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Tag Archives: Port Harcourt

“We are building 34 Biofill toilets in slum communities across Lagos”- Chief Raymond

Chief Raymond on Biofill toilets

Yesterday, our correspondent, Esther Adeniyi was with Chief Raymond Gold at Daramola Community which is a slum at Ijora, Lagos state. As we speak, Biofill toilets are being built to help the community dispose their wastes effortlessly and stop the foul smell in the environment. Chief Raymond Gold works with a Federation known as Nigeria Slum and Informal Settlement Federation which ...

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Nigeria’s biggest shopping malls still sit half empty in H1

Nigeria’s biggest shopping malls

“Nigeria’s biggest shopping malls are sitting half empty, as they are still suffering from the impact of the country’s first recession in 29 years. Rising unemployment and inflation rates have shown in significant decline in footfalls in the big malls, leading to high vacancy rates, a half year report on the performance of the real estate market has shown.”- Business ...

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The Travails of a Lagos Tenant

Tenant in Lagos

Getting an accommodation in the city of excellence is never a walk in the park. In most cases a tenant in Lagos does pass through thick and thin to find shelter because of the competitive nature of the city which is the fastest growing city in Africa, with a population of over 21 million people. In this piece, Solomon Izuagie,a ...

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Ogoni cleanup: MOSOP accuses Nigeria of insincerity

Ogoni cleanup: MOSOP accuses Nigeria of insincerity

The Guardian reports that the President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Legborsi Pyagbara has accused the Federal Government of insincerity in the Ogoni cleanup. Pyagbara spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt, while reacting to the moves by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and Shell to resume exploration in Ogoni. He said government’s efforts to resume oil ...

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Bad Market – Episode 8

Bad Market - Episode 13

There was so much noise emanating from the premises of the hostel at Onike, Yaba when we arrived. I immediately parked the car just in front of the gate since the hostel had no parking space. Dad did not even wait for me to turn off the engine when he alighted from the car and tarried into the compound and ...

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Challenges of high population growth and urbanization

challenges of high population growth and urbanization

“Nigerian cities like Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, among others, are faced with the challenges of high population growth and urbanization. “- Daily Trust As common with most cities faced with high population – cases of overcrowding, dilapidated houses, incessant collapse of buildings, collapse of infrastructural facilities, increase in slum settlements due to accommodation shortage, and high crime rate in ...

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What You Probably Never Knew About Enugu (the coal city)

Enugu State

Enugu state is located in southeastern Nigeria. Enugu town, the state capital, lies at the foot of the Udi hills, surrounded by attractive stretched hills and lies at an altitude of 240 metres above sea level. Conformably, was coined out of the 2 words ‘Enu’ (top) and ‘Ugwu’ (hill) resulting to ‘top of the hill’. Enugu was founded in 1909, ...

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What You Probably Never Knew About Ogoniland

Ogoniland

Ogoniland is a region in the South-East of Nigeria. The land and people of the region have been subjected to various incidents of human rights violation, injustice, environmental pollution, degradation and hazards over the years by the actions and the inactions of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Oil companies situated in its domain. In this article we highlight ...

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Investment Opportunities In Real Estate

Investment opportunities

There are vast investment opportunities in real estate for investors searching for proven investment in Nigeria. This article highlights the investment opportunities in real estate. In the real estate industry, opportunities are always in the increase as population increases, consequently many people seeking to own, rent or occupy properties also go on the increase. You won’t lose-out if you invest ...

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Why You Should Enjoy Living And Working In Lagos

Lagos

Lagos may be the most populated city in Nigeria but it is also the most economically viable city in West Africa and one of the best places to live on the African continent. This article explains why you should live and work in Lagos. I have a couple of friends who swore never to live in Lagos while we were ...

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