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Lagos plans CCTV for public places

Lagos State Development and Property Corporation

Lagos State  Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that the state needs Close Circuit Cameras, CCTV for public places and data of all suspected criminals. Ambode added that it was important for police stations to have the technology to access data from all over the world towards easy tracking of criminal elements. The governor also stressed the need for the ...

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U.S. Housing Starts Fall To 1.06 Million Units In October

U.S. Housing Starts Fall To 1.06 Million Units In October

The Commerce Department said Wednesday, that the U.S. housing starts fell 11% in to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.06 million units in October, although the number of building permits rose. Consensus forecasts compiled by most news organizations called for starts to be around 1.15 million to 1.17 million units. The September tally was revised down to 1.19 million ...

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The Housing needs of Nigerian Paraplegics is a call to action

Paraplegics

It has been observed that disabled people especially those that are paralyzed from the waist down, also known as paraplegics are often times neglected when the issue of housing comes under focus. This article highlights the housing needs of Nigerian Paraplegics and calls governmental organizations to action. Disability is a common human condition and people with disabilities are often products ...

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Mumbai attracts 40% private equity investment in Indian real estate

Mumbai attracts 40% private equity investment in Indian real estate

Mumbai attracted 40% of the $2.4 billion (around Rs 15,500 crore) private equity (PE) investments in the Indian real estate between January and September 2015. Global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield, which released its report on Wednesday, said the total PE investment this year was the highest since 2008. The investments come when the office absorption across top eight ...

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Group Urges Buhari To probe sales Of Federal Govt. Houses By Previous Administrations

Group Urges Buhari To probe sales Of Federal Govt. Houses By Previous Administrations NREH

The Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to commence the process of probe and recovery of federal government houses that were sold with impunity to some members of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan administrations. Similarly, the Movement has also urged the Federal Government to investigate the allegations of lopsided ...

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Karrueche Tran Visits Abuja IDP Camp

Karrueche Tran Visits Abuja IDP Camp

American model and Chris Brown’s ex, Karrueche Tran had a humbling experience to share when she took time off her schedule to visit Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camp in Abuja. According to Chris Brown’s ex-Girlfriend, she fought back tears at the thought of ‘ever complaining about life.’ Karrueche was invited to Nigeria to host the launch of a new upscale ...

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Top 10 most inhabitable places on earth

Inhabitable places

This article talks about the “Top 10 most inhabitable places on earth”; places you may likely be looking at from a distance yet you won’t be able to step your feet on it. In our evolving world, one would want to think there is hardly any zone on earth that humans wouldn’t explore and possibly settle as long as there ...

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West Africa Property Investment Summit ends today, Nov. 19

West Africa Property Investment Summit ends today, Nov. 19

The West Africa Property Investment Summit (WAPI Summit) is taking place at the new Kempinski Hotel in Accra, this November 18 to 19, 2015. The Summit seeks to address some of the key issues on funding of property development in West Africa. The creators of the widely known Africa Property Investment Summit and EAST Africa Property Investment Summit, Terrace Africa, ...

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Expert Tasks Govt To Look Into Suggestions Made By Professionals On Mass Housing

Mass housing

The chief executive officer, Knight Frank, Albert Orizu, has asked the new government to look into suggestions made by professionals on mass housing. The frontline realtor, who said this while speaking with journalists, said that the challenge of providing mass housing could be surmounted if the present administration takes the right steps, also, pointing out that there was the need ...

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Lagos Assembly Demands Refund Of N52b Spent On Federal roads

Lagos Assemble Demands Refund Of N52b Spent On FG roads

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday demanded for N52 billion, being money spent by the Lagos State Government on repairs of Federal Roads in the state over time. This demand was raised by the Deputy Majority Leader of the House, Olumuyiwa Jimoh, under Matter of Urgent Public Importance. Congratulating the newly appointed Minister of Power, Works and Housing, ...

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