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Thugs attacked LASBCA officials as they demolish 2-storey building in Mushin

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Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, on Thursday demolished a two-storey building under construction in Mushin area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Irked by the demolition, thugs in the area attacked government officials, who were escorted to the area by police officers, and vandalised six vehicles. The attackers broke several windscreens, side mirrors and other vehicles parts with ...

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Kaduna says court lacks jurisdiction to order demolition of Senator Hunkuyi’s house

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Kaduna State government has asked the High Court sitting in Kaduna to dismiss the prayers and requests of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi over the demolition of his house for lack of jurisdiction. Senator Hunkuyi, representing Kaduna North Senatorial District is demanding N10 billion from Mallam Nasir el-Rufai-led government as compensation for the illegal demolition of his house at No 11B Sambo ...

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Kaduna residents sue El-Rufai over planned demolition of houses

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More incompetent teachers to be sacked, Kaduna govt. declares OVER 192 residents of Zaria, in Kaduna State, have sued Governor Nasir El-Rufai over threat to demolish their houses. Counsel to the aggrieved parties, Bello Ibrahim, alleged that the government trespassed on the property in contention. He said the houses are located in Nasarawa, also known as Bayan Library, in Zaria ...

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El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property – Senator

El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property - Senator

A senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the demolition of his property by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, in the state, noting that he has no case against the governor and has ‘forgiven him’. Suleiman Hunkuyi said this while addressing journalists on Tuesday. He also explained that he still sees and takes Mr. El-Rufai, ...

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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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3,000 houses marked for demolition to pave way for standard railway line

Railway line:3,000 houses marked for demolition to build new constructions

No fewer than 3,000 houses and offices have been marked for demolition between Lagos and Ibadan to pave way for ongoing construction of standard gauge railway line from Lagos to Ibadan. LEADERSHIP checks show that some of the properties marked for demolition in Lagos include; Railway Stations owned by Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos, portion of Nigeria Army Barracks ...

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Court probes demolition of Patience Jonathan’s property

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered an investigation into the allegations that the former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s property was demolished in Abuja. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the directive on Monday following submissions by Mrs. Jonathan’s counsel, Mike Ozekhome, that the property was demolished by an agency of the Federal Government. The building belonging to Aruera Reachout Foundation/Women for ...

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Borno APC government demolishes PDP secretariat

Borno APC government demolishes PDP secretariat

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of using government machinery to harass the opposition in Borno State. This allegation came shortly after the state governor, Kashim Shettima, ordered the demolition of the old Premier Cinema, a famous edifice and one of the most strategically-located buildings in Maiduguri, the state capital. The building located along ...

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Demolition of infrastructure needs to be curbed- Barnabas Atiyaye

Demolition of infrastructure needs to be curbed- Barnabas Atiyaye

Rural-urban migration is over stretching infrastructure in Nigeria, especially in the Federal Capital Territory. What should government do to accommodate people without demolition of infrastructure? The most important thing we need to ask is why are people coming down to Abuja? Why are people leaving a particular urban centre to another? There are so many factors; the first factor is ...

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Tears as government demolishes Sabo market in Ikorodu

Tears as government demolishes Sabo market in Ikorodu

The Guardian reports that traders at Sabo Market in Ikorodu outskirts of Lagos State were greeted with a rude shock on arrival at the market yesterday as Lagos State government officials demolished their shops. It was gathered that the demolition was carried out by the officials of the Lagos State ministry of environment on Wednesday night when all the traders ...

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