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Residents lament as govt demolishes buildings on NNPC pipeline

NNPC

The federal government has demolished buildings erected illegally on oil pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Tanke area in Ilorin, Kwara State. The exercise lasted from April 3 to 7 in Tanke area, while that in another area of the state capital known as Okeoyi was carried out about two weeks earlier. Escorted by soldiers, an NNPC ...

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Would you rather live in Lagos or Abuja?

Would you rather live in Lagos or Abuja?

There has always been controversy between Lagos and Abuja residents over which city is the most conducive to reside. Those who live in both cities never cease to share their varied opinions about this. Abuja residents always claim to be more classy and calmer than Lagosians while Lagosians on the other hand claim to be the heart of the nation. ...

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Kaduna residents sue El-Rufai over planned demolition of houses

El-Rufai

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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Ambode announces reduction on land use charge following backlash from Lagos residents

Land use charge

The Lagos State government has announced a reduction of rates in its controversial new Land Use Charge Law following public backlash that has trailed the act. The reduction was announced by the state government after the decision was reached at an executive council meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2018. According to the state government, commercial fee charge is reduced by ...

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Rivers State Residents Laud NAOC over road project

NAOC

The joy of the people of Mgbede community in Ogba/Egbema/ Ndoni Council of Rivers State has known no bounds since the Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) and its joint venture partners completed and commissioned a 1km asphalt road and drainage for the people. The road project was funded and constructed by NAOC, operators of the NNPC/NAOC/OANDO Joint Venture. The ...

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FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday has decried the delay in the completion of the Kuje-Gwagwalada road project awarded since 2010. Some residents of the territory in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kuje and Gwagwalada said that the delay in the completion of the project was not in their interest. NAN recalls ...

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FCT residents raise alarm over unavailability of toilet facilities

FCT residents raise alarm over unavailability of toilet facilities

Traditional households in the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja are battling on how they can dispose human solid waste from the environment due to lack of toilet facilities. The affected areas, where indiscriminate dumping of refuse and human solid waste exist include; Mpape, Lugbe, Karishi, Jikwoyi, Gudu Dagba, Karimo, Dutse, Bwari, Gwagalada and others. FCT Chairman of ...

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FCT residents complain bitterly over non-functional infrastructure

FCT

Many residents in estates within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried lack of functional social amenities. Some stakeholders told journalists of their anger and frustration. They stressed the need for relevant government agencies to intervene and ensure provision of essential infrastructure in the estates. A resident of Cajaah Estate, Nwagbara Ihueze, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that ...

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Road Construction- Uyo residents show gratitude to Gov. Udom Emmanuel

Uyo residents

Uyo residents, Akwa Ibom State capital have praised the efforts of Governor Udom Emmanuel in undertaking to build new roads within the metropolis to address flooding and ease the movement of people and goods. The people expressed their appreciation shortly after the commissioner for works in the state, Mr Ephraim Inyang-Eyen led his team of engineers and journalists to inspect ...

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Ondo state governor assures residents of adequate security

Ondo state governor

PM News reports that the Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Monday said his administration was working with security agencies in the state to provide security for all residents of the state, including traditional rulers. Akeredolu said this in Akure at the inauguration of the State Council of Obas and maiden meeting with traditional rulers in Akure. According to him, ...

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