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Where & How To Find Coworking Spaces In Lagos

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Startups in Nigeria often face the challenge of having little or no funding, as well as inability to maintain a physical office space. However, the need for an office structure by these startups is being effectively catered for by the sheer increase in number of coworking spaces. One of the ways to support Startups in their early stages of their ...

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5 Ways We Can Prevent Accidents In Homes

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We often think of our homes as our safe havens, but that’s not always the case. Hundreds of thousands of accidents in and around the home occur each year, with close to half of all injuries and deaths happening right under someone’s roof. This article talks about what we can do to prevent accidents in our homes. There’s no need ...

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2018 Budget: NIESV expresses fear over non-implementation

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Bearing in mind the late passage of the 2018 budget and the fact that only 50 per cent of what was budgeted for the housing sector in 2017 was released, the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has expressed fears that the sector might not receive up to 25 per cent of its allocation for 2018. Citing so ...

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FMBN moves to acquire N500 billion capital in 5 years

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The federal government plans to inject N500 billion into Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) putting in N100 billion annually over the next five years as part of efforts to address the housing deficit of the country. Chief executive officer of FMBN, Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, said the mortgage bank was expecting proposals on its recapitalisation, as well as a reorganisation ...

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Taskforce hands over alleged land grabber to the police

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The Edo State Private Property Protection Taskforce has handed over one Efosa Omoruyi of Evbuodia Community in Iyekogba area of Benin to the police. The suspect was accused of land grabbing and destruction of property. The taskforce vice chairman, Chief Osaro Idah, who spoke on the development, said Omoruyi was arrested for disobeying the extant laws that abolished the activities ...

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Landowners in Abuja threatens court action over reallocation

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Landowners at Mpape 1 Annex in Abuja have threatened action against the Federal Capital Territory Administration over what they call ‘unlawful reallocation ’ of land allocated to them in Mpape District. In a statement by their counsel, I.M. Gadzama of Silver Shield Chambers, the property owners claim that the FCT Minister, Malam Mohammed Bello had reallocated their lands to mainly ...

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Kano varsity charges students over destruction of property worth N500m naira

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The Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, yesterday indicted some students who embarked on violent protest in which the university’s property worth over N500m was destroyed. Besides, the university authority dissolved the Students’ Union Government (SUG) for their involvement and failure to elicit their statutory responsibility during the crisis as enshrined in the university’s law. The students had ...

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Stop those using policemen, soldiers to destroy our property – Butchers tell Ajimobi

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Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union from the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to as a matter of urgency prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the various abattoirs in ...

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I don’t collect bribe from contractors – Ex-Air force Chief says

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A former Managing Director of the Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Ltd (AETSL), retired Air Vice-Marshall (AVM) Tony Omenyi, has told a Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, that monies paid into his account by a contractor were refunds and not bribe. Omenyi is standing trial for allegedly receiving over N136 million kick-back from Syrius Technologies and Sky Experts Ltd., engaged ...

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