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FG commissions N203m erosion control projects in Karishi, Abuja

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The federal government, yesterday, commissioned an N263 million erosion control projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), executed through the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) in Karishi and Abaji. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, who performed the inauguration said both projects were expected to check flooding and gully erosion menace in the communities. He added that the age-long problem of gully erosion ...

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Two unemployed men get 100,000 bails each over property theft


An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday granted N100, 000 bails each to two unemployed men, Adeniji Taiwo and Joseph Okon, charged with stealing goods worth N2.9 million. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Olufunke Sule-Amzat, said the accused persons should provide two responsible sureties as part of their bail conditions. Sule-Amzat said the sureties should be gainfully employed and should show ...

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School laments deplorable state of Agbara/Igbesa Road


The headmistress, Loral International Boarding Nursery and Primary School, Agbara, Ogun State, Mrs. Christiana Oraka, has decried the deplorable state of Agbara/Igbese road, which leads to the school, saying it is one of the challenges of the school reputed for high standard of education. Speaking at the school’s 40th anniversary and “Family Day” celebration, Oraka called on Ogun State government ...

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Group launches website to track illegal property


Disturbed by spate of unoccupied houses in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has launched a website, to track and expose illegally acquired property in the city.Executive Director of ANEEJ, Rev. David Ugolor, who disclosed this at a workshop titled: “Tackling Corruption Through Transparency in Property Ownership”, said the website will unmask ...

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Nigeria Institute of Architects revive property scheme


To ensure members become homeowners, the Lagos Chapter of Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has revived its cooperatives scheme and embarked on advocacy to increase its membership base. Plans are also underway to commence development of properties fully owned by members, who are contributors to the cooperative. Chairman of the chapter, Fitzgerald Umah disclosed this at the Biennial General Meeting ...

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CCECC reveals successful applicants of controversial railway scholarship


The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has concluded the selection of successful applicants for its controversial railway scholarship, sources revealed. The scholarship would involve sponsoring over two score Nigerian undergraduate students in Chinese universities to study railway engineering. It is part of the CCECC’s corporate social responsibility having benefitted from major railway and other construction projects across Nigeria. However, ...

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Can you allow your Mother-in-law pay your rent?


RENT ISSUES – We’ve heard different stories of Mothers-in-law who victimises their Daughters-in-law. We then decided to carry out this anecdotal survey to compare the relationship that exists between Sons-in-law and their Mothers-in-law to know if it’s the same. The reactions we got are not so cool Please read below Gbenga Adene said, “No If I can afford it”. “May ...

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Federal Government threatens to revoke CCECC project over Ajaokuta rail project


The Federal Government has read the riot act to China Construction Engineering Civil Company (CCECC) urging them to increase the pace of work on the ongoing Ajaokuta, Itakpe, Warri railway project or risk revocation of the contract. Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, who handed the warning during an inspection tour of the rail project, expressed disappointment over the pace of ...

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