Enugu Govt.

marked house

The Enugu State Capital Territory Development Authority, ECTDA said that 1,000 buildings within Enugu metropolis built on waterways, drainage channels, and on top of public utilities will be demolished in order to prevent the impending flood in the state. According to Vanguard, ECTDA said the primitive parcellation of land by the immediate past administration at Enugu State Housing Authority which gave ...

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