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Heavy Rain Floods National Assembly Main Building

An evening downpour flooded the lobby of the main building of the National Assembly on Wednesday.

“An evening downpour flooded the lobby of the main building of the National Assembly on Wednesday. The area affected is the lobby of the popular ‘White House’, which houses the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives. According to Punch observation, the rain, which started about 6 pm and lasted for close to 30 minutes, let in water ...

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Enforce standards on block moulding, govt urged

17 million housing deficit

According to The Nation, stakeholders in the block moulding sub-sector of the country’s building and construction industry have called on the Federal and state governments to institute a body empowered by legislation to monitor the quality of building blocks being produced in the country. They are convinced that such effort will help prevent cases of collapsed building in the country.     ...

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Making investment decisions in real estate has become tougher…

As the economic climate bites harder, making investment decisions in real estate has become tougher

“As the economic climate bites harder, making investment decisions in real estate has become tougher. While  some have lost hope in the sector, preferring to trade in foreign exchange in view of the recent dollar surge against the naira, key industry analysts and stakeholders are still convinced that the real sector investment still holds the ace. Their position was based ...

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NLC, Kano state to construct 500 housing units

AHCN Plans N500bn Revolving Intervention Fund With CBN

According to PM News, the Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has concluded plans to construct 500 housing units for the civil servants in the state. The state NLC chairman, Mr Kabiru Minjibir made the disclosure when he inspected the ongoing housing project being undertaken by the union in Kano on Wednesday. He said when completed, the ...

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Court Convicts INEC Official, to Forfeit Land, Other Assets to FG

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris wednesday convicted and sentenced an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yisa Olarenwaju Adedoyin, was convicted on the basis of a plea bargain he entered with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).”- This Day The plea bargain agreement was dated May 2, 2017. The judge ...

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Monarch dismisses land-grabbing claims in Delta community

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Iyase of Idumuje Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Council of Delta State, Chief Chris Ogwu has debunked allegations of land-grabbing by ‘disgruntled’ persons, who want to frustrate the social and economic progress of the community.”- The Guardian He said sons and daughters of Idumuje Kingdom, who require land for infrastructural developments and projects were guaranteed allocation of lands after ...

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Should You Buy or Rent Your Place of Business?

place of business

In most cases the location of your business determines the level of success you will attain in that business, depending on the goods and services you render. This article tries to answer a vital question; Should You Buy or Rent Your Place of Business? Locating your place of business in an area that is not easily accessible to many is ...

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Obaseki inaugurates 500m concrete pavement roads

Obaseki inaugurates 500m concrete pavement roads

“Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has restated his commitment to completing 3000km of roads within his first four years in office, adding that more youths would be trained in road design and construction using concrete technology.”- The Nigerian Observer He stated this as he commissioned the newly reconstructed 500m Nevis Street, which links four major roads in Benin City. ...

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Buhari committed to bridging Nigeria’s 17 million housing deficit —Oyo-Ita

Buhari committed to bridging Nigeria’s 17 million housing deficit —Oyo-Ita

“The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, attaches great importance to meeting the housing need of Nigerians and in particular bridging the about 17 million deficit in the housing sector.”-Nigerian Tribune Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Abuja, Oyo-Ita, said government was particularly concerned about the plight of most civil servants ...

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Professionals seek synergy to achieve quality housing

Professionals seek synergy to achieve quality housing

The Guardian reports that professionals in the building sector have solicited cooperation among the key players to achieve quality housing in the country. They made the call at the opening of the 2017 edition of Lagos International Housing Fair, which had participants from within and outside the country. The Chairman, Lagos International Housing Fair Committee, Moses Ogunleye, said professionals, researchers and government ...

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