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Oga Martins & His Kettle of Fishes – Episode 3

Oga Martins & his kettle of fishes

“Martins! What is this I’m hearing? How did it happen? I thought we fixed that roof before the lady moved into that apartment last year?” Mr. Okafor’s voice resonated from the receiver of Martins’ “Samsung Galaxy S6” across the entire length of his office with reckless abandon. The Landlord who spends a greater part of his time doing business abroad ...

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LASG Introduces Rent-to-Own Policy & Master Craftsmen Project

Magodo Property

The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had introduced the Rent-to-Own Policy to support the Lagos Mortgage Scheme for home ownership in the state. The Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, said at a ministerial news conference in Ikeja that the scheme had already become effective. Lawal said that the policy was aimed at making housing more accessible and ...

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Real Estate Firm Partners with Keller Williams of USA

Real Estate Firm Partners with Keller Williams of USA

A Real Estate Firm In Nigeria has added yet another feather to its cap. The company has expanded its operation beyond Nigeria. It is now in a position to buy, sell, lease or manage properties for Nigerian seeking such services in any parts of the United States of America, U.S.A. Cornerstone Real Estate Limited, which is one of Nigeria’s foremost ...

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800 Houses To Be Destroyed For 4th Mainland Bridge

Lagos Govt. Orders Occupiers of Lekki Gardens to Vacate Homes For Integrity Test

The proposed 4th Mainland Bridge in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria will claim at least 800 houses, says the Lagos State Government. Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ganiyu Johnson said at a Ministerial Press Conference today in Ikeja that at least 800 shanties and structures would be demolished, as the government would relocate and compensate affected residents. Johnson said the government had been ...

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IGP Solomon Arase’s speech at Gouza Housing Estate

Remarks by Solomon E. Arase, FDC, NPM, the Inspector-General of police at the ground breaking ceremony of Nigeria Police Force 1004 units housing project at Gouza town, FCT, Abuja today Monday 25th, April, 2016;   It is with a feeling of elation and fulfillment that I welcome you all to this epoch-making event which marks the ground breaking of the ...

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Angry Youths In Delta State Destroy Church Property

Angry Youths In Delta State Destroy Church Property

Angry youths in Jesse community near Sapele in Delta state destroyed the property in the Mountain Of Prayers Ministry, a church located along the Jesse Sapele road after alleging that the pastor of the church simply identified as Bishop Emma, was sleeping with married women in the community. According to Facebook user, Comr Blessing Akamugbe who shared the photos on ...

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LASG Plans Expansions of Ikeja-Alausa Road to Tackle Gridlock

Ambode to tackle Lagos traffic gridlock and criminal activities with helicopters

The Lagos State Government on Monday announced plans to upgrade the network of roads in Ikeja to improve and boost the economic stature of the seat of Government to world class standard and to reduce traffic gridlock around the corridor to the barest minimum, just as it revealed readiness to expand the Awolowo Way with an elevated highway from the ...

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N2trn Needed To Complete Ongoing Road Projects – Fashola

Fashola Announces Master Plan For Nigerian Roads, To Re-Introduce Tolls

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that the Federal Government will require about N2 trillion to complete no fewer than 226 ongoing road projects across the country.   Fashola made this disclosure in Lagos while speaking at a Town Hall meeting organized to brief the public on the activities of the government in the ...

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Lagos State Has 2.4 Million Housing Deficit – Report

85 Exhibitors From 14 Countries To Attend AfricaBuild Lagos

A report on the ‘state of the Lagos Housing Market, 2016’ by the Igbinoba Real Foundation for housing and urban development has revealed that Lagos State has housing deficit of 2.4 million. The founder of Prison Housing, Roland Igbinoba, disclosed this at a pre- event media briefing to announce April 29th as the launch date of the second edition of the ...

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Surveyors Seek Government Support to Achieve SDGs

Chartered surveyors call for enabling environment for real estate sector

Surveyors in the country have urged the Federal Government to collaborate with them in order to successfully meet the country’s Sustainable Development Goals as set by the United Nations. According to them, the SDGs aim at considerably reducing poverty before 2030, but this can only be achieved through proper partnerships among stakeholders and the government. The President, Commonwealth Association of ...

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