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Kwara assembly wades into Air Force, community land dispute

Kwara assembly wades into Air Force, community land dispute

“The Kwara House of  Assembly on  Thursday urged the state government to pay compensation to Alagbado community in Eiyenkorin, a suburb of llorin, for the 20 hectares of land it sold to the Nigerian Airforce in  1985. The House made the plea after considering the report of a  petition submitted to its Committee on Public Petition. In the petition, the ...

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Forward steps with affordable housing

Tackling housing challenge in Lagos

Here is what Proshare thinks about affordable housing and the slowly recovering economy Today we turn our attention to Nigeria’s housing market. The housing deficit is currently estimated at 17 million housing units, with Lagos and Abuja accounting for 15% and 10% respectively of the total deficit. In both states, several completed residential buildings remain vacant as affordable housing is ...

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Why Do Some Lagos Landlords Avoid Igbo Tenants?

Lagos Landlords

Residential segregation by ethnicity has become a common trend with Lagos Landlords, especially if the tenant is from the eastern part of Nigeria. In this article we analyse the circumstances that has led to this seeming bias. In Nigeria, having enough money to pay for the type of apartment you wish to rent for a period of time isn’t enough ...

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Kwara State pledges support for improved services at Ilorin airport

Kwara State pledges support for improved services at Ilorin airport

Kwara State government yesterday has promised to support the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to improve services at the Ilorin International Airport. The Guardian reports that the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Sola Isiaka Gold, gave the promise when FAAN’s General Manager and the Chief Security Officer visited him. He said the state would collaborate with other relevant ...

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Kwara State to renovate 420 classrooms

Kwara State to renovate 420 classrooms

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfattah Ahmed, has made it known that his government is set to renovate 420 classrooms across the 16 local government areas of the state. New Telegraph reports that Ahmed disclosed this while addressing members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the monthly stakeholders’ meeting of the party held at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Ilorin. Although, ...

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Kwara State to embark on Light up Kwara Project

Kwara State pledges support for improved services at Ilorin airport

The Kwara State government is embarking on a N6 billion Light Up Kwara project. The Nation reports that a statement by Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed’s Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, said the Commissioner for Energy Idris Abubakar spoke when he addressed a news conference in Ilorin, the state capital. The project, which is expected to cost about N6 billion, will light ...

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NESREA says cutting of trees without replacement leads to ecological imbalance

NESREA says cutting of trees without replacement leads to ecological imbalance

While speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Ilorin on Monday, the State Coordinator of National Environmental Standards & Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) in Kwara, Mr. Martins Enenwaene, warned that cutting of trees without replacement leads to ecological imbalance. Mr. Martins Enenwaene expressed that massive deforestation contributed to the destruction of properties by heavy storm. Furthermore, he said the ...

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Rainstorm renders over 60 families homeless in Kwara

Rainstorm renders over 60 homeless in Kwara

Rainstorm, which lasted several hours on Friday night, has rendered over 60 families homeless and damaged property worth millions of naira in llorin East and Asa Local Government Areas of Kwara. The Special Adviser to Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed on Emergency and Relief Services, Abdullahi Duro-Mohammed, disclosed this in llorin on Saturday shortly after inspecting the affected areas in the two ...

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Politicians sell property to raise funds for elections

In a desperate bid to raise funds ahead of February general elections, politicians seeking or sponsoring candidates for elective posts have started selling their property in major cities of the country such as Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. According to a report by PUNCH, the development had crashed property market value as the politicians reduced the cost of their property ...

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