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Climate change: Germany to support Nigeria

Climate change: Germany spends over 50m to support Nigeria, others

“The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said the German government spent over 50 million euro, to support Nigeria and other West African countries on research projects regarding climate change.”- Daily Trust   Jibril disclosed this during a meeting with a delegation from West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), led ...

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Governor terminates contract for construction of 4th mainland bridge

Lagos state governor donates 120 generators to Lagos police command

“Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has terminated the contract for the construction of the 4th mainland bridge. According to reports, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed with a consortium of companies on May 25, 2016. The Lagos state government said the contract was terminated because the concessionaire was working at a slow pace. Speaking at a ministerial briefing at Alausa, Ikeja, ...

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We need N100 billion to repair Apapa Road – Fashola

Fashola chides estate valuers over property pricing

“The sum of N100 billion is needed to construct the Apapa Road in Lagos state, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says. Fashola disclosed this via a statement released by his media aide, Hakeem Bello on Sunday, May 21. “I just want to appeal to residents of Apapa and to people whose livelihood depends on Apapa, that Apapa ...

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FMBN disburses N2.3b housing renovation loans

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According to The Nation, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN says it has disbursed N2.3 billion to 3,104 beneficiaries under its housing renovation loans scheme nation wide. Its Managing Director, Ahmed Musa Dangiwa who spoke yesterday in Sokoto while flagging off the state’s disbursement exercise of N243.1 million to 263 benefiting  civil servants in the state service, assured that ...

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Ooni donates N2m, acres of land for construction of aged home

Ooni donates N2m, acres of land for construction of aged home

“The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has donated N2 million and acres of land for construction of elderly people’s home in Ile-Ife, Osun. Ooni gave the donation at the Ife Ooye Elegant Women Association Worldwide, Historic Fund Raising/Launching for the Construction of Elderly People’s Home in Ile-Ife, on Saturday. The Oba, who was represented at the occasion by his ...

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Ex-Naval Chief used family company to acquire N600m property

How Ex-Naval Chief, used family company to acquire N600m property

“Peter Oguebie, managing director, Petrus Ogu Nigeria Limited, who is also a witness in the trial of a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, on Monday, May 22, 2017 told Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja that his company sold a property worth N600million to the former naval chief through ...

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‘Demolition of Breeze 99.9 FM, Lafia shocking’

Demolition of Breeze 99.9 FM

The Guardian reports that the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has described the demolition of the structures housing the Breeze 99.9 FM, Lafia as “shocking and unbelievable”. The structures were demolished on Saturday, May 20, 2017, by the Nasarawa State Urban Development Board (NUDB), over alleged violation of approved land laws. Mrs. Franca Ayetan, NBC Zonal Director for North-Central, who led ...

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Sack Your Landlord Essay Competition 2017 Winners List

Sack your landlord contest

The Sack Your Landlord Essay Competition 2017 has come to an end and three winners have emerged. The competition which is in its third edition was keenly contested this year, with each of the final ten entries worthy of winning the competition. The contest was rated on two levels; judges score and public votes. The judges score accounted for 40% ...

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Nigeria seeks Islamic Development Bank’s support in infrastructure financing

Nigeria seeks Islamic Development Bank’s support in infrastructure financing

“Nigeria has sought the support of the Islamic Development Bank to fund the construction of the Second Niger Bridge on Private Public Partnership (PPP) and other projects.”- The Guardian Nigeria also urged the speedy completion of on-going projects being sponsored by the bank in the country. This was stated at the weekend at the just-concluded 42nd annual meeting of the ...

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