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Order Lagos to give us building permit, church tells court

Order Lagos to give us building permit, church tells court

“The Incorporated Trustees of Word of Life Bible Church has asked a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, to order the state government to issue it with building permit for its plot of land in Victoria Island, having paid all necessary fees assessed by the state in respect of the planned structure.”- The Guardian In a suit marked LD/3040/14 before Justice Christopher ...

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Top 10 Unusual Cities In The World You Should Experience

Unusual Cities

Our world is blessed with many interesting and breathtaking places that would hold anyone spellbound. Albeit, asides the common ones we know, there are some cities that are quite unusual yet fun to live in. This article showcases the top 10 most unusual cities around the world you should consider moving to While some want to gaze at the wonder ...

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156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

The Guardian reports that Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Wednesday, said Boko Haram insurgents destroyed 156,453 houses in the state. The governor made this known in Maiduguri when he received a donation of building materials and food items by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. The commission donated bundles of roofing sheets, wheelbarrows, cartons of ...

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EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is set  to apply for the final forfeiture of  choice properties  allegedly owned by former First Lady  Patience Jonathan.”- The Nation But the commission has been having difficulty in getting the original titles of the assets. They include Aridolf  Resort, Wellness and Spa  and  eight others. The anti-graft commission may ask the court ...

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Flooding: Lagos moves to avert disaster

Flooding: Lagos moves to avert disaster

“It has since been established that while nature may take its natural course in flooding, human activities such as dams’ construction may lead to Flooding if not properly managed. The perenial Lagos flooding, experts say, could be attributed to many factors such as torrential rainfall, poor drainage system, poor sewage management and disposal, poor urban planning control, deforestation and climate ...

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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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Reps move to enforce the use of pedestrian bridges

Reps move to enforce the use of pedestrian bridges

“The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to enforce the use of pedestrian bridges on Nigerian highways.”- Premium Times Adopting a motion moved by Johnson Oghuma (Edo-APC), the House asked the Inspector-General of Police and the Commandant-General of the NSCDC to as a matter of urgency deploy their ...

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NASS secures $300M loan for staff housing

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“The National Assembly has secured a loan of $300 million for staff housing . It is to build about 10,000 housing units on various locations in the Federal Capital Territory for its core staffers, legislative aides and interested general public to own. The project which is spearheaded by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) but being coordinated by Clerk ...

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Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

According to Vanguard, Lagos State Physical Planning and Permit Authority has turned down a request to demolish a N28 million building on Adeniji- Adele Road, on Lagos Island. The agency said that the property is structurally sound and not in danger of collapsing and  does not contravene any provision of the Lagos Physical Planning and Environmental Law. It also noted ...

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Nigerian govt will not use imported materials in housing schemes – Fashola

‘Building and Construction sector can help stimulate the economy’

“The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the Nigerian government would not use imported materials in its housing schemes.”- Premium Times Mr. Fashola said this at the Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT, Conference, held at the Exchange House in Lagos on Tuesday. Represented by a former finance commissioner in Lagos State, Ayo Gbeleyi, the minister ...

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